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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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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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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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