Tony Sanchez

DHL Express invests €123m at Cologne-Bonn Airport

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November 20, 2019 DHL Express has opened its new logistics centre at Cologne-Bonn Airport, with the €123 million hub covering 15,000 sq m. The hub features sorting technology and an innovative system to heat and cool the 12,000 sq m warehouse and 3,000 sq m of offices. In cooperation with Cologne-Bonn Airport, DHL Express is […]

US airline pilots call for enhanced fatigue rules for all-cargo operations

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November 20, 2019 Pilots belonging to the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA); the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), including the Independent Pilots Association (IPA); the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 and Teamsters Atlas Local 2750 joined US House of Representatives leaders today to introduce legislation that would apply one level of safety […]

Yale Study Warns of Dangerous Mental Stress Among Seafarers

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November 20, 2019 Seafarers are exposed to dangerously high levels of mental stress, a new study carried out by Yale University and commissioned by the Seafarers Trust has revealed. After questioning seafarers across the world the researchers found that within the previous two weeks 25 percent of them had suffered depression and 17 percent had […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo adds capacity for summer 2020

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November 19, 2019 Virgin Atlantic Cargo has announced its summer 2020 programme, which will feature extra flights to India, Africa and the USA. India will benefit from a second daily flight between London Heathrow and Delhi Indira Gandhi airports from 29 March. The Boeing 787 service to Delhi will depart Heathrow in the morning, and […]

Emirates says size of Boeing 777x order depends on delivery schedule

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November 19, 2019 Emirates still intends to take the 150 Boeing 777X jets it had ordered, but that could change depending on the delivery schedule, its president said on Tuesday. Any Boeing 787 Dreamliners the airline orders could be in addition to the 777X planes already ordered or could replace some of them, Emirates President […]

Budget airline easyJet to offset carbon emissions from all flights

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November 19, 2019 British budget airline easyJet on Tuesday said it would become the world’s first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across its whole network by offsetting the emissions from flying. The airline said that it would cost around 25 million pounds ($32.42 million) to offset the emissions in the next financial year, […]

China Airlines Cargo adds Mumbai to network

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November 19, 2019 China Airlines Cargo added Mumbai to its network on Saturday 16 November, with two services a week. The Boeing 747-400 Freighter flights will fly from Taipei to Mumbai before continuing to Amsterdam on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with the return leg repeating the route. The Taiwanese airline says Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport […]

Emirates says it ordered 50 Airbus A350 in a deal worth $16 bln

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November 18, 2019 Emirates said on Monday it had placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350 jets worth $16 billion at list prices. The deal signed at the Dubai Airshow marked a final and amended version of a tentative deal for 40 A330neo aircraft and 30 A350 jets, which has been pending since the […]

Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong as unrest escalates

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November 18, 2019 Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong for the coming weeks, an industry scheduling publication showed, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt daily life. Routes Online said the latest schedules showed cancellations from PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, India’s SpiceJet Ltd, Malaysia’s AirAsia Group Bhd, […]

Kerry Logistics acquires majority interest in Asav

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November 18, 2019 Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority interest in Turkey’s Asav Lojistik Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi, to strengthen its international freight forwarding network. The Turkish company, which was founded in 1994 offers air, ocean and road freight services with seven offices in Turkey and one in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Five offices are in Istanbul, […]