Air Cargo

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 »

DHL is ready for the TSA’s cargo screening mandate

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading logistics company, has met the mandate set by the Transportation Security Administration to screen all cargo that is transported on passenger aircraft originating in the United States. The TSA requirement is effective August 1, 20 Read More »

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports strong start to financial ear

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reported annual revenues for the 2009/10 financial year of '161 million from the carriage of 194,000 tons of airfreight on the Virgin Atlantic Airlines and V Australia networks. Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics to construct new terminal at Klagenfurt airport

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

DB Schenker Logistics is investing in a new, ultra-modern logistics terminal at the airport in Klagenfurt, Austria. The aim is to use the new terminal to further expand the position in European land transport on the regional Carinthia market and also in t Read More »

DHL Express hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport receives TAPA certification

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading logistics company, announced today that its principal U.S. hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) airport has been certified through the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) program. TAPA certification is recogni Read More »

Korean Air adds more Atlanta flights

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Flying to Asia just got better for Southeastern U.S. travelers because Korean Air is adding more flights to its Atlanta service.

America's largest Asian airline, Korean Air, has added three non-stop night flights a week from Atlanta-Hartsfiel Read More »

Cathay set for record year after forecast-beating H1

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong's dominant air carrier Cathay Pacific Airways is heading for a record year, with plans to boost its fleet by more than a third, after first-half profit handily beat forecasts on a strong revival in international traffic. Read More »

New sales team for Virgin Atlantic Cargo in South Africa

AJOT | July 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has brought sales 'in-house' in South Africa.

The move follows the launch of V Australia's new twice-weekly flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne and high customer demand for capacity on Virgin Atlantic Cargo's da Read More »

Cargoitalia starts Shanghai services

AJOT | July 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia - Italy's freighter operator ' is poised to launch scheduled services to Shanghai in September, utilising its recently-arrived third MD11 freighter aircraft.

From September 8, Cargoitalia will operate direct non-stop flights from its Milan Read More »

Air France-KLM Q1 loss narrower than expected

AJOT | July 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air France-KLM unveiled a narrower-then-expected loss in its first quarter as the fallout from April's ash crisis dropped into second place behind renewed evidence of an upswing in the economy.

Europe's largest airline said it had lost 132 mi Read More »

Air freight demand leaps in June

AJOT | July 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air cargo demand jumped by more than a quarter in June compared with a year ago and passenger numbers rose more than one tenth as airlines saw a growing recovery from the economic crisis, industry figures showed.

While the recovery is faster Read More »

Chile LAN 1st-half profit soars on air traffic

AJOT | July 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

Chile's dominant airline LAN said its first-half net profit surged 115.1 percent to $148.9 million from last year on improved air traffic in the wake of the financial crisis.

LAN has seen passenger and cargo traffic recover quickly this year Read More »

China to accelerate railway spending

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

China is set to speed up spending in the railway sector in the second half of 2010 as only one third of the full-investment quota was completed in the first half, the Beijing-based China Times reported.

Fixed-asset investment in the railway s Read More »

10th Boeing 747F joins AirBridgeCargo’s fleet

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo airline of Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 747-400 freighter in four months, increasing its total fleet to 10 B747F.

The latest aircraft joined ABC on July Read More »

Continental Air profit bests Wall St estimates

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines, which is being bought by United Airlines, posted a second-quarter profit that handily beat Wall Street expectations, helped by higher fares and reduced capacity.

Continental posted net income of $233 million, or $1.46 pe Read More »

Singapore Air Q1 net profit beats forecast

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Singapore Airlines, the world's second-largest airline by market value, said a recovery in passenger and freight traffic should be sustained in the near term after posting better-than-expected first quarter profit.

Global airlines are recover Read More »