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Airlines Will Have To Cut Fares After Brussels Attacks – Ryanair

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April 12, 2016 Ryanair believes airlines will need to cut fares due to nervousness following last month’s Brussels attacks though it is too early to say if they will materially impact the carrier’s current quarter, chief executive Michael O’Leary said. Read More

Pakistan shelves privatisation of national airline with new law

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April 12, 2016 Pakistan’s parliament has adopted a law that will convert the cash-strapped national airline into a limited company but bar the government from giving up its management control, officials said on Tuesday. Read More

Etihad Cargo flies new freighter from Milan to Bogota

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April 12, 2016 Etihad Cargo’s new Boeing 777 Freighter flew for the first time from Milan Malpensa Airport in Italy to Bogota in Colombia on 7 April. Read More

AirBridgeCargo makes microchip production machine mission

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April 12, 2016 AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported cutting-edge microchip production technology from Amsterdam to Dalian in China for one of its key customers, freight forwarder DB Schenker. Read More

Korean Air Cargo and Uzbekistan Airways sign agreement

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April 11, 2016 Korean Air Cargo and Uzbekistan Airways have signed a cooperation agreement, which will see cargo moved to Iran via Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport. Read More

Air France Makes New Cost-Cut Proposals To Pilots

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April 11, 2016 Air France has made fresh cost-cutting proposals to pilots’ unions that would see an increase in the number of flying hours and more flexibility in return for a share of the resulting productivity gains. Read More

Flydubai Crash Investigation Pointing To Pilot Error

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April 8, 2016 The Flydubai Boeing 737-800 that crashed in Russia last month was flown in a contradictory manner minutes before it hit the ground, a statement from investigators said, suggesting pilot error was to blame. Read More

Korean Air Cargo and Uzbekistan Airways expand in Tehran

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April 8, 2016 Following the removal of sanctions, cargo is once again flowing through Tehran; Korean Air Cargo and Uzbekistan Airways launched a new cargo partnership which will enable cargo moving within Korean Air Cargo’s network to reach Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport via Uzbekistan Air’s Navoi hub. Read More

Atlas completes Southern Air purchase as strike threat looms

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April 8, 2016 The deal announced in January involving Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ (AAWW) acquisition of Southern Air Holdings has been finalized. With the US$110 million purchase, Atlas has expanded its fleet to 79 aircraft and strengthened its business relationship with DHL Express, which has raised concerns within Atlas’ pilots union. Read More

Air France-KLM must be among airline giants, outgoing CEO says

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April 6, 2016 Air France-KLM is no longer at risk financially but the Franco-Dutch carrier needs to become one of the world’s airline giants again to avoid decline, outgoing Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac told RTL radio on Wednesday. Read More