Archive for the ‘Airline Industry’ Category

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre
Robert Keen Ever increasing air cargo volumes at Heathrow are only exacerbating age-old problems for companies that have to use the airport’s cargo centre, widely known as the horseshoe, says the head of the UK’s trade association for freight forwarders. Robert Keen, the British International Freight...
November 1st, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal
Starlight Express, the Nepalese independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for Japan Airlines Cargo (JAL Cargo). As an official representative for JAL Cargo, Starlight Express has committed to selling cargo space on the airline’s...
October 27th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited

Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited
end of an era? Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited and Monarch Travel Group Limited All flights from the UK, operated by Monarch Airlines, have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled All Monarch flights to the UK today and for the next two weeks will be replaced with alternative...
October 2nd, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Holidays | Read More

Flame-defying maritime pilots recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Flame-defying maritime pilots recognized with IMO bravery accolade
Two members of the Houston Pilots in the United States are to receive the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. The pair will be recognized for their role in averting a major tragedy when the ship they were piloting broke down and burst into flames after colliding with mooring dolphins. Despite...
August 1st, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Awards, HR, IMO | Read More

Alitalia in extraordinary administration – U.S. Chapter 15 recognition order

Alitalia in extraordinary administration – U.S. Chapter 15 recognition order
6 JULY 2017 BY GARBAMAR At the hearing held yesterday morning, 5 July 2017, before Judge Sean H. Lane of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, ALITALIA finally succeeded in getting legal recognition of its domestic bankruptcy procedure (the Extraordinary Administration). As...
July 6th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation | Read More

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause
Chris Jones The Aviation Insurance Clauses Group (AICG) has published a new model EU contract continuation clause (reference AVN 121). The AICG was established in June 2005 by the International Underwriting Association of London and the Lloyd’s Market Association.  It publishes non-binding standard...
June 19th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hill Dickinson partner Joanna Kolatsis chaired session at era regional airline conference 2017

Hill Dickinson partner Joanna Kolatsis chaired session at era regional airline conference 2017
Joanna Kolatsis Joanna Kolatsis, partner and head of aviation travel at international law firm Hill Dickinson, chaired the first session of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) Regional Airline Conference 2017. The event, that took place on 29th March in Copenhagen, brought together representatives...
March 30th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it
Paddy Crumplin The International Labour Organization (ILO) has upheld allegations of the illegal victimisation of trade union leaders by Thai Airways. The complaint was taken to the United Nations body by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its Thai unions, and the ITF is now...
March 24th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Communication, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

It’s lift off… as work on Hong Kong’s third runway gets underway

It’s lift off… as work on Hong Kong’s third runway gets underway
Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, built in the late 1990s on reclaimed land, is expanding to include a third runway. In preparation for this expansion, the Airport  Authority selected Fugro to carry out the necessary site characterisation investigations. Site investigation...
December 8th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Airline unions condemn ‘appalling harassment’ of airport worker in Clarkson row

Airline unions condemn ‘appalling harassment’ of airport worker in Clarkson row
Sam Dawson Global union the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and German union ver.di have condemned the victimisation of a Stuttgart Airport worker caught up in a row created by TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson. The check in agent, Manuel Pereira, is a member of ver.di, whose air transport...
November 18th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Press and Media | Read More

Forwarders welcome positive signs on Heathrow

Forwarders welcome positive signs on Heathrow
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is pleased that the UK Government appears to be ready to stop its procrastination about the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight...
October 10th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, European Union, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Aviation industry en route for Bermuda conference

Aviation industry en route for Bermuda conference
Hamilton, Bermuda, October 7, 2016—Close to 100 delegates are set to attend a major aviation event in Bermuda next week, bringing together air-finance and aircraft registration experts from Europe, the US, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The sixth annual Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit, hosted by...
October 7th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry
For years,  Air France and KLM  have  been highly dedicated to the global maritime industry, with focus on seamans travel . Special attention and development of solutions that have supported the marine crewing industry have put Air France KLM in to its leading  global position. In recent years these...
September 26th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maritime Skills Academy announces partnership with MAST

