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Boeing and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s two 747-8 freighters. The first airplane delivered last week to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier and the second airplane delivered Thursday. “We strive to be a successful... Read more
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 airlines are bringing onto the main markets is driving yields down to a level... Read more

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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... Read more
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Civil Air Navigation... Read more
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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. ... Read more
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Lufthansa Cargo flew 65 horses from Frankfurt to Tehran, Iran. The Boeing 777F’s entire main deck was filled with 22 horse stalls. The plan took off Monday at 10:06 p.m. Frankfurt... Read more
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... Read more
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Responding to the downing of MH 17 in Ukraine, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has scheduled a high-level meeting with the directors of the world’s major... Read more
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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... Read more
Airline cargo heads reported growth in airfreight volumes over recent months, according to the International Air Transport Association’s quarterly survey. This is consistent with... Read more
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Beginning this September, shippers and forwarders will have the opportunity to load exports directly in Columbus and utilize Rickenbacker International Airport as a gateway to the... Read more
Singapore Changi Airport processed 154,700 tonnes of airfreight in June, 0.2 percent less than a year before. During the second quarter of 2014, cargo revenue at Delta decreased 1... Read more
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration lifted its restrictions on U.S. airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. The FAA canceled a Notice to Airmen that it... Read more
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Air cargo markets continued to expand in June for Asia Pacific, according to preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). For the region’s... Read more
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Cargolux Airlines will take delivery of its 10th 747-8 freighter from Boeing. The aircraft, named City of Contern, is scheduled to leave Boeing’s Paine Field in Seattle on... Read more
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European airlines are following their American counterparts and cancelling flights to Israel. The European Aviation Safety Agency issued a strong recommendation Wednesday to... Read more
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) on Tuesday informing U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion... Read more

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