Air Cargo

Antonov and Bertling ship over-dimensional transformers from Portugal to Argentina

AJOT | December 22, 2014 | Air Cargo

Antonov Airlines together with Bertling Logistics have successfully accomplished delivery of three power substations from Portugal to Argentina. The entire operation required three An- 124-100 flights to airlift nine outsize transformers from Porto, Portugal to the capital of Argentina. Read More »

Boeing, Emirates Airline Partner with Non-Profit Organization to Ferry Protective Winter Gear for th

PR Newswire | December 22, 2014 | Air Cargo

SEATTLE, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) partnered with Emirates Airline and U.S.-based non-profit organization Another Joy Foundation to transport a consignment of critically-needed blankets and sleeping bags on board the airline's newly delivered Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range).

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines implements paperless cockpit with IT from Lufthansa Systems

AJOT | December 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo (ABC) has commenced using Lufthansa Systems' Lido/iRouteManual, Lido/Enroute and Lido/DocView IT solutions aimed at simplifying cockpit processes. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo moves express cargo for astronauts in the international space lab

AJOT | December 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered express cargo for NASA from Chicago to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport. Read More »

DHL launches new flight in Milwaukee

AJOT | December 18, 2014 | Air Cargo

Santa visited DHL Express shippers in Milwaukee a little early this year when local pick-up service received an upgrade – made possible by a new Boeing 767-200 cargo flight. Read More »

UTi Worldwide earns certification in IATA’s CEIV Pharma Program at Brussels Airport

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, has achieved CEIV Pharma certification in the comprehensive IATA training and pharmaceutical freight certification program, the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV), at Brussels Airport. Read More »

Boeing Shanghai supports Volga-Dnepr Group with 737CL freighter conversion

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Air Cargo

Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd., (Boeing Shanghai) has signed a Boeing 737-400 Freighter Conversion Agreement with Russia based Volga-Dnepr Group. Read More »

Cathay Pacific Cargo signs master rental agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Air Cargo

To better facilitate the shipment of temperature-sensitive goods and pharmaceutical products, Cathay Pacific Cargo has signed a master agreement DoKaSch Temperature Solutions for renting the latest-technology active containers, the RKN and RAP Opticooler. Read More »

IAG Cargo becomes world’s first carrier to achieve wholesale distribution authorization for medicine

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Air Cargo

IAG Cargo has become the world’s first cargo carrier to be awarded a GDP (Good Distribution Practice) certification by a national government health agency in what is widely recognised as meeting the diamond standard for pharmaceutical transportation. Read More »

FedEx 2nd-quarter profit rises, but misses expectations

Reuters | December 17, 2014 | Air Cargo

Package delivery company FedEx Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as U.S. domestic package and international export volumes rose, and reaffirmed its full-year profit outlook. Read More »

China says to build $31 billion worth of new infrastructure

Reuters | December 15, 2014 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Road

China's economic planner has approved the construction of 192 billion yuan ($31 billion) of roads and an airport in the latest government effort to increase investment and support a slowing economy. Read More »

Cargolux to begin European export services from Rickenbacker International Airport

AJOT | December 15, 2014 | Air Cargo

After more than a year of successful import operations at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International S.A. will begin utilizing its advanced fleet of Boeing 747-8 freighters for export services beginning Dec. 18. Read More »

Record-breaking November for Hactl

Reuters | December 15, 2014 | Air Cargo

November 2014 was a month of new records for Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler. Read More »

Philippines to seek investors for airport projects worth $2.6 billion

Reuters | December 15, 2014 | Air Cargo

The Philippines will offer for tender next year six airport projects worth 116 billion pesos ($2.6 billion) under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme to help upgrade the country's aging infrastructure. Read More »

Belgian unions seek to ground all planes during national strike

Reuters | December 15, 2014 | Air Cargo

Belgium's unions will try to prevent any aircraft from leaving or arriving during a nationwide strike in a protest over the government's planned pension reform and budget cuts. Read More »

Ecuador to call on LAN Ecuador to reinstate illegally dismissed trade union leader

AJOT | December 14, 2014 | Air Cargo

In a long meeting  at the Ministry of Labour, trade union leaders representing workers at LAN Peru, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador met Ecuador’s Minister of Labour to seek government mediation in attempts to secure the reinstatement of Ximena López after she was illegally dismissed in October this year. Ecuador’s Minister of Labour declared himself to be “one more soldier in this fight” and agreed to ask the company to comply with the Constitution and reinstate the leader. Read More »

China to pump more money into loss-making small airports

Reuters | December 11, 2014 | Air Cargo

The Chinese government will pump more money into its dozens of loss-making regional airports next year, to the tune of 1.2 billion yuan ($190 million), state media said, as it seeks to boost economic development in poorer provinces. Read More »

Award reconfirms AirBridgeCargo’s position as Fraport’s largest international cargo carrier

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Air Cargo

Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) has acknowledged AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) as its largest international air cargo carrier at Frankfurt Airport in 2014 in the company’s annual ceremony to honour its top cargo carriers. Read More »

ICSID Negates Its Jurisdiction for Arbitrating Fraport’s Compensation Claim Against Philippines

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Air Cargo

ICSID Again Negates Its Jurisdiction for Arbitrating Fraport’s Compensation Claim Against the Republic of the Philippines. Fraport Will Carefully Analyze the Decision – PIATCO and Fraport Continue to Pursue Their Shared Interests in the Philippines. Read More »

Fraport Cargo Services honors AirBridgeCargo, their largest international cargo carrier

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Air Cargo

Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) has acknowledged AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) as its largest international air cargo carrier at Frankfurt Airport in 2014 in the company’s annual ceremony to honour its top cargo carriers. Read More »