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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, WorldACD registered a month with a year-over-year increase in the... Read more
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 Northwest, as the banner cherry crop has been the cherry on top of the... Read more

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Heathrow announced Tuesday an updated plan to expand the airport, including doubling cargo capacity to improve UK export competitiveness. Heathrow already moves 65 percent of the... Read more
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Frankfurt Airport’s cargo volumes edged down by 1.2 percent year over year to 171,909 tonnes during April.  Fraport AG said this was due to the strike-related reduction in... Read more
Boeing and aerospace conglomerate Embraer S.A. announced Monday that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. The two... Read more
American Airlines Group reported positive combined traffic growth in April for American Airlines Cargo and US Airways Cargo. AA Group’s system cargo tonne miles (CTMs) for the... Read more
IAG Cargo reported that its commercial revenue for the first quarter of 2014 was down over 7 percent compared to the same period in 2013. Commercial revenue was 250 million euros... Read more
With an additional recent partial settlement with China Airlines, Ltd. of US$90 million (65 million euros), plaintiffs have now recovered more than US$835 million (602 million... Read more
A strategic airport cooperation arrangement will link the Henan Province Airport Group and Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding. Henan Province Airport Group manages Zhengzhou Xinzheng... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo for the first time reported a revenue over US$3 billion for the 2013-2014 financial year, reaching the US$ 3.1 billion mark, a 9 percent increase over last year... Read more
Asia Pacific airlines recorded 55 percent less combined net earnings in 2013 year over year. The airlines made US$2.5 billion (1.7 million euros) in 2013 and US$5.6 billion (4... Read more
DHL started flying a helicopter for early morning delivery services for several major banking customers in the downtown Los Angeles area. DHL Express introduced the helicopter... Read more
Two weeks ago, 21 Air began service as an ACMI and charter company. The company, based in North Carolina, plans to target small- to medium-size airlines and air cargo companies.... Read more
American Airlines Cargo opened a controlled room temperature (CRT) facility at its London Heathrow Airport cargo warehouse.  The new 300-square-foot (28-square-meter) facility is... Read more
The effort to remove paper from air cargo is moving along, albeit slowly. Global implementation of the e-air waybill stood at 13.4 percent at the end of March. During the past... Read more
Ocean ships have more capacity and newer technology than before. “The ships have got their act together,” said Tony Tyler, director general and CEO of the International Air... Read more
Since the beginning of 2014, air cargo volumes have been flat, according to the International Air Transport Association. Airfreight markets in March were up 5.9 percent year over... Read more
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