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Virgin Atlantic Cargo said overcapacity is hurting the air cargo market. “In terms of revenue, we are slightly ahead of our target for the year, but the level of capacity some airlines are bringing onto the main markets is driving yields down to a level... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations, with the start of a weekly service to the city. Los Angeles joined Chicago, Atlanta and Houston in Emirates SkyCargo’s U.S. freighter network. Emirates SkyCargo also has belly-... Read more

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With an additional recent partial settlement with China Airlines, Ltd. of US$90 million (65 million euros), plaintiffs have now recovered more than US$835 million (602 million... Read more
A strategic airport cooperation arrangement will link the Henan Province Airport Group and Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding. Henan Province Airport Group manages Zhengzhou Xinzheng... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo for the first time reported a revenue over US$3 billion for the 2013-2014 financial year, reaching the US$ 3.1 billion mark, a 9 percent increase over last year... Read more
Asia Pacific airlines recorded 55 percent less combined net earnings in 2013 year over year. The airlines made US$2.5 billion (1.7 million euros) in 2013 and US$5.6 billion (4... Read more
DHL started flying a helicopter for early morning delivery services for several major banking customers in the downtown Los Angeles area. DHL Express introduced the helicopter... Read more
Two weeks ago, 21 Air began service as an ACMI and charter company. The company, based in North Carolina, plans to target small- to medium-size airlines and air cargo companies.... Read more
American Airlines Cargo opened a controlled room temperature (CRT) facility at its London Heathrow Airport cargo warehouse.  The new 300-square-foot (28-square-meter) facility is... Read more
The effort to remove paper from air cargo is moving along, albeit slowly. Global implementation of the e-air waybill stood at 13.4 percent at the end of March. During the past... Read more
Ocean ships have more capacity and newer technology than before. “The ships have got their act together,” said Tony Tyler, director general and CEO of the International Air... Read more
Since the beginning of 2014, air cargo volumes have been flat, according to the International Air Transport Association. Airfreight markets in March were up 5.9 percent year over... Read more
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Retail expansion is key to DHL Express’ Africa business strategy, said Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing for DHL Express, Sub Saharan Africa. The recently released A.T Kearney... Read more
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Shippers revealed the challenges of the air cargo industry in a panel Monday at the CNS Partnership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Des Vertannes, global head of cargo at the... Read more
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Lufthansa Cargo stopped freighter service to Detroit a few days ago, said Achim Martinka, vice president for the Americas at Lufthansa Cargo. “Detroit was just not developing the... Read more
It’s no secret that the trend of passenger business revenues is diverging from the trend of cargo business revenues after years of moving in sync. “What we consider then is what’s... Read more
Jim Compton, vice chairman of United Airlines, told attendees Monday at the CNS Partnership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, that despite air cargo’s myriad challenges, he is... Read more

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