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Global air freight markets showed continued robust growth in air cargo volumes in August, according to the latest data from The International Air Transport Association (IATA). Measured by freight-tonne-kilometers (FTKs), volumes rose 5.1% in August 2014... Read more
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

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo said overcapacity is hurting the air cargo market. “In terms of revenue, we are slightly ahead of our target for the year, but the level of capacity some... Read more
Airfreight demand continued to grow in July, according to preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Supported by encouraging growth in... Read more
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Vietnamese government to work with the air transport sector to strengthen the country’s economy through global air... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations, with the start of a weekly service to the city. Los Angeles joined Chicago, Atlanta and Houston in... Read more
Thief River Falls, Minn., is more than a little off the proverbial beaten path, sequestered in the northwest corner of the state about 70 miles south of the Canadian border. It is... Read more
American Airlines Cargo started construction of a dedicated pharmaceutical handling facility in Philadelphia.   The new 25,000-square-foot (2,322-square-meter) facility is... Read more
After comments published on Air Cargo World’s website, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ejected the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines from its... Read more
Though usually touted for fuel savings, winglets give cargo carriers other opportunities – including opening new markets. Winglets have been widely used by airlines since the... Read more
Menzies Aviation Bobba, operating a cargo terminal at Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore, India, opened a Pharma Cold Zone for the handling of pharmaceuticals.... Read more
Singapore Changi Airport handled 155,000 tonnes of cargo in July, a decline of 2.4 percent from a year ago. Flight movements dipped 2.6 percent to 28,200 during the month. For the... Read more
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Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) enhanced its security operations with the introduction of two electric vehicles to enable security staff to increase the frequency of... Read more
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DB Schenker AG, the logistics subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, filed a complaint in New York federal court claiming damages from cargo carriers Air France, KLM, Martinair, Cargolux... Read more
American Airlines Cargo began offering cargo service to and from Fort Myers, Fla., and Orange County, Calif. In addition, cargo service will now operate in new locations in the... Read more
Tel Aviv-based CAL Cargo Air Lines purchased a 747-400ER freighter, manufactured in 2007. “We expect the freighter to be ready for service in November, giving CAL a competitive... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo is starting twice-weekly MD-11 freighter flights to Lagos, Nigeria. The Frankfurt-Lagos route will begin Sept. 15. Lagos is an important destination for the oil... Read more

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