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White whales join the list of ABC live animal shipments

AJOT | April 29, 2010 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added white whales to its long list of successful live animal shipments.

The airline carried two of the animals, weighing a combined 5,500 kilos, from Moscow to Beijing on board one of its six times weekly Bo Read More »

Perishables a problem area for screening mandate

AJOT | April 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Inefficient technologies, potential bottlenecks are the issues
The Transportation Security Administration's mandate for screening 100 percent of air cargo loaded onto passenger aircraft is now three months off and represents a major challeng Read More »

Towne Air Freight and Cathay Pacific reach agreement

AJOT | April 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Towne Air Freight and Cathay Pacific Airways, parent company of Cathay Pacific Cargo, have come to an agreement in which Towne Network Solutions (TNS)'a wholly owned subsidiary of Towne Air Freight'will become the exclusive provider of Road Feeder Service Read More »

Hactl passes daily 10,000 tons landmark with flying colors

AJOT | April 26, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) recorded the highest daily tonnage throughput ever on 23 April 2010, with a total of 10,080 tons of air cargo handled on that day, surpassing the previous historic record of 9,850 tons achieved in September 20 Read More »

Premium Article  Delaware River Ports are full steam ahead

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

The big news coming from port authorities along the Delaware River is: the deepening of the Delaware River has finally begun.

The deepening, which will take the Delaware River’s channel from 40 to 45 feet in depth, is a major plus for Pennsyl Read More »

Premium Article  “Pride” in Poultry Exports Hits Market Pot Holes

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

Chicken is big business in the United States. In fact, for Pittsburg, Texas-based Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the largest chicken producers in this country, its net sales in fiscal 2009 totaled $7.1 billion.

- By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  US fish/seafood business

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS) figures for U.S. fishery products are dated. For 2007, for example, it indicated that the European Union was the biggest market for these products, accounting for 26 percent of the mar Read More »

Premium Article  Exports remain stable for meat, port and turkey product

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

One thing is for certain, despite economic downturns, people have to eat and this includes meat, pork and turkey products.

According to U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS) figures, the forecast for 2010 U.S. Read More »

Premium Article  Russia says US to ship chlorine-free chicken

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

Poultry meat producers in the United States have agreed to stop using chlorine in processing products for exports to Russia, Interfax news agency quoted Russian consumer protection watchdog as saying.

"We have been informed that American prod Read More »

Premium Article  Brazil beef headed for U.S. if trade deal resolved

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

Fresh Brazilian beef may be sold in U.S. grocery stores beginning next year for the first time in a decade if the two countries resolve a dispute over cotton, livestock analysts said.

However, analysts said imported Brazilian beef would not b Read More »

US Airways ends UAL merger talks; Continental looms

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

US Airways Group Inc said it dropped out of merger talks with United Airlines parent UAL Corp, perhaps clearing the way for UAL and Continental Airlines Inc to combine in what would be the world's largest airline.

UAL and Continental are in t Read More »

SWISS extends agreement with Traxon Europe

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

Traxon Europe, the international provider of electronic communication solutions for the airfreight industry, will become Swiss WorldCargo's exclusive provider of EDI messaging services as of May 01, 2010. The contract gives Swiss WorldCargo access to the Read More »

Air China Q1 net doubles as air traffic rebounds

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air China , the country's flag carrier, said its first-quarter earnings more than doubled as the domestic air travel market rebounded strongly with the recovering economy.

Air China's outlook is expected to remain bright for the rest of the y Read More »

EU set to decide on BA, American, Iberia by July

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Air Cargo

EU regulators will decide by July whether to clear or block a plan by British Airways , American Airlines and Iberia to deepen their Oneworld alliance, the EU's antitrust chief said.

The European Commission is reviewing the results of a marke Read More »

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