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Virgin CEO slams Heathrow curbs, moots bid for own terminal

Bloomberg | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Norway committee to consider third runway for Oslo Airport

Bloomberg | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Airlines push for lone pilot flights to cut costs despite safety fears

Bloomberg | November 20, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Air New Zealand cargo strengthens presence in Australia with ACP Worldwide

AJOT | November 18, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

ACP Worldwide Ltd is proud to be announced as GSA (General Sales Agent – Cargo) for Air New Zealand in key Australian markets including Adelaide, Hobart, Cairns and the Gold Coast.

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Thanksgiving holiday travel surge brings higher fares and fewer flights

Bloomberg | November 18, 2022 | Air Cargo

When Claudia Estudillo learned she had to be in Cancun on business close to Thanksgiving, she decided to bring her husband and daughter with her over the holiday. What she wasn’t prepared for is a cost of almost $300 more per person than she expected to pay. They’re making the trip anyway, joining the throngs at airports.

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Cathay Pacific releases traffic figures for October 2022

AJOT | November 18, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines | By The Numbers

Cathay Pacific today released its traffic figures for October 2022, which continued to reflect the positive impact of further adjustments to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.

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Transport of an H125 helicopter between France and Santiago De Chile

AJOT | November 18, 2022 | Air Cargo | Project | Project / Heavy Lift | Air Project

Bolloré Logistics has successfully completed the end-to-end delivery of an H125 helicopter from France to Santiago de Chile between October 6 and 14, 2022. The legendary squirrel is 11 meters. It is a versatile device suitable for business transport, medical evacuation, or urban and road surveillance.

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How an industry built on pollution is getting a tiny bit greener—and faster

Bloomberg | November 18, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

There’s a hi-tech effort to cut small amounts of emissions and delays from air travel. It could be better than nothing, or it might make matters worse.

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South African Airways deal is not at risk, government says

Bloomberg | November 18, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

South Africa’s government said a deal to sell a 51% stake in bankrupt state-owned South African Airways to a group of private investors isn’t at risk after aviation veteran Gidon Novick resigned from the proposed new owner’s board.

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Tata to Merge Carriers Under Air India, Nix Vistara Brand

Bloomberg | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Tata Group is considering a plan to integrate its four airline brands under Air India Ltd., people with knowledge of the matter said, as the sprawling company prepares to rebuild its faltering aviation empire.

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Amazon begins daily cargo service at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

AJOT | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo | General

Amazon Air launched a daily cargo service today at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT). The inaugural flight from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) arrived early Thursday morning. Amazon Air will begin with one daily Boeing 767-300 flight.

Trio found guilty of downing flight MH17 over Ukraine

Bloomberg | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo

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Tata plans to merge carriers under Air India, Nix Vistara Brand

Bloomberg | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo

Tata Group is considering a plan to integrate its four airline brands under Air India Ltd., people with knowledge of the matter said, as the sprawling company prepares to rebuild its faltering aviation empire.

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Airline offers a shot at a “greener” flight to Climate Summit in Dubai

Bloomberg | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo

The jets that deliver delegates to the annual UN climate summit are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions -- and an embarrassment for conference-goers seeking to shrink the world’s carbon footprint.

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Volocopter wants to be Tesla of the skies with eye toward an IPO

Bloomberg | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

Air-taxi pioneer Volocopter GmbH said it expects to remain independent until after its first commercial flights in 2024 despite regular interest from potential suitors, with a stock market listing likely the following year.

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Air Canada announces Bolloré Logistics as first cargo customer to join Leave Less Travel Program

AJOT | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Energy | Alternative | Logistics

Air Canada announced today that Bolloré Logistics has become the first Air Canada Cargo customer to join the Leave Less Travel Program, which offers corporate and cargo customers effective options to offset or reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to business travel or freight transportation, and reduce their carbon footprint.

FedEx Freight unit furloughs workers as cargo demand slows

Bloomberg | November 17, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

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IAG Cargo expands Asia-Pacific capacity with restart between London and Tokyo

AJOT | November 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

IAG Cargo expands Asia-Pacific capacity with restart between London and Tokyo

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WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 44):

AJOT | November 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Further global weakening of air cargo tonnages and rates

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IBA’S latest carbon index reveals differing regional attitudes to Corsia Emissions Regulation

AJOT | November 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | General | Freighters

IBA has published its latest aviation Carbon Emissions Index in partnership with KPMG. The analysis uses IBA NetZero scenarios to shine a light on regional attitudes to emerging CORSIA emissions regulation.

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