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Month: September 2014

Pegasus widens its network

Pegasus Airlines has expanded its network with new routes in the African continent with two new destinations in Egypt. 

Nigerian airport authority denies Ebola at Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has denied that an outbreak of Ebola is imminent at Murtala Muhammed Lagos

Question of Manston’s future to drag on

The fate of Manston Airport may not be known for months, despite the fact that its owners have now sold

DHL tests cargo drones in Deutschland

A cargo drone pilot project to deliver medicine to Germany's North Sea island of Juist is to be undertaken by DHL,

Aeroflot faces further falls in freight tonnage

Aeroflot's cargo and mail volumes continue to be weak, with a slight rise of 119 tonnes in August compared to

AfA wins day on Carnet rules

THE Airforwarders Association (AfA) has welcomed the US Census Bureau's decision to keep the Carnet exemption in place for temporary

LATAM’s slow August due to weak imports

LATAM Airlines' revenue ton kilometres (RTK) has dipped to 344 million in August, from 346 million in July, which it

Third Hong Kong runway clears another environmental hurdle

Plans to expand Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) with a third runway have passed another hurdle with the endorsement of

IATA: 2014 demand is stagnant

Traffic volumes are up five per cent on a year ago, thanks to a solid rise in July, and demand

North America beckons for Jettainer

This week unit load device specialist Jettainer is to announce a new North American customer and the ULD firm's new

Air China August tonnage increases but so does capacity

Air China handled 126,534 tonnes of cargo in August, recording increases on both a year-on-year and month-on-month basis.

FAA proposes hazardous cargo fines up to $195,000

The US government's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing fines of between $54,000 and $195,000 against British Airways, FedEx, Linvin

Middle East airports keep pole position in traffic

Middle East airports have seen growth of 9.6 per cent, year-to-date (YTD), with expansion at the Dubai World Central and

Strike action impacts AF-KLM cargo

AIR FRANCE-KLM MARTINAIR (AF-KL-MP) has suffered and could continue to suffer from strike action by the pilots union, Syndicat National

Dubai World Central plans 16 million tonne capacity

An eight square kilometre cargo facility  able to handle 16 million tonnes a year is to be built at Dubai

NTSB: pilot error, fatigue kills

The fatal crash of UPS flight 1354 on 14 August last year which killed the two pilots was the result

Swiss WorldCargo signs deal with forwarder network WCA.

Swiss WorldCargo, the freight division of Swiss International Air Lines, has entered into a new partnership agreement with freight forwarder

Hybrid airship developer seeks partners

Cargo airship manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) is seeking partners for freight services for transporting mining equipment and high value

Ljubljana Airport to join Fraport

Fraport will pay 177.1 million euros ($229.3 million) to acquire a 75.5 per cent stake in Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport,

Slow August sees a dip for Air France-KLM

Air France-KLM (AF-KLM) has seen its revenue tonne kilometres (RTK) dip to 833 million in August, down from July, continuing

Airbridge International Agencies selected as GSA for Leisure Cargo in Austria

Airbridge International Agencies (AIA) has been selected as the general sales agent for Leisure Cargo in Austria and will take

Airbus and South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre research fuel cell aicraft

Airbus and South Africa's National Aerospace Centre are to co-fund fuel cell research by Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Systems for

IATA: July sees possible sea change in freight demand

The International Air Transport Association's (IATA) July cargo traffic figures suggest an upsurge in demand for freight services.

Debate rages over UK capacity

Increasing UK airport capacity is a growing debate in the country and with 10 months still to go before the

Air France-KLM-Martinair accelerate freighter retirement

Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo (AF-KL-MP) is to speed up the withdrawal of its Boeing MD-11 Freighters because of the moribund airfreight

Airport campaign warning of £45bn cost to UK economy

No more runway capacity could cost the UK up to £45 billion ($74.4 billion) between 2021 and 2080, the Let

A third of freight forwarders foresee cargo drones by 2029

More than a third of freight forwarders believe drones will be used for the future distribution of cargo and 42

ICAO: NOTAM could be key to conflict zone avoidance

Notice to airmen (NOTAM) could act as the alert system for conflict zone avoidance in cooperation with an information sharing

Asia Pacific gets stronger

Rising freight tonne kilometres (FTK) for the Asia Pacific airlines in July could be indicating a return to stronger growth

Transportation security administration head to address TIACA forum

Transportation security administration (TSA) administrator John Pistole will address delegates at The International Air Cargo Association's Air Cargo Forum (ACF)

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