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Flying over Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico: if planning fails, execution fails

By Jose Ricardo Botelho Aviation plays a crucial role in global supply chains, particularly in transporting perishable and high-value goods, which account for 80% of the value of goods transported worldwide. Despite the challenges and downturns imposed by the pandemic, the aviation industry has grown. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of cargo flights and cargo tonnage carried in Latin America and the Caribbean. The cargo capacity to and from the region recorded a compound annual growth rate of 9.7% between 2011 and 2019. Additionally, the proportion of capacity offered on dedicated cargo services increased from 12% in 2016 to 16% in 2021. This is largely due to the growing e-commerce market in the [...]

2023-01-27T20:35:01+02:00January 27th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Air France-KLM orders four A350Fs to modernise the fleet of Martinair, part of KLM Group

Source: Airbus The Air France-KLM Group has placed a firm order for four A350Fs, the brand new Airbus widebody freighter, to be operated by Martinair Holland N.V., a Dutch cargo airline headquartered and based in Amsterdam Schiphol airport, and part of KLM Group. The A350F’s will allow the airline to retire its existing older generation freighters and replace them with a clean sheet cargo aircraft that offers a big step towards more sustainable cargo operations. “We are delighted to make this major step forward to the A350F. It accelerates Air France KLM Martinair Cargo sustainability ambitions with significant improvement on fuel emissions and complying with most stringent ICAO Chapter 14 for noise and CAEP 8 for NOx. We are fit [...]

2023-01-27T20:40:44+02:00January 27th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Highlights Department’s Work to Combat Human Trafficking

Source: US DOT January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month The U.S. Department of Transportation is marking National Human Trafficking Prevention Month by taking several actions to raise awareness about human trafficking and how to recognize and prevent this terrible crime. Combating human trafficking in the transportation sector is a top priority for the Department. "Every year, human traffickers seek to use America's transportation systems to facilitate unspeakable crimes," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. "National Human Trafficking Prevention Month is an opportunity for us to redouble our anti-trafficking efforts by making sure travelers know how to recognize and report the warning signs and by embracing innovative approaches and strategies like the ones we're recognizing today." According to the International Labour Organization, [...]

2023-01-27T20:43:31+02:00January 27th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Iberia incorpora Belice a su red de destinos en Centroamérica gracias a un acuerdo con TAG Airlines

Fuente: Iberia Las dos aerolíneas estrecharon lazos en Fitur con un convenio interlineal, mediante el que los clientes de Iberia ya podrán viajar a este país y a otros destinos del interior de Guatemala como Flores, Tikal y Puerto Barrios El presidente y CEO de Iberia, Javier Sánchez-Prieto, se reunió en Fitur con el presidente de Guatemala, Alejando Giammattei. En la firma del acuerdo entre ambas empresas estuvieron presentes Marcela Toriello y Julio Gamero, presidenta y CEO de TAG Airlines, respectivamente Iberia también mantuvo reuniones con las autoridades de INGUAT y firmó una Carta de Intenciones para impulsar un acuerdo de promoción turística con Guatemala, el país socio de esta edición de Fitur En el marco de la Feria Internacional [...]

2023-01-27T20:29:27+02:00January 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Boeing Advances STEM Education, Talent in San Antonio with $2.3 Million Investment

Source: Boeing Multi-year commitment with Kelly Heritage Foundation expands reach for STEM education and workforce development Boeing to develop exhibits and curriculum for San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology Tech Port Center + Arena renamed as the Boeing Center at Tech Port A new partnership between Boeing and the Kelly Heritage Foundation - an educational nonprofit organization affiliated with Port San Antonio - will expand STEM learning and workforce development across South Texas. The seven-year partnership and $2.3 million investment will strengthen the region's STEM talent and enhance programming supported by the foundation, including those developed by the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT), headquartered at the Port's tech campus. "Boeing is a crown jewel of American [...]

