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Melbourne Airport reported that it was the only major Australian airport to increase airfreight imports and exports over the past year. The airport provided an overview of its performance to an audience of more than 700 people from business, government... Read more
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

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Apollo Freight has opened a 15,663-square-foot perishable center adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport. The facility, which is part of a new, 37,000-square-foot warehouse... Read more
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Swissport has invested more than €5 million to grow its cargo presence at Belgium’s Liege Airport. The money will be used to jump-start three initiatives, including expanding... Read more
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Move over, Pony Express. On December 4, FedEx will deploy its “Panda Express” services, transporting two giant panda bears from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Scotland... 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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