Melbourne Airport plans to invest more than $1 billion in projects, including new airfreight facilities. read more
Air Cargo World News
Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S. throughout the remainder of 2013, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in their spring 2013 Semiannual Economic Forecast. The forecast offers hope for improvement in the airfreight sector. Expectations for the remainder of 2013 continue to be positive in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors. These projections are part of the forecast issued this week by the Business Survey Committee of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
National Air Cargo released a statement saying it would not speculate as to the cause of the accident involving National Flight NCR102 in Afghanistan on Monday.
IAG Cargo says its fleet modernization program, which includes the addition of next-generation Airbus A350-1000 long-haul aircraft, will increase capacity and enhance functionality. Subject to approval by IAG shareholders, 18 of the aircraft are due to come into service beginning in 2018, with IAG holding options for a further 18. The aircraft will operate on routes across IAG’s network, as well as providing the ability to target new markets as required. read more