Tony Sanchez

Emirates Seeks Etihad Takeover to Create World’s Largest Airline

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September 20, 2018 Persian Gulf airline Emirates is looking at taking over unprofitable neighbor Etihad, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would create the world’s biggest carrier by passenger traffic. Any deal, talk on which are only at a preliminary stage, would require the blessing of the rulers of the richest sheikhdoms […]

Flight of India’s Jet Airways loses cabin pressure, causes minor injuries to 30

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September 20, 2018 More than two dozen passengers on a flight operated by India’s biggest full-service carrier, Jet Airways, were treated for minor injuries on Thursday after their plane lost cabin pressure and was forced to turn back, aviation authorities said. Shortly after takeoff from the financial capital of Mumbai, the flight crew forgot to […]

Nigeria to suspend national airline project

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September 20, 2018 Nigeria has suspended its plan to relaunch its national airline, a junior aviation minister said on Wednesday. The government had planned to launch the prestige project in December to make good on a promise by Muhammadu Buhari when he ran for president in 2015. He will seek re-election in February. “I regret […]

HK airfreight bounces back after Mangkhut

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September 20, 2018 Hong Kong has bounced back quickly after HK airfreight bounces back after Mangkhu slammed into the territory this past weekend, closing down the airport and stopping all plane and cargo movements. “We are back to normal. We don’t have any disruption now,” an official with Hong Kong International airport said on Thursday morning. […]

Etihad reboots cargo from October 1

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September 20, 2018 Etihad Cargo’s reboot of its global freighter network will be implemented commencing 1 October, 2018, “marking a key milestone in its strategy to simplify its route network and maximize freighter-to-bellyhold flows,” says the airline. This means redeploying freighter capacity on core trade lanes that connect its hub in Abu Dhabi, the capital of […]

G E Shipping Expands Fleet with Secondhand VLGC

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September 20, 2018 India-based shipping company Great Eastern Shipping (G E Shipping) has expanded its fleet with the addition of a secondhand very large gas carrier (VLGC). The vessel in question is the 83,270 cbm Jag Vasant, which the company had contracted to buy in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019. The company currently has a fleet […]

Yang Ming Adds New 14,000 TEU Boxship to Its Fleet

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September 20, 2018 Japan-based Imabari Shipbuilding held a naming ceremony for the new 14,000 TEU container vessel YM Wellbeing on September 18, 2018. The vessel is the first from the batch of five boxships Taiwan’s shipping firm Yang Ming Marine chartered from Shoei Kisen Kaisha, the shipowning arm of Imabari. The cotainership giant is the 16th 14,000 […]

Novo Holdings acquires 25% equity stake in Envirotainer

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September 19, 2018 Novo Holdings has agreed to acquire a 24.9 per cent of the equity in Envirotainer in partnership with the private equity firm Cinven. The Danish life science investor says Envirotainer was an attractive investment due to its innovative product offering; consistent service delivery and global delivery capability; attractive market due to the […]

DHL launches one stop-shop for customs processes

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September 19, 2018 DHL Global Forwarding has launched its Customs Connection platform in the US, acting as a one stop-shop for customs processes. Customs Connections features include enhanced functionalities such as a dashboard where customers can view and download their current and historical information and data, filter through commodities/origin and destination categories, generate reports, obtain […]

Silk Way West increases services to Zhengzhou to six a week

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September 19, 2018 Silk Way West Airlines is increasing services to China by increasing services to Zhengzhou from four flights a week to six. The carrier made the announcement during the 2nd ICAO Cargo Conference held in Zhengzhou from 5 – 7 September. The Baku, Azerbaijan-based airline says following meetings with senior representatives of the […]