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In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), have turned up the heat on Lufthansa by extending its current two-day strike for short-haul routes to include long-haul... Read more
Volumes are expected to be robust among Europe’s freight forwarders through next month, according to Danske Bank’s latest European Freight Forwarding Index report for September 2014. Airfreight was the strongest segment mentioned in the report, reaching... Read more

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American Airlines Group’s system cargo tonne miles (CTMs) for February were 173.5 million, up 11.2 percent versus February 2013. Year-to-date CTMs for American Airlines Cargo and... Read more
In order to reduce its net debt load by €2 billion in the next two years, Air France-KLM will put a 5-percent cap on capacity growth over the next three years and immediately... Read more
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TIACA is the latest organization to react to the move by the Federal Administrative Court in Germany to uphold Frankfurt Airport's night-flight ban. Last fall, the Hesse... Read more
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World Airways announced on Thursday that the company operated its last flight on March 26. The company was founded in 1948 and operated cargo and passenger charter flights using... Read more
The sluggish global economy has affected Air France-KLM’s third quarter freight volumes, with the European carrier experiencing a 2.1 percent, year-over-year, decline in cargo... Read more
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Airfreight growth rose in January compared to January 2013, according to the International Air Transport Association. Global freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) rose 4.5 percent in... Read more
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Global airlines increased airfreight capacity by 1.7 percent, year-over-year, in June, while carrying 0.8 percent more cargo. The International Air Transport Association, which... Read more
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Chinese carriers Yangtze River Express and Navitrans; the new Chinese-Turkish combo MyCargo; and Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines have all recently signed up to provide cargo service... Read more
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A new European cargo airline has been launched. Aerospace One S.A., Greece will offer wide-body freighters for charter or ACMI lease. The fleet, which is already in operation,... Read more
U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, a New Jersey Republican, today was named chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee by House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman... Read more
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By Adina Solomon It’s Sunday, and Tony Feist talks with a fishing ship captain, who is on a satellite phone in the Pacific Ocean. Feist needs to airfreight parts to American... Read more
A first cargo flight departed Germany’s Magdeburg Cochstedt airport on Dec. 12 following the issue of a freight forwarding license
by Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA), the national civil... Read more
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The past few months have been lucrative for Singapore Changi Airport’s freight sector. The airport, which handled 154,400 tonnes of cargo in September — a 2.2 percent, year-over-... Read more
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Every third Thursday of November, people around the world celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day, marking the release of the purple-pink wine cultivated in France’s Beaujolais region.... Read more
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Kuehne + Nagel and Commodity Forwarders, Inc., a perishables forwarder based in Los Angeles, announced the signing of an agency agreement. The agreement between the two... Read more

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