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Europe’s big three carriers miss out on June cargo

Europe’s big three carriers miss out on June cargo

Carriers, News, Traffic July 18, 2014 at 10:54 am

Airlines in Asia, the Middle East, and North America are mostly reporting solid year-over-year increases in cargo traffic in June. Likewise, handlers at Asia’s big cargo airports are reporting strong volume growth, as are some of the European airports that have so far reported. But Air France-KLM, Lufthansa, and IAG allRead More

GSS hangs onto AOC by a thread

Carriers, Premium Newswire June 23, 2014 at 7:30 am

 The future of embattled Global Supply Systems (GSS), the UK-based operator (49%-owned by Atlas Air) that lost British Airways’ ACMI freighter contract, is not clear. The problem is that while Atlas has stated it would like to keep the UK AOC, under the Civil Aviation Authority’s rules, GSS needs anRead More

What next for Global Supply Systems?

What next for Global Supply Systems?

Carriers, Strategy April 9, 2014 at 7:47 am

UK-based Global Supply Systems (GSS), in which Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is a 49% stakeholder,  was formed in 2002 in order that British Airways World Cargo could continue to ACMI lease freighters from Atlas, while staying compliant with UK law. GSS dry-leased three 747-400Fs from Atlas, and operated them onRead More

The A340 Rides Into the Sunset

The A340 Rides Into the Sunset

Photos+Videos November 11, 2011 at 3:34 pm

This week Airbus announced that it has decided to officially end production of the A340 after a 20 year run. Both the A330 and A340 were launched back in the summer of 1987, at a time when long-range ETOPS was still a new idea. Potential customers with route demands inRead More