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AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia’s largest international cargo airline and a part of Volga-Dnepr Group, is increasing its Boeing 747 freighter flights linking Tokyo and Seoul... Read more
After four years of intensely competitive research and engineering, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has finally chosen the two aeronautics firms that will... Read more
After enduring 11 days of a crippling strike that grounded more than half of its fleet and cost €20 million per day, Air France agreed late Wednesday to abandon its plan to create... Read more
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has unveiled a new livery design which will be introduced across its fleet.   Created by brand... Read more
DHL Parcel will soon launch a unique pilot project on the North Sea island of Juist: For the first time worldwide, medications and other urgently needed goods will be delivered to... Read more

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Just two months after it began, an experiment with hybridized air and truck freight shipping came to a quick end in September with the closing of Amerijet International’s twin cargo operations in Columbus, OH, and Reno, NV. Amerijet president Dave Bassett said that low frequency and volume were the main causes of the shutdown. In July, Ft. Lauderdale, FL-based Amerijet began leasing a 20,000-square-foot space at the all-cargo Rickenbacker International (LCK) in Columbus and sending six cargo... Read more
Just two months after it began, an experiment with hybridized air and truck... Read more
Global logistics provider Dachser has broadened is reach into the Asian market... Read more
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia’s largest international cargo airline and... Read more
After four years of intensely competitive research and engineering, the... Read more
PACAVI Group and AeroTurbine plan to combine on a new program for conversions... Read more

AIRFREIGHT DATA

This is the air cargo chargeable weight change year over year, including intra-regional air cargo. Asia Pacific, North America and Africa saw the largest increases for June 2014. Source: WorldACD Market Data

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Boeing’s biannual forecast predicts freighters will continue to carry more than half of cargo, but are subject to volatility ... Read more

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At the ICAO Meeting on Air Cargo Development in Africa, held Aug. 5-7 in Lome, Togo, many people said many things while expounding statistics and figures. ICAO summarized the first day's discussion: “Airfreight has allowed...

REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

After a milestone business deal, Cargojet is planning for an imminent windfall of freight. In February, the Ontario, Canada-based cargo airline signed an agreement to provide...

Asia

After a lengthy wait, the road is finally open for FedEx and UPS to mount domestic express deliveries in China. The authorities in Beijing granted both companies licenses to run...

Europe

Alitalia Cargo’s fortunes are set to be revived with the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Italy’s national carrier by Etihad Airways. And it turns out this is not the Gulf...

Middle East

Qatar Airways Cargo is set to continue its expansion with the launch of two new freighter destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Shanghai. Brussels will be served four times weekly...