American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through August 19

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April 15, 2019 American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending Boeing Co 737 MAX cancellations through Aug. 19, leading to about 115 daily canceled flights, or 1.5 percent of its daily summer flying schedule. In a letter to employees and customers, Chief Executive Doug Parker and President Robert Isom said they believe […]

Too many travelers, too few planes is U.S. airlines’ 737 MAX summer dilemma

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April 15, 2019 Normally U.S. airlines compete to sell tickets and fill seats during the peak summer travel season. But operators of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX are facing a different problem: scarce planes and booming demand. The grounding of Boeing Co’s fuel-efficient, single-aisle workhorse after two fatal crashes is biting into U.S. airlines’ Northern […]

Heathrow and Luton airport workers set to strike over pay

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April 15, 2019 Hundreds of baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London (formally Azzurra) at Heathrow and London Luton airports are set to start strike action later in April in two separate disputes over pay, their union Unite said on Friday (12 April). Over 300 workers at Heathrow’s Terminals 2 and 4 are […]

IAG Cargo launches relocation service

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April 15, 2019 IAG Cargo has launched a relocation service for customer moving abroad, making it the first airfreight carrier to offer the service directly to consumers. Partnering with Santa Fe Relocation, IAG Cargo’s relocation service offers 24/7 support in over 67 different languages. A dedicated move specialist will be assigned to each customer to […]

Youroukos: Trade War Is the Best Thing that Happened to Container Shipping

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April 15, 2019 The end of the escalating trade war between the world’s two super-powers, China and the United States, seems to be on the horizon as the two sides near a deal on ending the tit-for-tat tariffs on export and import of goods. Following a truce at the end of 2018 and the ensuing trade talks, […]

Denmark to Deploy Sulphur-Sniffing Drone in Its Waters

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April 15, 2019 Denmark has revealed its plans to deploy a large drone to check emissions from ships in its waters to make sure they comply with the sulphur limit. The sulphur-sniffing drone, provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency, would be deployed in the coming months, according to the Danish Maritime Authority. The equipment […]

Port of Oakland’s Container Volumes Keep Rising

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April 15, 2019 Container volumes at Port of Oakland continued rising in the first quarter of 2019 following shippers’ attempts to stay ahead of new tariffs affecting the U.S.-China trade. The port reported a positive first quarter in cargo volume as it handled 612,151 TEUs for the period through the end of March 2019, marking […]

US Sanctions Nine Ships, Four Owners for Venezuela Ties

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April 15, 2019 Another four shipping companies and nine vessels that operate in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy have been blacklisted, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). The most hit was Italy-based PB Tankers as OFAC blacklisted almost its entire fleet, namely the vessels Silver […]

Hyundai Heavy Wins USD 600 Mn Worth of Gas, Tanker Orders

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April 15, 2019 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured orders for five new gas and crude carriers, with a value of around USD 600 million, in recent weeks. The shipbuilder said that the units were ordered by European and Asian ship owners and include three gas carriers and two crude oil carriers. An undisclosed […]