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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.