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Airline Boom Times Stoke Push by Pilots for Lost Retirement Pay

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February 20, 2018 Airline pilots, still resentful over pensions yanked away in a wave of industry bankruptcies, see growing company profits as a chance to reclaim some of those lost benefits. Unions at American Airlines Group Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc. are studying ways to reconstitute or replace retirement plans that were scrapped or […]

Hawaiian boosts cargo services with new aircraft

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February 19, 2018 Hawaiian Airlines has introduced two aircraft types that will bolster air cargo activity in the Pacific island chain. The airline recently introduced into service the Airbus A321neo, a next-generation, super-efficient aircraft that will complement Hawaiian’s current fleet of Airbus 330-200, Boeing 767-300 and Boeing 717 aircraft. In the spring, the airline is […]

ATSG subsidiaries select IFS Maintenix for fleet maintenance management

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February 19, 2018 Air Transport Services Group, a leading provider of medium wide-body aircraft leasing, air cargo transportation and related services, has selected IFS Maintenix to deliver comprehensive fleet maintenance management across its two cargo airline subsidiaries – ABX Air and Air Transport International – and its aircraft leasing subsidiary, Cargo Aircraft Management. As the […]

Cargo turns around in the second half for Air France KLM

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February 16, 2018 Cargo at Air France KLM experienced a strong turn around in the second half of 2017, with traffic and revenue improving substantially. The airline group says improvements were driven by solid demand growth to and from Asia at the beginning of 2017 and from Latin America in the second half of the […]

Delta Cargo launches Equation Critical for time critical shipments

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February 14, 2018 Delta Cargo has launched a new GPS enabled service called Equation Critical for international time sensitive shipment. The premium service for shipments that must travel on the next available flight, offer GPS tracking and moves with the highest priority across Delta’s network, allowing customers to know where their shipment is, anywhere in […]

Air Seoul appoints AAT in Hong Kong

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February 14, 2018 Air Seoul, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asiana Airlines, has appointed Asia Airfreight Terminal (AAT) as its cargo terminal operator in Hong Kong.  AAT currently also serves the parent and sister companies, Asiana Airlines and Air Busan, respectively. “AAT has a long and successful history with Asiana Airlines, and we are thrilled to […]

Air Arabia Expects Egypt, Morocco to Boost Growth This Year

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February, 12, 2018 Air Arabia PJSC expects Egypt and Morocco to drive growth this year after the low-cost carrier posted its biggest profit on record. The shares rose as much as 2.3 percent in Dubai and were headed for their highest close in a year. The airline’s full-year profit attributable to owners of the company […]

Southwest Resumes Chicago Flights After De-Icing Fluid Shortage

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February, 12, 2018 Southwest Airlines Co. is working on restoring a normal schedule at Chicago’s Midway Airport on Monday after canceling nearly all flights Sunday because it ran out of de-icing fluid during a snow storm. The carrier ran through most of a several-day supply of glycol in one day, and couldn’t access additional fluid […]

Boeing Working to Lift Vietnam’s Air Safety Rating

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February 7, 2018 Boeing Co. is working with the U.S. and Vietnamese governments to lift the Southeast Asian nation’s aviation safety rating and help enable its state-run carrier to operate flights to as far as Los Angeles, an executive said. “Right now, they don’t have Category 1,” Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president of Boeing’s Asia […]

ANA and United add routes from America to joint venture

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February 5, 2018 All Nippon Airways and United Airlines are expanding their cargo joint venture to include routes from the US and Canada to Japan. The airlines started joint sales and enhanced operation of shipments originating in Japan bound for the US and Canada in July 2016, and the upgrade will take effect on 6 […]