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US, Mexico Aviation Deal Removes Flight Limits

November 21, 2014

The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement to expand passenger and cargo air service that would remove current limits on the number of airlines that can provide passenger service on routes between the two countries.
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US, Mexico Aviation Deal Removes Flight Limits

IATA Sees 4.1 Percent Air Freight Annual Growth

October 22, 2014

The outlook for air freight demand is improving after several years in the doldrums, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday.
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IATA Sees 4.1 Percent Air Freight Annual Growth

Asiana To Pay USD$55 Mln In Price-Fixing Case

October 14, 2014

Asiana has agreed to pay USD$55 million to settle allegations in a US class action that it conspired with other airlines to fix rates for shipping air cargo, according to court papers.
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Asiana To Pay USD$55 Mln In Price-Fixing Case

Etihad Q3 Revenue Jumps 29 Percent

October 14, 2014

Etihad Airways, which plans to buy a 49 percent stake in struggling Alitalia, said third-quarter revenue rose 29 percent due to passenger and cargo growth.
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Etihad Q3 Revenue Jumps 29 Percent

Lufthansa Cargo Cautiously Optimistic For Q4

October 10, 2014

Lufthansa Cargo is cautiously optimistic for the fourth quarter and expects a seasonal upturn in demand during the Christmas period, according to its chief executive.
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Lufthansa Cargo Cautiously Optimistic For Q4

Pilots To Strike At Lufthansa Cargo

October 7, 2014

German pilots union VC has called a strike at Lufthansa Cargo for October 8-9 in a dispute over retirement benefits.
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Pilots To Strike At Lufthansa Cargo

FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations

September 12, 2014

The US FAA has proposed a combined total of more than USD$430,000 in penalties for five companies, including FedEx, British Airways and American Eagle Airlines, for alleged violations of safety and hazardous material regulations.
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FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations

NTSB Blames Pilot Errors, Fatigue For 2013 UPS Crash

September 9, 2014

The fatal crash of a United Parcel Service cargo plane at an Alabama airport last year resulted from pilot errors that caused it to clip trees and hit the ground just short of the runway, the NTSB said on Tuesday.
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NTSB Blames Pilot Errors, Fatigue For 2013 UPS Crash

Air France-KLM Accelerates Low-Cost Plans

September 4, 2014

Air France-KLM has announced plans to accelerate the development of its low-cost unit and cut back freighter operations in its latest efforts to boost competitiveness.
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Air France-KLM Accelerates Low-Cost Plans

Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Get Freight JV Approval

September 3, 2014

Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways will launch a freight service joint venture between Japan and Europe after gaining antitrust approval in Japan.
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Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Get Freight JV Approval