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In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), have turned up the heat on Lufthansa by extending its current two-day strike for short-haul routes to include long-haul... Read more
Volumes are expected to be robust among Europe’s freight forwarders through next month, according to Danske Bank’s latest European Freight Forwarding Index report for September 2014. Airfreight was the strongest segment mentioned in the report, reaching... Read more

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AviancaTaca has a lofty goal: By 2015, air cargo will account for 25 percent of the group’s revenue, Victor Mejia Rivas, Avianca’s vice president of cargo, recently estimated.... Read more
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Airfreight industry veterans have established a new charter company that nixes communication with shippers/end users and deals exclusively with freight forwarders. The Frankfurt-... Read more
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In a landslide vote, members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to prohibit U.S. carriers from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme. The... Read more
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Although LAN Airlines experienced an 11-percent, year-over-year, drop in net income in the third quarter of 2011, the Latin American carrier reported double-digit cargo gains.... Read more
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The third quarter of 2011 was very profitable for both Delta Air Lines’ and Southwest Airlines’ freight businesses, with cargo revenues surging 13 percent and 12.9 percent, year-... Read more
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North American logistics provider Forward Air reported solid growth in the third quarter of 2011, which ended September 30. Operating revenue rose 11.7 percent, year-over-year, to... Read more
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Despite sluggish cargo volumes worldwide, UPS experienced considerable growth in the third quarter of 2011, with total revenue rising 8 percent to $13.2 billion. The global... Read more
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September freight traffic slowed significantly at Hong Kong International Airport, with cargo volumes dropping 6.1 percent, year-over-year. The airport, which bested Memphis... Read more
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Lufthansa Cargo’s freighter services to the U.S. and China are the worst affected by the shock decision on October 11 by the Hesse Administrative High Court in Germay to ban night... Read more
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Boeing officials have projected that the Korean economy will demand 1,250 new planes by 2030. Single-aisle jetliners will account for 46 percent of the aircraft requested,... Read more
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Cargolux launched weekly freight service connecting the U.S. with Australia on October 19, and the carrier will begin weekly cargo service connecting Chicago, New York and Houston... Read more
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Targeting the environmental footprint of airports instead of airlines, the Federal Aviation Administration has handed over a $2 million grant to officials at San Diego... Read more
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Europe Airpost will commence biweekly freight service from its hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Tunis-Carthage Airport. Beginning in November, the route will be flown... Read more
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Officials from Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. announced that Hactl SuperTerminal 1 will transition to a new airfreight management system in December. This modernization is a... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo recently made company history with the transportation of nearly 53 tonnes of freight in the belly-hold of a Boeing 777-300ER. Members of Emirates’ cargo team sat... Read more
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