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Air Europa owner plans domestic operations in Brazil

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May 20, 2019 Air Europa owner Grupo Globalia has reportedly submitted a request to regulators in São Paulo, Brazil to launch a new airline that will operate domestic flights in the South American country. The airline already operates flights to Brazil, but only international routes from Madrid to destinations in the Northeast and Southeast of […]

UPS triples size of Louisville Centennial facility

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May 20, 2019 UPS has completed the multi-phase expansion of its Louisville Centennial ground package facility, supporting express services routed to the Worldport air hub at Louisville Muhammed Ali International Airport. The expansion more than triples the size of the hub to over one million square feet, nearly doubling package sorting capacity, as well as […]

High demand for AirBridgeCargo’s abc XL service

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May 20, 2019 Demand for AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) abc XL product for oversized and heavy cargo keeps increasing with 3% growth in the first four months of 2019. Volumes have grown to more than 11,000 tonnes and to increase brand awareness, ABC has rolled out its abc XL livery on one of its Boeing 747 […]

GulfNav Posts Net Loss but Revenue Jumps

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May 20, 2019 Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) ended the first quarter of this year with a net loss. The company suffered a net loss of AED 11 million (around USD 3 million) in Q1 2019, compared to profits of AED 5 million during the same period last year. During Q1 2019, GulfNav […]

In a Secret Audio, These American Airlines Pilots Revealed What the Stunning Truth About What They Really Think

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May 19, 2019 This is a story about a secret audio recording of American Airlines pilots, the controversy over the Boeing 737 Max, and bare knuckles union politics. News broke last week of a heated meeting between American Airlines and Boeing representatives last November — after the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, but before the crash of an Ethiopian […]

Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan

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May 17, 2019 Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes. The planemaker said it was in the process of submitting a plan on pilot training to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration […]

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

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May 17, 2019 Once global regulators clear Boeing Co’s 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history. Quickly reintegrating Boeing’s 737 MAX, a fast-selling model because of its fuel efficiency, longer range, and passenger […]

IATA chief says trade tensions to hit 2019 airline profit outlook

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May 17, 2019 The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Thursday of lower industry forecasts for 2019, triggered by increasing trade tensions and higher costs. In December, the International Air Transport Association trimmed its 2019 global airline industry profit forecast to $35.5 billion from $38 billion, after $32.3 billion in 2018. Alexandre de […]

Air Canada to buy tour operator Transat in C$520 mln deal

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May 16, 2019 Air Canada said on Thursday it will buy Canadian tour operator Transat A.T. Inc in an all-cash deal valued at C$520 million ($387.51 million) to create a Montreal-based global travel services company. As part of the deal, Transat shareholders will receive $13 per share. The deal comes days after WestJet Airlines received […]

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO

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May 16, 2016 Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights. Airlines, facing public pressure, are removing single-use plastic straws, stir sticks, utensils and wrappers from their cabins, […]