Industry News

  • Newsletter - September 18, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Over 100 Flights Cancelled Due To Forest Fires In Indonesia Forest fires on Sumatra and Borneo over the weekend forced the cancellation of over 100 flights, according to a report in AIN Online. The fires have been causing delays and cancellations, primarily to domestic flights around...

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  • Newsletter - September 17, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Air Canada Cargo's drone arm takes off with first commercial customer Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) and its marketing arm, Air Canada Cargo, are on the taxiway to commercial operations. The pair have announced the first commercial customer for the fledgling drone company, with operations...

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  • Newsletter - September 16, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES United Airlines Could Hike Fares Next Year Amid High Demand Chicago based United Airlines could hike fares next year amid high demand, even though they expect the Boeing 737 MAX to be back in service. While speaking at a conference last Thursday, United Airlines President Scott Kirby...

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  • Newsletter - September 13, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Lufthansa Cargo blacklists vape shipper and forwarders after lithium ion 'incident' The dangers of misdeclaring lithium ion battery shipments have again come to the fore. A Chinese vape manufacturer, ShenzhenAbuFan Technology, has been blacklisted by Lufthansa Group carriers for all forms...

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  • Newsletter - September 12, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES San Francisco’s 20 Day Runway Closure Begins Airlines and passengers at San Francisco International Airport are experiencing widespread disruption as runway 28L undergoes 20 days of construction work. The runway was closed on 7 September so that a new base layer could be constructed...

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