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Superjumbo to fly again at Etihad as travel rebound spurs u-turn

Bloomberg | December 09, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Gulf carrier Etihad Airways pledged to bring back the Airbus SE A380 superjumbo, joining a small group of airlines choosing to revive the mammoth jet after it had appeared doomed at the height of the Covid crisis.

AirAsia turns to Cambodia with new airline after woes elsewhere

Bloomberg | December 09, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 48)

AJOT | December 08, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

No end-of-year upswing in sight

JetBlue moves away from carbon credits to focus on greener fuel

Bloomberg | December 08, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines | Energy | Alternative

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VINCI becomes the largest shareholder in Mexican airport operator OMA

AJOT | December 08, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

VINCI Airports has finalised the acquisition of Fintech’s 29.99% stake in OMA (Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte) for a total amount of US$1.17 billion, thereby becoming the largest shareholder in this Mexican airport operator. The transaction follows the signature of an agreement with OMA’s former shareholder in July 2022.

Frankfurt Cargo Services achieves 100% power from renewable energy source

AJOT | December 08, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports | Energy | Alternative

Airfares set for big jump again in business and economy in 2023

Bloomberg | December 08, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Delta, pilots reach four-year deal with 34% in raises

Bloomberg | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Delta Air Lines Inc. pilots would receive at least 34% in cumulative pay hikes over the four-year term of an agreement in principle reached with the carrier.

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Less U.S. jet fuel consumption on average in 2022 than in 2019

AJOT | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines | Energy

Average jet fuel consumption in the United States so far in 2022 has been consistently below 2019, although airline passenger counts in the United States have nearly returned to 2019 levels in recent months, based on Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reports. So far in 2022, jet fuel consumption has averaged 1.5 million barrels per day (b/d), according to weekly product supplied data reported in our Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

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General air cargo market demand fell for a ninth consecutive month in November, but decline slows

AJOT | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Freight forwarders are taking a ‘wait and see’ approach before making long-term air cargo capacity commitments as airlines saw demand drop 2% month-over-month in November as general airfreight volumes dipped for a ninth consecutive month, dashing hopes of a late peak season boost, according to the latest weekly market by CLIVE Data Services, part of Xeneta.

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WestJet Cargo confirms the launch of four Boeing 737-800 freighters

AJOT | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

WestJet Cargo, the air cargo division of WestJet, has spent the last few months putting a solid structure in place in order to take its cargo activities to another level.

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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines partner to transport humanitarian aid aboard new 737 MAX jets

AJOT | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

• Global Ethiopian Diaspora Action Group, Noble Humanitarian Missions, and Ethiopian Institute of Resilience and Climate Change provided medical supplies • Open Hearts Big Dreams provided books to improve literacy rates in country • The humanitarian supplies were carried to Ethiopia aboard three 737 MAX jets

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Final Boeing 747 airplane leaves Everett factory

AJOT | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

The last Boeing 747 left the company's widebody factory in advance of its delivery to Atlas Air in early 2023.

Southwest Airlines reinstates dividend after Coronavirus suspension

Bloomberg | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Air France, Airbus aren’t liable for Rio crash, prosecutors say

Bloomberg | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

[Freightos Weekly Update] Asia - US West Coast rates dip below 2019 levels

AJOT | December 07, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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