Monday, June 17, 2024

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No end-of-year upswing in sight for the air cargo market

Global air cargo tonnages have continued to slide downwards at the end of November and the beginning of December, with

Cargolux International Airlines posted a profit of $3 million in 2014 and handled 828,658 tonnes of cargo, up 9.9 per

Test post

An inspection was carried out by the Swiss Regional Medicines Inspectorate of North-Western Switzerland, Swissmedic, the regulatory authority for medicinal

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.

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

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

Desert irrigation to sow seeds for biofuel

Boeing is to start growing halophyte plant in the next few weeks with the goal of producing sustainable biofuel in

IATA to help Mexico airport

Mexico City's proposed $9 billion airport will get technical and operational assistance for the design and construction from the International

AEA calls for level airfreight playing field

THE Association of European Airlines (AEA) is pushing the European Commission to develop a level playing field for the air

2015 to see cargo up, yields down

Airfreight is forecast to grow 5.5 per cent this year, but yields are expected to fall by about seven per

UK runway decision slips into the distance

The UK government has been urged not to delay making a decision on increasing runway capacity, following concerns it will

Heathrow fall fuels runway demands

Heathrow Airport has seen cargo volumes fall year-on-year (YOY) for the first time in 2015, with a 0.7 per cent dip

Small dip in May for Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo saw cargo fall year-on-year (YOY) by 1.4 per cent in May as it failed to fill additional capacity.

Cargo ton miles fall for American Airlines

American Airlines has seen its cargo ton miles (CTM) fall by 2.6 per cent year-on-year (YOY) in May compared to

Improving airline finances get North American boost

North American carriers drove the improving financial performance of airlines in the first quarter (Q1) of 2015, a report by

$108 million to expand Cincinnati Airport DHL hub

DHL is to invest $108 million to expand its Americas hub at Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport, to cope with rising

Valuable business for Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles Cargo has started an airfreight service for shippers wanting to send valuable cargo in a more secure manner.

Etihad teams with WCA for WIN

Etihad Cargo has launched a service in partnership with the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) and IT firm Worldwide Information Network

Give Heathrow a runway says FTA

Freight Transport Association (FTA) has given its support for runway expansion at Heathrow Airport in an open letter to the

Welsh: GSF to champion airfreight

Airfreight is essential for the global economy, but is often overlooked as aviation focuses on passenger and business travel, according

Broker programme is OK: BACA

Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has officially endorsed a new version of the the Argus International certified charter broker programme

ACI: Europe’s top ten airports see steady rise

Most of Europe's top 10 busiest airports by airfreight volumes saw increases in April, but two gateways saw significant falls,

Express hub for Air France-KLM Martinair

Air France-KLM Martinair (AF-KL-MP) has published photos of its 22 million euro ($24.6 million) SoDExI express hub facility.

Faster freighter cull at FedEx

FedEx says it is to accelerate its aircraft retirements by retiring 15 freighters and 21 related engines.

Volumes fall in April at Sharjah International Airport

Sharjah International Airport reports that it handled more than 16,000 tonnes of cargo in April, down on the 19,081 tonnes

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