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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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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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Officials at Abu Dhabi International Airport have completed the 6,000-square-meter first phase of a new perishable cargo terminal. Features of the completed terminal will include... Read more
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On September 1, American Airlines Cargo rolled out a new ambient temperature controlled cold-chain service targeted at pharmaceutical companies. This extension of AA Cargo’s... Read more
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Airfreight operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport have grown tremendously in the past year, with the number of weekly cargo flights surging 40 percent... Read more
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