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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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E-air waybill (e-AWB) penetration rose in April to 14.3 percent – 0.9 percent more than March, according to the International Air Transport Association. The e-AWB surpassed 205,... Read more
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Logistics services provider MNX’s board of directors named Paul J. Martins as CEO, effective June 4.    “The board is excited to have Paul Martins join as CEO,” Matt Dailey,... Read more
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Over 82 tonnes of medical supplies and equipment needed to help victims still dealing with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan have reached the Philippines after Virgin Atlantic... Read more
Air Serbia, the national airline of Serbia, has announced significantly improved performance in the first three months of the year with a 46 percent increase in cargo to 175... Read more
Des Vertannes, with his retirement as IATA’s head of cargo this month, brings to a close a 44-year career in air cargo. He has become known as a passionate airfreight ambassador... Read more
Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City on June 11.  This new route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo operations in Latin... Read more
Air cargo demand has not grown in recent months, according to the International Air Transport Association Global airfreight markets in April saw demand (measured in freight tonne... Read more
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International air cargo demand grew in April for Asia-Pacific carriers on the back of sustained demand for Asian exports, according to preliminary traffic figures released by the... Read more
China Southern Airlines and Air New Zealand cooperated on interlining of live honey bees from Auckland, New Zealand, via Los Angeles to Vancouver. During April and May, five... Read more
Etihad Cargo started a new weekly freighter flight Monday between Abu Dhabi and Entebbe, Uganda. Situated on the shores of Lake Victoria and close to the capital Kampala, Entebbe... Read more
Korean Air Cargo will launch a weekly Sunday service from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Incheon on a Boeing 777F. Beginning May 25, the carrier expects to uplift a... Read more
Ground handler SATS Ltd. handled 4.4 percent more airfreight year over year during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31. Meanwhile, SATS’ revenue dropped 3... Read more
Cargolux Airlines International and Robert Song mutually agreed to terminate his role as a senior vice president, head of Asia and Pacific with immediate effect – after Song was... Read more
dnata continues to develop cargo infrastructure at its newest locations. The company has recognized the need for enhanced services at Glasgow, Birmingham, East Midlands, Newcastle... Read more
Larry Coyne warned that carriers must embrace change to survive in a new airfreight landscape defined by emerging global brands, modal shift and growing freight capacity on... Read more

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