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Amsterdam Airport throttles back capacity on labor crunch

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Boeing mulls a 787 freighter as tougher air pollution rules loom
Boeing mulls a 787 freighter as tougher air pollution rules loom

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Boeing Co. hinted that it’s considering a cargo-hauling version of its 787 Dreamliner to eventually replace 767 freighters, whose engines won’t comply with tougher emissions standards that take effect in 2028.

Boeing ‘almost there’ on 787 Dreamliner delivery restart
Boeing ‘almost there’ on 787 Dreamliner delivery restart

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Boeing Co. is laying plans to restart 787 Dreamliner handovers that have been largely halted since late 2020, notifying customers of their place in the delivery queue as it works with US regulators to complete the final paperwork.

Air France pilots call for strike as labor strife escalates
Air France pilots call for strike as labor strife escalates

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

A pilot union at the French arm of Air France-KLM called for a one-day strike next week in a further sign of labor strife across the European aviation industry.

Airbus looks set to win A350 deal from Tata-owned Air India

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Airbus A350 jet deal on horizon for Tata-owned Air India

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Giant airships set to cruise Europe’s skies in push for cleaner travel
Giant airships set to cruise Europe’s skies in push for cleaner travel

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

Helium-filled passenger airships made by a venture backed by Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson will soon be sailing Spanish skies.

Lufthansa Cargo opens new Fine Arts warehouse at Frankfurt Hub
Lufthansa Cargo opens new Fine Arts warehouse at Frankfurt Hub

AJOT | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

ARTcube offers safe and professional storage of Fine Arts during airfreight transportation

Etihad Cargo signs MOU for sustainable pharmaceutical transportation solutions
Etihad Cargo signs MOU for sustainable pharmaceutical transportation solutions

AJOT | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Etihad Cargo has signed an MOU with B Medical Systems to become the first airline globally to develop and launch sustainable, temperature-controlled containers for the transportation of pharmaceuticals and life sciences.

Wizz Air abandons no fuel hedging policy as oil prices surge

Bloomberg | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Necessity drives changes in air cargo industry
Necessity drives changes in air cargo industry

AJOT | June 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology | Shipping Technology

Necessity is said to be the mother of invention and, if nothing else, the Covid-19 pandemic, staff shortages, insufficient air cargo capacity, extended and delayed transit times, low ocean freight capacity, sailing schedules in chaos, and the war in Ukraine have revealed the truly adaptive nature of the air cargo industry.

Air India signals it’s nearing order for wide-body Airbus A350s

Bloomberg | June 15, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Cargolux and Bolloré Logistics sign SAF agreement
Cargolux and Bolloré Logistics sign SAF agreement

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Cargolux and long-term partner Bolloré Logistics have signed an agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in joint operations.

American Airlines Cargo appoints new EMEA sales director
American Airlines Cargo appoints new EMEA sales director

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | People | Appointments | Air Cargo | Airlines

American Airlines Cargo has appointed Emma Oliver to the role of Director, Cargo Sales Europe, Africa & Middle East (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC).

United announces agreement with CO2 utilization company Dimensional Energy
United announces agreement with CO2 utilization company Dimensional Energy

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Dimensional Energy combines revolutionary carbon utilization technology with a century-old process, repurposing it to make sustainable aviation fuel

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