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Month: August 2015

ACP appointed GSA for Saudia Cargo in South Africa

ACP Worldwide has been appointed as the general sales agent (GSA) across South Africa for Saudia Cargo, which became effective

Abu Dhabi sees 2.1% volumes rise

Abu Dhabi International Airport saw cargo volumes increase by 2.1 per cent year on year (YOY) in July. The airport

Air Cargo Community Frankfurt welcomes new members

Air Cargo Community Frankfurt has welcomed five new members into the association who are all now contributing their knowledge of

Air New Zealand posts record annual profits

Air New Zealand says capacity growth supported by strong demand, cost efficiencies and lower fuel prices has helped it record

Emirates SkyCargo increases capacity to Iran

Emirates SkyCargo will increase its bellyhold cargo capacity to Iran, when Emirates Airlines begins its five non-stop flights to Mashhad

Air China Cargo signs handling agreement at Edmonton

Air China Cargo and Canadian logistics company Braden-Burry Expediting (BBE) have signed a multi-year cargo handling agreement at Edmonton International

Freighters begin to encounter nuisance UAS

Pilot reports of unmanned aircraft have increased dramatically over the past year, according to the US government’s Federal Aviation Administration

Freighters left out of Airbus forecast

Airbus predicts that airline fleets in the Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region will more than double

Boeing prediction lacks freighter numbers

Boeing has projected there will be demand in China for 6,330 new aircraft over the next 20 years. The aircraft

Mobile data means easier transactions for all

IT specialist and niche operator Hermes Logistics Technologies is looking at how it can incorporate latest technology trends like mobile,

Niche is faster for profit

Freight airlines like IAG Cargo are carving out niche operations in express deliveries to reflect the needs and demands of

Dubai gives Virgin Atlantic 33 per cent boost

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports it carried 33 per cent more cargo from Dubai in the first half of 2015. The

Leipzig Halle Airport has record July

Leipzig Halle Airport saw a record monthly figure for cargo volumes in July, as tonnage was up 7.7 per cent

Single delivery seen to reduce Schiphol import truck traffic

A single delivery from the handling agent to multiple forwarders’ facilities could replace forwarders’ own truck collections for Amsterdam Airport

Uncertain outlook clouds Finnair profitability

Finnair is claiming revenues for April to June this year to be about the same as the second quarter of

Qatar Airways ups frequencies

Qatar Airways is continuing its growth across Africa and the Indian sub-continent with an increase in flight frequencies to Asmara,

Transformation works for Qantas

Qantas Freight reported what the Australian airline describes as a, “record underlying EBIT [earnings before interest and tax] of $114

Fatigue rule demanded

UPS pilots have marked a crash anniversary by calling for all-cargo airlines to be included in a rule designed to

Polar reaches South East Asia

Polar Air Cargo Worldwide’s inaugural flight to Changi Airport landed on 16 August local time adding the Asia Pacific airport

Revenues falling at ST Aerospace

ST Aerospace saw revenue shrink by four per cent to 517 million Singapore dollars ($367.7 million) in the second quarter,

Double-digit cargo revenue rise for Cebu Pacific

Cargo revenues for Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific Air jumped by 11.4 per cent in the first half of 2015. Overall,

Lufthansa Cargo to get Boeing 777 level D simulator

German federal government aviation regulator Luftfahrt-Bundesamt has approved the Level D-certified Boeing 777-300 extended range full flight simulator. The simulator

GOL suffers double-digit income fall

Brazil’s GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes has announced a net revenue for the second quarter of 2.1 billion reals ($603 million)

Cloud-based air cargo management for Spicejet

Indian airline SpiceJet has chosen a SmartKargo cloud-based air cargo management solution. SpiceJet says it is the first airline in

$75m Q2 revenue for Cargojet

Canadian express airline Cargojet has declared a 69.6 per cent revenue increase to $75.2 million for the second quarter (Q2),

2015 sees cargo revenue fall for Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific’s interim 2015 results show a 2.5 per cent fall in cargo revenue, despite strong demand on some principal

Turkish Airlines’ $350 million half year net profit

Turkish Airlines made one billion Turkish Lira in net profit ($350 million) in the first half of 2015 on a

Jet Airways turning towards success

Jet Airways Group’s results for the first quarter of 2015 suggest that its three year turnaround programme is working. The

Hong Kong sees July fall, but year to date increase

July saw a year on year cargo throughput drop for Hong Kong International Airport of 1.9 per cent to 363,000

Instability, political and economic challenge growth

Turkish Airlines Cargo has had a rough ride so far in 2015. Turkey’s proximity to the conflict in Syria alongside

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