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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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The effort to remove paper from air cargo is moving along, albeit slowly. Global implementation of the e-air waybill stood at 13.4 percent at the end of March. During the past... Read more
Ocean ships have more capacity and newer technology than before. “The ships have got their act together,” said Tony Tyler, director general and CEO of the International Air... Read more
Since the beginning of 2014, air cargo volumes have been flat, according to the International Air Transport Association. Airfreight markets in March were up 5.9 percent year over... Read more
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Retail expansion is key to DHL Express’ Africa business strategy, said Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing for DHL Express, Sub Saharan Africa. The recently released A.T Kearney... Read more
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Shippers revealed the challenges of the air cargo industry in a panel Monday at the CNS Partnership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Des Vertannes, global head of cargo at the... Read more
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Lufthansa Cargo stopped freighter service to Detroit a few days ago, said Achim Martinka, vice president for the Americas at Lufthansa Cargo. “Detroit was just not developing the... Read more
It’s no secret that the trend of passenger business revenues is diverging from the trend of cargo business revenues after years of moving in sync. “What we consider then is what’s... Read more
Jim Compton, vice chairman of United Airlines, told attendees Monday at the CNS Partnership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, that despite air cargo’s myriad challenges, he is... Read more
Zvi Schreiber realized there had to be a better way. About four years ago, Schreiber was managing an electronics company and shipping electronic components around the world. For... Read more
Saudi Airlines Cargo has made progress with the e-air waybill. “The e-AWB is an invaluable tool which will help us to improve the quality of our services while reducing processing... Read more
Emirates will launch a new daily service to Brussels, Belgium, beginning Sept. 5. Belgium is a key cargo hub. Export commodities that Emirates SkyCargo expects to transport... Read more
After months of construction, planning and testing, Emirates SkyCargo’s freighter fleet officially started operating Thursday from its new cargo terminal at Dubai World Central’s... Read more
Cargolux recorded tonnage growth for 2013 of 16.7 percent year over year, moving 753,848 tonnes. The shareholders of Cargolux approved the audited financial statements in the... Read more
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines is expanding its services in Central Europe by introducing direct services to and from Munich with a Boeing 747 freighter, effective May 9. “As Southern... Read more
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an agreement on sharing of safety information and joint analysis of... Read more
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