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   Vol. 20 No. 25
Thursday July 1, 2021
Pumpng Traffic for July 1, 2021
Pumping TrafficSWISS to slash fleet 15%, workforce by 20% as business is expected to be about half this summer what it was during summer of 2019 . . . Airbus delivered 50 aircraft in May. Boeing delivered 17 during May, including 10 737 MAX . . . USA domestic load factor is about 87% and that number nearly equals pre-pandemic levels and has had some serious impact on cargo lift with people scrambling for space to cover commitments . . . FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA) have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce collaboration that has been ongoing for more than 25 years, with their first MoU signed in 2006. The collaboration includes the engagement of all actors in safety and security-related topics, the digitalization of the supply chain, the improvement and reinforcement of operational efficiency, and regulatory and policy developments impacting the supply chain worldwide . . . Qatar Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner entered service last Friday June 25th Doha –Milan joining Qatar Airways’ fleet of 53 Airbus A350 and 37 Boeing 787s. Having grounded its fleet of A380s the airline continues to invest in twin-engine aircraft. Additionally on the boards for the stretch B787-9 service are fights via hub Doha to Athens, Barcelona, Dammam, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur and Madrid. QR also announced a codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines, the newest member of oneworld, strengthening its position as the ideal choice for international passengers travelling to and from the United States . . . Although price of kero has spiked recently to 185 cents/gal that cost is still about 10 cents below 2019 levels . . . While the urge to merge with others at a trade show somewhere persists high fever good to consider most European nations vaccination levels are at about 30%, hardly enough to be herd or heard as the case may be . . . By the numbers Airport Council International (ACI) reports for the first quarter 2021cargo traffic across its member European airports rose 10.6% to pre-pandemic 2019. . . SAL Saudi Logistics Services appoints Hesham bin Abdulla Alhussayen as acting Chief Executive Officer. Upon his appointment Hesham bin Abdulla Alhussayen said “I am grateful to the Board for entrusting me with this great leadership responsibility. SAL is moving ahead with our vision to be the logistics partner of choice in a dynamic and globally connected Saudi Arabia as per Vision 2030.”. . .
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