Air Cargo

American Airlines CEO cites capacity growth risks

Reuters | June 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker voiced concern about the risk that capacity growth among airlines could depress profits, but told Reuters that in contrast with past cycles, the rise in capacity "feels different." Read More »

Virgin America pilots vote for unionization

AJOT | June 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

Virgin America Inc said a majority of its pilots voted to be represented by the world's largest pilot union, ending its run as the last major U.S. carrier without collective representation for pilots. Read More »

American Airlines Cargo Introduces Use of New Boeing 787-800 for Select International Routes

AJOT | June 05, 2015 | Air Cargo

The Boeing 787-800 launched this month, showcasing a multitude of benefits for customers, including 28 positions for cargo, improved aerodynamics, advanced engine technology and better fuel efficiency. Read More »

Global air freight momentum slowing

Reuters | June 04, 2015 | Air Cargo

Growth in demand for air freight is slowing, as world trade growth weakens, a leading air industry body said. Read More »

Global air freight momentum slowing

Reuters | June 04, 2015 | Air Cargo

Growth in demand for air freight is slowing, as world trade growth weakens, a leading air industry body said on Thursday. Read More »

VOLGA-DNEPR delivers 16-metre propeller shaft for stricken ship in Brazil

AJOT | June 03, 2015 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) sped into action to complete the urgent delivery of a 40-ton propeller shaft for a ship in Brazil. Read More »

a. hartrodt transports Brazilian Tapirs and Patagonian Maras to Turkey

AJOT | June 03, 2015 | Air Cargo

The airfreight department of international freight forwarder a. hartrodt (Belgium) arranged the transport of three Brazilian Tapirs (Tapirus terestris) and four Patagonian Maras (Dolichotis patagonum) by air from Brussels to Istanbul last month. Read More »

National Airlines Council of Canada welcomes expanded Air Transport Agreement with Cuba

PR Newswire | June 02, 2015 | Air Cargo

NACC welcomes the announcement today by the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, of an expanded Air Transport Agreement with Cuba. Read More »

Avianca Cargo Selects Descartes Cargo 2000

AJOT | June 01, 2015 | Air Cargo

This solution expansion adds to Avianca Cargo’s use of Descartes’ air cargo connectivity and messaging services. Read More »

Detroit becomes Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s 11th U.S. gateway and increases choice to the Midwest

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Air Cargo

Detroit will become Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s eleventh destination in North America on June 1st with the start of daily flights to and from London Heathrow, giving customers greater access to and from the U.S Midwest. Read More »

Delta eyes Asia alliances, sees limited US consolidation

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Delta Air Lines is interested in forging alliances with carriers in Asia, the airline's president said. Read More »

Etihad Airways reports 52% jump in annual profit

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Etihad Airways, one of three Gulf airlines that U.S. rivals say benefit from state subsidies, reported a 52 percent rise in annual profit on higher passenger numbers and increased revenue from cargo and partner airlines. Read More »

Adria Airways Extends Handling Contract with Fraport Cargo Services (FCS)

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Slovenia’s National Airline and FCS Continue Their Successful and Long-standing Partnership at Europe’s Largest Cargo Hub Read More »

X2 Member AIB Internacional pilots livestock export from Rio Grande do Norte - Brasil

AJOT | May 27, 2015 | Air Cargo

Coordinating two full charters of live cattle shipment, AIB Internacional, a proud member of X2 Elite and X2 Projects, has led the transport of 356 live Guzerá Breed Bovine en route for Senegal, Africa. Read More »

IAG Cargo takes off in Kuala Lumpur

AJOT | May 27, 2015 | Air Cargo

IAG Cargo has officially opened its newest route, operating between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur. Read More »

Troubled new Berlin airport won’t be a white elephant, official says

Reuters | May 24, 2015 | Air Cargo

Berlin’s new international airport, repeatedly delayed due to red tape and technical problems, is on course to open as scheduled in 2017, a spokesman said on Sunday, denying a media report it could end up as a white elephant. Read More »

Jettainer opens JettHub at Frankfurt Airport

AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Air Cargo

Jettainer, the leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management in the aviation sector, has inaugurated its expanded logistics center at Frankfurt Airport. At the so-called JettHub FRA, all resources are now bundled. Read More »

Hactl wins award for environmental excellence

AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler - has received the Transport and Logistics - Silver Award, in the 2014 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence. Read More »

Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International deliver special gift to Armenian centenary commemorations

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Air Cargo

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Ruslan International have completed a special and very significant assignment to Armenia to deliver broadcasting equipment from Tianjin in China to the capital city, Yerevan.  Read More »

Toronto to host TIACA Air Cargo Forum

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Air Cargo

TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum will take place in Toronto, Canada, Secretary General Doug Brittin announced today. Read More »