Maritime Skills Academy announces partnership with MAST
.. Maritime Skills Academy is delighted to announce a partnership with MAST, combining their expertise to deliver a full suite of MCA accredited Helideck Safety Training courses. Specialists in global aviation, MAST provides aviation support and training services to clients across the Maritime industry. The...
September 5th, 2016 | Academia, Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Education and Training, HR | Read More

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-
At Chios Airport We welcome the inauguration of Paros’ airport today by Greece’s prime minister despite the opposition’s silly media uploads and we invite PM Alexis Tsipras to give the go ahead here and now for the ailing Chios airport! A timely reminder by John Faraclas:  It is a must for the...
July 29th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, Construction, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Aviation conference to be held in Bermuda

Aviation conference to be held in Bermuda
BDA Business Development Manager Kevin Richards, centre, with (from left) Len Cormier and Thomas Dunstan of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Hamilton, Bermuda,  July 11, 2016—Bermuda will host the island’s first aviation industry conference later this year, attracting air-finance and aircraft...
July 11th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow
ITF’s Steve Cotton Airport workers will unite across borders tomorrow, 1 June, to deliver the message that while airlines and airports are getting richer their workers are being paid less, worked more, and having their job security torn away. Workers will be flying banners and leafleting in over...
May 31st, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…
John Faraclas It is not always the figures, but the results that make the difference in any given market and situation… John Faraclas shipping market briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just lost one point today and at 624 creates havoc in the markets. The volatile Capers and its respective BCI 2014...
May 23rd, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Whilst awaiting something more concrete on the MS804

Whilst awaiting something more concrete on the MS804
A SAR miltary plane from Egypts Air Force flying over the area of the accident Latest from the SAR of the unaccountable MS804 flight of Egypt Air, thanks to Laskaridis Shipping and its vessel Oceanus These are news exchanged between the master of the m/v “Oceanus” and Laskaridis’...
May 20th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Flame in the sky…

Flame in the sky…
The Oceanus, the first vessel on the scene to search for the ill-fated Egypt air plane… Flame in the sky… Was that the ill-fated  MS804 Egypt Air A320? Could that be the plane south of the Greek Island of Karpathos in Greece’s south eastern seas? The “Oceanus”, a bulker operated...
May 19th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Story of the Day | Read More

IPA: UPS Pilots to Honor German Picket Lines at Cologne Bonn Airport

IPA: UPS Pilots to Honor German Picket Lines at Cologne Bonn Airport
The ITF HQ’s in London Louisville – Approximately eighty members of the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) working in Cologne, Germany will honor the picket lines of ver.di at the Cologne Bonn airport.  The strike is scheduled to last 24 hours beginning at midnight local Germany time tonight. “Ver.di,...
April 27th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

HILL DICKINSON expands private aviation offering with new appointment

HILL DICKINSON expands private aviation offering with new appointment
Jonathan Russell International law firm Hill Dickinson has expanded its offering in the private aviation sector with the appointment of Jonathan Russell to assist it in the further development of this key area alongside the firm’s existing aviation and superyacht teams.  Jonathan will be joining the...
March 21st, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Nigel Evans Jets off on Singapore Airlines Fellowship Visit

Nigel Evans Jets off on Singapore Airlines Fellowship Visit
Mr Subhas Menon, Regional Vice President Europe; Nigel Evans, Member of Parliament for Ribble Valley; Mr Wilson Yong, General Manager UK & Ireland. Nigel Evans MP visited Singapore Airlines for a unique insight into the world at 39, 000ft. Nigel Evans, Member of Parliament for Ribble Valley, visited...
March 14th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Education and Training | Read More

Cirrus European Migration in Kalamata Airport 26-29 May 2016

Cirrus European Migration in Kalamata Airport 26-29 May 2016
Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association, (COPA), has more than 4000 registered members worldwide, mostly individuals who are passionate about aviation and have invested in a Cirrus aircraft, one of the most technologically advanced single engine, personal light aircraft in production today. The European...
March 8th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More