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American Airlines quarterly profit halves

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October 26, 2018 American Airlines said on Thursday its third-quarter profit nearly halved, hurt by higher fuel costs and the impact of Hurricane Florence that forced the company to cancel about 2,100 flights in September. The No. 1 U.S. carrier by passenger traffic reported net income of $341 million, or 74 cents per share, in […]

China Eastern Airlines’ third quarter profit slumps 38 pct

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October 26, 2018 China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd reported a 38 percent drop in third-quarter net profit on Friday, dragged down by a weakening yuan and rising fuel and debt costs. While Chinese airlines have seen revenue surge in tandem with growing travel demand, their costs have been recently by rebounding oil prices and a […]

Jetstar Asia looks to 25% cargo uplift in 2018

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October 24, 2018 In 2018, Jetstar Asia expects to carry more than 15 thousand tonnes of cargo, a 25 per cent increase year-on-year. Serviced by ECS Group under Total Cargo Management (TCM), the airline is fast becoming a key player in the South Asian cargo arena. Thanks to its partnership with ECS, Jetstar Asia works […]

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 […]