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Emirates Is Said to Pick HSBC, Citi to Arrange $1 Billion Sukuk

Bloomberg | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Boeing’s 787-10 Dreamliner cleared for commercial service by FAA

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

US regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of super-efficient airplane family, deliveries scheduled to start in first half of 2018

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Boeing’s New 787 Dreamliner Won FAA Approval Before Shutdown Hit

Bloomberg | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Boeing Co.’s newest and largest 787 Dreamliner got the federal approval it needs to fly commercially, winning authorization before the government shutdown Friday.

AirBridgeCargo reports 13% growth rate for 2017 as volumes surpass 700,000 tonnes

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) continued its momentum with a 13% upsurge in total cargo carried in 2017, delivering more than 700,000 tonnes throughout its international network and demonstrating 10% growth rates in FTK, one percent up on the overall market rate. ABC’s load factor rose 4% YOY to approximately 71%.

U-Freight says ecommerce is driving air cargo growth

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Air Partner’s predictions for commercial jet market in 2018

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Vietjet promotion offers another 500,000 HKD0 tickets

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Emirates SkyCargo offers enhanced protection for pharmaceutical cargo

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has stepped up its commitment to securely transport temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments with the introduction of pharma corridors offering additional protection across selected stations in its network for pharmaceutical cargo.

GE Engine Venture May Oust Rolls From Emirates A380 Contract

Bloomberg | January 22, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Airbus Is Said to Be in Talks With British Airways on More A380s

Bloomberg | January 19, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Airbus Has Taken Pre-Payments From HNA’s Hainan Air, Leahy Says

Bloomberg | January 19, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Angola’s New President Has $500 Million Bill From World Airlines

Bloomberg | January 19, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Ryanair Jumps After Carrier Reaches Deals With U.K. Pilots

Bloomberg | January 18, 2018 | Air Cargo

Air Partner reports good second half performance

AJOT | January 18, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

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Airbus Handed A380 Lifeline With $16 Billion Emirates Order

Bloomberg | January 18, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Airbus SE pulled its flagship A380 superjumbo back from the brink with a follow-up order from Emirates, giving the giant jet a new lease of life days after the planemaker floated the possibility of killing it off amid slack demand.

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Emirates Blinks First In Its Game of Superjumbo Chicken

Bloomberg | January 18, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Well that didn't take long. On Monday, I explained how Airbus SE was playing a high-stakes game of chicken by threatening to shut down A380 production unless Emirates placed a big order. On Thursday, Emirates blinked.

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Boeing unveils new cargo air vehicle prototype

AJOT | January 17, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

In less than three months, a Boeing team designed and built an unmanned cargo air vehicle prototype. Researchers are using it as a test bed to mature the technological building blocks of safe, autonomous flight.

U.K. Airlines Risk Losing Rights in EU as Brexit Talks Resume

Bloomberg | January 17, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines | International Trade

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Mark Whitehead hands over the reins at Hactl

AJOT | January 17, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

Mark Whitehead, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) will retire on March 7th after nearly 8 years at the helm. Whitehead’s place will be taken by Wilson Kwong.

Mauritius Battens Down as Cyclone Heads for Island Nation (2)

Bloomberg | January 17, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

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