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Finnair Cargo Eye to monitor services in the air and on the ground

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December 4, 2017 Finnair Cargo has launched a new air cargo monitoring tool called Finnair Cargo Eye, offering end-to-end visibility for airline operations. It integrates multiple data sources, transactional ERP data and Internet of Things (IoT) sensors into a presentation layer with a visual layout for operational steering that will help Finnair’s Cargo Control Centre […]

Air France-KLM Extends India Reach With Jet Air Revenue Pact

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November 29, 2017 Air France-KLM Group and Jet Airways India Ltd. agreed to deepen an existing partnership with offerings on India-Europe routes together, giving the biggest European airline more seamless access to the world’s fastest growing major aviation market.   The latest deal will offer travel options for 44 cities in India and 106 destinations across Europe, Jean-Marc Janaillac, […]

FedEx Express signs as launch customer for Cessna SkyCourier

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November 29, 2017 FedEx Express has signed as the launch customer for up to 100 of the new twin-engine, large-utility turboprop Cessna SkyCourier 408 aircraft – developed by Textron Aviation. FedEx will have an initial fleet order of 50 cargo aircraft and options for 50 more. Entry into service for the clean-sheet design Cessna SkyCourier […]

Expanding fleet and network help ABC grow 15% in 10 months

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November 29, 2017 AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines has continued its strong growth with volumes increasing 15 per cent in the first 10 months of 2017 helped by an expanding fleet, network and developing new products. It handled 575,000 tonnes in the first 10 months with all major markets performing well, and load factors were up four […]

Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines pen cooperation agreement

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November 29, 2017 Cargolux has signed a cooperation agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) today that allows both partners access to each other’s capacity through code-share and space swap agreements. Cargolux now has access to NCA’s flights from Frankfurt Hahn to Tokyo Narita while NCA has access to its flights from Luxembourg to Narita. The […]

IAG Picks Paris as Second Base for Discount Airline

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November 28, 2017 British Airways owner IAG SA chose Paris as a second base for its discount airline Level, which will offer transatlantic flights to destinations like New York and the Caribbean as carriers compete to lower prices on longer routes.  Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh unveiled the plan Tuesday in the French capital, which won out over […]

Air Canada Cargo to end freighter partnership with Cargojet

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November 27, 2017 Air Canada Cargo is to end its partnership with Cargojet, cancelling freighter services across Mexico, the USA, South America and Germany. The two airlines started their first flight on 10 June 2016, with flights to Bogota in Colombia and Lima in Peru using a Boeing 767-300 Freighter, providing 52 tonnes of cargo […]

UPS trials sustainable deliveries in London

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November 27, 2017 The depot-todoor system is aimed at reducing traffic congestion and carbon emissions. London, UK: UPS is the latest logistics company to look at a depot-to-door delivery system, with a new trial in central London. The “Low Impact City Logistics” project will reduce traffic congestion and emissions associated with urban package delivery by […]

Cargo on the rise at Jet Airways and an integral part of business

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November 24, 2017 Jet Airways is carrying more cargo than ever and the belly carrier is set to see this rise further as the Indian market grows and it expands its network and capacity. Speaking on 15 November to Air Cargo Week in London when the carrier launched its third daily Boeing 777-300ER flight from […]

IAG: huge demand for capacity in run up to Black Friday

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November 24, 2017 IAG Cargo says it has seen the highest ever demand for airfreight capacity across its network in the lead up to ‘Black Friday’ especially on its Hong Kong and Indian routes. The shopping event takes place today, the day after Thanksgiving Day in the US and sees consumers come out in their […]