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BUD Airport sees record cargo traffic numbers in October

Budapest airport cargo terminal   Budapest Airport (BUD)’s October traffic results show that the airport is an increasingly popular hub for air cargo. During the month, it processed 13,313 tonnes of freight, a 23 percent increase, year-over-year, making it the largest traffic figure ever recorded at the hub during October. “As of today,

IATA reports demand increased only 2 percent in September

  September traffic data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows a sluggish 2 percent year-over-year growth in demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) – less than half of the five-year average growth rate of 5.1 percent. The report is essentially on par with the WorldACD’s September analysis, which reported

Med-View Airline Restructures, Sacks 60 Workers

Nigerian domestic carrier, Med-View Airline, has sacked about 60 members of its staff comprising pilots, engineers and crew members. The workers were said to have been served the termination letters on October 5, with a clause that they would be reconsidered for employment when the situation improves. The Executive Director, Business Development, Med-View

Primera Air: Passengers stranded as airline collapses

  A budget airline that began offering long-haul flights from UK airports earlier this year, including Stansted to the US, has collapsed. Primera Air said it was ceasing all operations at midnight on Monday after 14 years of operations. Flights to Washington and New York due to leave Stansted on Monday night were

Airlines’ Fortunes Soar in Nigeria

A  new wave of confidence has animated the air travel sector with erstwhile struggling airlines now acquiring state-of-the-art airplanes to replace leased equipment. With lending rate as low as 10 per cent on liquidity inflow to the sector, local airlines are now buying aircraft like Embraer 145, Bombardier CRJ900 and even

Osaka International airport Closed due to Typhoon Jebi

Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Osaka, Japan, on Sept 4, 2018.PHOTO: KYODO VIA REUTERS   SIA cancels Singapore-Osaka flights after airport closure due to Typhoon Jebi. Japan's Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage Singapore Airlines (SIA) has cancelled four flights to Osaka yesterday following the closure of

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