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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
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, started its 10th anniversary year with cargo up 16 percent in the first half of 2014. ABC transported 188,354 tonnes of cargo during the time period. The growth reflects airline’s market... Read more

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In order to keep pace with growth in UK retailers’ online sales, logistics provider SEKO Logistics is investing in a 152,000-square-foot (14,121-square-meter) logistics center to... Read more
Air France-KLM’s cargo traffic continued to go down, decreasing by 4.3 percent in June compared to the same month last year. “While not representing a turning point in market... Read more
Etihad Airways reported double-digit growth in cargo volumes during the first half of 2014, with total revenues increasing to US$3.2 billion (2.3 billion euros). Etihad Cargo... Read more
Logistics companies Mainfreight Australia and Dubai-based Freightworks teamed up to transport two crocodiles from Queensland, Australia, to Dubai. Ten animal handlers took six... Read more
An-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD freighters from Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ fleet delivered more than 80 tonnes of oil and gas equipment to Cape Town, South Africa. The An-124 flight... Read more
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) had tonnage growth in June of 12.36 percent year over year. PACTL handled 121,178 tonnes of freight during... Read more
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The assembly of Airbus’ first A320neo was completed following painting of the aircraft and the mounting of engines. MSN6101, which will be the first A320neo to fly, will soon... Read more
Panalpina published its first standalone sustainability report. The 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report is a disclosure of the company’s sustainability performance to date.... Read more
Air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This is up from the... Read more
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The town of Wilmington, Ohio, with just 12,000 people, took a hit when DHL closed its U.S. hub there in 2009. At its peak, the company employed 9,000 people. “The loss was very... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo is set to strengthen trade lanes in Scandinavia with the start of operations to Oslo beginning Sept. 2.   The start of a daily service to Oslo, with an Emirates... Read more
Delegates from the air cargo industry took part in the first Professional Development Workshop from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) in the Netherlands. The three-... Read more
May saw a 7.5 percent increase in air cargo tonnage year over year, according to consultants WorldACD. Meanwhile, there was a yield drop of 0.2 percent. From April to May, yields... Read more
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Cathay Pacific Airways, Air China and Fine Star agreed to increase the capital of Air China Cargo by 2 billion yuan (US$321.6 million). Cathay Pacific owns 49 percent of Air China... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo christened its fourth Boeing 777F “Olá Brazil.” Lufthansa is emphasising its commitment to Brazil with this greeting. The carrier is investing in five new Boeing... Read more

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