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Cargo traffic to double in 20 years, according to Boeing forecast

Boeing projects air cargo operators will need more than 2,600 freighters over the next two decades to keep up with increasing global freight traffic, which is expected to double with 4.2 per cent growth annually. The 980 new medium and large freighters and 1,670 converted freighters will go toward replacing older airplanes and growing the […]

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Icelandair adds more flight times

Starting May 2019, Icelandair will be adding new departures from Keflavik Airport to better serve its North American customers. These departures are additions to current connecting times, which are early in the morning and afternoon. These changes are also related to the ongoing renewal of the Icelandair fleet of aircraft. The airline has already received […]

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Taxi match for Munich Airport

Taking a taxi from Munich Airport into the city center is now less expensive because of an innovative collaboration between Lufthansa and a new taxi-sharing service. With mytaximatch, passengers and travellers can share a taxi into the city center of Munich, with savings of up to 50 per cent. Depending on the route and the […]

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Canada Jetlines advances licensing process

In preparation for its first flight in 2019, Canada Jetlines, has cleared its first hurdle by successfully submitting operations manuals to Transport Canada to receive its Air Operator Certificate. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., Canada Jetlines is a new ultra-low-cost carrier that plans to operate flights across Canada and non-stop service to the U.S., Mexico and […]

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Cathay Pacific, Boeing donate world’s first 777 to aviation museum

Cathay Pacific and Boeing have donated the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic 777-200 airplane (line number WA001 and registered B-HNL) flew from Cathay Pacific’s home airport in Hong Kong to Tucson, Arizona last month. The […]

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