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Boeing and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s two 747-8 freighters. The first airplane delivered last week to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier and the second airplane delivered Thursday. “We strive to be a successful... Read more
Virgin Atlantic Cargo said overcapacity is hurting the air cargo market. “In terms of revenue, we are slightly ahead of our target for the year, but the level of capacity some airlines are bringing onto the main markets is driving yields down to a level... 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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According to a Reuters report, the global economic downturn has promoted the U.S. Department of Justice to be more lenient with carriers charged with coordinating fuel surcharges... Read more
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The Air Transport Association of America has taken legal action against the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States to prevent Air India from receiving a $3.4 billion loan... Read more
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Officials from the International Air Transport Association have spoken out about the Latin American/Caribbean region, calling for increased collaboration among carriers in this... Read more
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Despite sluggish freight traffic in the Asia-Pacific, Singapore Airlines Cargo recorded 2 percent, year-over-year, growth in the first half of the fiscal year. This figure... Read more
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The Dubai Air Show was lucrative for both Boeing and Airbus, with both aircraft manufacturers reporting sales in the double-digit billions. It was Emirates Airline’s order of 50... Read more
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Qatar Airways agreed to purchase two Boeing 777 freighters at the recent Dubai Air Show. The addition of these aircraft will elevate the Doha-based carrier’s dedicated cargo fleet... Read more
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