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Lufthansa Cargo flew 65 horses from Frankfurt to Tehran, Iran. The Boeing 777F’s entire main deck was filled with 22 horse stalls. The plan took off Monday at 10:06 p.m. Frankfurt time.  Hours before, the stud and competition horses had checked in at... Read more
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday that it has extended the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot program for an additional year. It has also reopened the application period for new participants for 60 days. ACAS is a voluntary... Read more

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Operating revenue for Southwest Airlines’ freight sector reached $36 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 12.5 percent, year-over-year, gain. This increase is on par with... Read more
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The installed freighter base in the Middle East will grow 4.4 percent annually for the next 10 years, rising from 71 freighters in 2011 to 109 in 2021, according to an analysis by... Read more
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Africa and the Americas are emerging as the shining stars of the airfreight industry, according to the 2012 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index. Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia,... Read more
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Indianapolis International Airport is now the recipient of a third weekly Cargolux flight performed on Boeing 747-400F aircraft. The Luxembourgian freight carrier will fly to... Read more
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Sluggish import and export levels impaired freight volumes at Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals in 2011. Although Hactl saw volumes rise steadily in the last three months of the year... Read more
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Kerry Logistics will break ground on a 70,000-square-meter logistics center in Zhengzhou, China, in the second quarter of 2012. The facility is slated for completion in the first... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo is eying South America as a key region of growth. In addition to citing the freight implications for Emirates’ daily passenger route to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos... Read more
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flydubai, which came into the world as a low-cost carrier in June 2009, launched a cargo division January 1, and in the first few weeks of operation, flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith... Read more
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IAG Cargo has taken delivery of its final two of three Boeing 747-8 freighters. The aircraft, which join British Airways World Cargo’s fleet, will be flown on routes to London... Read more
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Southwest Airlines has constructed a 26,000-square-foot cargo facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which will open for business on February 12. The launch... Read more
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In order to reduce its net debt load by €2 billion in the next two years, Air France-KLM will put a 5-percent cap on capacity growth over the next three years and immediately... Read more
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Last year was particularly prolific for Lufthansa Cargo, with the carrier transporting 1.9 million tonnes of freight and mail in 2011 — a 5 percent, year-over-year, jump — and... Read more
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In the first full year of the EU's emissions trading scheme, airlines will be forced to buy €364 million worth of emission credits in order to comply with the new policy, an... Read more
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines has launched thrice-weekly freight service to Chengdu International Airport. The route, which is performed by a Boeing 747-400 freighter, connects the... Read more
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Emirates has launched daily service from Dubai to Dublin, making its maiden Irish route the third new routing unveiled since the start of the new year; the carrier launched... Read more
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