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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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Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it will begin freight service to the southeast Indian city of Bengaluru, or Bangalore. Beginning August 1, Cathay Pacific will fly the route... Read more
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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has signed a MoU with the World Customs Organization (WCO) for the promotion of tighter airfreight security. In addition to... Read more
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Thai Airways will decommission 50 planes between this fall and 2017 to make room for previously announced acquisitions. The new purchases, which were approved by the carrier’s... Read more
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has renewed its long-standing partnership with Fraport Cargo Services (FCS), an independent freight handler at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport. Flying... Read more
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In conjunction with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Airbus is researching the efficacy of fuel cell technology for self-directed taxiing. The manufacturer believes the... Read more
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In a letter to Air New Zealand, The Department of Justice (DOJ) said it has stopped its five-year investigation into the carrier's role in the price fixing scandal. “After years... Read more
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Boeing delivered 118 planes during the second quarter of the year, pushing its year-to-date number of deliveries to 222. The majority of the aircraft were 737s. Airbus reported a... Read more
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Delta is riding a 10 percent year-to-date increase in cargo tonne miles when compared to the first sixth months of 2010. The carrier has flown 1.17 million miles so far in 2011.... Read more
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Air Liaison America and Avient have inked a deal enabling the freighter operator to grow its presence in the U.S. Under the new contract, Avient will scatter sales staff... Read more
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The U.S.’ rising national debt has some owners and stakeholders of Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) so concerned that they’re looking to take their exports... Read more
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Africa West Cargo has given Italian all-freight flag carrier Cargoitalia the green light to begin service to its Lomé, Togo, hub via a weekly AMCI agreement. Effective immediately... Read more
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With incidents such as the January Domodedovo airport suicide bombing and the October 2010 air cargo bomb from Yemen garnering headlines, airfreight security has never been a... Read more
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Despite an onslaught of economic challenges, FedEx reported year-on-year growth of 32 percent during its fourth quarter, which ended May 31. Overall revenue also grew... Read more
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To streamline data exchange between freight forwarders and airlines — and meet new European Union customs’ standards — IES and Traxon Europe have created an EU import control... Read more
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Research from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) indicated that airfreight volumes increased slightly in May, although numbers were significantly lower than 2010... Read more
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