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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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Chapman Freeborn Airchartering’s subsidiary Intradco Cargo Services will extend its animal transport operations on a worldwide basis. Chapman Freeborn – which completed the... Read more
Etihad Cargo uplifted record cargo tonnage across the globe in April and May, pushing the carrier into the list of top 10 performing global air cargo operators, based on monthly... Read more
UPS named Brendan Canavan, a 33-year UPS veteran, the new president of UPS Airlines. Canavan, 53, replaces Mitch Nichols, who was promoted to senior vice president of... Read more
The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) launched what it calls the most comprehensive supply chain security standards in TAPA’s 17-year history to combat increasingly... Read more
Etihad Cargo announced more freight capacity in Tanzania, Switzerland and the U.S. Etihad Cargo began a weekly freighter service to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On the return flight... Read more
Cargo companies at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) founded an association to promote FRA as a global air cargo hub.  Air Cargo Community Frankfurt will represent the interests of air... Read more
CLECAT and FIATA, representing freight forwarders on the European and international level, presented their views on the role of freight forwarders and logistics in intermodal... Read more
Airfreight growth during Q2 2014 is showing solid improvement compared to a year ago, supported by the cyclical upswing in the global economy, but high jet fuel prices and... Read more
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Emirates will have more cargo capacity in Boston beginning Aug. 1, when it switches from its Boeing 777-200LR now operating the route to a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.... Read more
The International Air Transport Association’s newly minted head of cargo, Glyn Hughes, plans to focus on the many initiatives set underway by his now retired predecessor Des... Read more
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Cargo throughput at Fraport AG’s Frankfurt Airport in May grew by 6.9 percent year over year to 185,626 tonnes. “The strong development in air cargo strengthens our position as... Read more
India identified 24 airports for development as domestic air cargo terminals. Shri Ashok Lavasa, India’s secretary for civil aviation, gave direction for drawing plans to develop... Read more
(Editor's note: this article was edited to remove references to United's change in cargo handlers.) The top cargo executives at United Airlines and Delta Air Lines are leaving.... Read more
American Airlines Cargo began two cargo services Wednesday from Dallas/Forth Worth to China. AA Cargo is flying to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Service departing Hong Kong begins... Read more
First quarter cargo tonnage for Air Seychelles rose 126.8 percent year over year. The Republic of Seychelles’ national airline moved 1,602 tonnes, driven by strong demand from... Read more

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