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Traffic increases slightly in March at Singapore Changi

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April 24, 2019 Singapore Changi Airport handled 5.63 million passenger movements in March 2019 – a slight 1.4 per cent year-on-year increase. In March, the airport said while growth was observed for most regions, Southeast Asia traffic dipped two per cent. This was offset by North Asia traffic which increased five per cent, boosted by […]

Unite members vote for strike action at Aberdeen airport

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April 24, 2019 Unite the union said yesterday (23 April) that its membership at Aberdeen Airport have voted for strike action over a pay claim for 2019, and following proposals to close the final salary pension scheme. Members supported strike action by 88.3 per cent on a 79.5 per cent turnout. The airport is part […]

New contract wins for Menzies Aviation Germany

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April 24, 2019 Menzies Aviation has won new ground handling contracts and signed renewals across its German network. In Hamburg, Menzies will handle an additional two daily flights to Friedrichshafen for Sun-Air Scandinavia. Menzies will deliver ground handling services for the Danish regional airline, having already handled over 700 flights during the 2018/19 winter season. […]

Italian government may invest around 145 mln euros in Alitalia equity

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April 24, 2019 The Italian government could invest around 145 million euros ($163 million) in equity in any vehicle set up to rescue loss-making airline Alitalia, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday. The potential investment is envisaged under a government decree to boost economic growth. A final decision on state investment has yet to […]

Cargolux profits grow despite weaker global demand

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April 24, 2019 Cargolux Airlines International has managed to increase post-tax profits for the second year running despite a backdrop of global softening in market demand. Net profit after tax reached $211.2 million in 2018, up from $122.3 million in 2017 despite demand falling in the second half of 2018, a shorter peak period compared […]

Ship Manager, Owner Face Pollution Charges in US

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April 24, 2019 Manager, owner and the Chief Engineer of the cargo vessel Nederland Reefer have been indicted for falsification of pollution records, obstruction of justice and witness tampering. A federal grand jury in Wilmington, Delaware, returned a six-count indictment charging Chartworld Shipping Corporation, Nederland Shipping Corporation, and Chief Engineer Vasileios Mazarakis, according to the […]

HMM, FESCO to Extend Roots on China-Russia Service

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April 24, 2019 South Korean major Hyundai Merchant Marine unveiled its plans to expand cooperation with Russia’s FESCO on their China Russia North Service (CRN). The company has jointly operated a China-Korea-Russia weekly service with FESCO and French shipping major CMA CGM. With the expansion of cooperation, the current CRN will be reorganized and two […]

Ethiopian Airlines adds new route to Marseille

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April 23, 2019 Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France from 2 July, 2019. Group chief executive officer, Tewolde GebreMariam said: “It gives us great pleasure to launch flights to Marseille, connecting France’s second largest city to the over 60 African destinations we serve, through […]

Hainan Airlines launches new Beijing-Oslo route

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April 23, 2019 Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines plans to launch a new route between Beijing and Oslo on 15 May. This will be the first connection between mainland China and Norway as well as the airline’s first non-stop Nordic service. The Beijing-Oslo route, with three round trip flights weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, will […]

Vietnam Airlines revenue and profit increases in Q1

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April 23, 2019 Vietnam Airlines Group has reported a consolidated revenue increase of 4.3 per cent compared to the same period last year – pocketing VND 26 trillion (US$1.1 billion) and consolidated profit before tax of VND 1.5 trillion – achieving 45 per cent of the yearly plan. Vietnam Airlines’ revenue was estimated at VND […]