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Melbourne Airport reported that it was the only major Australian airport to increase airfreight imports and exports over the past year. The airport provided an overview of its performance to an audience of more than 700 people from business, government... Read more
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continued to see upswings in freight in August. Cargo throughput grew by 8.8 percent to 366,000 tonnes. Flight movements had a 4 percent increase to 33,700, achieving a new monthly high for the second month in a row... Read more

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Despite heightened passenger traffic, August cargo volumes fell considerably for Asia-Pacific carriers, with tonnage dropping 5.8 percent, year-over-year. These losses, combined... Read more
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Ukraine International Airlines’ cargo division is addressing the region’s notable economic growth with the launch of three new routes. Commencing in the fourth quarter of 2011,... Read more
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Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia, the antitrust court in Chile, has approved a merger between LAN Airlines and TAM. According to a joint press release, "the antitrust... Read more
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The Dublin Airport Authority has inked a deal with U.S.-based Lynxs Group to establish a major airfreight hub at Ireland’s Shannon Airport. Outlined in the agreement are plans to... Read more
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Etihad CEO James Hogan added to the din of criticism against the European Union's emissions trading scheme and its application to the aviation industry Thursday, saying the... Read more
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August freight volumes dropped slightly for Singapore Changi Airport, with the airport handling 153,000 tonnes of cargo. A 0.9-percent, year-over-year, decline, Changi officials... Read more
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Atlas Air has canceled the first three of 12 747-8Fs it ordered from Boeing in September 2006. Citing production delays and concerns about the aircraft’s performance, Atlas Air... 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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