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American Airlines is latest to find suspect parts on aircraft

Bloomberg | September 22, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

American Airlines Group Inc. joined a growing number of carriers around the globe that have discovered improperly certified replacement parts sold by a London-based company on their aircraft.

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WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 37):

AJOT | September 22, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Tonnages and rates on the rise

Safran in dark about magnitude of fake jet-engine parts case

Bloomberg | September 22, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Air Charter Service busy arranging aid flights to Libya

AJOT | September 21, 2023 | Air Cargo | Charters

Since last week leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has been working around the clock to arrange flights to send aid to Libya following Storm Daniel and has already chartered aircraft carrying over 500 tons to the country, with more to follow in the coming days.

IAG Cargo launches Constant Climate in Cincinnati
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AJOT | Top Story | September 21, 2023

IAG Cargo launches Constant Climate in Cincinnati

• IAG Cargo has expanded its Constant Climate global network that serves the pharmaceutical, bioscience and healthcare industry adding Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport as an approved station • IAG Cargo has over 100 approved stations across six continents • Cincinnati’s strategic location serves as an ideal station, facilitating freight forwarders throughout the United States in transporting an array of healthcare items from vaccines to clinical trial medicines
Lufthansa Cargo pursues ambitious ecommerce plans at Frankfurt Airport
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Manik Mehta | Top Story | September 21, 2023

AJOT Insights
Lufthansa Cargo pursues ambitious ecommerce plans at Frankfurt Airport

eCommerce holds the promise of high growth in the coming years...
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Ethihad Cargo appoints area general manager Indian Subcontinent

AJOT | September 21, 2023 | Air Cargo | General | People | Appointments

Etihad Cargo has appointed Giridharan Srinivasan to the role of Area General Manager – Indian Subcontinent, reinforcing the carrier's commitment to this key region...

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FedEx posts profit that tops estimates, raises forecast on cost cuts

Bloomberg | September 21, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Trucking

FedEx Corp. rose in early trading Thursday on profit that topped analyst estimates and an increase to the low end of its earnings forecast. The company credited cost cuts, strong pricing and customers who switched to the courier from its main rival on concern over a potential strike.

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Anna-Maria Kirchner starts as the new Head of Global Sales at Finnair Cargo

AJOT | September 21, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines | People | Appointments

Anna-Maria Kirchner has been appointed as the Head of Global Sales Finnair Cargo from 15th September...

Air India safety chief suspended as regulator finds lapses

Bloomberg | September 21, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Silk Way West Airlines selects L3Harris in providing new Boeing 777-F with 777-200LR interchange full flight simulator

AJOT | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

The Boeing 777-F Reality7e FFS will include a Boeing 777-200LR interchange to enable Silk Way West Airlines to offer training for its cargo operations, as well as the option to allocate excess training time to other B777-F and...

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Boeing: Fast-growing China domestic air travel driving 20-year demand for 8,560 airplanes

AJOT | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters

China will account for 20% of the world's airplane demand through 2042...

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Cathay Pacific releases traffic figures for August 2023

AJOT | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines | By The Numbers

Cathay Pacific today released its traffic figures for August 2023, which show that the airline surpassed the milestone of carrying more than 10 million passengers in the first eight months of 2023...

GE tells judge UK firm sold thousands of bogus jet-engine parts

Bloomberg | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Long-haul traffic in Munich at record levels

AJOT | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

With six weeks left in this year's summer flight schedule, it is already evident that Munich Airport will set new records for long-haul traffic next summer...

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Hermes Poineers learning management system to revolutionize training, support, and implementation

AJOT | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | General

The training tool will promote greater digital proficiency across the air cargo industry, as Hermes becomes the first and only software provider offering training through a Learning Management System...

Italy’s probe against Ryanair escalates tensions with airlines

Bloomberg | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Joyce may lose $9.3 million of payout after abrupt Qantas exit

Bloomberg | September 20, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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WestJet endorses widescale Canadian production of sustainable aviation fuel

AJOT | September 19, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Chief Executive Officer, Alexis von Hoensbroech attends the 24th World Petroleum Congress and addresses the opportunity for a collective effort to achieve the aviation industry's net-zero target of 2050...

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