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Pegasus Airlines links Istanbul with Muscat

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July 2, 2018 Oman has gained a new link to Turkey with Pegasus Airlines providing connections between Muscat and Istanbul from 3 July. Services will operate three times a week from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen to Muscat using Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with return flights from Muscat on Wednesdays, […]

E-commerce boom to keep Virgin’s Sydney-Hong Kong route flying high

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July 2, 2018 Booming e-commerce volumes from China and strong northbound cargo demand means that Virgin Atlantic Cargo is confident that daily Sydney – Hong Kong services will get off to a flying start on 2 July. Virgin Atlantic Cargo will be marketing the cargo space on Virgin Australia’s Airbus A330 flights under the international […]

FedEx Express commits to 30 more years in Ontario

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June 28, 2018 Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) has approved a lease agreement with FedEx Express to maintain the company’s presence at Ontario International Airport for at least three more decades. Under the initial 30-year lease, FedEx Express will relocate its operations to a 51.1-acre site located in the northwest quadrant of the Californian airport, […]

Emirates adds Santiago to its South American network

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June 28, 2018 Emirates will add Santiago, Chile to its network providing up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight to the region. The Boeing 777-200LR services will start on 5 July providing cargo capacity for Chilean exports including salmon and other perishables. Chile is the world’s second largest producer of farmed salmon and […]

Hainan Airlines says plans to sell remaining stake in Brazilian carrier Azul

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June 27, 2018 China’s Hainan Airlines said on Wednesday it plans to sell its remaining stake in Brazilian airline Azul SA, but did not disclose details. The carrier, part of the sprawling and financially troubled HNA conglomerate, in April sold part of its stake in Azul to a subsidiary of United Airlines parent United Continental […]

Turkish Airlines in talks to finance facilities at new Istanbul airport -sources

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June 27, 2018 Turkish Airlines is in talks with 12-13 Turkish and Chinese banks to secure between $800 million and $1 billion in financing to construct its facilities at Istanbul’s new airport, and a deal is almost ready, three sources close to the matter said. Istanbul’s third airport, which Turkey says will become the biggest […]

Norway to sell its remaining shares in SAS airline

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June 27, 2018 Norway launched a sale of its remaining 9.88 percent stake in Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST), the country’s ministry of trade and industry said on Tuesday. The Norwegian state has gradually reduced its stake in SAS, and the latest sale of 37.8 million shares would complete its exit from the Sweden-headquartered airline. “The […]

Nihao Chengdu, Air China provides direct link to Gatwick

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June 27, 2018 Gatwick Airport’s long-haul network continues to grow with Air China launching flights to Chengdu on 3 July, the UK’s only non-stop link to the capital of Sichuan province. Air China will operate three flights a week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays leaving at 22.00h, and arriving in Chengdu at 15.40h using an […]

Air NZ fined for cargo price fixing

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June 27, 2018 The Australian Federal Court has ordered Air New Zealand (Air NZ) to pay A$15 million in penalties after legal action by the ACCC against a global air cargo cartel four years after it initially dismissed the case against the airline. The Court found Air NZ made and gave effect to agreements with […]

AirBridgeCargo adds Budapest to European network

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June 27, 2018 AirBridgeCargo Airlines has extended its European network with two flights a week to Budapest Airport on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The two Boeing 747 Freighter flights will provide up to 139 tons of capacity, covering the entire cargo catchment area of Budapest, as well as Central and Eastern Europe, and guaranteeing expertise transporting […]