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Coverage of air cargo related news including freight forwarders, airlines, airports and more


SmartLynx Airlines Q3 2021: Back on track
SmartLynx Airlines Q3 2021: Back on track

AJOT | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Regardless of the ongoing global pandemic, SmartLynx Airlines, EU-based specialists in full-service ACMI aircraft leasing solutions continues growing. The company increased its fleet and also grew in size.

MIC Cargo signs lease at Rickenbacker International Airport
MIC Cargo signs lease at Rickenbacker International Airport

AJOT | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Forwarder-focused company will offer an additional option for international terminal services to the Columbus logistics community and air cargo customers in the region.

American, Southwest abide by Biden vaccine order, defy Texas

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Vantis and Thales partner to build nation’s first statewide BVLOS network

AJOT | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

Successful first public flight of Volocopter’s VoloDrone
Successful first public flight of Volocopter’s VoloDrone

AJOT | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

• Volocopter and DB Schenker perform joint logistics demonstration during the ITS World Congress 2021 in Hamburg • Electric VoloDrone conducts its first public test flight • Take-off for next generation logistics and eVTOL solutions

Wizz Air open to M&A approaches, CEO says

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Queues for hours at Singapore Air as travel routes open up

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Airbus slides as delivery slowdown endangers year-end goal

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Modi expedites India asset sales with regional airline on block

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

EasyJet boosts capacity as travel rebound gathers pace

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Southwest warns of need for more staff to end disruptions
Southwest warns of need for more staff to end disruptions

Bloomberg | October 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Southwest Airlines Co.’s shortage of workers overlapped with storms and an air traffic control interruption to force cancellation of nearly 3,100 flights over four days, the carrier’s next chief executive officer said as he extended an apology to customers.

Airbus sold just one plane in September, halting order gains

Bloomberg | October 11, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Heathrow demands sustainable fuel policy ahead of climate event

Bloomberg | October 11, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports | Intermodal News

U.K. pilot shortage threatens travel rebound, telegraph reports

Bloomberg | October 10, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

ULD sharing platform skypooling saves 25,000 tons of CO2 each year
ULD sharing platform skypooling saves 25,000 tons of CO2 each year

AJOT | October 08, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

Global aviation must become more sustainable. Along with long-term and complex alternative drive and fuel solutions, there is one quick and immediate way to slash emissions: Jettainer's sharing platform skypooling can currently make annual savings of around 25,000 tons of CO2 by avoiding unnecessary deadhead ULD flights – but has much greater potential. This no-cost platform allows airline controllers to share ULDs around the globe. skypooling helps avoid deadhead flights, reducing global aviation's fuel use, costs, and CO2 emissions.

Lufthansa extends cargo handling contract with WFS in Ireland
Lufthansa extends cargo handling contract with WFS in Ireland

AJOT | October 08, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Lufthansa has extended its cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Ireland.

United plans largest domestic schedule since March 2020
United plans largest domestic schedule since March 2020

AJOT | October 08, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

United has announced that it will fly its biggest domestic schedule since the start of the pandemic to meet an expected surge in holiday travel, with an emphasis on connecting the Midwest to warm weather cities like Las Vegas and Orlando as well as offering nearly 70 daily flights to ski destinations, including new service between Orange County and Aspen.

Alaska Airlines adds new nonstop service between Anchorage and Salt Lake City
Alaska Airlines adds new nonstop service between Anchorage and Salt Lake City

AJOT | October 08, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

With addition of new route from Alaska's largest city, our guests will enjoy nonstop service between the state of Alaska and the top 10 travel markets in the Lower 48

Groupe ADP and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo experiment OROK’s autonomous electric vehicles for freight transportation at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport
Groupe ADP and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo experiment OROK’s autonomous electric vehicles for freight transportation at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport

AJOT | October 08, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Since August 2021, Groupe ADP and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have been testing at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport an airside cargo transport solution, with an autonomous electric vehicle from French startup OROK. The goal of this experiment is to optimise, secure and decarbonise ground operations, on airside and service lanes around the aircraft, for the benefit of all players in the airport value chain.

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