Highlighting the corporate values of environmental, financial and social responsibility, the report also assessed Delta’s safety ranking last year. The 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report also compared the company’s performance to 2009, noting areas of progress and weakness.
After a delivery of express mail destined for Taiwan hit its facility, officials at the International Cargo Centre Shenzhen (ICCS) are trumpeting the "official start of the international airmail business in Shenzhen."
Boeing has projected exponential growth for aviation industry in the years to come, estimating that the market for new planes will be worth a whopping $4 trillion by 2030. A large percentage of this increase is attributable to freighters, with Boeing forecasting that worldwide demand for these aircraft will jump from 1,760 to 3,500 airplanes.
The Fraport Group, which operates Germany’s Frankfurt Airport and holds majority stake in Peru’s Jorge Chávez International Airport, Turkey’s Antalya Airport and Bulgaria’s Bourgas International Airport, has released its May 2011 traffic figures. But it’s Frankfurt Airport’s numbers that really has Fraport Group talking.
Honeywell plans to make a big splash at the International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget by embarking on the world’s first transatlantic flight powered exclusively by biofuels. But Honeywell isn't the only company eyeing biofuels as a way to increase efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint.
Air Cargo Germany (ACG) recently secured traffic rights to the U.S., but CEO Michael Bock said the carrier will instead focus on expanding its routings to Latin America. Services to Sao Paulo, Brazil; Quito, Ecuador; and Bogota, Colombia, are being targeted to start this fall.
For the first time in the history of Singapore Changi International Airport, the United States is no longer its top cargo market. Although the U.S. continued to hold that title in 2010, China emerged as its biggest customer in the first four months of 2011.
UPS shipments to the United Kingdom were blocked on June 17 after the British Department for Transport (DfT) said it found security flaws during a scheduled review. The DfT has not revealed which locations experienced security breaches or the nature of the issues.