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Boeing rollout its new 787-10 Dreamliner | Aviation

Submitted By: stattimes on February 18, 2017

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Boeing rollout its new 787-10 Dreamliner | Aviation

Aviation - The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, SC site celebrated the event, along with US President Donald Trump and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.

165 cattle transported from Leipzig/Halle Airport | Air Cargo

Leipzig/Halle Airport has handled 165 cattle heading for the Gulf Region. The animals were transported on board a Boeing 747-400. The transfer of the animals from five trucks to transport boxes took place at the airport’s Animal Export Centre. The animals came from the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. The handling work was performed jointly by two companies – FARHAT GmbH, which operates in the cattle and meat wholesale business, and PortGround.

Finnair Cargo appoints Air Logistics Group as its GSSA in seven countries across Europe | Air Cargo

Finnair Cargo has appointed Air Logistics Group as its General Sales and Service Agent (GSSA) in seven countries across Europe. The new GSSA agreement will take effect from April 1, 2017 and the GSSA giant will provide full cargo sales, marketing, customer service, administration and operational support across Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics appoints Frauke Heistermann as new chief digitalisation officer | Supply Chain

Frauke Heistermann will be the new Chief Digitalisation Officer (CDO) at Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL), from March 1, 2017. Digitalisation will sustainably change the economy, and it is progressing faster than any other industrial revolution in the past. The creation of this new strategic position highlights the importance of digitalisation for the future of SPPAL.

Air Canada launches new service to connect Dallas/Fort Worth with Vancouver | Aviation

Air Canada has expanded its service between Texas and Canada, now offering customers nonstop daily flights from Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport to Vancouver, British Columbia.

AEI signs agreement with Avmax for 8 CRJ200 SF freighter conversions | Air Cargo

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a Letter of Intent to provide a minimum of eight CRJ200 freighter conversions to Avmax who currently own 65 CRJ200 aircraft. The LOI calls for the freighter conversions to commence in late 2017. As of right now, the modification for the conversions will be accomplished at Commercial Jet’s Dothan, Alabama facility.

China’s Juneyao Airlines orders five B787-9 Dreamliners | Aviation

Shanghai based Juneyao Airlines has placed an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This new order, which also includes options for five more 787-9s, represents the private airline's first Boeing order and first widebody airplane order.

TAP Portugal becomes Cologne Bonn’s third new airline this year | Aviation

Portuguese carrier TAP Portugal will join the German airport Cologne Bonn Airport later this summer. The carrier will be commencing a double-daily service inaugural route to Lisbon from Cologne Bonn from July 15.

ECS Group joins forces with Exp-Air Cargo to expand presence in the Americas

ECS Group has joined forces with Exp-Air Cargo in a significant strategic move to consolidate its leadership position as a key general sales and service agent in the Americas.

Bolloré Logistics Senegal secures project logistics contract for Sinthiou Mékhé solar power station | Supply Chain

Bolloré Logistics Senegal has won an industrial project logistics contract for customer Optimum Tracker, in charge of installing the Sinthiou Mékhé solar power station, which has an energy capacity of 29 MW, located at approximately 140 kilometre from Dakar. 

New Boeing B737-800 joins Aeroflot Fleet | Air Cargo

Submitted By: stattimes on February 16, 2017

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New Boeing B737-800 joins Aeroflot Fleet | Air Cargo

Russia’s Aeroflot took delivery of its brand new B737-800 aircraft made by Boeing. The aircraft features the livery of SkyTeam, second largest global airline alliance. Aeroflot is a full-fledged member of SkyTeam since 2006. The 20-member alliance operates on an extensive network embracing 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. 

ANA appoints new president and CEO | Aviation

Submitted By: stattimes on February 16, 2017

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ANA appoints new president and CEO | Aviation

Yuji Hirako, executive vice president and member of the Board, has been appointed as president and CEO from April 1 this year for Japan based airline ANA. He succeeds Osamu Shinobe, who will become vice chairman of ANA HOLDINGS on the same date.

Bolloré Logistics Chile handles transformer with Antonov An-225 | Supply Chain

The Projects teams of Bolloré Logistics Chile handled the transportation of a 155-tonne transformer from São Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago, Chile, using the Antonov An-225, the world's biggest airplane.

Cargo volume up for Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon in January | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon see increase in both the number of passengers carried and the volume of cargo and mail uplifted in January this year compared to the same month in 2016.

flydubai to fly to three new destinations from June 2017 | Aviation

Dubai based carrier flydubai has added three new destinations for the upcoming summer season. Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro are the latest destinations to join flydubai’s growing network and will operate from June to September 2017.

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