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Month: January 2015

First freighter arrives at EuroAirport cargo terminal

The new cargo terminal at EuroAirport welcomed its first freighter on 26 January.

Athens airport sees improvement

The cargo operation at Athens International Airport is growing, despite several years of economic downturn.

TIACA: lower oil price spells trouble

Oil at the low price of $49 per barrel will have negative effects for the world economy, not positive ones

North America boosts HKIA to above 4 million tonnes

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled 4.3 million tonnes of cargo in 2014, up six per cent on 2013, because

Double-digit growth stays with PACTL

SHANGHAI PUDONG INTERNATIONAL AIR CARGO TERMINAL (PACTL) has seen freight volumes increase by 16.1 per cent in 2014 to 1.5

Virgin Atlantic extends Interglobe deal

VIRGIN ATLANTIC CARGO has extended its contract with general sales and service agent (GSSA) InterGlobe in India.

Alitalia cargo plans new routes, frequencies

Seoul, Beijing, Santiago, Mexico City, San Francisco (US) and Shanghai (China) are all new routes from 2015 to 2018 for

North America leads profit rank

Airlines have made a net post-tax profit of $9 billion in the third quarter of 2014, with North America performing

Turkish Airlines Cargo Atatürk facility opens

TURKISH AIRLINES CARGO has begun operations at its new facility at Istanbul Atatürk Airport. Construction started in January last year

IATA Survey: profitability to improve say CFOs

Most airline chief financial officers and cargo heads are expecting profitability to improve in the next 12 months, according to

Regional airports lobby UK government

REGIONAL airports in the UK lobbied the government on 19 January over their concerns about their future.

Schiphol hits 1.6million tonnes in 2014

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL handled 1.6 million tonnes in 2014, up by 6.7 per cent, with North America growing most strongly.

Air Charter Service to spend $15 million over 5 years on online presence

Air Charter Service is to spend about £10 million ($15 million ) over the next five years advancing the company's

European freight traffic rises 3 per cent

Freight traffic in Europe rose three per cent year-on-year in November, with Turkey seeing strong growth, but with Russia falling,

Asia Pacific ends 2014 on high

Asia Pacific airlines have seen freight tonne kilometres (FTK) rise to 5.8 billion in November, because of improved consumer demand

Swiss WorldCargo, Cargologic and SATS sign signed for handling teaming

Swiss WorldCargo, Cargologic and SATS have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cargo handling and information services, and form

UK government asked to step into Manston CPO

The UK government's Department for Transport (DfT) is to review the issue of the Manston Airport site compulsory purchase after

Accra crash investigation

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has started its investigation into the Ethiopian Airline's Boeing 737-400 Freighter crash, which took place

Freighter orders and deliveries are still scant

Airbus did not sell one of its Airbus A330-200 Freighter products in 2014, but delivered one aircraft, while Boeing delivered

Growth surged in 2014 vs 2013

Last year could have seen overall growth of 4.5 per cent, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general

Freight Transport Association appoints CEO

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has appointed David Wells as chief executive officer (CEO).

Dubai combi flights up for AF-KLM

Air France KLM Martinair (AF-KL-MP) Cargo is increasing the number of Boeing 747-400 Combi flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to

2014 was lacklustre year for Europeans

Freight traffic in Europe is expected to have risen by two per cent in 2014, half the level of passenger

$1.2bn Qatar order kicks off Boeing’s 2015

Qatar Airways has confirmed its $1.2 billion order for four Boeing 777 Freighters, while the US aircraft manufacturer annouces it

Manston Airport may start new chapter next week

Manston Airport may yet be revived after the 13 January Thanet District Council scrutiny panel review of the council's cabinet

ANA Aviation Services rebrands with 30 year anniversary

General sales and service agent (GSSA) ANA Aviation Services' corporate group has rebranded in time for its 30 year anniversary.

Oman Air appoints GSSA Air Cargo Logistics for France

Oman Air has appointed Air Cargo Logistics as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) for France.

Cologne Bonn Airport still below predictions despite rise

Cologne Bonn Airport's volumes are still below the 760,000 tonne prediction the airport made two years ago, with 2014 only

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