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Airbus hints at A350 or A380 freighter

July 8 - Following reports in the international media that aircraft manufacturer Airbus plans to develop an A350 XWB freighter - offering around 90 tonnes of cargo capacity - an Airbus spokesperson has said there are no immediate proposals for a freight-o

The spokesperson revealed to HLPFI: "Airbus is positioning on the safe side - with the mid-size A330-200F at 70 tonnes facing the air cargo market's uncertainties.
"In the longer term there are two additional Airbus freighter possibilities - the A350 and A380 - depending on where the market goes. We'll leave the door open but mid-size is safe for now."
Commenting on the A350XWB specifically the Airbus spokesperson said that its priority is to produce and deliver the passenger aircraft, in line with its customers needs.

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CLA adopts CHAMP solution

May 29 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has implemented CHAMP’s weight and balance solution for advanced load planning.
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Flinders prepares for Konecranes delivery

May 29 - Flinders Port Holdings will take delivery of a Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour crane at its facilities in Port Adelaide, Australia during August.
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BigRoll Beaufort moves for Virginia wind farm

May 29 - Roll Group has transported wind energy components using its vessel BigRoll Beaufort to assist in the construction of a wind farm 27 miles (43 km) off the coast of Virginia, USA.
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Urgent action needed on keyworker designation

May 29 - The heads of the maritime, labour and aviation organisations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation.
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