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Cathay Pacific releases traffic figures for November 2021

Cathay Pacific today released its traffic figures for November 2021 that continued to reflect the airline’s substantial capacity reductions in response to significantly reduced demand as well as travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in place in Hong Kong and other markets amid the ongoi...

Korean Air operates 10,000 cargo-only passenger flights

Korean Air has operated 10,000 cargo-only passenger flights as of August 1. The airline launched its first cargo-only passenger flight on the Incheon-Ho Chi Minh route in March 2020, and has operated these flights on 65 routes to North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, China and Japan, transporting ...

John Menzies Trading Update

John Menzies plc, the global aviation services business, today provides an update on current trading ahead of its Interim Results on 1 September 2021. Overall, the Group continues to trade slightly ahead of current market expectations. Regional variations exist with ground services in Europe ...

Resuming Airline Operations & Seeking Opportunities in Post-COVID-19 Era!

EVA International Editorial Team COVID-19 has posed a continuous threat to the global economy and public health. One of the hardest-hit businesses in the world is the aviation industry which contributes to 3.6 percent of the world’s GDP by creating a total of 65.6 million jobs globally in avia...

Çelebi Ground Handling Hungary is awarded by IATA CEIV pharma certification

Çelebi Aviation announced that it’s subsidiary in Hungary, Çelebi Ground Handling Hungary has successfully completed the all evaluations and audits and received CEIV Pharma Certification for cargo/warehouse operations. IATA created the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharm...

Asia-Pac air traffic remains depressed in February

By Edward Robertson Air traffic in the Asia Pacific region has remained depressed in February this year. New figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) shows that the region’s airlines carried only 1.2 million international passengers during the month – just 6.3 p...

Commercial aviation’s Covid-19 “existential crisis” forces cargo rethink

By Edward Robertson While the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be an “existential crisis” on the commercial aviation, it is also having a positive impact on the airfreight industry. Airports Council International (ACI) World last week released new analysis showing tha...

Aer Lingus launches four direct transatlantic routes from Manchester

By Edward Robertson Aer Lingus is launching its first direct transatlantic services direct from Manchester with four routes. Initial flights to New York JFK and Orlando start from July 29, 2021, to Barbados from October 20, 2021, and Boston from summer 2022. Two of the new routes, New York...

New sustainable aviation fuel emissions study launched on widebody aircraft

By Edward Robertson The first ever in-flight emissions study using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a widebody commercial passenger aircraft has been launched. Airbus has joined forces with German research centre DLR, Rolls Royce and SAF producer Neste in the Emission and Climate Impac...

Pos Aviation: Appointment & Movement of Key Personnel effective March 2021

Pos Aviation has announced the Management of the company has made the following changes to its organization structure with effect from 01 March 2021. MOVEMENT Ground HandlingMr Azizam Mohamed Yusop will assume the position of Acting Head of Ground Handling. Mr Terence Chuah has been redesigna...

Swedavia reports 90 per cent February fall in passenger numbers

By Edward Robertson Swedavia has reported a 90 per cent decrease in passenger numbers at its 10 airports for February. The Swedish airport operator said a total of 271,000 passengers flew from its facilities in the month, down from the 2.63 million recorded in February 2020, the last month th...

Dnata appoints new executive vice president

By Edward Robertson Dnata has put Steve Allen in charge of its global operations having appointed him executive vice president. Following the appointment, he will now be responsible for all of dnata’s business covering ground handling, catering and travel across six continents. Allen wil...

Global air cargo service market set to grow by $8.5 billion in 2021

By Edward Robertson A new report is predicting the global air cargo service market will grow by $8.5 billion this year. The Air Cargo Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030 has predicted that the value of the sector will grow from $56.48 billion in 2020 to $6...

IATA predicts $95bn airlines cash burn in 2021 due to Covid-19

By Edward Robertson IATA is warning the world’s airline industry faces another bad year with 2021 expected to be cash negative as airlines burn between $75 billion and $95 billion just to stay in business. The money required to keep airlines in business is nearly double the previously predi...

National Airlines to increase its fleet size; adds three more B747-400Fs and an A330-200

In response to the rapidly growing demand for cargo and passenger charters, National Airlines has expanded its fleet with three more B747-400Fs and an A330-200 passenger aircraft. National Airlines’ current fleet includes two B747-400Fs and one B757-200. The Airbus A330-200 passenger aircraft, wh...

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