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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 time.  Hours before, the stud and competition horses had checked in at... 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 the application period for new participants for 60 days. ACAS is a voluntary... Read more

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Air Serbia, the national airline of Serbia, has announced significantly improved performance in the first three months of the year with a 46 percent increase in cargo to 175... Read more
Des Vertannes, with his retirement as IATA’s head of cargo this month, brings to a close a 44-year career in air cargo. He has become known as a passionate airfreight ambassador... Read more
Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on June 11.  This new route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin... Read more
Air cargo demand has not grown in recent months, according to the International Air Transport Association Global airfreight markets in April saw demand (measured in freight tonne... Read more
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International air cargo demand grew in April for Asia-Pacific carriers on the back of sustained demand for Asian exports, according to preliminary traffic figures released by the... Read more
China Southern Airlines and Air New Zealand cooperated on interlining of live honey bees from Auckland, New Zealand, via Los Angeles to Vancouver. During April and May, five... Read more
Etihad Cargo started a new weekly freighter flight Monday between Abu Dhabi and Entebbe, Uganda. Situated on the shores of Lake Victoria and close to the capital Kampala, Entebbe... Read more
Korean Air Cargo will launch a weekly Sunday service from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Incheon on a Boeing 777F. Beginning May 25, the carrier expects to uplift a... Read more
Ground handler SATS Ltd. handled 4.4 percent more airfreight year over year during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31. Meanwhile, SATS’ revenue dropped 3... Read more
Cargolux Airlines International and Robert Song mutually agreed to terminate his role as a senior vice president, head of Asia and Pacific with immediate effect – after Song was... Read more
dnata continues to develop cargo infrastructure at its newest locations. The company has recognized the need for enhanced services at Glasgow, Birmingham, East Midlands, Newcastle... Read more
Larry Coyne warned that carriers must embrace change to survive in a new airfreight landscape defined by emerging global brands, modal shift and growing freight capacity on... Read more
DHL Global Forwarding set a company record number of charters in 2013 transporting perishables from South America, primarily Chile to Asia and Argentina to the U.S. market.  “... Read more
The annual CNS Partnership Conference is known for its valuable conference sessions and networking opportunities for attendees. For the past few years, it has also been known for... Read more
More than 140 safety professionals representing Asia Pacific’s regulators and airlines are gathered in Bangkok for the Asia Pacific Aviation Safety Seminar 2014 (APASS 2014),... Read more
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