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Air Charter International is Ready for Expected Rise in World Air Cargo Traffic (Popularity: )
According to the Boeing Company's World Air Cargo Forecast (WACF), "rising jet fuel prices and distress in the financial sector dampened world air cargo growth in 2007 and 2008. However, over the next 20 years, world air cargo traffic will triple compared to current levels."The report goes on to say that "World air cargo traffic will expand at an average annual rate of 5.8% for the next two decades, tripling ...

Air New Zealand Places Third Order for Boeing 787 Dreamliners (Popularity: )
The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today said that Air New Zealand has finalized an order for four additional 787-9s, following on from the airline's announcement in December that it would be placing an order. This is the airline's third order for the popular 787 Dreamliner. With today's announcement, Air New Zealand has ordered a total of eight 787-9 Dreamliners. Deliveries of these four airplanes will take place from 2011 through ...

Air Traffic Controllers Unveil Two Online Resources to Help Air Travelers Try and Avoid Delays This Summer (Popularity: )
Air traffic controllers are unveiling two online resources for air travelers today in an effort to try and help them better navigate what is likely to be a very busy and delay-prone summer travel season. Nobody knows the intricacies of the air traffic control system better than America's air traffic controllers. With tips from these dedicated, experienced professionals who will safely guide flights this summer, travelers will be armed with ...

Air Transport Association and 'SAFE' Agree That Modernized ATC Will Significantly Reduce Fuel Consumption and U.S. Oil Dependence (Popularity: )
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization of the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded Secure America's Future Energy (SAFE) for advancing recognition of the energy-conservation benefits the United States can realize through a comprehensive modernization of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) air traffic control (ATC) system. ATA commends the broad-based approach taken by the Energy Security Leadership Council. "U.S. airlines have a long, successful track record ...

Air Transport Association Comments on DOT Airport Rates and Charges Policy (Popularity: )
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement regarding the Department of Transportation's (DOT) changes to the Federal Aviation Administration Policy on Airport Rates and Charges: "We have not yet had the opportunity to fully assess the new DOT policy on airport financing," said ATA President and CEO Jim May. "Today's announcement, however, brings to mind two ...

Air Transport Association Reports Decline in September Passenger Demand, August Cargo (Popularity: )
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today reported that passenger revenue, based on a sample group of carriers,[1] fell 19 percent in September 2009 versus the same month in 2008. This marks the 11th consecutive month in which passenger revenue has declined from the prior year, fueled primarily by the 10th consecutive month of ticket price declines.Just 2 percent fewer ...

Air-India Charters Introduces Blended Winglets(TM) on 22 Boeing 737-800s (Popularity: )
Air-India Charters, a subsidiary of flag carrier Air India, has ordered 18 Blended Winglet Shipsets to be installed by Boeing as Buyer Furnished Equipment beginning in October 2006. In addition, the carrier has also taken delivery of 4 new Blended Winglet Equipped 737-800s, on lease from ILFC. While return on investment, based on fuel savings alone, is projected to be just three years the economic and performance benefits of Blended ...

AirMedia Signs New Concession Rights Contract to Operate in Wuhan Tianhe Airport (Popularity: )
AirMedia Group Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCN), the operator of the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising, today announced that it recently obtained the contractual concession rights to operate 140 digital TV screens and 130 46-inch digital frames at the newly constructed Terminal 2 of Wuhan Tianhe Airport from April 2008 to April 2011. Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei Province. In 2007 Wuhan Tianhe Airport, ...

Aker American Shipping Secures Permanent Financing for First 10 Product Tankers (Popularity: )
Aker American Shipping has, concurrently with the delivery of the first Product Tanker, closed a senior secured credit facility of $770 million with Fortis as Agent, financing its long term ownership of the first 10 vessels. The facility secures permanent financing for the first 10 product tankers and provides for an advance of $80 million per vessel. The facility refinances the $350 million facility currently in place for the first ...

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Partner With Korean Air (Popularity: )
Travelers in the Pacific Northwest will have better access to Asia because of a new partnership between Korean Air and Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. The carriers have entered into a codeshare agreement and expanded frequent flier partnership that will allow members to earn and redeem miles in either Korean Air's SKYPASS or the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan program. Customers can take advantage of the new partnership from Korean Air's ...