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Emirates SkyCargo added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations, with the start of a weekly service to the city. Los Angeles joined Chicago, Atlanta and Houston in Emirates SkyCargo’s U.S. freighter network. Emirates SkyCargo also has belly-... Read more
After comments published on Air Cargo World’s website, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ejected the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines from its ongoing investigation of UPS Flight 1354. Flight 1354 crashed on approach to... 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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The Federal Aviation Administration is one step closer to having its authorities fully reinstated, thanks to an agreement forged by House and Senate leaders. Congress is expected... Read more
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European developer Segro has begun construction on DB Schenker’s new, 9,900-square-meter logistics facility at London’s Heathrow airport. The facility, which is designed to reduce... Read more
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Global freight volumes rebounded late last year, despite weak traffic throughout 2011, International Air Transport Association data revealed. Growing 0.2 percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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The fourth quarter of 2011 was rather profitable for LAN Airlines’ cargo business, with freight revenue surging 15.8 percent, year-over-year, on a capacity increase of 9.8 percent... Read more
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Emirates SkyCargo has successfully transported four racehorses and 20 penguins from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Dubai International Airport. To accommodate the... Read more
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Hefty volumes out of Europe and strong intra-regional growth in Asia propelled UPS’ fourth-quarter surge in exports, according to a press release. Increasing 4.5 percent, year-... Read more
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Dubai World Central International Airport, which opened in June 2010 to only cargo flights, handled 89,729 tonnes of freight in 2011. From a monthly standpoint, this translates to... Read more
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AfricaWest Cargo has replaced its MD-11 aircraft, leased from the now-defunct Cargoitalia, with a Boeing 767F-300. The freighter is being deployed on the Togo-based carrier’s... Read more
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Boeing handed over the first of five 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines on January 26. The airline manufacturer and the Russian freight carrier celebrated the initial... Read more
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