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To assist with the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak emergency in West Africa, Volga-Dnepr Airlines used one of its heavy-lift An-124 Ruslan freighters to transport three United Nations helicopters from Moscow to Freetown, Sierra Leone. The multi-purpose... Read more
The first serial production A350 airframe made its maiden voyage yesterday, featuring the livery of its first client, Qatar Airways. The A350-900 XWB, which took off from Toulouse, France, on the afternoon of Oct. 15, is expected to be delivered to Qatar... Read more

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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
U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator John S. Pistole will be the keynote speaker at The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Air Cargo Forum in... Read more
UPS is expanding inbound and outbound airfreight services in Myanmar for the first time. Customers trading to and from this emerging market will have access to UPS's supply chain... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo’s weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai will start Sept. 21. The new freighter flight will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity in the Swiss... Read more
Panalpina now offers a new service from Puerto Rico directly into Luxembourg in collaboration with Cargolux. The weekly service marks the first regular call of a full freighter... Read more
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded robust development in cargo with tonnage growth of 8.3 percent in July. Cargo throughput reached 370,000 tonnes in July. Air... Read more
Volga-Dnepr Group celebrated the 80th birthday of Victor Tolmachev, the chief designer of the An-124 and An-225 aircraft. Tolmachev, who is technical director of Volga-Dnepr and... Read more
Cathay Pacific and its sister airline Dragonair saw a significant boost in cargo, largely due to an increase in shipments from China. The two airlines carried 146,745 tonnes of... Read more
On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of UPS Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the exemption of all-cargo airline operators from FAR Part 117, the... Read more
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