Air Cargo

Hainan taps ANS for NY and Chicago

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Air Cargo

Airline Network Services has assumed cargo sales and booking activities in the New York and Chicago markets for Hainan Airlines' China-bound operation out of Toronto.

Jens Tubbesing chief executive of the cargo service agency, who issued the Read More »

Frontier Airlines signs 3-year pact for Cargo Data Management’s web-based cargo system

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargo Data Management announced that it is planning to install and implement their hosted, browser-based booking, tracking, and cargo revenue accounting system at Frontier Airlines. The two companies have signed a three-year contract for the hosted, integ Read More »

Canada signs Qatar air deal as UAE spat simmers

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Air Cargo

Canada and Qatar have signed an air services agreement that will allow direct scheduled flights between the two countries for the first time, Canadian officials said. Read More »

Towne Air Freight acquires HBI Freight

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Air Cargo

Towne Air Freight (Towne) announced that the company has acquired HBI Freight, Inc. (HBI), one of the largest full-service air cargo and home delivery trucking companies on the eastern seaboard. Towne will integrate HBI into its nationwide operation furth Read More »

US indicts 3 ex-executives of Japanese airlines

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Air Cargo

A former executive of Japan Airlines International and two former executives of Nippon Cargo Airlines were indicted on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a global air cargo price-fixing conspiracy, the Justice Department said. Read More »

PANYNJ debt for JFK IAT LLC project rated ‘BBB-’ on fundamental demand for facility

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Air Cargo

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'BBB-' long-term rating on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ or the authority) series 8 special project bonds, issued on behalf of John F. Kennedy International Air Terminal LLC (JF Read More »

Germany lifts passenger flight ban from Yemen

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Germany has lifted a suspension of passenger flights from Yemen but left in place a ban on air cargo imposed after bombs were found in packages sent from there two weeks ago, the transport ministry said. Read More »

US officials try to address air security worries

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it is trying to address concerns of pilots about stepped-up screening at U.S. airports and worries in the travel industry that fliers will limit trips because of more rigorous checks.

Security off Read More »

Cathay Pacific says 2010 profit at least HK$12.5 blllion

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd , Hong Kong's flagship carrier, said that net profit for 2010 will be HK$12.5 billion ($1.6 billion) or more, as business rebounds following the global downturn.

The company posted a profit of HK$6.84 billion for the first h Read More »

Brown to spearhead Coyne Airways’ sales in the US

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Coyne Airways has appointed John Brown as Director of Sales USA.
The appointment will see John lead Coyne Airways' commercial activities in North America, heading up the company's growing sales team in the region. In his new post, John is ba Read More »

Top 2 Taiwan airlines to lease planes as demand soars

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Taiwan's top two airlines said they would lease a combined eight large aircraft to keep up with a surge in demand for new China flights before orders for new planes arrive.

China Airlines and EVA Airways will lease the planes as demand grows Read More »

Fine hits SAS Q3, overshadows recovery effort

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Struggling Scandinavian airline SAS's efforts to cut costs were overshadowed by a fine that dragged it to a third-quarter pretax loss of 1 billion crowns ($149 million.

The airline booked 1.4 billion of one-off charges, the biggest of which w Read More »

Air New Zealand says EU drops cargo cartel charges

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

New Zealand national carrier Air New Zealand said that charges that it was part of price fixing in air cargo services had been dropped by the European Commission. It said it was one of 11 airlines that had had the charges against them dropped. Read More »

Hactl’s quality management system gains worldwide recognition

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced that the company recently attained the Cargo 2000 certification, confirming Hactl to be in full compliance with the requirements of the standard and scopes of work under Cargo 2000 Quality Management Read More »

Airlines’ security costs on the rise in 2010

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Airlines' security costs in 2010 will be more than the $5.9 billion they spent last year because of the growth in traffic, the director general of air lobby group IATA.

Giovanni Bisignani, director general of the International Air Transport A Read More »

Air Canada says may appeal EC’s cargo cartel fine

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air Canada said it may appeal a decision by the European Commission to fine it 21.03 million euros ($29 million) in a cargo price-fixing case. Read More »

Thai Air says EU drops cargo cartel charges

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

National carrier Thai Airways International PCL said the European Commission had dropped charges against it relating to competition rules in the cargo sector and it did not now face any fine. Read More »

Cathay Pacific says weighing options after EU fine

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said it is evaluating its options with regard to a decision by the European Commission to fine the Hong Kong carrier 57.12 million euros ($78.57 million) over a cargo price-fixing case.

"Cathay Pacific is reviewing the decis Read More »

Singapore Air says likely to appeal EU fine on cargo

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Singapore Airlines said its cargo unit is likely to appeal a ruling by the European Commission that it was involved in a price-fixing case involving several airlines.

The Singapore flag carrier also said it will make a provision of about S$134 million Read More »

TIACA welcomes WCO’s decision for reducing paper-based documentation for international air cargo…

AJOT | November 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

TIACA has welcomed as a 'significant step forward' the World Customs Organization's (WCO) decision to work towards reducing the profuse paper-based documentation that accompanies international air cargo shipments.

The WCO's key Permanent Technical Com Read More »