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Import and export trade volumes for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa remain strong and are forecast to grow. “The first half of 2014, revealed strong continuing growth for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa’s top three import trade lanes: the United States,... Read more
Boeing and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s two 747-8 freighters. The first airplane delivered last week to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier and the second airplane delivered Thursday. “We strive to be a successful... 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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MASkargo officials have taken delivery of the first of four A330-200 freighters from Airbus at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. Airbus will deliver one more freighter to MASkargo... Read more
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After months of preparations and two years of delays, Boeing 747-8F launch customer Cargolux renounced delivery of the first two freighters three days before the carrier was set... Read more
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Qatari flag carrier Qatar Airways has launched service to Sofia, Bulgaria. Operating the route four times a week, Qatar Airways has increased its European presence tremendously in... Read more
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In its first joint long-haul order, Air France-KLM will purchase 25 Airbus A350s, with an option for 35 additional planes, and 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, with an option to buy... Read more
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Volga-Dnepr Airlines announced that it will open a Japanese sales office in October to accommodate the nation’s demand for outsize and heavyweight cargo. Japan, which holds... Read more
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UPS is expanding its air hub at Germany’s Cologne/Bonn Airport, deploying new technologies and increasing the size of its current facilities. The $200 million project, which will... Read more
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The Fraport Group, which operates Germany’s Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and holds majority stake in Peru’s Jorge Chávez International Airport, Turkey’s Antalya Airport and Bulgaria’s... Read more
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A Delta flight between Johannesburg and Atlanta marked the successful culmination of the International Air Transport Association’s first iFlex trial. iFlex, which seeks to improve... Read more
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Last month, Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group announced it will modernize one of its AN-124-100 “Ruslan” freighters to an AN-124-111VD. Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov Company will... Read more
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The International Civil Aviation Organization has ruled that Boeing’s new 250-foot-long 747-8 freighter will be able to fly at the same distances as the 747-400. It wasn’t a... Read more
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Officials from The International Air Cargo Association have spoken out about the European Union's contentious Emissions Trading Scheme, imploring the EU to drop the legislation in... Read more
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