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Delta invests in China Eastern

July 27, 2015 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines has said it will invest US$450 million to purchase a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The deal has yet to be approved by the two airlines respective boards of directors, but both are already members of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance and have aRead More

IAG Cargo and Finnair share London-Helsinki run

IAG Cargo and Finnair share London-Helsinki run

July 27, 2015 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

Two airlines that famously gave up their maindeck fleets in recent years have just signed an agreement to share freighter service in Europe. In just over a year since IAG Cargo began a freighter-sharing arrangement with Qatar Airways, the British/Spanish cargo carrier has partnered with Finnair Cargo in a block-spaceRead More

DHL onboard for third runway at HKIA

DHL onboard for third runway at HKIA

July 27, 2015 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

The popularity of e-commerce and surging exports from mainland China and the Pearl River Delta are reasons enough for DHL to issue a statement in support of a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). DHL said it would like to see the project begin as early as nextRead More

Pilots union, Cargolux reach accord

Pilots union, Cargolux reach accord

July 24, 2015 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

A day after a 24-hour strike disrupted some cargo flights, a breakthrough was reached in what has been an ongoing battle since September 2014 between the management of Cargolux Airlines and Luxembourg’s OGBL, the center-left trade union representing pilots. The two sides hashed out  a new collective work agreement today,Read More

South African Airways back-peddles on trophies

South African Airways back-peddles on trophies

July 24, 2015 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

Without giving a reason, South African Airways lifted a ban it just put in place in April on transporting hunting trophies of endangered species, such as elephants, rhinos, lions and tigers. Bloomberg reported that the airline discussed the issue with government officials and industry groups before making the decision toRead More

India to open first private airfreight station

July 24, 2015 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

The opening of the Indev Airfreight Station in Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, marks the first private airfreight station in India. Operations are scheduled to begin Aug. 1 in the 20,000-square-foot facility near Iringattukottai. The building was put on hold for nearly three years dueRead More

UPS in talks to buy Coyote Logistics

UPS in talks to buy Coyote Logistics

July 23, 2015 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

Multiple media outlets are reporting anonymous sources who have said negotiations are underway for UPS to acquire Coyote Logistics, LLC, for US$1.8 billion or more. Coyote, a Chicago based 3PL,  said it represents more than 35,000 national carriers. Coyote has been backed by private equity firm New York City-based WarburgRead More

Etihad 777 flight

Delta invests in China Eastern

July 27, 2015

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines has said it will invest US$450 million to purchase a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The deal has yet to be approved by the two airlines respective boards of directors, but both are already members of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance and have aRead More

Etihad 777 flight

Delta invests in China Eastern

July 27, 2015

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines has said it will invest US$450 million to purchase a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The deal has yet to be approved by the two airlines respective boards of directors, but both are already members of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance and have aRead More

India to open first private airfreight station

July 24, 2015

The opening of the Indev Airfreight Station in Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, marks the first private airfreight station in India. Operations are scheduled to begin Aug. 1 in the 20,000-square-foot facility near Iringattukottai. The building was put on hold for nearly three years dueRead More