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Month: June 2015

China to see major cargo airlines merger?

China Southern Airlines declined to confirm Chinese government media reports of a merger between the carrier’s cargo arm, Air China

Hong Kong International Airport handles 4.4 million tonnes

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) claims that in the 2014/15 fiscal year Hong Kong International Airport was the world’s busiest

Volumes fall in April at Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport has seen airfreight volumes drop year-on-year (YOY) by 3.6 per cent in April, as the shift of

ICAO, ITF look at sustainability

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation will work together

Modest rise for Asia Pacific airlines in 2015

Airlines in Asia Pacific saw airfreight volumes rise, “modestly,” by 6.3 per cent during the first five months of 2015,

Post-crisis peak at last

Iceland will become the first European country that hit the financial crisis in 2008 to beat its pre-crisis peak of

2015 is looking good for business

After a period of low business sentiment, airfreight charter profits are expected to see moderate growth this year. The underlying

Europe static but global markets providing growth

In a competitive marketplace, ECS Group chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Bertrand Schmoll, says his firm is finding customers

Competitive times for GSAs on the continent

The European general sales agent (GSA) marketplace is challenging, but there are opportunities as airlines grow capacity through network expansion

Multi-million pharma investment planned by DHL

Deutsche Post DHL Group plans on further developing its pharmaceutical capabilities at airports around the globe through its DHL Thermonet

Swissport ground handling to go on at SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) cargo division, Swiss WorldCargo, and Swissport and have extended their handling agreement until 2020.

DHL: Pharma is core business

Pharma’s significance for Duetsche Post DHL Group was underlined by the company’s chief executive officer Frank Appel on Tuesday 16

Air France-KLM 2020 plan to see routes cut

Air France-KLM Martinair (AF-KL-MP) is to cut unprofitable routes and postpone delivery of additions to its long haul fleet, as

Mexico City to be one of Alitalia’s long haul services

Alitalia is expected to open a direct flight from Rome to Mexico City after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU)

Four Boeing 777 Freighters for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has ordered an additional four Boeing 777 Freighters to add to the four it confirmed and four options

Five Boeing 777 Freighters for EVA Airways

EVA Airways has ordered five Boeing 777 Freighters worth a total of $1.5 billion, the first 777Fs to join the

Airbus, ST Aerospace launch A320P2F

ST Aerospace, Airbus and Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) are to start Airbus A320 and A321 passenger to freighter (P2F) conversions, with

Lockheed signs airship freighter marketing deal

Lockheed Martin has appointed Hybrid Enterprises as its reseller for what the defence company calls its hybrid airships, which the

Volga-Dnepr to buy 20 Boeing 747-8F

Boeing and Volga-Dnepr Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters, valued at $7.4 billion

Davies Turner Air Cargo expands East Midlands Airport offices

Davies Turner Air Cargo has expanded its East Midlands Airport presence with a 2,956 square foot (274 square metre) unit

Cars to Korea was Globalink’s mission

GLOBALINK has been contracted to transport Chevrolet and Daewoo automobiles from their production factory in Asaka (Uzbekistan) to Incheon (Korea).

Bangkok is conquered

Conqueror Freight Network agents met in Bangkok in May, five years after the launch of the network. The event saw

India links up with UAE

THE United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) has signed two memorandum of understandings (MoU) with

Imports remain frozen

Scandinavia saw patchy growth throughout 2014, which has continued into 2015, with weak currencies meaning strong exports because of demand

Outsourcing driving growth

The unit load device (ULD) market is one of the few airfreight sectors that is growing and developing strongly, as

PARIS AIR SHOW: Volga-Dnepr to buy 20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Boeing and Volga-Dnepr Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters, valued at $7.4 billion

PARIS AIR SHOW: Boeing’s sea plane freighter?

Boeing gave a glimpse of a freighter that flies just above the waves, using what is known as wing-in-ground (WIG)

PARIS AIR SHOW: Four Boeing 777 Freighters for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has ordered an additional four Boeing 777 Freighters to add to the four it confirmed and four options announced

PARIS AIR SHOW: Boeing, Airbus freighter forecasts are divergent

Boeing and Airbus have quite divergent views on where demand for freighters, production and conversion aircraft, is going, with the

Lockheed signs airship freighter marketing deal

Lockheed Martin has appointed Hybrid Enterprises as its reseller for what the defence company calls its hybrid airships, which the

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