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Boeing Max design, airline maintenance faulted in Lion Air crash

Bloomberg | October 23, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Heathrow CEO backs Virgin plan to challenge British Airways
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Bloomberg | Top Story | October 23, 2019

Heathrow CEO backs Virgin plan to challenge British Airways

The head of London Heathrow airport favors a shakeup in landing rights that would allow Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. to challenge the dominance of British Airways over U.K. skies.
Pilot’s mother calls for training as Boeing blamed in crash

Bloomberg | October 23, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Lödige Industries equips Swissport’s new Pharma Centre

AJOT | October 23, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airports

Airlines in South Africa grounded jets and big question is why

Bloomberg | October 23, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Boeing Max design faulted in Lion Air crash, Indonesia says

Air Freight News | October 23, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Flaws in the design of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max and lack of information on how to deal with malfunctions in one of the jet’s flight-control systems contributed to last year’s crash of Lion Air Flight 610, which killed 189 people, Indonesian investigators found.

Boeing’s jetliner chief steps down as 737 Max crisis deepens

Bloomberg | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

American Air’s alliance boss exits after Latam loss to Delta

Bloomberg | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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WFS awarded GDP certifications for Johannesburg and Cape Town pharma facilities

AJOT | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Air Forwarders

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has become the first air cargo handling company in South Africa to be awarded Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certifications for its temperature-controlled pharma facilities, aligned to ISO9001:2015, in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Turkish Cargo received the Customer Satisfaction Management Certificate (ISO 10002).

AJOT | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand in the world, obtained the "Customer Satisfaction Management Certificate" (ISO 10002) and developed the Cargo Customers Feedback Management Policy accordingly.

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Boeing progress on 737 Max safe return to service

AJOT | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Boeing has made significant progress over the past several months in support of safely returning the 737 MAX to service as the company continues to work with the FAA and other global regulators on the process laid out for certifying the 737 MAX software and related training updates.

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LATAM ULD fleet to be fully digitised by Unilode

AJOT | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Freighters

LATAM Cargo Group and Unilode Aviation Solutions are enhancing their collaboration through the roll-out of Unilode's state-of-the art ULD digital tracking solution to LATAM's entire ULD fleet.

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FIS Air Freight Report October 21, 2019

AJOT | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo

China to USA finally sees marginal gains of 6 cents this week however the general Asia-US trade lane continues to flat-line with rates down 30% since the same time last year.

B&H Worldwide CEO relocates to Singapore to spearhead APAC expansion

AJOT | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Air Forwarders

North Carolina’s PTI Airport targets aerospace, logistics
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Peter Buxbaum | Top Story | October 22, 2019

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North Carolina’s PTI Airport targets aerospace, logistics

It must have been music to the ears of economic development and airport folks in the Greensboro-High Point area of North Carolina.
Hong Kong plans handouts for flights & hotels, HK01 reports

Bloomberg | October 22, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airports

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Europe Expects to Take Longer Than U.S. to Decide 737 Max Return

Bloomberg | October 21, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Europe’s top aviation regulator expects to take longer to get Boeing Co.’s 737 Max back into service than the projected timeline being taken by the U.S., which would likely push the grounded plane’s return into next year on the continent.

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Jettainer manages ULDs for ASL Airlines Belgium

AJOT | October 21, 2019 | Air Cargo | Technology

ASL Airlines Belgium, based at Liege airport with global operations, has commissioned Jettainer with the management of their ULDs with an immediate start.

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Boeing says FAA was told ‘multiple times’ of changes to 737

Bloomberg | October 20, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Boeing Co. said it told U.S. regulators “multiple times” that it had expanded the role of flight-control software later linked to two fatal crashes, and that Federal Aviation Administration personnel observed the system operating in flight tests before the 737 Max was certified for service.

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