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Month: March 2016

Oman Air and SATS sign joint cargo handling venture

Oman Air and SATS have signed a joint venture for cargo handling at Muscat International Airport to commence operations during

Emirates to add fourth daily flight at Gatwick

Emirates is to serve London 10 times a day with a fourth daily flight to Gatwick Airport from 1 October.

Ryukyu Air Commuter’s first Q400 Cargo Combis unveiled

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Ryukyu Air Commuter have unveiled the first two Q400 Cargo-Combi aircraft in a ceremony at Naha

AAPA: Asia Pacific plummets 12% in February

Airlines in Asia Pacific have seen cargo volumes plummet by 12.1 per cent in February due to weak global volumes

Turkish Cargo transports the Batmobile

Turkish Cargo has served as a ‘Super Hero’ for the first time transporting the Batmobile around the globe as part

FedEx takeover of TNT appeal rejected in Brazil

The unconditional approval of FedEx’s acquisition of TNT Express has been upheld after the appeal lodged in Brazil was rejected.

Garuda partners with dnata for Heathrow handling services

Garuda Indonesia has partnered with dnata for all ground handling services at its new Heathrow Airport services, which will see

Latin America’s fleet predicted to triple by 2035

Latin America’s fleet will triple in size by 2035 as Boeing predicts the region will need 3,050 new aircraft worth

Dean fits the bill in North America for CEVA

CEVA Logistics has appointed Stephen Dean as senior vice president for business development in contract logistics in its North America

Letter of intent signed for 12 Lockheed Martin airships

Straightline Aviation (SLA) has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships with a

FAA: US air cargo carriers will see 3.5% annual uplift over the next 20 years

US air cargo carriers will achieve a 3.5 per cent a year demand rises over the next 20 years, according

FedEx saves $1 billion in fuel and cuts emissions

FedEx has surpassed its fuel efficiency goal and says it saved $1 billion in aircraft fuel and cut carbon emissions

Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints new US regional sales manager

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed John Giannitelli as regional sales manager in the US as it commences its biggest-ever transatlantic

Alpa tells logistics students they must learn English to get ahead

Logistics can be a stressful job but enjoyable for those who are prepared to put in the work, and English

Atlas Air transports equipment for Rolling Stones Havana concert

Atlas Air transported 97 tonnes of equipment to Havana for The Rolling Stones’ historic free concert in the Cuban capital.

EgyptAir Cargo adds route to Chad in Africa

EgyptAir Cargo has launched its first flight to N’Djamena in Chad carrying 40 tonnes of cargo. This is part of

Volga-Dnepr ensures quick resumption of Russian natural gas plant

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ quick response operations for the oil and gas industry were called into action to ensure the urgent repair

AirBridgeCargo blooms in February thanks to flowers

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 15 per cent growth in its airfreight volumes in February, transporting over 37,000 tonnes

IAG Cargo targets perishables market in South Africa

IAG Cargo is to expand its reach into South Africa by adding a new route to Cape Town later this

Continuous expansion will allow Liege to keep on growing 24/7

Liege Airport saw growth of 10 per cent in 2015 and has followed this up with a year-on-year increase of

Pharma driving cool chain sector, but investment needed

The cool chain sector is growing, fuelled by the rising movement of pharmaceuticals, and investing in infrastructure is becoming a

Aeros granted patent for cargo airship design

Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has been granted patent number by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for an important

Cargolux posts record tonnage level in 2015

Cargolux says in its 45th anniversary year and against a background of low yields, continued overcapacity and declining volumes, it

Tickets still available for ACW awards Gala Dinner in China

Tickets for the glittering Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards 2016 Gala Dinner at the Kerry Hotel in Shanghai,

Brussels Airport releases update after terrorist attacks

Brussels Airport has released an update on its operations after yesterday’s terrorist attack which left 12 dead and many more

All-time high in 2015 for airfreight at Munich Airport

Munich Airport has achieved an new airfreight tonnage record in 2015 and also saw record earnings of 135 million euros.

Norwegian adds two more Boeing Dreamliners to its fleet

Norwegian has signed an agreement to lease an additional two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, which it says enables it to

IATA expresses outrage at Brussels terrorist attacks

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed outrage at attacks in Brussels yesterday and offered its sympathies to the

Istanbul New Airport’s cargo plans revealed

Istanbul New Airport will eventually have capacity to handle 5.5 million tonnes of cargo a year and significant dedicated freight

Emirates SkyCargo SVP, Nabil Sultan joins TIACA board

Emirates SkyCargo’s senior vice president, Nabil Sultan has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) board of directors. Sultan, who

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