Ram Menen, one of the best-known figures in the global airfreight industry, is to stand down as divisional senior VP of Emirates Skycargo. He has headed the carrier’s cargo operation ever since its launch in 1985, and has said he will take early retirement in June. read more
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Cargo carrier Southern Air has told Air Cargo World it plans to move to Cincinnati as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring. read more
A self-propelled Bauer BG28 drill used for mining was part of a 100-ton shipment delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Magadan in Russia. read more
Moscow-based all-cargo carrier ATRAN, which operates charters in Europe, Russia and the CIS, has taken delivery of its second B737-400SF aircraft. Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) converted both the Boeings from passenger to freighter configuration at its Flightstar Authorized Conversion Center in Jacksonville, Fla.