Air Cargo

Chile’s airline LAN Q3 net profit more than doubles

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Chile's dominant airline LAN said on Tuesday its third quarter net profit more than doubled from a year ago to $106.2 million on the strength of its passenger and cargo business. Read More »

Emirates boosts operations to Saudi Arabia

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Emirates Airline today announced plans to advance its existing operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with an additional 10 services per week to Riyadh and Jeddah, highlighting the increased economic ties between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Air France-KLM raises full-year earnings guidance

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air France KLM , Europe's largest airline, said it would raise its full-year earnings expectations based on revenue performance in recent months and forward bookings.

The airline, which has been hit both by a volcanic ash cloud that closed ai Read More »

Lufthansa upbeat on 2011 as premium demand returns

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Deutsche Lufthansa AG expects business to remain strong into 2011 after demand for international premium class travel and cargo services improved in the third quarter, the airline said.

"Average yields went up significantly in all long-haul r Read More »

Air cargo growth slows, suggests global economy cooling

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

International air cargo traffic grew at a slower annual pace in September, in a fresh sign that the global economy is cooling, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

The trend in freight traffic -- a good indicator for globa Read More »

DB Schenker Rail Polska S.A. a Stable Presence on the Polish market

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

DB Schenker Rail Polska has established itself on the Polish market. One year after the company was begun under the aegis of DB Schenker Rail, we have made great strides together with our dedicated employees and have cemented our position as the number tw Read More »

Volga-Dnepr Group’s President says continuing to develop airport infrastructure

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Russia's fast-growing air cargo industry will play an increasingly important role in helping to develop a thriving economy as long as the country continues to develop its airport infrastructure to manage the growth in throughput, Volga-Dnepr Group's Presi Read More »

Glasgow Prestwick airlifts urgently needed crane to Abu Dhabi

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Glasgow Prestwick Airport Freight has just handled an unusual heavy lift for engineering and crane specialist Sparrows - a 120ft, 55-tonne monster crane bound for Abu Dhabi.

It was transported by another heavyweight - an Antonov 124, the worl Read More »

UPS sees slow economic growth ahead

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery company, has become more cautious heading into one of its busiest periods -- the U.S. holiday shopping season.

November and December are a peak period for UPS and its main rival Read More »

DHL Express USA expands its International capabilities

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

After successfully rebuilding its business to focus exclusively on its core international shipping competencies, DHL Express, the world's leading express and logistics company, is now focusing on targeted growth as it announces the launch of an entirely n Read More »

WFS is first ground handler in Paris to enter the IATA’s ISAGO registry

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is the first ground handling company in Paris to enter the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registry.
WFS was awarded the ISAGO registration on September 26th following the successful completion of its Read More »

Garuda Indonesia to regain foothold in European air cargo market after flights resume

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Returning after a six-year gap in operations, Indonesia's national airline, Garuda Indonesia, has been quick to reestablish its foothold in the European air cargo market with the help of its GSA partner, European Cargo Services (ECS). Read More »

BA, Air France face cargo cartel fines

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

British Airways (BA), Air France-KLM, and SAS are among several airlines set to be fined by European Union (EU) antitrust regulators next month for fixing cargo prices, several sources said.

The European Commission charged the carriers in Dec Read More »

American Airlines announces daily B767-300 flight to Budapest

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | Air Cargo

The launch next April by American Airlines of a daily flight from New York JFK to Budapest was announced on October 7th in Budapest, and London at the same time. The first American Boeing 767-323ER aircraft is planned to land at Budapest Airport on 4 Ap Read More »

Cargo plane crashes near Kabul, seven dead

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | Air Cargo

A civilian cargo transport plane crashed into mountains near the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least seven people on board, a local civil aviation official said.

It was not immediately clear how many people were aboard the plane. An Afghan Read More »

More freight at Lufthansa Cargo

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo reported an increase in freight and a significantly improved load factor at the close of the third quarter of 2010. From January to September, the carrier transported about 1.3 million tonnes of freight. This represents a year-on-year incr Read More »

Cathay Pacific freight capacity sufficient despite plane delay

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd , Hong Kong's dominant airline, has sufficient freight capacity despite a delay in the delivery of new 747-8F freighters from Boeing Co , its chief executive said.

"We're obviously disappointed that the delivery of Read More »

China Southern settles on ANS

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Air Cargo

The transpacific activities of Airline Network Services underwent significant expansion with China Southern Airlines' appointment of ANS to handle cargo sales in the Los Angeles and San Francisco regions.

Jens Tubbesing, ANS' chief executive, Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo expands services to Japan

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Air Cargo

Starting November 1st, Lufthansa Cargo will offer its customers even more capacity and greater flexibility as regards the transport of air cargo to and from Japan. The airline is boosting its services to 12 flights a week, and is thus virtually doubling i Read More »

All Nippon Airlines launches Jakarta and Manila services

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Air Cargo

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's second largest carrier,will add two further international destinations to its network, commencing in 2011.

In March 2011, ANA will commence daily services form its Tokyo (Narita) hub to Manila, Philipines usi Read More »