Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr finalizes order for three more IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a firm order with MAK Ilyushin (Ilyushin Interstate Aircraft-building Company (OAK) - a business unit of the United Aircraft Corporation ' for the production and delivery of three more IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft. The cont Read More »

China offers opportunities for US Airport

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Air Cargo

China factors in a big way for US airports in hot pursuit to increase traffic and carriers with this roaring dragon. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), JFK International (JFK), Chicago O'Hare (ORD), and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Read More »

Vitoria is the popular choice for freighter operations

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Air Cargo

Over the last few weeks, the specialist team of Vitoria Integrated Air Services (VIAS) have been busy dealing with several charter flights at Vitoria Airport. The first flight was an AN-124 containing four helicopters from Korea destined for the Toledo fi Read More »

Aviation infrastructure expert sees Piedmont Triad as potential ‘aerotropolis’

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Air Cargo

During his keynote address at the Piedmont Triad Partnership Annual Community Meeting, aviation and logistics expert John Kasarda, PhD, told a regional audience of more than 350 that the Piedmont Triad can 'fundamentally transform the region's global c Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo Charter uses Girjet B747F

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo Charter's satellite office in Madrid was the first broker to contract Girjet's B747-200 freighter for a long haul charter flight from Vitoria to Lima / Peru. Read More »

Jade Cargo International first-ever landing in Frankfurt

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Air Cargo

Jade Cargo International premiered its first flight into Frankfurt recently. The Chinese cargo carrier's flight JI 7423 (LH 8055) operated by a Boeing 747-400ERF touched down at 5.35 hours at Europe's biggest freight airport. Read More »

Moscow DME becomes transfer node for Asiana Airlines

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Air Cargo

Asiana Airlines, the second biggest South Korean carrier, has launched cargo operations to DME. The airline will operate Boeing 747-400F regular flights to Vienna through DME on Tuesdays. Read More »

Dragonair boosts services for customers with new office in Beijing

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Air Cargo

Guests attending the opening ceremony included the Civil Aviation Administration of China Deputy Director General of Transport Department He Jin Ri, Deputy Director General of the Department of Exchange and Cooperation of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs O Read More »

TCC wins immediate S. African support for Coyne

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Air Cargo

Iraq and Afghanistan scheduled freighter operator Coyne Airways has appointed Johannesburg-based GSSA The Cargo Connection (TCC) as its offline sales agent for South Africa. It is the first time Coyne has had formal representation in the market. Read More »

Dnata enters strategic partnership with Chinese airport group

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Air Cargo

Dnata, the ground handling arm of Dubai's widely recognized Emirates Group, has signed a joint venture agreement with China West Airport Group (CWAG) to provide airport ground handling services in Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (XXIA). Read More »

Cargo B Airlines extends GSA network

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Air Cargo

Cargo B airlines has signed a GSA contract with Globe Air Cargo covering Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Poland. Aero Cargo will handle France. Both GSAs are part of the ECS Group. The network will be systematically extended to cover other countries be Read More »

IATA Cargo Committee has selected NCA as a member

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Mr. Takuro Uchiyama, Vice Chairman of the Board of Nippon Cargo Airlines Co., Ltd. (NCA, headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo: President: Tadamasa Ishida) was nominated and appointed as a member of Cargo Committee of IATA (International Air Transport Associa Read More »

Continental Airlines Cargo grows cold chain products with Envirotainer

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines Cargo, the first US airline to implement a structured cold chain product, has signed a new global contract with Envirotainer, setting the stage for expansion of its temperature-controlled product line. Read More »

American Airlines Cargo division announces increase in fuel surcharge

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo division announced an increase in its fuel surcharge from $0.55/kg to $0.60/kg, or equivalent currency, for most US-origin international shipments and from $0.22/lb to $0.24/lb for US domestic shipments, effective Aug. 2, 2007. The Read More »

DHL completes partnership transaction with Polar Air Cargo

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL announced that it has successfully completed the transaction to form a strategic partnership with Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc., a wholly owned unit of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW), a leading provider of global air cargo services. As p Read More »

Swissport Int’l, Ltd., appoints Utnegaard President & CEO

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Air Cargo

Swissport's Board of Directors appointed Per H. Utnegaard as the Group's new President & CEO. Per H. Utnegaard is not only an experienced specialist in the field; he will also ensure a smooth transition and succession from current President & CEO Santiago Read More »

Air India launches freighter aircraft to Frankfurt

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

The first freighter aircraft of Air India was welcomed at Frankfurt Airport by representatives of Air India and Fraport. The A310-freighter took off to Chennai. The freighter has a stop-over at Dammam and Mumbai. Thanks to complete traffic rights to Damma Read More »

Hactl announces tonnage throughput for the first half of 2007

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced its tonnage throughput for June, the second quarter and the first half of year 2007. Read More »

Dragonair transports national treasures to Hong Kong

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

Dragonair has been appointed as the Official Carrier for the 'Pride of China: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the Jin, Tang, Song and Yuan Dynasties from the Palace Museum' exhibition, taking on the role of transporting world-acclaimed Read More »

Etihad to fly non-stop to Singapore

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | Air Cargo

Etihad Airways will start non-stop flights in September three times-a-week from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Singapore. Read More »