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Norwegian Air to cut annual CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year

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October 19, 2018 Norwegian Air will adopt new technologies from Sweden’s Avtech which will cut CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year – or a reduction of 5,000 tonnes of fuel, the budget airliner said in a press release on Friday. One ton of jet fuel currently costs about $750 per tonnes Source: (Forwarderlist.com)

ANA Announces Daily Flights To Vienna

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October 17, 2018 All Nippon Airways (ANA) is to begin flying daily to Vienna, Austria. The move has come as part of the airline’s continued efforts to strengthen its partnership with the Lufthansa group. Austrian Airlines has recently restarted its Vienna – Tokyo service after axing it almost two years ago to due to a […]

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Mogadishu next month

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October 16, 2018 Ethiopian Airlines will start flying to the Somali capital Mogadishu on Nov. 2 for the first time in four decades, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported on Tuesday. “Our flights will quickly grow to multiple daily flights given the huge volume of traffic between the two sisterly countries and the significant traffic between […]

Emirates marks two years of freighter flights to Oslo

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October 11, 2018 Emirates SkyCargo has celebrated two years of freighter operations at Oslo Airport, offering 100 tonnes of cargo capacity per week. Norway is one of the world’s largest exporters of seafood and exports of salmon were valued at around $4 billion in the first six months of 2018. Over the last two years, […]

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways first flight may take off only by year-end

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October 10, 2018 Fledgling Vietnamese carrier Bamboo Airways failed to launch its first flight on Wednesday as it had not obtained the required licence from the government, an aviation official said. The airline, a unit of FLC Group, had said in July that it would launch its maiden flight on October 10 to join the […]

Turkish Cargo adds freighter flights to Stansted

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October 10, 2018 Turkish Cargo has added freighter flights to Stansted Airport, which are expected to feed the Middle East region, as well as the Middle East and Asia. The London airport will be served by Airbus A330 Freighters on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays on five different routes. The Wednesday service operates on an Istanbul-Riyadh-Nairobi-Izmir-London-Maastricht-Istanbul […]

British Airways loses New York crown to low-cost rival Norwegian

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October 9, 2018 Norwegian Air Shuttle has overtaken British Airways as the biggest non-U.S. airline on transatlantic routes to and from the New York area, in the latest illustration of the low cost carrier’s move into British Airways territory. Norwegian carried 1.67 million passengers to or from airports in the New York area in the […]

Delta’s A220-100 Flies For The First Time

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October 8, 2018 Delta Air Lines’ first Airbus A220-100 took off on its maiden flight over the weekend from the Bombardier assembly plant in Québec. Delta will be the first US airline to operate the A220, formerly the Bombardier CS100. The Atlanta-based airline ordered 75 of the 100-plus seater jet in a 2016 USD$5.6 billion […]

Norway proposes increased tax on long haul flights, cut on short haul

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October 8, 2018 The Norwegian government proposed on Monday to raise the tax on airline tickets to non-European destinations to 200 Norwegian crowns ($24.13) from 80 crowns currently. On travel in Europe, it proposed a cut to 75 crowns per ticket from 80 crowns. “The passenger fee is given an environmental profile by introducing distance […]

Brazil airline Gol reports drop in quarterly operating margin

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October 8, 2018 Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA is likely to post an operating margin, or EBIT margin, of 5 to 5.5 percent in the third quarter, down 7 percentage points from the same period last year, the firm said on Monday. In a securities filing previewing the firm’s quarterly results, Gold said […]