July 2008

ANA Group profitable start to FY2008

ANA Group reported consolidated revenue of £1.6 billion and operating profit of £7 million for the first quarter of fiscal…

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JAT Airways selects WFS in France

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a contract to provide cargo handling and ramp transfer services for JAT Airways in…

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British Airways and Iberia merger talks

British Airways and Iberia are holding talks with a view to an all-share merger between the two companies. The negotiations…

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Cargo B prospers in South America

CARGO B is far from bankrupt, as reported in other media, and in 2008 has seen its South American business…

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Emirates buys 60 new aircraft to support international growth

Emirates has purchased 60 wide-bodied aircraft to support the expansion of its international route network. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin…

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Crane to take flight again

A year after he lost the battle for the company he had started and built into a global force, Eagle Global…

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French revolution in fuel surcharges

BRAVE and progressive, or a crazy overcomplicated move set to fail. Industry opinion appears to be split on Air France-KLM…

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Delta set to take control of mega-carrier

THE US$1.3 billion cargo behemoth created by the merger of Delta and Northwest Airlines, will be controlled by the junior…

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Airbus delivers first A380 to Emirates Airline

Emirates Airline has taken delivery of its first Airbus A380 aircraft in ceremony with over 500 guests in Hamburg, Germany….

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DCM Deutsche Capital acquire four B777 freighters

Deucalion Capital VII Limited (“DC VII”), an aviation fund advised and management by DVB Bank AG, has sold four Boeing…

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Cargolux receive final B747-400F

The Boeing Company recently delivered to Cargolux Airlines International its 16th and last 747-400 Freighter with a ceremony at Paine…

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Aeroflot has high hopes for MD-11

THE Boeing Company is providing three leased MD-11 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs)to Aeroflot Cargo. The companies joined in celebrating the…

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Maximus adds life to fleet

MAXIMUS Air Cargo is undertaking a US$10 million overhaul of its Ilyushin fleet – extending their operating lifespan initially by…

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AAs GSAs embrace new technology

TWO American Airlines Cargo GSAs are now able to send FFR (space reservation request) messages to the airline direct from…

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KN plan

AS of 1 October, 2008, Klaus-Michael Kuehne will delegate important functions within his scope of responsibilities to Karl Gernandt. Gernandt…

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AerCap launches A320 conversion programme

NETHERLANDS-based leasing company, AerCap signed a firm contract with Airbus Freighter conversion GmbH (AFC), to convert 30 of AerCap’s passenger…

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Sabiha Gokcen attracts new airlines

SINCE May, six passenger and two cargo airlines, have commenced flying from Istanbul Sabiha G√∂kcen International airport. Apart from Neos…

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Polet

JULY 2008, Polet Airlines moved new Emirates A380 model from Ontario (California) to London Heathrow, with a tech-stop in Goose…

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BAWC fuel surcharge

BRITISH Airways World Cargo has announced an increase to its fuel surcharge. The surcharge will be GBP0.87; €1.35 and US$1.35,…

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Nippon Cargo reduces routes

NIPPON Cargo Airlines announced that it would suspend flights between Seoul and Beijing during August. Further to this, NCA has…

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