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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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OAG Cargo, a sister company of Air Cargo World, announced Friday that it will provide flight schedules data for the Worldwide Information Network. WIN is a cloud-based... Read more
US Airways has appointed EFIS Air as its cargo general sales agent in France. The new contract expands the relationship between US Airways and EFIS Air, a subsidiary of ECS Group... Read more
Following a series of Boeing 787 battery incidents, the FAA grounded all Dreamliner flights with an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) issued on Jan. 16. This action followed... Read more
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Oneworld alliance partners Cathay Pacific and American Airlines announced that their codeshare agreement will include Cathay’s new daily route between Chicago O’Hare International... Read more
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Airbus announced Friday that it is going back to using nickel cadmium batteries for its A350 XWB aircraft program instead of lithium ion main batteries. Airbus assured that the... Read more
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The aviation industry is working to deliver relief supplies in humanitarian catastrophes. Lufthansa Cargo is in close cooperation with a German relief coalition in order to... Read more
Singapore Changi Airport’s airfreight movements declined 12.1 percent – to 126,500 tonnes – in February compared to a year ago. In response to the weak cargo industry worldwide,... Read more
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
Air Canada is opening a new global Operations Centre in Brampton, Ontario, Canada that will be fully operational in the first quarter of 2014. The new facility is the result of a... Read more
IAG Cargo signed a long-term commercial agreement with Qatar Airways to purchase capacity on Qatar-operated freighters, effective May 1. Qatar Airways will operate five B777F... Read more
Two executives who resigned from Cargolux are starting work with Volga-Dnepr. Robert van de Weg will join Volga-Dnepr on May 1 as senior vice president marketing and sales. van de... Read more
The third quarter of 2011 was very profitable for both Delta Air Lines’ and Southwest Airlines’ freight businesses, with cargo revenues surging 13 percent and 12.9 percent, year-... Read more
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World Airways’ parent company, Global Aviation Holdings, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on February 5. Both Global, which is the biggest provider of charter flights for the U.S.... Read more
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AV Cargo Airlines has introduced the first of three planned additional MD11 freighters into its fleet. The aircraft will operate its inaugural flight April 30. Afterward, it... Read more
Aer Lingus launched its inaugural B757 service from Shannon, Ireland, to Boston. The departure of the flight Thursday marks the commencement of a major transatlantic expansion in... Read more

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