Monthly Archives: July 2022

Air China Partners with WFS for Cargo and Ramp Handling in Liege

Air China has commenced a new three-year cargo and ramp handling agreement with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Liege, Belgium. The airline operates four Boeing 777 freighter flights a week to Liege from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, the capital of Zhejiang Province, returning to China via Madrid. WFS expects to handle over 14,000 tonnes of […]

ATCA and Kenes Partner to Host Global Airspace Integration Event in Madrid

The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) and Kenes Group will be partnering to host a new convention and exposition focused on airspace integration in Madrid the week of September 25th, 2023. The new convention will showcase advanced air mobility, urban air mobility, space integration, and civil and military cooperation. The convention will be co-located with […]

Seko Logistics Rises Up the Rankings as a Top 10 3PL

Above: SEKO Logistics offices at 1111 Chase Avenue in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. SEKO Logistics has seen voted a ‘2022 Top 10 3PL’ in a survey of thousands of buyers of logistics services in North America, capping a year of record growth, which included their biggest-ever global acquisition and the launch of a new ecommerce […]

Commission Approves Further Exploration of Automated Transit Network System at Greenville-Spartanburg Interantional Airport

On July 11, 2022, the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission voted to further explore the potential development of an automated transit network at GSP. The program will be conducted under a Project Development Agreement with Plenary Americas US Holdings Inc. and will explore the installation of electric autonomous vehicles that will transport passengers between the airport’s parking […]

Final data released: Top 20 busiest airports confirmed

Full 2021 data reveals magnitude of industry recovery and confirms complete global air traffic ranking Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its annual World Airport Traffic Dataset, revealing the magnitude of the aviation industry’s recovery and confirming global air traffic rankings for the full year 2021. The World Airport Traffic Dataset is the […]

CAE launches Electric Aircraft Modification Program with Piper Aircraft Inc.

CAE advancing green aviation technology with development of an electric conversion kit for Piper Archer® aircraft CAE and Piper to work on development and commercialization of the technology Two-thirds of CAE’s Archer® fleet to be electrified H55 to provide the aircraft battery system SAFRAN to supply ENGINeUSTM 100 electric smart motor CAE announced at the […]

Innovate UK KTN Launches UK’s First Sustainable Aviation Fuel Business Gateway

A new initiative is launched today to help build the UK sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply chain. To support the Jet Zero Council’s ambition to grow the UK SAF industry and ensure 10% of UK aviation fuel is SAF by 2030, a new Sustainable Aviation Fuel Innovation Programme (SAF IP) has today been launched. The […]

Cape Verde and VINCI Airports sign a concession contract for seven airports across the country

• A 40-year concession contract that will boost the country’s economic growth • A strategy designed to expand the country’s tourism industry and support its environmental transition • The first concession contract signed by VINCI Airports in Africa Ulisses Correia e Silva (Cape Verdean prime minister) and Nicolas Notebaert (Chief Executive Officer of VINCI Concessions […]

AGS Airports and NHS Scotland land £10m funding from Innovate UK for medical drone project

A consortium led by AGS Airports in partnership with NHS Scotland to deliver what will be the UK’s first medical distribution network using drones has secured £10.1 million in funding from the Future Flight Challenge at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). It is the second successful round of funding for the CAELUS (Care & Equity […]