2023-01-27T20:16:24+02:00January 27th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Airbus steps up its quest for new talent to prepare the future of aerospace

Source: Airbus More than 13,000 people to be hired by the company worldwide in 2023 To support its commercial aircraft ramp-up, meet challenges in defence, space and helicopters, Airbus intends to recruit more than 13,000 people globally in 2023. Around 7,000 of these will be newly created posts across the company. The new hires will be instrumental in supporting our industrial ramp-up and Airbus’ ambitious decarbonisation roadmap and preparing the future of aviation. “In 2022 we welcomed more than 13,000 new employees within Team Airbus around the world, in a complex environment which tested our resilience and attractiveness as a global employer." said Thierry Baril, Chief Human Resources & Workplace Officer of Airbus. "Following the success of our recruitment last [...]

2023-01-27T20:20:18+02:00January 27th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Proponent: newest ALTA affiliate member

Source: ALTA Proponent joins the Latin American & Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) as an affiliate member after over 10 years of supporting as a sponsor, the ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference, even during the years of the pandemic.  As an employee-owned company, Proponent is a global aerospace parts distribution and supply chain solutions company headquartered in California, USA, with over 50 years of experience supporting airlines, MROs, and OEMs worldwide.  Proponent works to find the right solution for their customers by better understanding their needs and tailoring customer-centric programs that create sustainable value.  Their primary goal is to be a fast, easy, and reliable partner for their customers. “One of the strengths of Proponent is its worldwide inventory and [...]

2023-01-26T14:45:59+02:00January 26th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ACI-LAC Welcomes Centerline Airport Partners as a New Affiliate Member

Source: ACI-LAC Centerline Airport Partners, a global company specializing in financing, investment, development, and management of airports, is now part of the Airports Council International – Latin America and Caribbean (ACI-LAC) World Business Partner network. Centerline Airport Partners, based in Vancouver, Canada, and with affiliate and investor participation in the United States, Dubai, and Latin America has experience managing Public-Private Partnership (“3P”) contracts in multiple jurisdictions and working with challenging Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (“EPC”) projects including greenfield airports. Centerline Airport Partners also have deep roots in securing re-financing for airport projects, and delivering world-class service to multiple stakeholders with their industry-leading 5-star Skytrax vision combined with ACI-ASQ leading airports and results focused on excellence in customer experience. Centerline Airport [...]

2023-01-26T14:52:23+02:00January 26th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

American Airlines Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Financial Results

Source: American Airlines American Airlines Group Inc.  reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2022 financial results, including: Fourth-quarter and full-year net income of $803 million and $127 million, or $1.14 per diluted share and $0.19 per diluted share, respectively. Excluding net special items1, fourth-quarter and full-year net income of $827 million and $328 million, or $1.17 per diluted share and $0.50 per diluted share, respectively. Record fourth-quarter revenue of $13.2 billion, which represents a 16.6% increase over the same period in 2019, despite flying 6.1% less capacity. Ended the year with $12 billion of total available liquidity, after prepaying a $1.2 billion term loan during the fourth quarter. Company continues to execute on its plan to pay down $15 billion of [...]

2023-01-26T14:24:29+02:00January 26th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to eliminate plastic cups on board

Source: Alaska Airlines Plastic cups? We sent ‘em packing. We’re excited to announce the completion of our transition to paper cups for inflight beverages, a move which eliminates more than 55 million plastic cups annually and replaces them with a more planet-friendly alternative. Here are some of the ways we’re eliminating our top sources of plastic waste on board to reduce our impact on the environment and help keep the places we live & fly beautiful: Eliminating plastic cups on board with responsibly-sourced paper cups. Encouraging guests to #FillBeforeYouFly to plant more trees. Ditching plastic straws & stir sticks in 2018. All inflight beverages on Alaska flights are now served in Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper cups or reusable [...]

2023-01-26T14:28:39+02:00January 26th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|