Etihad Airways picks IBS Software’s cargo management solution

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October 16, 2017: Etihad Airways has entered into a multi-million dollar, multi-year contract with IT solutions provider IBS Software for its cargo management solution, iCargo, to manage the airline’s air cargo sales and operations worldwide. This system will automate its network-wide booking,… Continue Reading

Leslie Thng joins Vistara as CEO

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October 16, 2017: Vistara, a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines and India’s finest full-service carrier has appointed Leslie Thng as Chief Executive Officer effective October 16, 2017. Thng succeeds Phee Teik Yeoh, who returns to Singapore Airlines to take up a senior… Continue Reading

Ulrich Ogiermann leaves Qatar Cargo, moves back to Europe

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October 15, 2017: Qatar Airways’ Chief Cargo Officer Ulrich (Uli) Ogiermann said that he will step down in December this year from his current position at the Doha headquartered global carrier after steering the cargo division of the airline into the… Continue Reading

Air freight innovator Desmond Vertannes joins TIACA’s hall of fame

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October 13, 2017:  Desmond (Des) Vertannes, a seasoned leader known for initiating change and innovation in the air cargo industry, has been inducted to TIACA’s Hall of Fame. Des has fostered and led industry collaboration in e-freight, cargo security, and handling, initiated… Continue Reading

Boeing delivers Air India its 125th airplane

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October 12, 2017: Boeing and Air India recently celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 125thairplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. “Boeing airplanes are, and always have been, the foundation of Air India’s fleet, providing us with the… Continue Reading

Jet Airways introduces three new international flights

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October 10, 2017: Jet Airways is going to introduce three new international services to its already extensive global network this winter, besides reinforcing six existing routes with additional frequencies to meet growing travel demand. The carrier stated in a press release… Continue Reading

Bengaluru airport set to become Aadhaar-enabled by December 2018

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October 9, 2017: By December 2018, Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport is likely to facilitate Aadhaar-enabled entry and biometric boarding system, The Economic Times has reported. The push to the plan has been given by the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL),… Continue Reading

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Rajkot airport

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October 7, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of a greenfield airport in Rajkot. The state government of Gujarat had proposed a greenfield airport at Hirasar, Rajkot as the existing airport is capacity constrained with no further scope… Continue Reading