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2008-11-11 00:00:18

The aviation industry must accelerate implementation of advanced airspace management technologies to counteract pressure from a public increasingly concerned about the environment. That's the message Chris Manning, former chief pilot at Qantas, delivered to 150 aviation experts gathered in Seattle at the industry-focused forum for airlines and air traffic management organizations that are deploying Performance Based Navigation (PBN) worldwide. PBN relies on GPS guidance and advanced...

2008-11-07 09:00:14

Mainline Indian airlines Kingfisher and Jet Airways are expected to slash ticket prices by up to INR1,000 on domestic routes by December 2008, reported The Economic Times. The two private airlines are anticipated to reduce fares in view of the Indian government's planned bailout of the country's aviation industry and falling aviation fuel prices. Oil companies had recently announced a 17% reduction in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices, with the government slashing customs duty on jet...

2008-11-05 06:00:14

SilkAir, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has announced that it will reduce its fuel surcharges for all tickets issued on or after November 7, 2008 for travel on its flights, in line with the recent sustained fall in the price of jet fuel. The airline will reduce the fuel surcharges between Singapore and cities in southeast Asia from $36 to $32 per sector for business class, and from $36 to $28 per sector for economy class. For services between Singapore and all other...

2008-10-21 12:00:29

Gazprom Neft, a producer and marketer of oil and natural gas, has reduced the wholesale price of jet fuel in Russia, effective October 17, 2008. The 12% per tonne price cut for all new contracts will lead to a corresponding jet fuel price decrease at Russian airports. The average decline of jet fuel prices charged by the company's refineries is 30% since August 2008.

2008-10-21 09:00:33

Swiss International Air Lines has announced that it is reducing its fuel surcharges due to the decline in the prices of crude oil and jet fuel. The new lower fuel surcharges will apply to all tickets for air travel originating in Switzerland, issued from October 22, 2008 onwards. According to the airline, the fuel surcharge for long-haul flights will be reduced by CHF26 to CHF144 per sector, and the fuel surcharge for European flights will be lowered by CHF9 to CHF36 per sector.

2008-10-16 06:00:20

German airline Lufthansa has announced that it will reduce its fuel surcharge on its flights due to a decrease in crude oil and kerosene prices. The reduction will apply to all Lufthansa tickets issued on or after October 20, 2008. The fuel surcharge on domestic German and intra-European routes will lower by E3 to E24 per flight segment. On long-haul routes the corresponding fuel surcharge will be decreased by E5 to E92 per flight segment. Lufthansa said that it continually monitors oil...

2008-10-06 12:00:36

GEISMAR, La., Oct. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Producing high quality diesel and jet fuels from animal fats and greases will be the mission of a unique, new plant being constructed by Dynamic Fuels, a joint venture of Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) and Syntroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNM), in Geismar, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. A special groundbreaking ceremony for the plant was held in Geismar today and featured comments from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, as well as Tyson and Syntroleum...

2008-10-04 15:00:15

By VAN DEN BERGH, Roeland RECORD jet fuel prices have hit home, with Air New Zealand downgrading its profit forecast a second time and Qantas announcing fleet and route changes. Air New Zealand says it will now make less than $200 million profit before unusuals and tax for the year to June 30 as fuel surged to US$173 a barrel. The airline's shares fell 3 cents to close at $1.11. Last month Air New Zealand cut profit expectations by about 23 per cent to between $200 million and $220...

2008-10-01 09:00:28

China cuts Q4 jet fuel price by nearly 6.9 pct BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese airlines, which are set to benefit from the ongoing "golden week" travel peak, started their fourth-quarter operation on Wednesday with another good news -- lower jet fuel price. In the forth quarter, jet fuel price on the Chinese mainland was lowered to 7,750 yuan (1,138 U.S. dollars) per ton, nearly 6.9 percent or 570 yuan (83.7 U.S. dollars) less than in the third quarter. The National Development...

2008-10-01 06:00:39

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua by nearly 6.9 pct: "China Cuts Q4 Jet Fuel Price by Nearly 6.9 Pct"] Beijing, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) - Chinese airlines, which are set to benefit from the ongoing "golden week" travel peak, started their fourth-quarter operation on Wednesday with another good news - lower jet fuel price. In the forth quarter, jet fuel price on the Chinese mainland was lowered to 7,750 yuan (1,138 US dollars) per...


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