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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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ST Aerospace and EADS EFW have agreed to partner with Airbus to develop a conversion passenger-to-freighter (P2F) program for the A330-300 and the A330-200. The first conversions... Read more
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Cathay Pacific and Dragonair experienced a 19.5 percent, year-over-year, decline in cargo carried last month. At the same time, capacity fell by 6.7 percent, year over year. Load... Read more
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Weakened economies around the world haven’t impaired freight carriers’ Valentine’s Day flower volumes, according to several reports. On the contrary, numerous airlines have... Read more
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Airbus has successfully completed the world’s first test flight utilizing I4-D air traffic management technology. This technology results in lower carbon emissions and shorter,... Read more
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Japan Airlines has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for anti-trust immunity in order to enter an alliance with the International... Read more
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Korean Air has acquired a 747-8F and a 777F from Boeing, making it the world’s first carrier to operate both freighters. Korean plans to fly the 747-8F on its transpacific route... Read more
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After five years of delays and 23 temporary extensions, the U.S. Senate passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 on February 6. Airlines for America President Nicholas... Read more
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A strike by SNPL, France’s largest pilot union, grounded nearly one-quarter of Air France’s flights from February 6-9. All flights are expected to resume as scheduled on February... Read more
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With the recent U.S. announcement that a military drawdown will start as early as next year instead of 2014, as originally planned, there could soon be a heavy demand for airlift... Read more
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The past year ended with a whimper for wide-body cargo aircraft, with two pure freighter outfits, Cargoitalia and Jade Cargo, exiting the market. Combination carriers were also... Read more
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The International Air Transport Association has spoken out about the European flight sector, encouraging carriers in this region to develop policies that promote aviation, rather... Read more
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World Airways’ parent company, Global Aviation Holdings, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on February 5. Both Global, which is the biggest provider of charter flights for the U.S.... Read more
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North American imports to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol increased 13.3 percent, year-over-year, in 2011, despite only modest cargo growth for the year. The Dutch airport also saw a... Read more
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Financial problems in the eurozone dominated headlines in 2011, but new ACI Europe data indicates that such troubles didn’t affect airline operations equally. Freight volumes at... Read more
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GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. has constructed a new cargo terminal at Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. The R$11 million logistics terminal, which opened February 1... Read more
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