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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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Delegates from the air cargo industry took part in the first Professional Development Workshop from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) in the Netherlands. The three-... Read more
May saw a 7.5 percent increase in air cargo tonnage year over year, according to consultants WorldACD. Meanwhile, there was a yield drop of 0.2 percent. From April to May, yields... Read more
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Cathay Pacific Airways, Air China and Fine Star agreed to increase the capital of Air China Cargo by 2 billion yuan (US$321.6 million). Cathay Pacific owns 49 percent of Air China... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo christened its fourth Boeing 777F “Olá Brazil.” Lufthansa is emphasising its commitment to Brazil with this greeting. The carrier is investing in five new Boeing... Read more
The world’s largest aircraft is making its way to Canada. A gas cooler weighing 141 tonnes was loaded on board the Antonov An-225 at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany on Wednesday... Read more
The U.S. Airforwarders Association told a congressional panel that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) should move toward permitting private contractors to train... Read more
Alitalia and Etihad Airways confirmed Wednesday that they have agreed on the principal terms and conditions of a proposed transaction whereby Etihad will acquire a 49 percent... Read more
Airfreight markets had a healthy growth in demand in May, according to preliminary traffic figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).  International air... Read more
Two Canadian carriers, Cargojet and First Air, announced Tuesday that they signed a cooperation agreement. Cargojet will assume the remaining lease obligation of First Air’s B767-... Read more
Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Ruslan International have been busy with shipments around the world. Volga-Dnepr delivered a prototype of the Turkish T129 attack helicopter onboard an IL... Read more
DHL Global Forwarding signed a contract with Airbus to provide transportation of A319, A320 and A321 aircraft components and general cargo from the Airbus production site in... Read more
Singapore Changi Airport processed 157,500 tonnes of airfreight in May, a 3.5 percent increase year over year. Flight movements increased by 1.7 percent to 28,930. For the period... Read more
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The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) welcomed the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) decision to lift requirements for air cargo screening reports,... Read more
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd (PACTL) gained certification according to the Freight Security Requirements of the Transported Asset Protection... Read more
Jan Krems, an industry veteran with nearly 30 years in air cargo, confirmed Wednesday that he will serve as United Cargo’s next president. Krems is now vice president Americas for... Read more
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