Air Cargo

Envirotainer’s RAP e2 container EASA certified

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded Envirotainer with the airworthiness certificate for Envirotainer's newest development, the RAP e2 container.

The Envirotainer RAP e2 container is the latest addition to the fleet of activ Read More »

DHL launches lighting retrofit program to drive its carbon efficiency improvement targets

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading logistics company announced the launch of a coordinated Lighting Retrofit Program at it's Global Forwarding unit in the Americas region ' as part of an aggressive interim target of five percent CO2 efficiency improvement by the en Read More »

ANS appoints new midwest sales team in Chicago

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Appointment of Valerie Hecht as Midwest regional sales manager for Airline Network Services was announced by Jens Tubbesing, chief executive of the New York-headquartered general sales agency. Read More »

Merger to give LAN, TAM edge in global air market

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Brazil's TAM and Chile's LAN announced a proposed merger that would create Latin America's biggest airline by far and compete for the region's booming demand for passengers and cargo.

LAN said the merger would mean synergies of about $400 mil Read More »

Korean Air achieves record high Q2 results

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Korean Air, South Korea's flagship airline, announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2010 ended June 30, 2010, which hit record high in terms of the operating revenue.

Thanks to the global economic recovery which spurred dema Read More »

Domestic, international intermodal volumes excel during Q2 2010

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Intermodal volumes continued to accelerate through 2010, posting an overall 17.2% year-over-year increase during Q2 2010, according to a report released Aug 12 by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). The Intermodal Market Trends & Statistic Read More »

New capacity reflects strong outlook for UIA Cargo

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) reported a 20% increase in cargo tonnage in June, transporting 779 tons during the month, and it expects this trend to continue with the arrival of larger capacity passenger aircraft, plans to add a second freighter to Read More »

Korean Air achieves record high Q2 results

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Korean Air, South Korea's flagship airline, announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2010 ending June 30, 2010, which hit record high in terms of the operating revenue.

Thanks to the global economic recovery which spurred dem Read More »

Cargoitalia continues its success story

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia ' Italy's all-cargo flag-carrier ' has reported a continuing improvement in performance for the first six months of operations in 2010, building on the strong start made in its first four months of operations.

From January-June 20 Read More »

Canadian Senate approves changes to Postal law

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

After a legal battle that lasted over six years, the fight for competition and freedom of choice in the outbound International Mail market in Canada has now ended positively for the industry, its employees and its customers. Read More »

Air Mauritius posts Q1 net loss, eyes recovery hopes

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air Mauritius narrowed its first-quarter net loss to 11.4 million euros ($14.6 million) from 12.9 million euros a year ago as it continued to be hit by the global economic downturn and the fragile recovery.

Despite these challenges the Indian Read More »

Saudi Airlines Cargo appoints Active Airline Representives as GSR for Netherlands

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Active Airline Representatives ' the exclusive Dutch member of the EGSAC Cargo GSSA network ' has been appointed to represent Saudi Airlines Cargo Company in the Netherlands with effect from August 16th. The airline previously handled its own sales in Hol Read More »

JSC Transafe Logistics chooses Volga-Dnepr Airlines for delviery of oil refinery equipment

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics called in Volga-Dnepr Airlines to meet its short deadline to deliver a complex out-of-gauge shipment of oil refinery equipment. Read More »

Hactl announces July tonnage throughput

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced today its tonnage throughput for July 2010. A total of 256,838 tons of air cargo were handled in the month, representing a year-on-year growth of 27.7%. Cumulative tonnage from January to July was 1, Read More »

Qatar Airways to begin Chicago freighter service

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will begin scheduled freighter services to Chicago, Illinois - its first dedicated freighter operation to the United States - from August 18. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo increases number of flights from Domodedovo Airport

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

A leading Russian freighter airline AirBridgeCargo has been gradually increasing frequency of flights through Moscow Domodedovo Airport from 14 to 32 since July 2010.

The airline operates scheduled cargo flights through Domodedovo airport to Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo to raise prices by 20%

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is raising the price it charges customers to transport freight by 20 percent from October, a source familiar with the matter said. Read More »

Port Authority approves construction of new state-of-the-art terminal space for. . .

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a plan for Delta Air Lines to build new state-of-the-art terminal space at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 4 replacing the antiquated space the airline now occupies in Terminal 3. Read More »

Emirates completes flurry of European route launches

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Emirates has rounded off a series of European route launches by starting flights to Madrid.
 
EK 141 took off, August 1st for the airline's 104th destination, creating the only non-stop, scheduled passenger link between Dubai and Spain, home o Read More »

Delta’s Northwest pleading guilty to price fixing

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Northwest Airlines, now a part of Delta Air Lines , has agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix the prices of air cargo, the U.S. Justice Department said. Read More »