Monthly Archives: August 2022

Additional Freighter enables Lufthansa Cargo to grow its network to Asia and North America

Winter timetable 2022/2023 includes 78 weekly B777F services • Double capacity to Vietnam: Hanoi as a new destination from the beginning of November 2022 • More weekly flights to Hong Kong, Kansai, Seoul-Incheon, Mexico City, Chicago • Capacity marketing of 16 Boeing 777Fs from end of August, second A321F enters scheduled service on short- and […]

Emirates invests over US$ 2 billion to take its on-board customer experience to new heights

Priding itself on a brand promise of ‘Fly Better’, Emirates is investing over US$ 2 billion to enhance its inflight customer experience, including a massive programme to retrofit over 120 aircraft with the latest interiors, plus an array of other service improvements across all cabins starting in 2022. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: […]

Boeing 787-8 Deliveries to American Airlines Resume

On Aug. 10, American received its first Boeing 787-8 aircraft this year and its first since April 2021. The aircraft, with U.S. Registration No. N880BJ, was delivered from Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to enter commercial service in the coming weeks. Including this delivery, American currently has 47 active 787 family aircraft in its […]

SAF flights for AEGEAN from Athens International Airport powered by HELLENIC PETROLEUM and Neste

Athens International Airport reduces its carbon footprint and strengthens its position amongst Europe’s greenest airports AEGEAN with the support of its longtime partner HELLENIC PETROLEUM, is moving onwards with its program for a more sustainable future and as of today will be able to power its flights departing from Athens International Airport with a SAF* […]

SEKO Logistics Acquires Leading 3PL, Pixior, LLC.

Accelerating Global Growth in Ecommerce Capabilities SEKO Logistics (SEKO), the leader in global end-to-end logistics solutions, today announced the acquisition of Pixior, LLC. (Pixior), a leading 3PL and fulfillment services provider based in Commerce, CA. With seven locations along the West Coast, and one location in Connecticut, Pixior has become the region’s premier provider of […]

SWISS plans collaboration with Air Baltic in the coming winter schedules

SWISS has agreed a collaboration with Air Baltic of Latvia for the coming winter timetable period. The partnership is intended to further stabilize SWISS’s flight schedules and provide even more reliability for its customers’ travel plans. It should also further ease the present pressures on the company’s cabin personnel. The collaboration envisages Air Baltic operating […]

Saudi Airlines Real Estate Development and Aramco sign Memorandum of Understanding to Develop Fuel Service Stations

Saudi Airlines for Real Estate Development (SARED), the real estate arm of SAUDIA Group, and Aramco have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop fuel service stations in certain locations. The memorandum of understanding was signed today, at the headquarters of SAUDIA in Jeddah, by the CEO of SARED, Engr. Khalid Radwan and the Vice […]

Qatar Aviation Services Joins Industry-Leading Environmental Management System

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), the subsidiary of Qatar Airways Group, announced its partnership with International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become the first ground handler globally to join the new expansion of the IATA Environmental Assessment Programme (IEnvA) for ground service providers. The IEnvA programme for ground service provides a framework for achieving environmental sustainability […]

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo transports Dutch Solar Team’s car

On Saturday 6 August, the Nuna 11s – the car that the Dutch Brunel Solar Team will drive in South Africa’s Sasol Solar Challenge – departed Schiphol Airport for Johannesburg on a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP), the team’s logistics partner this year.  AFKLMP has partnered with this year’s […]

Lufthansa Group back to black with operating profit of 393 million euros and Adjusted free cash flow of 2.1 billion euros in the second quarter

Strong increase in average yields and successful cargo segment drive positive quarterly result Boom in demand for airline tickets continues Load factors in premium classes above 2019 levels – recovery of business travel continues Group will be hiring around 5,000 new employees in the second half year of 2022 First European airline group: SBTi validates […]