Air Cargo

ANS moving into larger JFK facility

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Effective October 1, 2010, Airline Network Services will transfer its headquarters base to an expanded facility at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport Read More »

ABC adds fourth destination in China through strategic cooperation with
Zhengzhou ...

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is extending its all-cargo services from China with a new twice-weekly B747-400 freighter flight from Zhengzhou to Europe.
Flights from the capital of Henan province depart from Zhengzhou International Airport every W Read More »

Cargoitalia commences Shanghai flights

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia ' Italy's all-cargo flag-carrier ' has commenced direct scheduled services twice weekly to Shanghai Pudong Airport from its Milan (Malpensa) hub, using its recently-delivered third MD11 freighter.

The airline is now operating to S Read More »

Lufthansa names Franz as new CEO

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa named Christoph Franz as its new chief executive, succeeding Wolfgang Mayrhuber from Jan. 1, 2011.

The move had been widely expected since Franz, 50, was appointed deputy CEO a year and a half ago. Austrian-born Mayrhuber is expecte Read More »

Union vote set for Delta’s ramp and cargo workers

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

sAn election to determine whether 14,000 ramp and cargo employees at Delta Air Lines Inc will have union representation will be held beginning next month, a labor group said.

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers s Read More »

EgyptAir adds destinations and capacity

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

EgyptAir has increased its cargo capacity from the UK and Ireland with the addition of two more flights per week from London Heathrow to its Cairo hub. The airline's cargo subsidiary, Egyptair Cargo, now has access to 11 passenger flights per week from th Read More »

Africa needs to replace ageing fleet

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Planemaker Boeing forecast that Africa would need about 700 aircraft worth $80 billion over the next 20 years to deal with increased air traffic as the continent's economy picks up. The world's poorest continent is enjoying increased air travel and air ca Read More »

Aloha Air Cargo announces new personnel positions

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Aloha Air Cargo, Hawaii's largest air-freight carrier, announced today the hiring of a director of sales and business development and promotion of an existing employee. Read More »

Coyne Airways steps up Afghanistan presence with launch of new Boeing 747-400 freighter

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Coyne Airways is stepping up its cargo services to Afghanistan with the introduction of a weekly Boeing 747-400 freighter service from Dubai to Bagram.

The Tuesday service commenced on September 14th and is supplemented by an IL-76 freighter Read More »

Turkey’s Atlasjet to venture into Russian aviation

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Atlasjet, an unlisted discount Turkish airline, said it was investing $110 million to form a company in the Russian aviation sector. Read More »

Air France-KLM Cargo & Martinair Cargo offer freighter flights from Amsterdam to Shanghai via Moscow

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

As of September 16, 2010, AF-KL Cargo & Martinair Cargo will operate a twice weekly Boeing 747-400 ERF flight between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Shanghai-Pu Dong via Moscow, operated on Thursdays and Saturdays. Read More »

Asiana Airlines’ inaugural flight to Hartsfield-Jackson brings cargo, jobs

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's newest cargo carrier arrived last week as an Asiana Airlines 747-400 touched down to a traditional water cannon salute.

City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Airport interim General Manager Robert Kennedy Read More »

Recorders from UPS plane crash in Dubai sent to US

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

The data and voice recorders from a Boeing 747-400 plane operated by U.S. parcel delivery firm UPS that crashed in Dubai this month have been sent to the United States for analysis, the UAE state news agency said.

Two crew members died when t Read More »

Paris becomes seventh European city in AirBridgeCargo’s network

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo business of Volga-Dnepr Group, has launched a twice-weekly all-cargo service to Paris Charles de Gaulle.

The new Boeing 747 route will link with both Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo Airports in M Read More »

IL-76TD-90VD completes transportation of 34-ton metellic roll from Finland to China

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Oy Procargo - Professional Cargo Care in Finland and Ocean Knight Shipping in Shanghai chartered one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' new IL-76TD-90VD freighters to transport a 34-ton metallic roll and equipment to a paper factory in China.
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Korean Air praised by CA Governor Schwardzenegger

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger met with Korean Air Chairman Y.H. Cho here recently to personally thank the Chairman for Korean Air's ongoing commitment and investments in California.

The Governor also offered his office's assistance to help cut ' Read More »

UPS cargo plane crashes in Dubai, two killed

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

A Boeing 747-400 cargo plane operated by United Parcel Service Inc crashed shortly after takeoff into a military compound near Dubai's airport, killing two crew members, authorities said. Read More »

New Nairobi handling facility confirms first two customers

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo and Nairobi-based Astral Aviation will be the first airlines to be handled through the new Transglobal Cargo Centre on-airport facility at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Read More »

Marnell Air Cargo Center at McCarran International Airport slated to open early October 2010

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Executives atMarnell Properties, a leading Las Vegas-based real estate development company, announced the Marnell Air Cargo Center located at one of the nation's busiest airports, McCarran International Airport, is on-schedule and slated to open early Oct Read More »

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 »