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April

Month: April 2016

China approves FedEx’s takeover of TNT

FedEx’s 4.4 billion euro ($5 billion) takeover of TNT Express has the final hurdle, having obtained unconditional approval from the

European Union UCC causing concern, BIFA says

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says the HMRC is placing ever-increasing emphasis on compliance, with stricter enforcement being an

Express and charter sectors driving Leipzig to new heights

Leipzig/Halle Airport expects tonnage growth to be boosted this year through the even closer links it has forged at the

ABC gets F1 cars to the grid for Russian Grand Prix

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has made sure every competitor can get to the starting line for the Russian Grand Prix by

Pegasus Cargo wants more traffic rights

The growth of the Turkish economy is a great opportunity for air cargo, but Pegasus Cargo says it could grow

Turkish Airlines to receive 26 Boeings in 2016

Turkish Airlines is to take delivery of 26 Boeing aircraft in 2016, with six 777-300ERs and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s. Boeing

Volumes and revenue fall in Q1 at IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo’s volumes were down 1.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, while yields decreased 6.9 per cent

Volga-Dnepr helps DROMLAN Antarctica keep its cool

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported over 190 tonnes of cargo to Antarctica in its first season of flights to support the

Turkey a key market for DHL as business continues to boom

Turkey may be going through tough economic and political times, as well as suffering instability due to problems in neighbouring

China Eastern orders 15 787-9s and 20 A350s

China Eastern Airlines has finalised its order for 15 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 20 Airbus A350-900s. The Boeing order, worth

UPS first quarter profits increase by 10%

UPS has seen first quarter profits increase by 10.2 per cent to $1.1 billion with growth in all business areas

Air Partner freight profits double in 2015

Air Partner has seen freight profits double to £0.8 million ($1.1 million) in 2015 while the company’s profits were down

PEMCO redelivers 14th freighter conversion to SF Airlines

PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has redelivered a Boeing 737-300 freighter conversion aircraft to China-based SF Airlines – a courier

Lee promoted to Raya Airways CEO

Raya Airways has promoted commercial director, Lee Shashitheren to the roles of executive director and chief executive officer, effective 1

Fewer deliveries causes Boeing Commercial Airplanes decline

Boeing has seen revenues and profits from its Commercial Airplanes division fall in the first quarter of 2016 because of

ACS posts strong financial results for 2015

Air Charter Service has reported a strong 2015, with a 10 per cent increase in turnover, totalling just over $480

Etihad profits fly past $100m

Etihad Airways has seen profits pass the $100 million barrier in 2015 while cargo volumes have increased by four per

Lufthansa Cargo drives on with digital innovation

  Lufthansa Cargo is going to closely collaborate with promising technology start-ups as it looks to move forward with its

Quarterly tonnage record in Q1 for ABC

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) set a new quarterly tonnage record in the first quarter of 2016, carrying over 132,000 tonnes of

Lufthansa warns of disruption during ver.di trade union strike

Lufthansa Cargo has warned of delays and disruption due to strikes by the ver.di trade union at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf,

Virgin appoints Ellis as head of GSA territory management

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Ryan Ellis as head of GSA territory management – to lead and manage the airline’s

AAPA: Volumes keep falling in March

Cargo volumes in Asia Pacific fell by 5.3 per cent in March despite Chinese exports picking up following the Lunar

Survey finds rising freight capacity will continue to affect yields

Airline heads of cargo forecast ongoing increases in freight capacity will continue to weigh heavily on freight yields over the

AEI wins order for four freighter conversions

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract with Vallair to provide the company with four 11 pallet position Boeing 737-400SF

Virgin targets US Midwest with daily Chicago service

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is to re-start daily flights on 27 April, 2016 to and from Chicago, as part of its

ACS stops Paris Fashion Week dresses being late

Air Charter Service (ACS) has stopped over 200 designer dresses being more than fashionably late by flying them from Milan

Air France receives 70th Boeing 777

Air France has taken delivery of its 70th Boeing 777, a -300ER variant, as it remains loyal to the aircraft

Etihad Cargo adds freighter services

Etihad Cargo has expanded its Middle East network to Kuwait by adding an additional freighter and introduced a new twice

Norwegian Cargo appoints dnata as new UK freight handler

Norwegian Cargo has appointed dnata as its new cargo handler in the UK with the cargo handler providing services from

Voting closes on 29 April for ACW World Air Cargo Awards 2016

Time is running out to vote in the prestigious Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards 2016 as voting will

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