Air Cargo Demand Down 3.3% in January 2020

Air Cargo Demand Down 3.3% in January 2020

  Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometers (*CTKs), decreased by 3.3% in January 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. ”January marked the...
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COVID-19 Hits January Passenger Demand

COVID-19 Hits January Passenger Demand

  Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for January 2020 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 2.4% compared to January 2019. This was down...
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How will 5G transform air travel?

How will 5G transform air travel?

SITA, the leading IT provider for the air transport industry, has made six predictions about how ultra-fast 5G networks will bring major change for airports, airlines, and passengers. With download speeds of up to 400MB per second, 5G will be...
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European Commission Rejects Slot Rule Suspension Demands

European Commission Rejects Slot Rule Suspension Demands

The European Commission (EC) is rejecting for now demands by the airline industry to suspend slot rules for congested airports, even as the industry struggles with a massive demand reduction in some markets. “We need solid data”, Henrik Hololei, director.....
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STANSTED EXAMINES FLIGHTPATHS AFTER HEATHROW’S FAILED RUNWAY BID

STANSTED EXAMINES FLIGHTPATHS AFTER HEATHROW’S FAILED RUNWAY BID

London Stansted has begun redesigning its flightpaths to improve capacity after Heathrow’s bid for a new runway was denied last week. As part of the UK’s airspace modernisation program, all airports must review their operations up to an altitude of...
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Update: More Covid-19 flight cancellations

  American Airlines and Ryanair have become the latest airlines to temporarily cut flights to northern Italy after a drop in demand over the spread of coronavirus in the region. Meanwhile, Ryanair is reducing its short-haul programme, mostly to and...
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The Airbus A330 Vs Airbus A340 – Which Aircraft Is Better?

The Airbus A330 Vs Airbus A340 – Which Aircraft Is Better?

When Airbus struck out to build a successor to its first aircraft, the Airbus A300, they began to build two different planes. The Airbus A330 for domestic and medium-haul routes, and a long-range Airbus A340 designed to compete with the famous...
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