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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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Worldwide airline share prices fell 2 percent in July compared to June, but in line with performance of the broader market, according to the airlines financial monitor from the... Read more
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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced that the recently-established Task Force on Risks to civil aviation arising from Conflict Zones (TF RCZ) will be... Read more
The construction of a new cargo apron was recently completed at Warsaw Chopin Airport in Poland. It is hoped that this addition to the airport’s infrastructure will help it handle... Read more
Cargo demand in June slowed down compared to May, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Global airfreight markets showed 2.3 percent growth in... Read more
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IAG Cargo’s revenue fell 12 percent in Q2 of 2014 compared to the same period last year. CEO Steve Gunning says the airline expected this decrease. “It’s been very much a... Read more
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced adjusted net income of US$15.9 million (11.8 million euros) for Q2, compared with US$20.4 million (15.2 million euros) for Q2 of 2013. “We... Read more
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Hactl is the first handling facility at Hong Kong International Airport to achieve Good Distribution Practices (GDP) accreditation, bringing it in line with the World Health... Read more
WorldACD reported a robust first half of 2014 for air cargo. June maintained this year’s average with its 4.8 percent volume growth year over year. For the first time in 2.5 years... Read more
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Virtually all of the phrases that incorporate the word “cherries” denote something happy and positive. That’s certainly the case this summer for cargo carriers serving the Pacific... Read more
Japan Airlines reported healthy international cargo in Q1 of 2014, which runs from April 1 to June 30. The volume of international cargo, in terms of revenue cargo tonne... Read more
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Civil Air Navigation... Read more
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UPS’ supply chain and freight revenue increased 6.5 percent during Q2 of 2014 to US$2.3 billion (1.7 billion euros). UPS Forwarding produced double-digit operating profit growth. ... Read more
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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... 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... Read more
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Responding to the downing of MH 17 in Ukraine, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has scheduled a high-level meeting with the directors of the world’s major... Read more
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