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  • Newsletter - July 27, 2021

      AIR FREIGHT UPDATES United and Air Canada renew cargo focus, but AA and Delta eyes are on passengers The truth about the cargo ambitions of four major North American passenger airlines can be seen in first-half results that place two carriers well ahead, in terms of focus. There are several ways...

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  • Newsletter - July 26, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Lufthansa Cargo reduces freighter schedule as Covid pilot agreement expires Lufthansa Cargo will reduce its freighter schedule by around 5% from today as an agreement with pilots over extended flying to meet Covid restrictions comes to an end. The airline said that the changes to its summer freighter...

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  • Newsletter -  July 23, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Air Canada Posts Another Quarterly Loss Unlike the positivity seen in the United States over the past week or so, Canadian flag carrier Air Canada has posted a loss for the second quarter of 2021. The airline’s net loss of $1.165 billion (US$927 million) compares to a loss of $1.752 billion (US$1.393...

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  • Newsletter - July 22, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Poor weather in China forces 4,500 flight cancellations Some 4,500 flights out of major Chinese airports have been cancelled this week, owing to Covid lockdowns and poor weather. Zhengzhou, Chinese home of Cargolux, has seen more than 1,400 flights cancelled since Tuesday because of flooding. And a typhoon...

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  • Newsletter - July 21, 2021

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Airbus Has No Whitetail Aircraft Left Whitetail aircraft are often a worrying sign. Their ongoing existence can imply that they have been produced without a carrier in place to deploy them. Airbus had several of these at the height of the pandemic, causing concerns for the European planemaker. Nonetheless,...

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