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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 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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Gulf Air has launched Falcon Cargo, a brand encompassing Falcon Express and providing mail, courier, diplomatic and general, animal, dangerous goods and high-value cargo... Read more
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United Airlines subsidiary Continental Airlines made history on November 7 by operating the first commercial flight utilizing advanced biofuels in the U.S. This news comes on the... Read more
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IAG Cargo has taken delivery of the first of three Boeing 747-8Fs. The freighter, flown on behalf of British Airways World Cargo, represents a bright spot for the airline group,... Read more
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Officials from the container and pallet-pooling firm CHEP and its parent company Brambles have banded together with Unitpool, JMI Aerospace and Driessen Services  to create CHEP... Read more
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Southern Air Holdings has agreed to lease two Boeing 777Fs on an ACMI basis for DHL Express. Southern Air, which forged a partnership with DHL Express in September, will... Read more
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The Irish Exporters Association has downgraded its 2011 growth projection from 7 percent to 5 percent after a rough third quarter. Although Irish shippers saw a 12-percent surge... Read more
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Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines and Siberia’s S7 Airlines have commenced service with Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. Silk Way will fly to Hong Kong twice a week, while S7 will... Read more
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September freight volumes fell significantly at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, underlined by the airport’s 6-percent, year-over-year, loss in tonnage. Despite these numbers, the... Read more
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has added four Latin American destinations to its flight network: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Havana and Punta Cana. The inclusion of these routes... Read more
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September proved to be an even more difficult month than August in terms of global cargo volumes, International Air Transport Association executives revealed. Falling 2.7 percent... Read more
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Singapore Airlines Cargo launched weekly freight service from its hub at Changi Airport to Frankfurt Airport on November 2. The new route, which is performed on Boeing 747... Read more
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Michael Steen, chairman of The International Air Cargo Association, has spoken out about the Hesse Administrative High Court’s ban of scheduled nighttime flights at Frankfurt... Read more
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President Obama signed long-awaited FTAs with South Korea, Panama and Columbia on October 21. The passage of these agreements has garnered applause from numerous U.S.-based... Read more
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