Boeing 737 MAX can resume commercial operations

The FINANCIAL — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rescinded the order that halted commercial operations of Boeing (NYSE: BA) 737-8s and 737-9s. The move will allow airlines that are under the FAA’s jurisdiction, including those in the U.S., to take the steps…

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Qantas celebrates 100th birthday

The FINANCIAL — Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (QANTAS) today marks 100 years since it was founded in the Australian outback. On 16 November 1920, two veterans of the Australian Flying Corps, Hudson Fysh and Paul McGinness, together with local grazier…

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Lufthansa starts free COVID-19 antigen testing

The FINANCIAL — On November 12, Lufthansa will start the first test runs for comprehensive Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on selected routes between Munich and Hamburg. In close cooperation with Munich and Hamburg airports as well as with the biotech companies Centogene…

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Air Canada Rouge returned to the skies

The FINANCIAL — The departure of Air Canada flight AC1810 from Toronto to Cancun on November 2 marked the return of Air Canada Rouge to the skies. “Air Canada Rouge remains an important part of our overall strategy in rebuilding Air Canada’s global network. As leisure traffic…

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Singapore Airlines achieved Envirotainer’s QEP accreditation

The FINANCIAL — Singapore Airlines has achieved Envirotainer’s Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Program (QEP) accreditation.  QEP recognises SIA’s proficiency and capability in managing Envirotainer’s temperature-controlled container shipments in accordance with industry standards.  SIA is the first airline to be accredited…

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Air cargo recovery continues

The FINANCIAL — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was 8% below previous-year levels…

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KLM Cityhopper introduces VR training for pilots

The FINANCIAL — KLM subsidiary KLM Cityhopper has a fleet of Embraers serving European destinations. It decided to investigate the capabilities of VR in an effort to respond more flexibly to pilots’ differing training needs. “Virtual Reality (VR) makes training more accessible.…

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Alaska Airlines and Microsoft collaborate to cut carbon emissions

The FINANCIAL — Microsoft Corp. employees who fly between their global headquarters in Redmond, Washington, and California on Alaska Airlines will fly more sustainably thanks to the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover their business travel. The SAF, supplied by…

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Qatar Airways delivered three Airbus A350-1000

The FINANCIAL — Qatar Airways is excited to announce it has taken delivery of three more Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, reaffirming its position as the largest operator of Airbus A350 aircraft with 52 in its fleet. All three A350-1000 are fitted with the…

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