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Lufthansa exec says tie-up with Alitalia would boost Italian carrier’s sales

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January 7, 2019 A commercial partnership between German carrier Lufthansa and Alitalia would boost revenues at the ailing Italian airline by 100 million euros annually in the medium term, a Lufthansa executive said on Tuesday. Lufthansa needs a hub in Southern Europe and Rome’s Fiumicino airport could be the right one, Joerg Eberhart, the president […]

Factbox: Boeing’s 737 MAX compensation deals with airlines

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January 7, 2020 American Airlines  is the latest airline to reach a settlement with Boeing Co (BA.N) regarding the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX airliner. Boeing’s best-selling plane was grounded in March 2019 after two fatal crashes in which all 346 passengers and crew were killed. There were 387 737 MAX planes being operated […]

American Airlines & British Airways Mark the Start of JFK’ Redevelopment

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January 7, 2020 Yesterday, Atlantic Joint Business partners American Airlines and British Airways joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to announce the start of construction on a $344 million investment at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Terminal 8 at the Association […]

JetBlue to begin carbon offset program for all domestic flights

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January 7, 2020 JetBlue Airways has announced it will offset the carbon emissions from all of its internal flights, becoming the first major US airline to do so. The aim is to become carbon neutral by July, said the airline, which also plans to start utilizing sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) on all flights from […]

Shell Aviation and World Energy Look to Increase Supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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January 7, 2019 Shell Aviation and World Energy have today announced a collaboration to develop a scalable supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The agreement is intended to be a multi-year collaboration, with both companies acknowledging that the path to lower carbon emissions in aviation requires long-term commitment and collaboration. As part of the collaboration, […]

Major commercial plane crash deaths worldwide fell by more than 50% in 2019: group

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January 2, 2020 The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes fell by more than 50% in 2019 despite a high-profile Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia in March, a Dutch consulting firm said on Wednesday. Aviation consulting firm To70 said there were 86 accidents involving large commercial planes – including eight fatal […]

More than 150 flights canceled in Germany as Lufthansa’s Germanwings hit by strikes

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December 30, 2019 Around 180 flights in Germany were canceled on Monday due to cabin crew strikes at Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, in a bid to put pressure on management in wage talks. The Ufo labor union on Friday announced strikes from Monday to Wednesday this week at Germanwings, which operates on behalf of Lufthansa’s […]

Muilenburg departs from Boeing

Posted By Tony Sanchez / Aircraft Manufacture / 0 Comments

December 24, 2019 Plane maker Boeing has named current chairman, David L. Calhoun, as CEO and president, effective January 13, 2020 to replace Dennis A. Muilenburg who has resigned from his positions as CEO and board director effective immediately. Calhoun will remain a member of the board. In addition, board member Lawrence W. Kellner will […]

MOL Takes Full Ownership of Euro Marine Logistics JV

Posted By Tony Sanchez / Sea Accident / 0 Comments

December 24, 2019 Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement to acquire a 50% shareholding in Euro Marine Logistics (EML) from Norwegian car carrier owner and operator Höegh Autoliners. Following the transaction, MOL will become the sole owner of EML and will as part of the deal take over the entire […]

Industry Should Be Aware of IMO 2020 Teething Problems

Posted By Tony Sanchez / Cargo Sea Line / 0 Comments

December 24, 2019 The fast-approaching entrance into force of the global sulphur cap is a change of a magnitude never attempted before on a global basis. Under the new regulation, the limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships operating outside designated emission control areas will be reduced to 0.5% from 3.5%. This […]