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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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Air France-KLM’s freight volumes plunged 5.1 percent, year-over-year, in February, on a capacity increase of 0.8 percent. Such discrepancies led to a 4 percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines successfully flew 175 cows across the North Pole on a Chicago-to-Krasnoyarsk, Russia, routing. It was a particularly difficult flight, according to a press... Read more
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Amid reports that DHL will be the primary carrier of Apple’s new iPad 3, the logistics provider released its financial statements for fiscal-year 2011, which showed group revenues... Read more
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In honor of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, Airbus has announced its plans to hire more women in 2012. The aircraft manufacturer anticipates that women will... Read more
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Astral Aviation will commence direct cargo service to Mogadishu from its hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on March 14. The all-cargo airline will fly to the... Read more
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The number of accidents on Western-built jets declined 39 percent, year-over-year, in 2011 — hitting the lowest number of accidents in the history of aviation, International Air... Read more
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Saudi Airlines Cargo will commence twice-weekly Boeing 747 freight service to Saigon, on March 25, connecting the Vietnamese city to the Middle East and Frankfurt, Germany. Saudi... Read more
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DHL has released its “Delivering Tomorrow: Logistics 2050” study, which details five vastly different future scenarios and how each one affects the global logistics sector. Forty-... Read more
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After a successful 2011 — highlighted by an 8.6 percent, year-over-year, revenue surge — IAG Cargo is in expansion mode, the group’s managing director Steve Gunning told Air Cargo... Read more
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After grounding of its fleet of six Boeing 747-400ERFs at the end of December, Jade Cargo International has announced a probable restructuring deal. The Shenzhen Airlines and... Read more
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Despite slight growth in December, freight markets plummeted 8 percent, year-over-year, in January, International Air Transport Association data revealed. Cargo load factor also... Read more
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According to the trade group Airlines for America, U.S. airlines earned less than half a penny for every dollar of revenue generated in 2011, making for a second consecutive year... Read more
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Last year, Damco nearly doubled its airfreight tonnage when compared to 2010. The company's acquisition of Chinese airfreight forwarder formerly known as New Times Transportation... Read more
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Freight volumes increased 24 percent, year-over-year, on Royal Jordanian’s passenger and cargo flights in January. The Middle Eastern carrier also saw a considerable surge in... Read more
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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has recommend that first officers who fly for U.S. passenger and cargo carriers attain Airline Transport Pilot certification, instead of... Read more
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