Category Archives: Airline Focus

IATA: A Step Significant Step Towards Digitising Dangerous Goods

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it has taken a significant step forward in the digitalisation of the dangerous goods supply chain following the … More ››

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Azzura-Premiere Wins Turkmenistan Airlines Contract

Azzurra – Premiere Handling Ltd has won a contract to work with the Turkmenistan Airlines at Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX), UK. It will provide the … More ››

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First Direct Edinburgh – Beijing Flights

The first ever direct flights from Scotland to China will begin in June thanks to a service that will connect Beijing, Dublin and Edinburgh. Hainan … More ››

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Turkish Airlines Closes Airbus and Boeing Orders

Turkish Airlines has confirmed it will purchase 50 firm and ten optional aircraft, a total of 60 widebody aircraft from Airbus and Boeing.  Six are … More ››

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Carlisle Airport Boosted by Loganair – Stobart Group Partnership

Scotland’s Loganair has announced a new partnership with the Stobart Group. The partnership involves Loganair operating services from the newly-renamed Carlisle Lake District Airport (IATA: … More ››

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Swissport Acquires Aerocare

Swissport International Ltd has completed its acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018.  The Swiss ground and cargo handling company now holds 100% … More ››

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IATA: Air Cargo Off to a Robust Start in 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 8.0% in … More ››

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A 1st for Canada’s First Air

Canada’s First Air has introduced the first ATR42-300 Class C dedicated freighter into service. The carrier had used the aircraft, registered C-FIQU, as a Quick … More ››

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Ten Dreamliners for Hawaiian

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines have announced that the carrier intends to purchase ten 787-9 jets valued at $2.82 billion at list prices.  Hawaiian has also taken purchase … More ››

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New Business Class for Emirates’ Boeing 777-200LRs

Emirates has unveiled a brand-new Business Class cabin and configuration on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, with new wider seats laid out in a 2-2-2 configuration … More ››

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