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DHL Express opens new facilities at Budapest Airport

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September 14, 2017 DHL Express has opened new facilities in the first phase of Budapest Airport’s 50 billion Forint ($191 million) BUD:2020 Development Programme. The express company is the latest to launch at the warehouse and office complexes, which have automated sorting systems, and represent the largest air cargo development at Budapest Airport to date, […]

Cargolux moves Dubai handling to Emirates SkyCargo

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September 14, 2017 Cargolux has moved all of its cargo handling on flights to and from Dubai World Central (DWC) over to Emirates SkyCargo. The move follows the cooperation agreement that the Luxembourg-based carrier signed with Emirates in May 2017 at Air Cargo Europe. Cargo flights to Luxembourg are already handled by Cargolux’s partner Luxair […]

Atlas Air places B747F with DHL Global Forwarding

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September 14, 2017 Atlas Air Worldwide has announced the aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) placement of a Boeing 747-400 Freighter with DHL Global Forwarding. The 747-400F will be operated by Atlas Air, and fly on behalf of DHL Global Forwarding through an ACMI agreement. The new service will commence this month and serve routes […]

Biggest Airbus A350 Stumbles as Cathay Latest to Prefer Sibling

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September 13, 2017 Airbus SE’s newest wide-body jet lost more orders as Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. switched a contract for six A350-1000s to the smaller -900 variant and deferred delivery of five more by a year. The model switch, announced by Asia’s biggest carrier on Wednesday, follows a decision last week at United Airlines to […]

EasyJet Beats Ryanair to Long-Haul Deals From Gatwick

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September 13, 2017 EasyJet Plc struck a deal with Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA and Canada’s WestJet Ltd allowing its passengers to transfer onto their long-haul flights at London Gatwick airport. Europe’s second-biggest discount airline is exploring similar accords with Middle Eastern and East Asian carriers, and plans to extend the service to some of its […]

1st Qatar Airways Cargo garment charter arrives in Rickenbacker

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September 13, 2017 Qatar Airways Cargo’s first charter freighter service loaded with garments has touched down at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. The cargo carrier is providing bespoke airfreight solutions to transport products for American fashion retailer, L Brands. The first flight earlier this month, saw over 100 tonnes of garments in collaboration with one of […]

Air Berlin Says Grounding Looms Unless Pilots Return to Work

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September 12, 2017 A sick-out by Air Berlin Plc pilots is threatening an immediate grounding of the insolvent airline. “What happened today massively jeopardizes the entire insolvency proceedings,” Frank Kebekus, the airline’s general representative appointed by a court, said in a statement Tuesday. “Unless the situation changes in the short term, we will have to […]

Emirates Holds Out for Assurances About A380’s Future

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September 7, 2017 Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul airline, is holding out for assurances about the future of Airbus SE’s A380 program before committing to an order for more of the double-decker aircraft. While Airbus is pushing for a deal at November’s air show in Dubai, where the carrier is based, concern that the value of […]

DHL expands Parcel Europe network into Ireland and Romania

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September 5, 2017 DHL has added Ireland and Romania to its Parcel Europe network for cross border e-commerce, with Bulgaria and Croatia to join later this year. The countries have joined the network through partnerships with Ireland’s An Post and Romania’s Urgent Cargus. When Croatia joins it will be through the postal service Hrvatska Posta […]

AirBridgeCargo gains Envirotainer QEP accreditation

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September 4, 2017 AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines has further enhanced pharma services by gaining Envirotainer QEP accreditation at its global hub at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport and in Dallas. Envirotainer created its Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Program (QEP) to recognise transport service providers which demonstrate their ability to properly manage Envirotainer container shipments in accordance […]