AAI undertakes expansion of existing airport infrastructure at Tirupati and Kadapa

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September 7, 2017: Airports Authority of India has approved the plan for expansion, strengthening and upgradation of existing airport infrastructure at Tirupati and Kadapa Airport. The project plan for extension and strengthening/resurfacing of existing runway at Tirupati Airport will make the airport… Continue Reading

Global air freight demand sees double digit growth in July

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September 6, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased by 11.4 percent in July 2017 compared to the same period a year ago.… Continue Reading

dnata ropes in Siemens for digitalization of cargo operations in Dubai

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September 6, 2017: dnata has placed an order with Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) to implement a cutting-edge cloud-based software platform for its cargo operations in Dubai. The appointment system will allow all land transport processes up to… Continue Reading

WFS sees North American volumes surge 17 percent in first seven months of 2017

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September 6, 2017: Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) registered a surge of more than 17 percent in total volumes in its near 60 cargo locations across the US in the first seven months of 2017. WFS, which handled over… Continue Reading

Domestic cargo registers 8% growth during FY07-17: ASSOCHAM-Yes Bank study

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September 01, 2017: Domestic cargo has registered a growth of 8 percent at a CAGR during FY07-17, whereas international cargo grew at 6.2 percent annually during the same period, according to an ASSOCHAM-Yes Bank joint study. In India, air trade… Continue Reading

Bird Group interested to acquire Air India’s ground-handling arm

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August 31, 2017: Travel services firm Bird Group has expressed interest in acquiring Air India’s profitmaking ground-handling subsidiary formally, aviation secretary RN Choubey stated while speaking on the sidelines of an Assocham conference. While IndiGo is looking to acquire the… Continue Reading