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.
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.
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.
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.
• 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