Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

BSNL granted authorisation to provide Inmarsat’s in-flight and maritime GX services in India

BSNL granted authorisation to provide Inmarsat’s in-flight  and maritime GX services in India
BSNL granted authorisation to provide Inmarsat’s in-flight  and maritime GX services in India 3 April 2019: Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, today announced that its Indian telecommunications partner, BSNL, has received an In-Flight and Maritime Connectivity...
April 3rd, 2019 | Aviation, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory of hazardous material (IHM) services

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services
… Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services  New IHM service offering coincides with opening of new office in Chandigarh PARIS, CHANDIGARH, SINGAPORE – 2nd APRIL 2019: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the...
April 2nd, 2019 | Aviation, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster
Mick Cash Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster Offshore union RMT today repeated the call for a full public inquiry into helicopter safety in the North Sea as workers from across the industry mark the anniversary of the...
April 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Energy, Health and Safety, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series

China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series
China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series Wednesday 27 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.2 Commentary: China’s secretive lending to Africa By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing China’s footprints are visible in Ethiopia, as in other parts of Africa. This includes a recently expanded...
March 27th, 2019 | Aviation, Banking, Finance | Read More

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance
Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019 Award-winning software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019. The Lincs & Notts...
March 8th, 2019 | Aviation, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 06-Mar-2019 AIRPORT CLOSURE FOR BALINESE NEW YEAR Bali, Indonesia REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS OFF PA-WATER VENTURE SEMBAWANG Singapore Airport closure for Balinese New Year Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Due to Silent Day (Nyepi), which marks the Balinese New Year, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport...
March 6th, 2019 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Feb-2019 PORT/AIRPORT TO CLOSE FOR NYEPI DAY Bali, Indonesia Port/airport to close for Nyepi Day Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Every year, all activities in Bali are halted for Nyepi Day (Silent Day), which marks the Balinese New Year. The port and airport also close for the day. This...
February 13th, 2019 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Descartes helps Nippon Cargo Airlines comply with New Mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Program

Descartes helps Nippon Cargo Airlines comply with New Mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Program
WATERLOO, Ontario, February 5, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), a leading provider of air cargo transportation services, is using the Descartes...
February 5th, 2019 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East
l to r: Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager – Contract Logistics, Ronald Lichtenecker, GAC Dubai’s Managing Director, Vadim Motlik, Lagardère Travel Retail’s UAE CEO, and Alex Pardo, Lagardère Travel Retail’s Supply Chain Director sign the multi-year agreement for the appointment...
February 4th, 2019 | Aviation, Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on 33 points and now stands at 1,372 points – thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit daily and weekly gains. Geopolitics still perplexed! Air-Travel schedules still an issue… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: The weekly BDI’s...
December 7th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, People and Places, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner Air Cargo has doubled the size of its branch in Glasgow following a recent move on the Hillington Park business estate. The airfreight subsidiary of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company has had a base on the estate since 2004 and has moved into a 10,000...
December 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again
NOVEMBER 9, 2018 – This year, the logistics provider will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season. “We are expecting this year’s peak season to...
November 9th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

HMS Queen Elizabeth showcases the best of British engineering

HMS Queen Elizabeth showcases the best of British engineering
F-35 BF-4, BF-5, and Jaguar on the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth – Picture credits: Lockheed Martin Fast jets might be stealing all the headlines as aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts trials of the F-35 Lightning II off the east coast of the USA, but British engineering has also...
October 18th, 2018 | Automobiles, Aviation, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town
TNPA tested a helicopter service to transfer marine pilots at the Port of Cape Town recently, with aircraft making use of the grass and parking area in front of TNPA’s Cape Town administration building [Cape Town, South Africa, 12 October 2018] Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is exploring...
October 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Oct-2018 AIRPORT OPERATING ROUND-THE-CLOCK FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF Sulawesi, Indonesia ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia AREA ON VOLCANO ALERT Sunda Strait, South Lampung, Indonesia Airport operating round-the-clock for emergency relief Thursday, October 4, 2018, Sulawesi, Indonesia Mutiara...
October 4th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Airbus orders first ever automated kite for its cargo ship from Airseas

Airbus orders first ever automated kite for its cargo ship from Airseas
.. Airseas’ pioneering system to improve transport efficiency Hamburg, 4 September 2018 – Airbus has placed a firm order with Airseas during the international maritime trade fair SMM to purchase the first ever automated kite, named SeaWing. SeaWing is an automated kite based on parafoil technology...
September 10th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Markets | Read More

Greek Fraport Profiteering

Greek Fraport Profiteering
Landing in Chios airport Without prejudice Greek Fraport Profiteering, by John Faraclas The other day, I was thinking about the so-called “reforms” that the Greek government is allegedly bound to accomplish. The majority of these promised reforms have either not matured or those that probably have,...
September 4th, 2018 | Aviation, European Union, Insight, Maritime Tourism, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’
Hong Kong-based freight forwarder and logistics company, U-Freight reports that its initiative to expand its presence in the global aviation and aerospace supply chain management market is beginning to take shape. Most recently, it has been working on a worldwide basis with SOAR LP, the leading global...
August 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office
Göran Eriksson, Managing Director of GAC Abu Dhabi (2nd from left) receives the free zone registration certificate from Adel Al Taheri, Acting GM of ADAFZ. Also present: (From left) Sultan Al Amiri, VP – Accounts of ADAFZ and (far right) Richard Rees, Business Manager – Logistics of GAC Abu Dhabi Abu...
July 9th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Jul-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES – MARINE WORKS EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong NEW MOBILE CRANE ORDER TO BOOST HANDLING Sydney, Australia TESTING OF AUV OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore Construction of boundary crossing facilities – marine works east of...
July 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…
Clare Mulley at Women In War Group event. The Women Who Flew for Hitler: Clare Mulley’s brilliant dual biography  By James Brewer  While some of their female contemporaries were beginning to enjoy new freedoms and to be dismissed by menfolk as flighty, two brilliant girls entering adulthood could...
June 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Books, Insight, Military, News | Read More

Freight forwarders welcome MPs’ backing for the expansion of Heathrow Airport … but doubts remain

Freight forwarders welcome MPs’ backing for the expansion of Heathrow Airport … but doubts remain
Robert Keen Speaking after yesterday’s parliamentary vote in favour of the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Whilst BIFA welcomes the positive news from Parliament yesterday, today’s media...
June 26th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion
Robert Keen Speaking ahead of next Monday’s parliamentary vote on the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Hopefully, Monday will see the end of years of procrastination over the expansion...
June 22nd, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fraport scorns general aviation in Greece

Fraport scorns general aviation in Greece
Dr Chris Leontopoulos, Vice-President of the Hellenic Pilots Association 12TH “AVIATION – PRESENT AND FUTURE” CONFERENCE INTERVENTION OF THE HELLENIC PILOTS ASSOCIATION The scientific conference with subject “AVIATION – PRESENT AND FUTURE” was held in Athens for the twelfth year and presented...
June 20th, 2018 | Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency
Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President MOU will include a focus on satellite projects related to IOT and the maritime sector 06  June, 2018: Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hellenic...
June 6th, 2018 | Aviation, IT and Communications | Read More