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Lufthansa Cargo flew 65 horses from Frankfurt to Tehran, Iran. The Boeing 777F’s entire main deck was filled with 22 horse stalls. The plan took off Monday at 10:06 p.m. Frankfurt time.  Hours before, the stud and competition horses had checked in at... Read more
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday that it has extended the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program for an additional year. It has also reopened the application period for new participants for 60 days. ACAS is a voluntary... Read more

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AviancaTaca has ordered four A330-200 freighters from Airbus, making it the first Latin American carrier to commit to the freighter. Tampa, AviancaTaca's cargo subsidiary, will... Read more
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Tony Tyler, the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association, has spoken out about the extremely divisive European Union Emissions Trading Scheme and... Read more
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With the commencement of China Cargo’s services on September 23, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport made progress in establishing what airport officials refer to as the... Read more
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After more than three years of delays, Boeing delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Japan’s All Nippon Airways on Monday. It was a delivery met with much fanfare, as a crowd of... Read more
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Despite heightened passenger traffic, August cargo volumes fell considerably for Asia-Pacific carriers, with tonnage dropping 5.8 percent, year-over-year. These losses, combined... Read more
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Ukraine International Airlines’ cargo division is addressing the region’s notable economic growth with the launch of three new routes. Commencing in the fourth quarter of 2011,... Read more
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Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia, the antitrust court in Chile, has approved a merger between LAN Airlines and TAM. According to a joint press release, "the antitrust... Read more
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The Dublin Airport Authority has inked a deal with U.S.-based Lynxs Group to establish a major airfreight hub at Ireland’s Shannon Airport. Outlined in the agreement are plans to... Read more
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Etihad CEO James Hogan added to the din of criticism against the European Union's emissions trading scheme and its application to the aviation industry Thursday, saying the... Read more
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August freight volumes dropped slightly for Singapore Changi Airport, with the airport handling 153,000 tonnes of cargo. A 0.9-percent, year-over-year, decline, Changi officials... Read more
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Atlas Air has canceled the first three of 12 747-8Fs it ordered from Boeing in September 2006. Citing production delays and concerns about the aircraft’s performance, Atlas Air... Read more
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The global aviation industry will create a demand for 900 new freighters by 2030, Airbus officials estimate in their latest Global Market Forecast. This projection, combined with... Read more
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Those attending the International Quality and Productivity Centre’s third-annual Aviation Summit held in Dubai September 18 to 21 were left in no doubt about the scale of problems... Read more
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The Global Air Cargo Advisory Group has formed four task forces to spirit change throughout the worldwide aviation sector: e-commerce, Customs and trade facilitation, security,... Read more
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This year’s cargo market has been hit harder than International Air Transport Association executives originally projected, with weak airfreight volumes out of the Asia-Pacific... Read more
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