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February 6, 2018
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A pair of giant pandas Hua Bao and Jin Baobao arrived to Helsinki-Vantaa airport 18. January 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Pandas new home is in Ahtari zoo, Finland’s largest wild zoo in south Ostrobothnia. The two pandas have been given Finnish names. Hua Bao will be known as Pyry (snowfall) and Jin Baobao has been named Lumi (snow).
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Alaska Airlines has restrictions on shipping pets in cargo. Breed restrictions Brachycephalic or “short-nosed” dogs and cats are not accepted for travel in the cargo compartment on our flights (including flights operated by Horizon, SkyWest, or PenAir). Japan Airlines says that the airline’s international cargo performance in 2017 has been quite good, and that the company expects revenue from cargo and logistics. Cargolux’s Niek van der Weide who assumed the position of executive vice-president of sales and marketing following Robert van de Weg’s departure in November 2014, is to retire in February. Congrats to Mike Rolfe as Rerional Operations Manager AF/KLM.

Also is was reporterd that Bill Savage, retired from , was both retired and passed away. Good news is that he was spotted heving dinner with friends last week!

Airbus Sighs of Relief The future of the Airbus A380 is looking more secure following the news the Emirates has ordered 36 aircraft, in a deal worth 58.7 billion UAE dirhams ($16 billion). Late last year. The deal is for 20 firm orders and 16 options, and the additional A380s will be delivered from 2020 onwards.

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder that uses people and software to manage the complexity of international trade. It replaces traditional logistics systems of telephone, fax and layers of processing systems with technology, offering software along with the services of experienced logistics and customs experts.

Turkish Airlines has ordered three more Boeing 777F aircraft in additrion to two ordered previously."These freighter orders will surely contribute to our significant target for establishing a young and efficient cargo fleet,” said M. İlker Aycı, chairman of the board and the executive committee of Turkish Airlines

The spokesperson continued: “The acquisition of B777Fs to our freighter fleet fits our vision to be among the one of top five cargo carriers by 2023.

Posted 1:36 pm, February 6, 2018
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