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Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continued to see upswings in freight in August. Cargo throughput grew by 8.8 percent to 366,000 tonnes. Flight movements had a 4 percent increase to 33,700, achieving a new monthly high for the second month in a row... Read more
The National Transportation Safety board has determined that the fatal crash of UPS flight 1354 in August 2013 happened because the crew continued an unstabilized approach into Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Ala. In... Read more

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The Federal Aviation Administration is one step closer to having its authorities fully reinstated, thanks to an agreement forged by House and Senate leaders. Congress is expected... Read more
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European developer Segro has begun construction on DB Schenker’s new, 9,900-square-meter logistics facility at London’s Heathrow airport. The facility, which is designed to reduce... Read more
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Global freight volumes rebounded late last year, despite weak traffic throughout 2011, International Air Transport Association data revealed. Growing 0.2 percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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The fourth quarter of 2011 was rather profitable for LAN Airlines’ cargo business, with freight revenue surging 15.8 percent, year-over-year, on a capacity increase of 9.8 percent... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo has successfully transported four racehorses and 20 penguins from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Dubai International Airport. To accommodate the... Read more
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Hefty volumes out of Europe and strong intra-regional growth in Asia propelled UPS’ fourth-quarter surge in exports, according to a press release. Increasing 4.5 percent, year-... Read more
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Dubai World Central International Airport, which opened in June 2010 to only cargo flights, handled 89,729 tonnes of freight in 2011. From a monthly standpoint, this translates to... Read more
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AfricaWest Cargo has replaced its MD-11 aircraft, leased from the now-defunct Cargoitalia, with a Boeing 767F-300. The freighter is being deployed on the Togo-based carrier’s... Read more
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Boeing handed over the first of five 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines on January 26. The airline manufacturer and the Russian freight carrier celebrated the initial... Read more
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Delta Cargo has forged an agreement with OnAsset Intelligence, which enables shippers to track and trace their freight on deltacargo.com. This GPS-enabled service is especially... Read more
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Etihad Airways has ordered two Airbus A330-200 freighters, which will bring its fleet total to four planes. According to current list prices, the deal is worth $423 million. The... Read more
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Demand for airfreight services in the Asia-Pacific took a nosedive in 2011, plunging 4.8 percent, year-over-year. Load factor in this region also declined considerably last year,... Read more
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Freight revenue for Delta Airlines improved 8 percent, year-over-year, in the fourth quarter of 2011, rising by $20 million to $256 million. This cargo increase is incorporated... Read more
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Boeing’s net income surged to $1.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 20-percent, year-over-year, increase. Of all business segments, Boeing Commercial Airplanes saw the... Read more
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Qatar Airways will launch new services to Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21; Zagreb, Croatia, on May 9; and Perth, Australia, on July 3, the carrier's second route into the country.... Read more
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