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MIAMI – After five years of false starts and discouraging setbacks, the recent string of positive economic indicators for the cargo industry from IATA, ACMG, Boeing, Airbus and others at the start of peak season gave the opening session of the Cargo... Read more
MIAMI – Even in the worst-case scenario, there will be a rising demand for freighter aircraft over the next 20 years, according to the most recent forecast by Seattle’s Air Cargo Management Group (ACMG). Speaking at yesterday’s ACMG Workshop session... 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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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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