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British Airways Pilots Vote to Strike as Airline Heads to Court

Air Freight News | July 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

British Airways pilots voted in favor of industrial action as part of an accelerating pay dispute that’s threatening to disrupt flights at the height of the busy summer travel season.

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Southwest Won’t Take On Older Boeing 737s to Cover Max Void

Bloomberg | July 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Southwest Airlines Co., which is canceling 150 flights a day as the Boeing Co. 737 Max remains grounded, says it won’t bring back used 737 models to help cover the flying void.

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American Airlines and Qantas receive final approval to form joint business

Air Freight News | July 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

American Airlines welcomes the U.S. Department of Transportation’s final approval of a joint business agreement with Qantas.

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Iran-U.S. Spat Leaves Mideast Airlines Encircled by Hostile Skies

Bloomberg | July 21, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Airlines in the Middle East are used to avoiding trouble spots, but airspace closures spurred by mounting tension between Iran and the U.S. mean they now face diversions whether flying north, south, east or west.

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Cathay Adds Budget Carrier to Group After Buying HK Express

Bloomberg | July 20, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. completed the acquisition of Hong Kong’s only budget carrier as the company expects to lift its market share amid growing competition from mainland Chinese airlines.

Insolvency administrator invites resolution plans for Jet Air

Bloomberg | July 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Boeing sees $4.9 billion 737 Max hit, flights resuming in 2019

Bloomberg | July 19, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Cellphones a flight danger? Could be on some Boeing jets

Bloomberg | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes.

Trump to host US, Qatar Airline CEOs in White House showdown
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Bloomberg | Top Story | July 18, 2019

Trump to host US, Qatar Airline CEOs in White House showdown

President Donald Trump is poised to meet with the heads of American Airlines Group Inc., United Airlines Holdings Inc. and Qatar Airways to discuss competition issues amid a long-running feud pitting the U.S. carriers against their Persian Gulf rivals, people familiar with the matter said.
FAA has no timeline for lifting grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max

Bloomberg | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Emirates uses advanced navigation technology to increase cargo capacity

AJOT | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines | Technology

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo awarded first Cargo iQ certification in support of its commitment to ‘best-in-class’ customer service

AJOT | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s commitment to ‘best-in-class’ customer service and operational resilience has been recognised by the awarding of its first Cargo iQ certification following an independent audit by SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA on behalf of Cargo iQ, the IATA interest group creating and implementing quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry.

Peer appointed as the new sales director airport technology in the Goldhofer Group

AJOT | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airports | Technology

Airlines clash over CO2 as industry vilified in climate debate

Bloomberg | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Are cellphones a flight danger? They are on these Boeing jets

Bloomberg | July 18, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

United Air prods Boeing for ‘797’ decision as Max crisis lingers
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Bloomberg | Top Story | July 17, 2019

United Air prods Boeing for ‘797’ decision as Max crisis lingers

United Airlines Holdings Inc. prodded Boeing Co. for details on a proposed new jetliner for middle-distance routes, even as the planemaker races to get its workhorse 737 Max back into the skies.
ForSea offers fast broadband with Nowhere Networks

AJOT | July 17, 2019 | Air Cargo | Technology

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