Air Cargo

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Positive cargo development at Vienna Airport

AJOT | May 16, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

The volume of trucking increased by 15 percent year-on-year to 20,678 tons. Looking at imported and exported air freight, it reveals a balanced picture...
Fraport Traffic Figures – April 2024: Passenger and freight volumes continue to grow

AJOT | May 15, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airports | By The Numbers

Frankfurt Airport welcomed about 5.1 million passengers in April – Increase of 5.6 percent year-on-year – Passenger growth of 7.0 percent achieved across all Fraport Group airports...
Qatar to make an equity investment in Southern African Airline

Bloomberg | May 15, 2024 | Air Cargo

Qatar Airways is set to invest in an unidentified airline based in southern Africa in the coming weeks as it looks to expand its footprint in the continent.
Aurrigo introduces four new autonomous baggage handling vehicles at Changi Airport

AJOT | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Changi Airport Group (CAG) and Aurrigo International plc have agreed to bring in a fleet of four autonomous baggage handling vehicles to pilot underwing operations at Changi Airport.
Etihad Cargo fully prepared for UAE-PLACI

AJOT | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has announced its complete readiness for the UAE Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) regulations, ensuring that partners and customers will experience no disruptions in their shipments. This achievement underscores the carrier’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of security and efficiency in operations.
United expects record setting start to summer travel season

AJOT | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

United is ready for its busiest Memorial Day holiday ever – with a record-setting three million travelers expected to fly between May 23-28, up nearly 10% compared to last year. To help fliers navigate the crowds and jumpstart their summer vacations, United has dozens of features in its mobile app to help travelers skip lines, breeze through security, navigate to their gates, quickly check their bags and more – saving travelers up to 30 minutes on average* at the airport...

Aeromexico seeks US IPO after delisting Mexico shares

Bloomberg | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines
Airlines sue US Transportation Department over rules requiring fee disclosures

Bloomberg | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Several major US airlines and their lobbying group sued the US Transportation Department over new regulations mandating up-front disclosure of certain fees, in a fight over rules the agency says could mean big savings for travelers.
Lufthansa Cargo adds Monterrey to freighter flight schedule

AJOT | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

Starting today, customers of Lufthansa Cargo can book their freight from Frankfurt to the Mexican city of Monterrey...
WFS launches new Leadership Academy in North America

AJOT | May 14, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has launched a new Leadership Academy for staff in stations in North America in collaboration with Abilene Christian University (ACU)...
Emirates reports record profit as robust travel demand continues

Bloomberg | May 13, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Emirates said it achieved its best-ever financial performance, with group profit for the fiscal year surging 71% to 18.7 billion dirhams ($5.1 billion) as long-haul travel continued to rebound from the pandemic.
OMA, inaugurates first phase of terminal expansion at Monterrey International airport

AJOT | May 13, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

This investment outlines OMA's steadfast commitment to enhancing and modernizing airport infrastructure in the region of Nuevo León, positioning it as an increasingly vital hub for national and international connectivity.
Ethiopian Airlines Group will manage Ethiopia’s new Legacy Lodges through Ethiopian Skylight Hotel

AJOT | May 13, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

Under the terms of this strategic partnership, Ethiopian Skylight Hotel will assume responsibility for operating and managing the astonishing Chebera Churchura Elephant Paw Lodge, Halala Kella Lodge, Gorgora Ecolodge, and Wonchi EcoLodge.
Alaska Air, Hawaiian tie-up to get DOJ ruling by early August

Bloomberg | May 13, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

The US Justice Department must decide by August 5 whether it will seek to block a tie-up between Alaska Air Group Inc. and Hawaiian Holdings Inc., the airlines said in securities filings.
Kuehne+Nagel, LATAM group and Elite Group renew their joint commitment to purchase SAF for Mother’s Day

AJOT | May 13, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Green Shipping

Kuehne+Nagel, LATAM Cargo Chile, and Elite Group reached a new milestone in reducing carbon emissions produced by the transportation of flowers for Mother's Day.
Swiss WorldCargo expands its network to Toronto, Canada

AJOT | May 10, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

The addition of Toronto to its international network will support SWISS airfreight division’s efforts to connect economies, cultures, and societies across Canada and Europe, ensuring an interconnected relationship between these key regions...
WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 18) - 2024

AJOT | May 10, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

Tonnages dip due to Labor Day holidays...
San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport’ name official – by unanimous final vote

AJOT | May 10, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airports | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously voted today and granted final approval to rename the “Metropolitan Oakland International Airport” to “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport...
WestJet and IAM reach tentative agreement

AJOT | May 10, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

"WestJet is pleased to have reached a tentative agreement that recognizes the important contributions of our load controllers," said Diederik Pen...
Air India Express will restore flights after cabin crew standoff

Bloomberg | May 10, 2024 | Air Cargo

Air India Express is planning to restore operations after it resolved a dispute with cabin crew that saw the airline cancel 85 flights...

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