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Lufthansa Cargo flew 65 horses from Frankfurt to Tehran, Iran. The Boeing 777F’s entire main deck was filled with 22 horse stalls. The plan took off Monday at 10:06 p.m. Frankfurt time.  Hours before, the stud and competition horses had checked in at... Read more
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday that it has extended the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program for an additional year. It has also reopened the application period for new participants for 60 days. ACAS is a voluntary... Read more

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Airbus is poised to launch a conversion program for A330 freighters, although it is not clear yet if the new offerings will include both the -200 and -300 variants of the aircraft... Read more
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The 2010-2011 fiscal year signaled good news for Virgin Atlantic Cargo, with revenues increasing 39 percent to £224.4 million. Representatives for the carrier — jointly owned by... Read more
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As part of a fleet modernization program, Cathay Pacific has agreed to purchase four 777-300ER aircraft and eight 777-200 freighters from Boeing. The planes carry a list price of... Read more
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Thai Airways has signed firm orders with Airbus for the carrier's first A350-900 and A320 aircraft. Thai ordered four A350s for use on long-haul routes to Europe and five A320s... Read more
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United Arab Emirates all-freight carrier Maximus Air Cargo has acquired its first of three Airbus A300-600RP2F converted wide-body freighters. Increasing Maximus’ fleet of A300-... Read more
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DHL Global Forwarding has consolidated its road freight services linking Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. With the launch of DHL AsiaConnect, DHL AsiaLine and DHL AsiaNet, the... Read more
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Despite a challenging first quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended on June 30, Air T reported double-digit increases in its overnight airfreight segment. Up 21 percent from the first... Read more
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Delta and Aeromexico have announced plans for a long-term partnership, enabling both airlines to code-share and leverage each other’s strengths. Delta also will invest $65 million... Read more
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To expedite the crew-member screening process, the Air Line Pilots Association and the Air Transport Association of America have been championing the Known Crewmember initiative... Read more
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Kerry Logistics is expanding its Chongqing Logistics Centre to address the region’s vast economic growth, up 16.3 percent in the first quarter of 2011. With the first phase of... Read more
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For the first six months of the year, Southwest's freight operating revenues were up $4 million year-over-year, finishing June at $67 million. Passenger revenues so far in 2011... Read more
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Congress has passed a bill extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorities through September 16, which President Barack Obama is expected to sign later today. Putting... Read more
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Commercial aircraft lessor Fly Leasing Ltd. reported a net income of $4.1 million for the second quarter of 2011, a whopping $9.1 million less than last year. This news comes on... Read more
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Boeing has announced the culmination of its 747-8 freighter certification flight test program. With the first of these aircraft scheduled for delivery in September — pending... Read more
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The United Nations Children’s Fund has urged cargo carriers to offer up their services to ship humanitarian supplies from UNICEF’s warehouses in Belgium, France and Italy to the... Read more
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