Air Cargo

US and Switzerland sign new Air Transport Agreement

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

In Bern, Switzerland, officials of the United States and Switzerland signed an enhanced Open Skies Air Transport Agreement, replacing the previous agreement signed in 1995. The new agreement entered into force upon signature. Read More »

Royal Jordanian Airlines extends contract with WFS at Heathrow

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Royal Jordanian Airlines has extended its contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to include all cargo ramp transportation at Heathrow. Read More »

DHL welcomes Korean ambassador to its Cincinnati hub

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company, welcomed Korean Ambassador Han Duk-Soo to its U.S. Express hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport on June 21st. The meeting for the Ambassador and local business leaders, hosted at the DHL f Read More »

TCC wins Hellenic Imperial Airways

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Johannesburg-based GSSA The Cargo Connection (TCC) ' the South African member of the EGSAC network - has won the contract to represent Hellenic Imperial Airways throughout South Africa.

Originally launched as a charter carrier in 2006, Hellen Read More »

Dnata Cargo ready to offer ground handling expertise at the new Dubai World

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

After twelve months of preparations and thousands of man hours by its dedicated personnel, Dnata Cargo is ready to serve its customer airlines soon to commence flying into and out of the new Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC). Read More »

TIACA warns UK government that change of aviation policy will impact manufacturers and consumers

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has warned that a rumored move by the UK government to replace the existing Airline Passenger Duty with a new per-aircraft flight fee would result in higher taxation across the air cargo supply chain, increa Read More »

Brussels Airlines Cargo launches four more destinations in West Africa

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Air Cargo

Brussels Airlines Cargo is launching operations to four more destinations in West Africa in conjunction with its global GSA partner, European Cargo Services (ECS).

From July, the airline will commence four flights a week to and from Accra, Gh Read More »

Human heads found in Southwest cargo facility

AJOT | June 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Officials in Arkansas are investigating a shipment of 40 to 60 human heads found by Southwest Airlines employees at a cargo facility last week in Little Rock, the Pulaski County coroner said.

The shipment of three separate containers was disc Read More »

Chapman Freeborn wins top cargo charter award

AJOT | June 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has once again landed the prestigious Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year prize at the ACW World Air Cargo Awards for 2010 following awards in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

For the fourth consecutive year, worldwide fr Read More »

KOG Transport utilizes AN225 on flight from Utapao, Thailand to Charlotte, NC

AJOT | June 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

The KOG Transport offices in Bangkok, Thailand and New York worked together to arrange on short notice a transport of steam turbine parts from Utapao Airport to the final destination in North Carolina. The total weight of the cargo and loading equipment i Read More »

Cathay Pac gets EU nod for Air ChinaCargo JV

AJOT | June 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific received EU regulatory approval on Friday for its $474 million cargo joint venture with Air China to expand into the fast-growing Yangtze River Delta region in China. Read More »

Labelmaster ‘s A.I.R. Shipper Compliance Package provides comprehensive information on shipping…

AJOT | June 17, 2010 | Air Cargo

Labelmaster(R), a U.S.-based manufacturer of hazardous materials and regulatory compliance products, has an affordable and convenient package to help shippers comply with the latest regulations included in the 2011 edition of the ICAO Technical Instructio Read More »

American Airlines Cargo expands weight limit for international priority parcel serviceSM shipments

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) announced it has expanded the weight limit for its international Priority Parcel Service SM (PPS) to provide customers with additional flexibility in shipping heavier, time-sensitive packages. PPS Heavywe Read More »

El Al Israel Airlines announces 2010 first quarter financial results

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Air Cargo

EL AL Airlines, the national airline of Israel, has reduced losses by 59% to $16.5 million in the first quarter this year as compared to a $39.8 million loss in the same time period last year, despite the worldwide financial crisis. Company revenues incre Read More »

Africa’s largest cool-chain handling facility on track

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Air Cargo

The largest cargo handling facility at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is on schedule to complete its first phase in July 2010, when it will commence handling of both import and export traffic.

The brand new Transglobal C Read More »

Plane handling renews its commitment to Cargo 2000

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Air Cargo

Plane Handling, which handles 320,000 tons of cargo a year for over 30 leading airlines in the UK, has rejoined Cargo 2000.

The company was formerly a member through the Aviance alliance but has now joined in its own right following its acqui Read More »

DHL executive Min appointed to Southern Ohio District Export Council

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL Express, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, announced that James Min, DHL Express Vice President of International Trade Affairs and Compliance, has been appointed to serve as a Member of the Southern Ohio District Export Counc Read More »

Third MD11 for Cargoitalia

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia, Italy's freighter operator, has taken delivery of its third MD11 freighter aircraft. The aircraft's arrival marks the satisfactory conclusion of the airline's first phase of development, which began with its successful re-launch under new own Read More »

Korean Air: number one global cargo airline 6 years in a row

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

New statistics indicate Korean Air maintained and improved top traffic records in 2009.

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Korean Air topped the global rankings for commercial airline cargo operations for the six Read More »

Atlas Air says finance chief leaving

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargo carrier Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc named a new chief financial officer to succeed Jason Grant, who is leaving to take a job with a private company in the domestic maritime shipping sector. Read More »