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Xeneta market forecast 2023: Forecasts falls in freight rates, volumes and demand as storm clouds gather for 2023

AJOT | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Maritime | Liner Shipping
Silk Way West Airlines orders GE Aerospace engines to power its fleet

AJOT | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Silk Way West Airlines has signed an order with GE Aerospace for a total of 16 GE9X and GE90 engines to power its new fleet of long-haul Boeing aircraft. The new engines, the world’s most powerful models, will contribute to the Azerbaijani cargo airline's sustainability goals by reducing its fuel consumption.
Turkish Cargo selects to help fuel its global growth ambitions 

AJOT | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Shipping Technology

• Partnership with leading managed marketplace will boost airline’s digital footprint and sales from freight forwarders in all corners of the world • comprises a substantial component of Turkish Cargo’s omni-channel sales strategy in order to support the air cargo brand becoming one of the Top 3 air cargo carriers worldwide • Within weeks, freight forwarders gain increased digital access to the largest air cargo carrier network worldwide

The downturn is good for Manchester and Stansted airports, owner says

Bloomberg | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports
Lufthansa said to weigh solo ITA bid after MSC bails out

Bloomberg | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is evaluating a solo bid for Alitalia successor ITA Airways after talks between the Italian government and other potential suitors collapsed, according to people with the matter.
Let it snow: Airports across U.S. receive FAA funding to tackle winter weather

AJOT | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

As winter approaches, 85 airports in 28 states will be better prepared to keep airport operations running safely and smoothly. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than $76.2 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 for snowplows, de-icing equipment, and new or upgraded buildings to store this equipment.
Atlas Air takes delivery of new Boeing 747-8 freighter

AJOT | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Aircraft is first of two 747-8Fs placed under long-term agreement with Kuehne+Nagel
Portugal’s TAP cancels 360 flights as cabin crews eye strike

Bloomberg | November 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Portugal’s state-owned airline TAP SA will cancel 360 flights during a two day cabin-crew strike scheduled for Dec. 8-9 after the carrier failed to reach a new agreement with unions.

Qantas boosts weeks-old profit forecast as air-travel rebound accelerates

Bloomberg | November 22, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Singapore Air adds Asia flights, trims some US services in rejig

Bloomberg | November 22, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines
INFORM expands its international activities in Asia –  new location in Singapore offers software to optimize business processes

AJOT | November 22, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

INFORM, an internationally known software development and business process optimization specialist, headquartered in Aachen, Germany, is expanding its international sales activities and services. With INFORM Software Pte Ltd., based in Singapore, the optimization expert is expanding its presence in Asia. The partner organization will take over sales and consulting as well as providing support for INFORM software for this region.
EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #36 analyses what flights are still missing compared to 2019 traffic levels

AJOT | November 22, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Traffic has this year bounced back, despite the initial setback of Omicron, and the profound shock caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and the unfolding economic and energy crisis in Europe. By the start of summer 2022, traffic across the network, and within Europe, had recovered to around 80-90% of 2019 levels, and has remained in this band ever since – representing a huge advance on previous years. But where exactly are the missing 10+%?

India’s big plans for cleaner jet fuel face a string of hurdles

Bloomberg | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines | Energy | Alternative

Airlines still see return to profit next year in first since 2019

Bloomberg | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines
Tower’s latest container available for free demonstrations

AJOT | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

Tower Cold Chain’s latest product for smaller pharmaceutical shipments, the KTEvolution container offering protection, security, and visibility in a small box, is now available for demonstration globally, at the company’s Centres of Excellence in the EMEA, APAC and Americas regions.
DFS appoints Blagovisniy Project Cargo Sales Manager

AJOT | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Project | Project / Heavy Lift | Air Project | People | Appointments

Blagovisniy brings over 24 years’ experience in aviation and air chartering, most recently with Antonov Airlines

Virgin Atlantic slams Heathrow curbs, moots bid for own terminal

Bloomberg | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports
WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 45):

AJOT | November 21, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Weak demand continues into November

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