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LUG aircargo handling has signed long-term contracts with China Southern Airlines and Air Baltic to perform freight-handling services at Frankfurt Airport. LUG’s contract with China Southern covers six freighter flights per week and brings with it a potential to handle 45,000 tonnes per year, while the cargo-handler’s agreement with Air Baltic offers a potential annual airfreight volume of 150 tonnes.
JetBlue Airways and Turkish Airlines have established an interline agreement, connecting the airlines’ networks at John F. Kennedy International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Under the new partnership, travelers at either airport will be able to transfer between Turkish Airlines- and JetBlue-operated flights while benefiting from one-stop ticketing.
Safi Airways has obtained International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit certification after passing its February audit. The Afghan carrier will remain on the IOSA registry until February 2014, when a subsequent audit will be warranted.
Worldwide Flight Services will open a 3,000-meter facility at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on June 1. The operations will be run by 20-year industry veteran Martijn de Regt. The new facility is part of WFS’ extended expansion into Scandinavia.
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