Air Cargo

Jade Cargo starts services to four additional destinations

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

The Chinese all-cargo carrier Jade Cargo International adds four more destinations to its flight schedule with the delivery of its third freighter on 26th February 2007. Jade Cargo International takes delivery of the factory-new B747-400ER freighter from Read More »

Continental availability and tracking at Cargo Portal Services

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines Cargo, a division of Continental Airlines, announced today that its cargo availability and shipment tracking are now live at Cargo Portal Services ('CPS'), a leading cargo e-commerce portal, operated by Unisys. The system offers Conti Read More »

Industry grapples with air cargo security; Senate debate continues

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

The US Congress continues to debate air cargo screening with the issue now being taken up by the US Senate. Senators are pressing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to screen all cargo carried on passenger airplanes, amid signs that Congress Read More »

Columbus, Rickenbacker post gains in 2006

AJOT | February 18, 2007 | Air Cargo

'The trend of increasing activity at both Port Columbus and Rickenbacker demonstrate the vital services these airports provide to the Columbus community,' said David Whitaker, Vice President of Business Development & Communications. 'All indications are t Read More »

US, EU aviation regulators choose TIACA conference to discuss ‘Open Skies’ agreement

AJOT | February 18, 2007 | Air Cargo

US and European Union government regulators involved in EU/US Open Skies negotiations will express their views at The International Air Cargo Association's (TIACA) Executive Conference in Cologne in April. Read More »

First IL-76 cargo flight to US since 2000

AJOT | February 18, 2007 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr's new generation IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft has successfully completed its first flight to and from the United States, the first IL-76 commercial flights in the US market since old versions of the aircraft were banned under ICAO noise res Read More »

Port of Houston opens Bayport, looks to add more box facilities

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Air Cargo

Delighted that the first phase of the state-of-the-industry Bayport Container Terminal is open at last, Port of Houston Authority Chairman James T. Edmonds is looking to accelerated schedules for completing Bayport and bringing additional container capaci Read More »

Air cargo will be booming, but is the world ready?

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Air Cargo

Airfreight volumes will triple by 2025 over 2005 levels. That is the major conclusion in a forecast recently released by Airports Council International. Read More »

IATA reports steady, more profitable growth in 2006

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year traffic results for 2006 showing slower but more profitable growth. Global passenger growth slowed from the 7.6% recorded in 2005 to 5.9% in 2006. While the cargo growth rate increased Read More »

Emirates launches first-ever non-stop Mideast-S. America flight

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

Emirates, the fast-expanding international airline, announced it would make its South American debut on October 1, 2007 with six-a-week, non-stop services to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read More »

American Airlines Cargo decreases fuel surcharge

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo division announced a decrease in its fuel surcharge from $0.50/kg to $0.45/kg for most US-origin international shipments, and from $0.20/lb to $0.18/lb for US domestic shipments, effective Feb. 8, 2007. The fuel surcharge fee will Read More »

CARGO 2000 and IATA join forces to simplify air cargo

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Air Cargo

IATA e-freight and Cargo 2000 will coordinate their energies for the benefit of the air cargo industry. They have committed to work together on common industry process and standards, built on a unified campaign to drive quality and complete industry cover Read More »

TIACA awards Hall of Fame honor to Chris Foyle

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Air Cargo

The Chairman's Council of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is to honor Chris Foyle, Chairman and Founder of Air Foyle, with entry to its prestigious TIACA Hall of Fame in recognition of his innovative and professional leadership in the air Read More »

Air New Zealand/Qantas hold strong to US and worldwide markets

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Air Cargo

China may be the big focus for air carriers these days, yet Australia and New Zealand are proven niche markets for Qantas and Air New Zealand. These carriers continue to expand services, upgrade fleets, and expand global reach. Read More »

AA push on Ireland-Mexico business

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Air Cargo

IAM, Ireland's largest cargo GSSA, is staging a new drive for traffic to Mexico, following the recent signing of an interline agreement between its principal American Airlines (AA) and freighter operator Aerounion. Read More »

Emirates joins DHL Strategic Air Cargo Partnership

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Air Cargo

Emirates Group Security and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Strategic Air Cargo Security Partnership, a DHL Global Forwarding initiative. Read More »

IATA results show sluggish int’l freight traffic

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its November traffic results that showed year-on-year international passenger traffic growth recovered to 6.7%, the highest growth rate recorded since May. International freight traffic growth fo Read More »

UAE’s Etihad Airways wins Australia flying rights

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

Gulf Arab states, reaping a windfall from a tripling in oil prices since 2001, are expanding their airlines and using their Middle East hubs to carry more passengers and cargo between Europe and Asia. That is boosting competition for rivals such as Singap Read More »

AirBridge Cargo Airlines becomes first Russian member of Cargo 2000

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

As the scheduled cargo airline of Volga-Dnepr Group, ABC commenced operations in 2004. With a fleet of Boeing 747 freighters, it carried more than 80,000 tons of cargo in 2006, generating sales revenues in excess of US$230 million. The airline currently o Read More »

Hellmann commits to Cargo 2000’s quality system

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has become the latest forwarding organization to join Cargo 2000 to achieve quality of service benefits for its customers and the subsequent cost improvements these will produce. Read More »