Monthly Archives: January 2024

Swedavia signs cooperation agreement with Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall to promote the development of hydrogen-powered aviation in Sweden and Norway

Swedavia, Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to develop infrastructure for hydrogen aviation at airports in Sweden and Norway. The goal of the collaboration is to, through a preliminary study on hydrogen, develop a framework and review the conditions for a possible rollout of hydrogen-powered aviation […]

Korean Air gets approval from Japan on Asiana merger

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) approved Korean Air’s business combination with Asiana Airlines, marking a significant milestone in the two airlines’ merger process. To date, Korean Air has received approvals from 12 of 14 competition authorities. The approval process commenced in January 2021, when Korean Air submitted its intent to the JFTC. Subsequently, a […]

Delta Air Lines continues to partner with LUG for cargo handling in Frankfurt and Munich

Image source: Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines has extended its partnership with LUG aircargo handling in Frankfurt and Munich, securing a contract extension until 2027. LUG will remain responsible for Delta Cargo’s handling at the German airfreight hubs. The Atlanta-based airline has utilized LUG’s services in Frankfurt for over four years and in Munich […]

Finnair Partners with WFS for Cargo Handling in Paris

Finnair has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, to provide cargo warehouse handling at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, domestic trucking services and cargo reception points across France. The airline operates 28 wide- and narrow-bodied passenger flights per week, connecting the French capital with Helsinki. In addition to general cargoes, […]

Europe’s airports put the needs of passengers with non-visible disabilities centre stage with inaugural guidance

ACI EUROPE, the trade association representing Europe’s airports, today launched the first ever guidance globally for airports assisting passengers with non-visible disabilities.  The latest data from Eurostat estimates that 1 in 4 adults in the EU is living with some form of disability, and approximately 80% of these conditions are non-visible1. Passengers with non-visible or […]

Hainan Airlines Chooses SATS for Cargo Handling in Saudi Arabia

Hainan Airlines has awarded a contract to SATS for cargo handling services in Saudi Arabia. Hainan Airlines operates three Airbus passenger flights a week to Riyadh and Jeddah. The new contract will see SATS providing warehouse handling services for over 2,400 tonnes of import, export, and transit airfreight annually, including special cargo shipments. SATS has […]

Wizz Air Reaches New Record with 60.3 Million Passengers in 2023

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally*, today reveals they transported 60.3 million people in 2023. The result is the highest ever yearly passenger traffic numbers for WIZZ, and a 32% increase compared to 2022. In 2023, Wizz Air launched nearly a hundred new routes, took delivery of 32 brand new […]

Jamco America Enhances Aircraft Efficiency with Integrated Stowage Solutions

Solutions significantly enhance efficiency, functionality, and aesthetics, providing a seamless solution for airlines looking to optimize their aircraft interiors Jamco America, Inc., one of the most experienced interior products suppliers and turnkey aircraft interiors integrators in the aerospace industry, highlights its revolutionary integrated approach to airline stowage systems, aimed at optimizing aircraft functionality and operational […]

IBMATA Border Management and Technologies Summit, Europe 2024, to be Hosted by Czechia Ministry of Interior in Prague

Sharon Ayley, CEO of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA), proudly announces the much-anticipated Border Management and Technologies Summit, Europe 2024. This prestigious event is set to take place from the 27th to the 29th of February in the enchanting city of Prague and is hosted by the esteemed Czechia Ministry of Interior. […]

IATA & ICAO Extend Cooperation on Standards for Dangerous Goods Shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have extended their long-standing cooperation on setting and implementing global standards for the safe carriage of dangerous goods by air. An agreement to this effect was concluded at the IATA Executive Offices in Geneva during a visit by ICAO Secretary General Juan […]