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In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), have turned up the heat on Lufthansa by extending its current two-day strike for short-haul routes to include long-haul... Read more
Volumes are expected to be robust among Europe’s freight forwarders through next month, according to Danske Bank’s latest European Freight Forwarding Index report for September 2014. Airfreight was the strongest segment mentioned in the report, reaching... Read more

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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
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

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