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Japan Airlines reported healthy international cargo in Q1 of 2014, which runs from April 1 to June 30. The volume of international cargo, in terms of revenue cargo tonne kilometers (RCTK), increased by 16.5 percent year over year, and international cargo... Read more
UPS’ supply chain and freight revenue increased 6.5 percent during Q2 of 2014 to US$2.3 billion (1.7 billion euros). UPS Forwarding produced double-digit operating profit growth. Strong improvements in North American airfreight were offset somewhat by a... Read more

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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing completed a review of the 787's critical systems, finding that the plane meets its intended level of safety. The joint... Read more
WCA Conference Week has moved to a new venue in Hong Kong following the postponement of the conference that was due to be staged in Bangkok in March. Political unrest, culminating... Read more
The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) recorded 66 percent more cargo crime incidents in 2013. That’s why TAPA is calling for greater collaboration with law... Read more
Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is not a typical airport. It focuses almost solely on just-in-time cargo. This involves supporting auto plants in... Read more
Indian carriers will require 1,290 new passenger aircraft valued at US$190 billion (136.4 billion euros) between now and 2032 to satisfy surging annual demand, according to Airbus... Read more
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Deutsche Post DHL attributes its financial results for 2013 partly to emerging markets such as Africa. “DHL Express is the market leader across Africa, and our unparalleled... Read more
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Consumers worldwide are looking for healthier food options, says Chris Connell, president of Commodity Forwarders Inc. (CFI). The perishables freight forwarder is seeing... Read more
IAG Cargo’s services between London Heathrow and the Indian trade hubs of Hyderabad and Chennai will be serviced by the B787 starting March 31 in Hyderabad and in October in... Read more
Where will the next opportunities for the air cargo sector be found? A panel on the final day of the World Cargo Symposium in Los Angeles took a look around the globe for possible... Read more
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The exhibitor booth for the Bureau of Dangerous Goods was busy. Michael Bowen, president of the company, was speaking with a representative from a Japanese airline about the... Read more
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Security will always be a topic of conversation in the air cargo industry, Oliver Evans said Thursday at the World Cargo Symposium’s Security track. “This subject is and remains... Read more
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American Airlines Group’s system cargo tonne miles (CTMs) for February were 173.5 million, up 11.2 percent versus February 2013. Year-to-date CTMs for American Airlines Cargo and... Read more
China Eastern Airlines will host the 2015 IATA World Cargo Symposium in Shanghai. Desmond Vertannes, IATA global head of cargo, announced the news at the Closing Plenary of WCS in... Read more
Emirates launched daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Boston. In addition to passengers, Emirates SkyCargo will operate belly-hold cargo space to help transport goods to and... Read more
The Cathay Pacific Group’s cargo revenue in 2013 declined by 3.6 percent compared to 2012. The company’s cargo business has been adversely affected by weak demand since April 2011... Read more

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