Air Cargo

airBaltic boosts ex-Ireland capacity

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

airBaltic has increased its Dublin services from four to nine flights per week, with 5 flights per week to Riga (Latvia) and 4 to Vilnius (Lithuania). Read More »

Coyne Airways increases dedicated sales team in the US

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Coyne Airways has appointed a dedicated sales team in the United States to market its extensive network of air cargo delivery services to the Caspian region, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Ray Wach, Rob Siegfried and Ilse Manner have 50 years of combi Read More »

Cargoitalia ad campaign wins awards

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia ' Italy's scheduled cargo airline ' has scooped awards from two leading Italian design bodies, for its distinctive 'OUR NATURE IS TO TRANSPORT CARGO' advertising campaign, featuring a pelican whose head has been transformed to resemble an airc Read More »

Emirates orders 32 Airbus A380 Superjumbos

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline placed an order with Airbus for an additional 32 A380 aircraft taking the total firm order for the iconic flagship of the 21st century to 90 super-jumbos. The order for the additional aircraft has a list pri Read More »

Gateway Facilities ULC connects high value Canadian exports & imports with markets around the world

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

The official opening of Gateway Facilities ULC in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada means high value air cargo is delivered on time around the world,' says Doug McRae, co-owner of Gateway Facilities ULC. 'This facility is a critical component of the Atlantic G Read More »

Cathay Pacific CEO says cargo picking up

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific said it was seeing cargo demand pick up as consumers in North America and Europe buy high-tech products, as Asian carriers look set to lead a global industry renaissance.

"We are taking, for instance, high tec Read More »

DHL launches recruitment campaign for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky hub

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL Express, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, announced it is recruiting several hundred workers at its principal hub and gateway at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. Read More »

Kenya Airways to expand after turns to year profit

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Kenya Airways said it was expanding its services as the emerging global recovery would give the company a boost this year after a gain on fuel derivatives pushed it back into the black for the year to March.

Kenya Airways, one of Africa's lar Read More »

Hactl announces May tonnage throughput

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) treleased its tonnage throughput for May 2010. Hactl again achieved another record high in the month - the highest daily tonnage throughput which was reached on 13 May 2010, with a total of 10,184 tons Read More »

WFS Spain gains Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has become the first cargo handler in Spain to be certified as an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO).

WFS is also the first of the major handling organizations in Europe to gain AEO certification.

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Air cargo volumes rebound quickly in Q1, IATA says

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air cargo volumes rebounded by an annualised 26 percent in the first quarter, and shippers and cargo executives expect a strong 2010 although growth could slow in the second half, the International Air Transport Association said.

In a snapsho Read More »

‘Ash cloud’ disruption highlights need for modernized air traffic management systems

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Air Cargo

The volcanic ash cloud that caused major week-long disruption to the aviation industry could provide a stimulus for much-needed modernization of air traffic management systems, according to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)

The Read More »

EL AL Israel Airlines adds first 747-400 to cargo fleet

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

For the first time EL AL, Israel's national airline, has introduced a 747-400 cargo aircraft to its fleet which can carry up to 110 tons of cargo nonstop from New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv. The new aircraft will serve all North American clients that are sen Read More »

US panel seeks more answers from UAL/CAL on merger

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

United Airlines and Continental Airlines should provide more information about their merger to a U.S. congressional committee concerned about possible job and service cuts, key lawmakers said. Read More »

Cathay Pacific says fined by Korea on cargo pricing

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said that it had been fined by the Korean Fair Trade Commission for its air cargo pricing practices. Read More »

Port Authority of NY/NJ sees mixed results in 2010 traffic volumes

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Activity levels at the Port Authority's six bistate crossings and PATH mass-transit system continued to decline during the first quarter of 2010. Traffic at the Port Authority's airports rose slightly during the period and cargo volumes at the bistate age Read More »

Third new generation IL-76TD-90VD freighter joins Volga-Dnepr airlines’ fleet

AJOT | May 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

A third new generation IL-76TD-90VD freighter, built to order at the Tashkent Chkalov Aviation Factory (GAO TAPOiCh), has joined Volga-Dnepr Airlines' fleet and successfully completed its first commercial flight.

The latest 50 tons capacity a Read More »

Swire, Citic Pacific, Cathay sell stakes in cargo units

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Swire Pacific , CITIC Pacific and Cathay Pacific Airways said they have agreed to sell their combined 40 percent stakes in Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (HACTL) and HACTL Investment Holdings Ltd (HIHL) for a total HK$2.56 billion ($328 million). Read More »

Virgin Atlantic mulls merger if BA-AA cement deal

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic would consider merging with another carrier if British Airways transatlantic tie-up with American Airlines gets regulatory clearance.

"A merger is one of the options open to us if BA-AA gets the go ahead," a Virgin Atlantic sp Read More »

Wallenborn achieves quick contact gains as it extends its presence in Germany

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Air Cargo

Wallenborn has opened a new office at Frankfurt Airport to spearhead its growth in Germany and in support of its strategy to provide specialized airfreight and high value cargo distribution throughout Europe. Read More »