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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced adjusted net income of US$15.9 million (11.8 million euros) for Q2, compared with US$20.4 million (15.2 million euros) for Q2 of 2013. “We are off to a good start in 2014. Airfreight demand is improving, and we are... Read more
WorldACD reported a robust first half of 2014 for air cargo. June maintained this year’s average with its 4.8 percent volume growth year over year. For the first time in 2.5 years, WorldACD registered a month with a year-over-year increase in the... 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
The air cargo industry admits that it doesn’t always attract young talent. “We don’t have enough people with the skills and the knowledge and the ability to innovate, to drive and... Read more
Steve Gunning, CEO for IAG Cargo, told the audience at the World Cargo Symposium’s Pushing Technology Boundaries track that all these air cargo conferences have a reason. “Often,... Read more
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After a tough couple of years for air cargo, a group of industry executives offered a look into their various crystal balls during a session on Industry Trends Wednesday at the... Read more
Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO for Matternet, captured the World Cargo Symposium’s attention when he flew a drone in front of the audience. The whirr filled the quiet room, and audience... Read more
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In a poll of the World Cargo Symposium audience, 19 percent of those affected by ACC3 said they will not be ready by the July 1 deadline. All carriers who fly cargo and mail into... Read more
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Airfreight’s share of the market is slipping, said Gert-Jan Jansen, executive director of Seabury Group, at the World Cargo Symposium. “Air cargo has lost a lot of ground to ocean... Read more
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Lufthansa Cargo’s head will move to the passenger side on May 1. The supervisory board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG elected Karl Ulrich Garnadt to the group's executive board at its... Read more
Cargo plays a major role in American Airlines’ operations, generating more than $800 million in cargo revenue annually, COO Robert Isom said during the Opening Plenary session at... Read more
FedEx founder, chairman and CEO Fred Smith sounded the alarm during the WCS Opening Plenary regarding what he views as the culprit for the slow growth of global trade: rising... Read more
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TNT Express announced the intended sale of its specialist fashion supply chain business TNT Fashion Group B.V. to a consortium formed by Belspeed and Netlog Group. The intended... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo is set to increase its cargo capacity to Tunis, Tunisia, and Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, with the introduction of a weekly freighter service beginning March 17.  The... Read more

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