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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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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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Scott Dolan, senior vice president of airport operations and cargo at United Airlines, has left the carrier. He was replaced last month by Jon Roitman. "United appointed Jon... Read more
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While retaining a reduced scheduled service portfolio, Cargoiltalia has created a new ACMI and charter division to find additional work for the carrier’s fleet of three MD11-Fs.... Read more
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DHL executives, stakeholders and members of the local community celebrated the completion of DHL’s $22 million hub expansion at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport on November 1... Read more
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CHAMP Cargosystems, a supplier of IT systems for the airfreight industry, has acquired electronic communications provider Traxon Europe. The merger will accelerate the deployment... Read more
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The sluggish global economy has affected Air France-KLM’s third quarter freight volumes, with the European carrier experiencing a 2.1 percent, year-over-year, decline in cargo... Read more
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The third quarter of 2011 brought mixed results for Air Transport Services Group, which reported a 17 percent, year-over-year, revenue hike despite a net loss of $4.8 million.... Read more
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