Tag: freight

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30 0

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, ... Read More

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:41 0

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today celebrates its air cargo digitalization and innovation space 6 months after migrating ... Read More

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

Passenger and cargo numbers continue to rise at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 18:55 0

The number of airline passengers who traveled through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased by more than 5% last month compared to March last ... Read More

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Brexit uncertainty, but LHR is doing well

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:28 0

Despite Brexit uncertainty, Heathrow remains a bright light for the UK, with the role we play in keeping people and products moving evident. Our new ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The ... Read More

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

International travel drives February growth at Ontario International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:03 0

More than 363,000 airline passengers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in February, an increase of 2.7%, or roughly 10,000 travelers, over the ... Read More

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Record number of passengers hit Heathrow’s runway for London Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 17:15 0

Heathrow welcomed 5.48 million passengers in 28 days, securing the airport’s 28th consecutive record month for passenger growth (+1.7% vs February 2018). February’s result has ... Read More

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:15 0

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee's Wednesday ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:15 0

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move to Istanbul Airport will begin on ... Read More

Air Partner announces new offices in Houston and Singapore

Air Partner announces new offices in Houston and Singapore

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 21:05 0

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, announced the opening of two new offices in Houston, Texas, U.S., and Singapore, as it further extends ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:28 0

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers than the previous year. The ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40 0

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Over 5.1 million airline passengers in 2018

Ontario International Airport: Over 5.1 million airline passengers in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:07 0

Over 5.1 million airline passengers moved through Ontario International Airport (ONT) in 2018, the highest annual total since 2008. The airport has added nearly 900,000 ... Read More

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe with new passenger record

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe with new passenger record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 16:20 0

In 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 142 million passengers, setting a new passenger record. With more than 1.2 million ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:15 0

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared ... Read More

Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster

Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 15:34 0

At least six people were killed and sixteen injured in a train accident in Denmark. The disaster came amid a powerful storm that is devastating ... Read More

Ravn Air Group acquires Peninsula Airways’ assets

Ravn Air Group acquires Peninsula Airways’ assets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 21:05 0

Ravn Air Group, Inc., a portfolio company of investment affiliates of J.F. Lehman & Company, announced today the purchase of the assets of Peninsula Airways, ... Read More

Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam

Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 16:40 0

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam touched down today at Da Nang International Airport, where it was welcomed with a ... Read More

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

editor editor- December 19, 2018 02:21 0

Air Partner delivers relief goods and humanitarian aid to those in need throughout the year. Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:20 0

In November 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.6 million passengers. Despite a strong basis for comparison from the previous year, this ... Read More

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:57 3

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in ... Read More

Alaska Railroad resumes services following earthquake

Alaska Railroad resumes services following earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:03 0

The Alaska Railroad will restore all regularly scheduled freight and passenger services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 4, following the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Southcentral Alaska ... Read More

India passenger and freight trains collide

India passenger and freight trains collide

editor editor- September 21, 2010 02:34 0

At approximately 5:00 am local time, Monday, September 20, 2010, a Read More

Air travel, freight declines accelerated in November, IATA says

Air travel, freight declines accelerated in November, IATA says

editor editor- December 31, 2008 01:42 0

Worldwide air travel fell for a third straight month in November, with cargo handling logging a “shocking” decline because of weakening global trade, the International ... Read More

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