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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 freight data and the resumption in growth in business confidence and world... Read more
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 international destinations served by Cathay Pacific Cargo.  Cargolux also... Read more

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Airfreight growth during Q2 2014 is showing solid improvement compared to a year ago, supported by the cyclical upswing in the global economy, but high jet fuel prices and... Read more
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Emirates will have more cargo capacity in Boston beginning Aug. 1, when it switches from its Boeing 777-200LR now operating the route to a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.... Read more
The International Air Transport Association’s newly minted head of cargo, Glyn Hughes, plans to focus on the many initiatives set underway by his now retired predecessor Des... Read more
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Cargo throughput at Fraport AG’s Frankfurt Airport in May grew by 6.9 percent year over year to 185,626 tonnes. “The strong development in air cargo strengthens our position as... Read more
India identified 24 airports for development as domestic air cargo terminals. Shri Ashok Lavasa, India’s secretary for civil aviation, gave direction for drawing plans to develop... Read more
(Editor's note: this article was edited to remove references to United's change in cargo handlers.) The top cargo executives at United Airlines and Delta Air Lines are leaving.... Read more
American Airlines Cargo began two cargo services Wednesday from Dallas/Forth Worth to China. AA Cargo is flying to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Service departing Hong Kong begins... Read more
First quarter cargo tonnage for Air Seychelles rose 126.8 percent year over year. The Republic of Seychelles’ national airline moved 1,602 tonnes, driven by strong demand from... Read more
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has given approval for energy corporation BP and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer AeroVironment to fly an AeroVironment Puma... Read more
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Jack Muhs, the new president and CEO of FedEx Trade Networks (FTN), the freight forwarding division of FedEx Corp., says he is hopeful that the second half of 2014 will be strong... Read more
American Airlines Group’s system cargo tonne miles (CTMs) for May were up 6.4 percent year over year. AA Group’s CTMs for American Airlines Cargo and US Airways Cargo were 204.9... Read more
The International Air Transport Association announced the appointment, effective June 9, of Glyn Hughes as the association’s next global head of cargo. He is replacing industry... Read more
MASkargo announced the resignation Friday of Mohd Yunus Idris as CEO. His last day at the company will be June 10. MASkargo gave no reason for Idris’ resignation. He is a 30-year... Read more
Etihad Airways launched daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport. Los Angeles is Etihad’s fourth U.S. destination. In... Read more
A coalition of associations representing airfreight forwarding companies is calling on the U.S. federal government to solicit input from small- and medium-sized forwarders before... Read more

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