Air Cargo

Air cargo demand to slow from post-recession surge

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Demand for air freight, a leading indicator for the strength of world trade, is set to slow in the rest of 2010 and through 2011, the International Air Transport Association said.

In a snapshot of the cargo industry, IATA said air freight mar Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics invests more than ‘45m in Greater Helsinki

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

New location for land transport near the airport
With an investment volume of more than EUR 45 million, DB Schenker Logistics is building its new hub and corporate office for Finland in Vantaa, near the airport, in the northern suburbs of He Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo with new Chief Information officer in November

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Dr. Roland Sch'tz (42) is taking over as Chief Information Officer at Lufthansa Cargo AG with effect from November. Dr. Sch'tz, currently Chief Operating Officer Infrastructure Services at Lufthansa Systems succeeds Silke Lehnhardt (46). After 22 years a Read More »

Air China says to buy four Boeing planes for $1.2 blllion

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air China Ltd said it had agreed to buy four 777-300ER aircraft from Boeing for a total basic price of $1.15 billion to expand fleet capacity. Read More »

DHL proves invaluable in supporting US upstart’s explosive growth

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading logistics company, announced that it is now the exclusive international express delivery provider for Stretchy Shapes, the market leader in upscale, durable and highly collectible fun-shaped bracelets. DHL Express is helping the B Read More »

Hactl announces August tonnage throughput

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) released its tonnage throughput for August 2010. A total of 243,039 tons were handled in the month, representing a year-on-year growth of 17.5%. Cumulative tonnage for the first eight months of the year was 1, Read More »

Hactl provides staunch support to Midex Airlines

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has announced that Midex Airlines has appointed Hactl's one-stop-shop service for cargo ground handling at Hong Kong International Airport, including physical cargo handling, air cargo documentation, ramp hand Read More »

Combined WWPC power in historical airlift to China

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

Oy Procargo - Professional Cargo Care Ltd, WWPC Member for Finland and Ocean Knight Shipping, WWPC Member for Shanghai/China, combined forces to arrange for a safe and ontime delivery of a 34 tons metallic roll plus other equipment from Finland to a paper Read More »

Oregon International Air Freight Co. and OIA Global Loggistics-SCM, Inc. acquired by LDI LTD

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

LDI Ltd., LLC, a private holding company in Indianapolis with interests in distribution and logistics, announced that it has recapitalized and acquired majority control of Portland-based Oregon International Air Freight Co. and OIA Global Logistics-SCM, I Read More »

Qantas Freight will offer courier and baggage delivery services

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

Qantas Freight announced it had begun offering courier and baggage delivery services to Qantas and third party customers under the new brand name Qantas Courier.

Executive Manager Qantas Freight, Mr Stephen Cleary, said Qantas Courier had bee Read More »

Keeling predicts little Xmas rush for air freight

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Air Cargo

Julian Keeling predicts "little or no Christmas 'rush' for air freight as the 2010 Holiday season approaches. The chief executive of Consolidators International, Inc. (CII), says "with U.S. unemployment hovering around the 10 per cent mark, housing sharpl Read More »

Lufthansa upbeat after summer travel boost

AJOT | August 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa said business had developed strongly in recent months with all its carriers meeting or exceeding expectations.

"If this continues in the coming months, we can be confident we will fulfill our expectations," management board member S Read More »

Air traffic recovery starts to slow in July

AJOT | August 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

International air freight traffic grew in July but at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures showed, offering fresh evidence that the economic recovery is starting to falter. Read More »

Air China Q2 net up 29 pct on bouyant air travel

AJOT | August 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air China reported a 29 percent rise in second-quarter earnings as more people took to the skies in the world's fastest growing major aviation market. Read More »

Record $24.2 mlllion fine proposed for American Airlines

AJOT | August 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

The U.S. government proposed to fine American Airlines $24.2 million for alleged maintenance violations that led to thousands of flight cancellations two years ago. Read More »

Iberia H1 loss narrows, travel demand recovers

AJOT | August 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Spain's Iberia posted a narrower-than-expected first-half operating loss as improving business travel and air cargo demand countered the negative impact of a volcanic ash cloud in April. Read More »

Cost-cutter to head new LATAM Airlines Group

AJOT | August 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

The man picked to steer the airline that will result from a merger between LAN and TAM, Enrique Cueto, helped save Chile's flagship carrier from the brink of bankruptcy in the 1990s by cutting costs.

Starting as head of a tiny cargo carrier, Read More »

Thai Air in talks with Airbus, Boeing for 30 planes

AJOT | August 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Thai Airways is negotiating with both Boeing Co and Airbus for a possible record order of 30 aircraft, a Thai Airways executive said, deepening speculation over the potential $9 billion purchase.

Airbus, a unit of European aerospace and defen Read More »

Traxon Europe gives eFreight a boost

AJOT | August 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Seamless electronic freight communication, or paperless airfreight known as e-freight, has come a long way since the International Air Transport Association (IATA) started to seriously promote it to the air cargo industry in 2005. This year, e-freight has Read More »

Emirates’ A380 network continues to expand

AJOT | August 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Emirates, the world's largest operator of the Airbus A380, announced Hong Kong as the newest destination for its super-jumbo.

Starting on October 1st, Emirates' A380< Read More »