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Virtually all of the phrases that incorporate the word “cherries” denote something happy and positive. That’s certainly the case this summer for cargo carriers serving the Pacific Northwest, as the banner cherry crop has been the cherry on top of the... Read more
Japan Airlines reported healthy international cargo in Q1 of 2014, which runs from April 1 to June 30. The volume of international cargo, in terms of revenue cargo tonne kilometers (RCTK), increased by 16.5 percent year over year, and international cargo... Read more

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has added four Latin American destinations to its flight network: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Havana and Punta Cana. The inclusion of these routes... Read more
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September proved to be an even more difficult month than August in terms of global cargo volumes, International Air Transport Association executives revealed. Falling 2.7 percent... Read more
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Singapore Airlines Cargo launched weekly freight service from its hub at Changi Airport to Frankfurt Airport on November 2. The new route, which is performed on Boeing 747... Read more
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Michael Steen, chairman of The International Air Cargo Association, has spoken out about the Hesse Administrative High Court’s ban of scheduled nighttime flights at Frankfurt... Read more
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President Obama signed long-awaited FTAs with South Korea, Panama and Columbia on October 21. The passage of these agreements has garnered applause from numerous U.S.-based... Read more
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In a survey conducted by the Dutch Shippers Council (EVO) this summer, the majority of its members expressed uncertainty as to the security and fuel surcharges currently charged... Read more
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Freight traffic in the Asia-Pacific region continues to level off from its 2010 peak. Weakened markets in North America and Europe, coupled with the March earthquake and tsunami... Read more
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AviancaTaca has a lofty goal: By 2015, air cargo will account for 25 percent of the group’s revenue, Victor Mejia Rivas, Avianca’s vice president of cargo, recently estimated.... Read more
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Airfreight industry veterans have established a new charter company that nixes communication with shippers/end users and deals exclusively with freight forwarders. The Frankfurt-... Read more
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In a landslide vote, members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to prohibit U.S. carriers from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme. The... Read more
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Although LAN Airlines experienced an 11-percent, year-over-year, drop in net income in the third quarter of 2011, the Latin American carrier reported double-digit cargo gains.... Read more
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The third quarter of 2011 was very profitable for both Delta Air Lines’ and Southwest Airlines’ freight businesses, with cargo revenues surging 13 percent and 12.9 percent, year-... Read more
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North American logistics provider Forward Air reported solid growth in the third quarter of 2011, which ended September 30. Operating revenue rose 11.7 percent, year-over-year, to... Read more
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Despite sluggish cargo volumes worldwide, UPS experienced considerable growth in the third quarter of 2011, with total revenue rising 8 percent to $13.2 billion. The global... Read more
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September freight traffic slowed significantly at Hong Kong International Airport, with cargo volumes dropping 6.1 percent, year-over-year. The airport, which bested Memphis... Read more
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