Air Cargo

Bomb threat on American Air flight in New York proves false alarm

Reuters | December 01, 2014 | Air Cargo

An American Airlines airplane that was evacuated at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after a bomb threat has been searched and cleared for service, an official said. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr Gulf completes first a-check in Sharjah on a Boeing 737CL

AJOT | December 01, 2014 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Gulf, Volga-Dnepr Technics’ subgroup branch in the Middle East, has successfully performed its first A-check on a Boeing 737-400 for the Slovenian airline SolinAir. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo celebrates 20th birthday

AJOT | December 01, 2014 | Air Cargo

Airfreight carrier has become Europe’s leading cargo airline over the past two decades Read More »

Deutsche Bahn to sue airlines over cargo cartel

Reuters | November 30, 2014 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Rail

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is set to launch another suit against airlines for operating a price-fixing cartel affecting its freight business from 1999-2006, the Wirtschafts Woche weekly reported on Sunday. Read More »

Air France Cargo to enhance operations at Paris Only Airport

AJOT | November 25, 2014 | Air Cargo

Air France Cargo has appointed CHEP Aerospace Solutions to repair its fleet of cargo containers, pallets and horse boxes at Paris Charles de Gaulle, and dollies at Paris Orly airport over the next three years. Read More »

Fraport Consortium wins tender for 14 Greek Regional Airports 

AJOT | November 25, 2014 | Air Cargo

Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide and its partner Copelouzos Group have been selected as preferred investor for a 40-year operating concession by the Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund (HRADF) for 14 regional airports in Greece:  including Aktio, Chania (Crete), Kavala, Kefalonia, Kerkyra (Corfu), Kos, Mitilini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Thessaloniki – Greece’s second largest city – and Zakynthos.  Combined, these airports served a total of about 19.1 million passengers in 2013.  Read More »

US, Mexico reach aviation pact that removes limits on flights

Reuters | November 24, 2014 | Air Cargo

The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement to expand passenger and cargo air service that would remove current limits on the number of airlines that can provide passenger service on routes between the two countries, the U.S. Transportation Department said. Read More »

Schiphol Group Implements BYOD Program with Good Technology

PR Newswire | November 24, 2014 | Air Cargo

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure mobility, has helped Amsterdam Airport Schiphol move its workforce onto a BYOD scheme. Moving to the Good Collaboration Suite(TM) is enabling all employees to use their device of choice, while also creating a range of productivity improvements and cost savings.

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Air China and Air New Zealand Agree Strategic Alliance

PR Newswire | November 21, 2014 | Air Cargo

BEIJING, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China and Air New Zealand have today signed a Statement of Intent that will pave the way for a strategic alliance on services betweenChina and New Zealand.

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Air Partner and Envirotainer respond to the Ebola crisis

AJOT | November 20, 2014 | Air Cargo

Air Partner, a world leading provider of air charter services, and Envirotainer, the world leader in secure cold chain logistics solutions within the life science industries, have been assisting in the humanitarian response to the Ebola crisis.  Read More »

Virgin Atlantic Cargo flies mountain chicken frogs ‘home’

AJOT | November 19, 2014 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has given its support to a conservation project led by the governments of Montserrat and Dominica and zoological experts in the UK, Jersey and Sweden to save the critically-endangered mountain chicken frog, one of the largest frogs in the world. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr Airlines delivers upper stage breeze-M unit to Baikonur for launch of Yamal-401 satellit

AJOT | November 18, 2014 | Air Cargo

The Upper Stage Breeze-M Unit of the Proton-M space vehicle has been delivered to Baikonur onboard a Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ An-124-100 freighter to facilitate the launch of the Russian Yamal-401 communications satellite. Read More »

UTi Worldwide responds to shippers’ urgent transPacific airfreight needs by scheduling 747 charters

AJOT | November 18, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, has scheduled weekly charter service from Shanghai to the U.S. to ease the backlog of goods needed in North America. Read More »

Small cargo plane crashes into Chicago home

Reuters | November 18, 2014 | Air Cargo

A small cargo plane crashed into a home in Chicago, moments after the pilot had reported engine problems, authorities said. Read More »

Airbus to build new Beluga in-house transporter plane

Reuters | November 17, 2014 | Air Cargo

Airbus has decided to renew a fleet of outsized cargo planes that it uses to transport aircraft sections between its key European factories, the planemaker said. Read More »

A fast delivery as ABC moves cars for Macao Grand Prix

AJOT | November 17, 2014 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group and Russia’s largest cargo airline, has delivered Formula 3 cars to China to compete in the Macao Grand Prix. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr rushes humanitarian aid to refugees in Iraq

AJOT | November 16, 2014 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 45 tons of humanitarian supplies from Zurich, Switzerland, to Erbil International Airport for victims of the civil unrest in Iraq. 
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Virgin Atlantic gives cargo customers another choice for online bookings via CPS E-bookings portal

AJOT | November 16, 2014 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is giving customers another choice to book shipments online with the airline by launching e-bookings based on Unisys' Cargo Portal Services (CPS) technology. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo rewards Hactl performance

AJOT | November 16, 2014 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has been honoured with an award by one of its major customers, AirBridgeCargo Airlines. Read More »

United Parcel Service Pilots Picket UPS Investor Conference

PR Newswire | November 13, 2014 | Air Cargo

This morning the UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, conducted an information picket at the 2014 UPS Investor Conference held at the Grand Hyatt New York. Read More »