Air Cargo

Kenya Airways eyes passengers and cargo

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Air Cargo

Kenya Airways expects to carry 3 million passengers and 60,000 tons of cargo in its year ending next March, thanks to expansion of its routes in Africa and the Middle East, its chief executive said.

The airline, one of the top carriers in Afr Read More »

Hactl announces throughput for the third quarter of 2010

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) released its tonnage throughput for September and the third quarter of 2010. A total of 242,043 tonnes were handled in the month, representing a year-on-year growth of 14.0%. Tonnage throughout for the third q Read More »

UAL, Continental close deal to form No. 1 airline

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Air Cargo

UAL Corp and Continental Airlines Inc closed their merger to form the world's largest carrier, called United Airlines.

The airline is a unit of United Continental Holdings Inc , the holding company formed under the $3.17 billion all-stock mer Read More »

US mulls safeguards on battery shipments

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Air Cargo

U.S. regulators want to beef up safety measures on air-cargo shipments of electronic devices that contain flammable lithium ion batteries, in response to the recent crash of a UPS jet loaded with such goods. Read More »

Atlas Air says disappointed over Boeing delay

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargo carrier Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc is disappointed over Boeing Co's delay of first delivery of the 747-8 Freighter jet and may seek remedies, an Atlas official said. Read More »

Port Authority of New York/New Jersey invests in future of Stewart International Airport

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners authorized two actions that will help position Stewart International Airport for both immediate and future growth.

First, $2 million in planning work for the future expansion of Stewart International Read More »

China imposes stricter checks on Japan cargo

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

Some Chinese customs offices have started stricter checks on shipments to and from Japan, causing delays, in what may be retaliation against Japan's recent detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain, the Mainichi newspaper said.

Fishing traw Read More »

Boeing delays first delivery of 747-8 Freighter

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

Boeing Co said it would delay first delivery of its 747-8 Freighter -- the biggest commercial jet Boeing has ever built -- to mid-2011 from the fourth quarter of 2010 to address issues discovered in flight tests. Read More »

Air traffic growth slows in August -IATA

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

Growth in air traffic slowed noticeably in August as this year's rebound from the economic downturn lost steam, the International Air Transport Association.

Passenger traffic in August was 6.4 percent higher than a year earlier, against a 9.5 Read More »

AirBridgeCargo delivers 450-ton Russian pavilion as President Medvedev officially opens

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo airline of Volga-Dnepr Group, has transported over 450 tons of exhibition equipment using six dedicated charter flights and scheduled services for the Russian Pavilion at Expo 2010 in Shanghai, whi Read More »

AN-124 returns to the Pyrenees to ensure super Puma’s arrive on time for Mexico’s bicentenary…

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr operated its first flight from an airfield in the Pyrenees in over a decade when it transported two Super Puma helicopters from France to take part in a military parade to mark Mexico's bicentenary celebrations. Read More »

Marnell Properties taps Colliers Int’l to represent the Marnell Airport Center & Marnell Air Cargo C

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

Marnell Properties has appointed Colliers International as its exclusive leasing agent as it moves forward with its plans for the Marnell Airport Center and Marnell Air Cargo Center. Colliers will be responsible for enhancing the presence and exposure for Read More »

Volga-Dnepr uses AN-12 to deliver priceless art collection to Moscow

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

As part of its 'air cargo supermarket' concept, Volga-Dnepr Airlines organised transportation using an AN-12 freighter and provided the logistics expertise to ensure the secure delivery of a priceless art collection from Yerevan to Moscow. Read More »

US FAA seeks $4.8 mlllion fine against Evergreen Air

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

U.S. aviation regulators proposed a $4.8 million fine against cargo carrier Evergreen International Airlines for allegedly not training pilots fully on a new cockpit software system. Read More »

China Airlines to plead guilty to US price fixing

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

China Airlines has agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix the prices of air cargo shipments and pay a $40 million criminal fine, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

China Airlines, which is based in Taiwan, will plead gui Read More »

FedEx to raise rates on Express, freight

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

FedEx Corp , the world's largest cargo airline, said it would raise shipping rates on its Express and Freight services as the company hosted investors at its Memphis headquarters. Read More »

Air France-KLM faces cartel damages claim-paper

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air France-KLM faces a claim for up to 500 million euros ($673 million) damages in Dutch courts from companies who say they were hurt by price-fixing in the cargo industry, a Dutch newspaper reported.

Litigation firm Claims Funding Internatio Read More »

Japanese Ground Defense Force uses Volga-Dnepr
to airlift relief supplies into Pakistan

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines is continuing to airlift relief aid into the flood stricken regions of Pakistan with two more flights on behalf of the Japanese Ground Defense Force.
The latest AN-124-100 freighter operations carried 84 tonnes of equipm Read More »

Massport opens the door to customers with Online Real-Time Chat

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Ever feel like you can never get a straight answer from a faceless bureaucracy? Ever wonder why that plane is flying over your house? Are you a travel hound who secretly wonders why Boston Logan International Airport runways are numbered and its terminals Read More »

IATA sees airline rebound this year, warns on 2011

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Global airlines have sharply hiked their forecast for industry profits this year as recession fades -- but new capacity could cut profits as soon as 2011, the International Air Transport Association said.

The split view came in a revised outl Read More »