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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration lifted its restrictions on U.S. airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. The FAA canceled a Notice to Airmen that it had renewed earlier Wednesday. The cancellation took effect Wednesday at 11:... Read more
Air cargo markets continued to expand in June for Asia Pacific, according to preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). For the region’s carriers, demand for air freighted goods continued to grow, helped by positive... Read more

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AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York, making it the third major U.S. airline to... Read more
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In October, worldwide cargo volumes fell 4.7 percent, year-over-year, International Air Transport Association data revealed. IATA officials believe this figure reflects shippers’... Read more
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Radiant Logistics has acquired Isla International Ltd., a privately held company that provides cross-border transportation and logistics services between the U.S. and Mexico, for... Read more
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Lufthansa is gearing up for a challenging 2012, with board member Dr. Andreas Otto suggesting in reported comments that the carrier could ground up to 25 percent of Lufthansa... Read more
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To bolster trade links between the United Arab Emirates and West Africa, Emirates SkyCargo has commenced weekly service to Ghana. The Dubai-based carrier will fly a Boeing 747-... Read more
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Historically, inexpensive fuel, lenient trade agreements and cheap labor drove globalization and allowed companies to seek cost-effective production throughout the world. But with... 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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Kuala Lumpur: Air Cargo World’s annual ACE Survey culminates in an awards evening that recognizes and honors the air carriers and airports that achieved the highest customer... 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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Depressed markets resulting from the March tsunami and earthquake have cut into Japan Airlines’ profit. Reported revenue-tonne kilometers, which dropped 52.2 percent, year-over... Read more
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African carriers have long been criticized for their high accident rate, despite significant progress. Key to changing this perception, International Air Transport Association... Read more
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Supreme Group has established a perishables facility at the Freight Center at Sharjah International Airport. The 3,428-square-meter center enables goods en route to Afghanistan... Read more
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The December/January 2012 issue of Air Cargo World will include interviews with the top air cargo executives of 2011. Des Vertannnes, IATA's cargo head, is profiled, along with... Read more
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Earlier this week, MASkargo flew 40 tonnes of food to the UN's Humanitarian Response Depot in Dubai using an Airbus A330-200F. The delivery corresponded with the carrier’s arrival... Read more
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The Transported Asset Protection Association has updated its Trucking Security Requirements in an effort to curb the estimated $10 billion in worldwide cargo theft. By developing... Read more
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