Air Freight News
Qatar Air Plots New Acquisition to Extend Global Growth Push
Qatar Airways Ltd. plans to buy a stake in another foreign airline, extending an expansion push that’s seen the Gulf carrier build up overseas holdings…
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Qatar Air Adds San Francisco After Emirates’ Trump Cuts
Qatar Airways Ltd. announced plans to add San Francisco to its network of U.S. destinations, plotting expansion just days after rival Emirates moved to reduce…
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Vietjet announces five-year plan to enable sustainable growth
Vietjet is to embark on a Five-year Plan to enable sustainable growth beginning 2017. The ambitious plan was announced at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of…
Emirates Shifts Planes East as Trump Ban Stymies U.S. Plans
Emirates will shift aircraft to destinations in Malaysia, Oceania and Africa as the airline seeks alternatives after eliminating 25 weekly flights to the U.S. in…
WestJet announces intent to launch ultra-low-cost carrier
WestJet today announced its intention to launch a new, ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) in Canada subject to agreement with its pilots and any required regulatory approvals.…
VietJet Gets Shareholder Approval to Raise Foreign Ownership Cap
VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co., which controls almost half of Vietnam’s domestic airline market after first taking flight six years ago, received shareholder approval to…
U.S. Airlines Get Break as Emirates Pares Flights on Trump Bans
U.S. airlines stand to benefit from flight cutbacks by Dubai-based Emirates, which blamed President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions for hurting demand from Middle Eastern passengers.
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United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo announce cargo joint venture agreement
Customers will benefit from easy access to a comprehensive combined network, coordinated handling processes and time savings
Malaysia Airlines First to Track Fleet With Satellites
Malaysia Airlines, which lost a wide-body jet with 239 people aboard three years ago in one of history’s most enduring aviation mysteries, has become the…
Aeroflot named strongest brand in Russia
Aeroflot has been named the strongest brand in Russia by Brand Finance, the world's leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy, which earlier this…