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A month after securing a five-year contract to manage and maintain ULDs for Ft. Worth-based American Airlines Cargo, Germany’s Jettainer has established a beachhead in the North American market with a new division, Jettainer Americas Inc., located in... Read more
United Cargo has designated logistics firm Crane Worldwide Logistics as its sole Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) freight-forwarding partner. CRAF is a program in which airlines agree to make their aircraft and flight crews available to the Department of... Read more

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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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Emirates SkyCargo boosted its capacity to the U.S.’s third largest city, Chicago, with the start of daily non-stop flights. The Dubai-Chicago service, launched last week and... Read more
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Air cargo volume at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago grew by 8.5 percent year over year during the first half of 2014. In June alone, O’Hare's cargo tonnage increased by 11... Read more
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Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd., redelivered the third of three Boeing 737-400 passenger-to-freighter conversions to Hainan Airlines and Yangtze River Express, both... Read more
This summer, Emirates SkyCargo is carrying thousands of tonnes of temperature-sensitive commodities. Perishable products such as fruit, vegetables, flowers and fresh meat from... Read more
Etihad Cargo will launch twice weekly freighter flights Wednesday linking Abu Dhabi and Moscow Domodedovo airports. The cargo service will operate every Wednesday and Friday using... Read more
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The €1.758 (US$2.3 billion) deal announced by Etihad Airways and Alitalia on Friday will have ramifications for Alitalia’s cargo operation. The deal gives Etihad a 49 percent... Read more
Next year is the 25th anniversary of the CNS Partnership Conference, but CNS had to do something it has never done in its almost quarter century of existence: Change the date. The... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo increased its load factor to more than 70 percent in the first six months of the year. The airline also reduced its capacity by 2.1 percent compared to a year ago... Read more
Air charter broker Air Partner teamed up with Ruslan International to move an entire portable hospital on behalf of a Middle Eastern ruling family. The demountable, modular clinic... Read more
TIACA’s Doug Brittin and Sue Presti discussed the industry’s views on advance data regimes for air cargo shipments at ICAO and WCO meetings held in Singapore from July 29 through... Read more
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

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