Air Cargo

Davies Turner Air Cargo expands East Midlands Airport Presence

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Air Cargo

Davies Turner Air Cargo Ltd (DTAC), the air cargo arm of Davies Turner Plc, the UK's leading independent freight forwarder and international logistics and transport company, has extended its presence at East Midlands Airport (EMA). Read More »

AirBridgeCargo supports Geodis Wilson Team in raising money for the Dutch Cancer Society

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) was one of the sponsors of a team of cyclists from its customer Geodis Wilson taking part in the Alpe d'HuZes charity fundraising event. Read More »

Jettainer manages ULDs for KF Aerospace

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Air Cargo

Jettainer, the leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management, is taking over the management and servicing of the air-freight loading devices for KF Aerospace (formerly Kelowna Flightcraft). A loading-celebration of the first ULD was performed on 11 June 2015 at KF Aerospace’s launch event of their long-haul services in Toronto. Read More »

VOLGA-DNEPR delivers power stations from New York to Cairo for Suez Canal widening project

AJOT | June 15, 2015 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-ton shipment of power stations from New York to Cairo, Egypt, that will be used to supply the Suez Canal widening project. Read More »

New TIACA leaders will drive the advocacy agenda

AJOT | June 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

TIACA’s new Chairman and Vice Chairman pledged to drive the air freight advocacy agenda, boost the Association’s membership base, and grow its education program, during the Executive Summit (ES) in Miami, USA. Read More »

Delta pilot union leaders approve tentative labor deal

Reuters | June 11, 2015 | Air Cargo

Leaders of Delta Air Lines Inc's pilot union approved a tentative labor deal that provides for base pay increases and a revision in the airline's profit sharing formula. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo stays strong with tonnage up 16% in the first five months of 2015

AJOT | June 11, 2015 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the fastest growing international scheduled cargo airlines, has continued its strong operating performance with tonnage up 16% in the first five months of 2015. Read More »

Boeing Forecasts Demand for 38,050 New Airplanes Valued at $5.6 Trillion

PR Newswire | June 11, 2015 | Air Cargo

SEATTLE, June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] projects a demand for 38,050 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 3.5 percent from last year's forecast. Boeing released its annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) today, estimating the total value of those new airplanes at $5.6 trillion.

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Air France Klm Cargo achieves first export

AJOT | June 11, 2015 | Air Cargo

Jeddah-based independent forwarder Express Forwarding Services (EFS), a member of the WCA Family and long-time user of the WIN IT connectivity platform, has made the first ever e-AWBs shipments on Air France KLM Cargo out of Saudi Arabia. Read More »

China approves $19.3 billion of airport, rail projects

Reuters | June 10, 2015 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Rail

China's top economic planner said it had given the green light to over 120 billion yuan ($19.34 billion) worth of airport and railway projects, the latest slew of infrastructure approvals as Beijing looks to avert a sharp slowdown in the economy. Read More »

Cathay Pacific CEO upbeat on cargo demand despite softer 2nd quarter

Reuters | June 10, 2015 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd saw air cargo demand soften in the second quarter but expects a rebound in the long run on the backs of U.S. and Asian consumers, Chief Executive Ivan Chu. Read More »

Andres Conesa, CEO of Aeromexico, New IATA Chairman

PR Newswire | June 10, 2015 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Andres Conesa, CEO of Aeromexico, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term, effective immediately. Conesa is the first Mexican to hold this position. Read More »

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and First-Air help Corvette Racing get ready for Le Mans

AJOT | June 10, 2015 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo's global reputation for moving high-value prestige and motorsport cars made it the perfect airline partner to support Corvette Racing's bid to win the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race in France. Read More »

More Logistics and Less CO2

AJOT | June 10, 2015 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo’s 4th Environmental Conference in Frankfurt Even after setting efficiency record Lufthansa Cargo wants to stay number one in climate protection. Read More »

Brazil’s Rousseff aims to lure $64 billion in infrastructure capital

Reuters | June 09, 2015 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

President Dilma Rousseff unveiled an effort to draw 198.4 billion reais ($64 billion) in private investment to build, upgrade and operate Brazilian roads, railways, airports and harbor terminals. Read More »

US and Middle East airlines trade accusations on subsidy claim

Reuters | June 09, 2015 | Air Cargo

U.S. and Middle East airline chiefs traded accusations over a campaign by major U.S. carriers to restrict what they say is heavily subsidized competition from Gulf counterparts. Read More »

Joint venture between Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo to cover Europe to Japan as of August

AJOT | June 09, 2015 | Air Cargo

More and faster connections, more capacity, flexibility and time saving: these are the benefits available to European customers of Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo as of 3 August. Both airlines are expanding their joint venture for freight consignments to routes from Europe to Japan. Read More »

IAG Cargo begins rollout of new e-Booking service

AJOT | June 09, 2015 | Air Cargo

Spanish launch marks first stage in global rollout of advanced online booking and management system Read More »

US air traffic control system to mimic Canada’s system, A4A says

Reuters | June 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

The U.S. air traffic control system is likely to be restructured to resemble Canada's system, and the change could happen quickly, the head of the U.S. airline trade group said. Read More »

Qatar Airways CEO calls protectionist attacks a ‘risk’ to aviation

Reuters | June 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker pressed the aviation industry's largest trade group to reiterate its support of liberal air travel, calling protectionism a threat to aviation in a jab at U.S. airlines. Read More »