Tag: aviation

Attracting and retaining young talent in the aviation sector

The aviation industry stands at a critical juncture, grappling with the challenge of attracting and retaining young talent. Despite its allure and technological advancements, the sector finds itself struggling to captivate the interest of the younger generation. This issue stems from a myriad of fac...

How all sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) feedstocks and production technologies can play a role in decarbonising aviation – Air bp

How all sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) feedstocks and production technologies can play a role in decarbonising aviation Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), hydrogen and electric all have a role to play in the decarbonisation of aviation. SAF is vitally important as it can address decarbonisat...

Cathay Cargo – Number one with more to come

Before we try to plot a course through the uncertainties of the market, I want to highlight one very positive piece of recent news. Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has maintained its standing in the Airports Council International (ACI) rankings as the...

Cathay continues to innovate with the 5th Annual Cathay Hackathon

The signature 24-hour event saw 80 young innovators team up to develop and share creative tech solutions Thursday, November 24, 2022 — The Cathay Hackathon 2022 was held successfully this past weekend, with 80 tech-savvy young innovators gathering at Cathay City for 24 hours to join forces and...

Silk Way West Airlines orders GE Aerospace engines to power its fleet

Baku, Azerbaijan, 23 November 2022 – 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 s...

Cargojet Redeems Outstanding 4.65% Convertible Debentures

Cargojet Inc. announced Dec. 31, 2019 that it has redeemed the $2,139,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding on its 4.65% convertible unsecured debentures due December 31, 2021 (the "Debentures"). An aggregate of 22,196 common and variable voting shares (the "Voting Shares") were issued in ...

Etihad cargo extends contract with Hermes Logistics Technologies

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has extended its contract with Etihad Aviation Group and will begin upgrading Etihad’s cargo management system (CMS) to the latest version of Hermes 5 (H5). H5 will bring usability improvements, advanced integration with external applications, and open up bu...

September Air Freight Volumes Remain Weak

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 4.5% in September 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the eleventh consecutive month of year-on-year decli...

Global Cargo Industry Wakes Up to Trade Sanctions and Export Risk

Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime screening, payments and know your customer (KYC) solutions, has announced the results of its 2019 survey of the global cargo industry, revealing that 80% of cargo firms are concerned about protecting their brand and reputation when it comes to...

France says EU will impose sanctions on U.S. if aviation row is not settled

On Thursday Bruno Le Maire France’s Finance Minister said “the European Union would impose sanctions on U.S. products” if no settlement was reached with Washington on a trade dispute over illegal EU subsidies to the aviation industry. “The American administration should be aware that if ...

UK government says flights “protected” in no deal Brexit scenario

The UK Department of Transport (DfT) has today (7 March) set out measures that it said will ensure flights will continue if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal. This follows the publication of technical notices in October 2018 by the DfT, which stated that the UK would adopt a "...

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