Air Cargo

Kraft Foods Expands Business with DHL as its Primary U.S. Express Carrier

AJOT | January 13, 2008 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, today announced that Kraft Foods, one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, has renewed and expanded its contract with DHL as its primary US express carrier. DHL will provide Read More »

DHL will become the official express and logistics partner for IMG’s Fashion Weeks . . .

AJOT | January 10, 2008 | Air Cargo

DHL will become the official express and logistics partner for IMG's Fashion Weeks around the world, a series of prestigious shows produced and/or represented by IMG Fashion in ten countries spanning four continents each year. Following a successful year Read More »

Atlanta wins bid to help TIACA celebrate 50 years

AJOT | January 07, 2008 | Air Cargo

Atlanta has won the bid to host The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) International Air Cargo Forum & Exhibition in 2012 and to help thousands of top executives from all sectors of the air cargo supply chain around the world to celebrate 50 year Read More »

UPS Launches New Global Air Freight Portfolio

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Air Cargo

UPS is launching a simplified global portfolio for shipping air freight, including a substantially expanded express freight option with guaranteed door-to-door service. Read More »

Delta appoints vice president to lead cargo division

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Air Cargo

Delta Air Lines announced that Neel Shah, a proven leader in the global airfreight business, will join the company as vice president ' Cargo, effective Jan. 14. Shah will report directly to President Ed Bastian, reflecting the company's increased focus on Read More »

Cargo commitment at Dusseldorf

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Air Cargo

Being at the epicentre of Germany's industrial and commercial heartland, Dusseldorf, its airport and logistics network provide the ideal distribution center for the whole of Northern Germany and Europe. Read More »

Ocean Sky selected to handle world’s largest aircraft

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Air Cargo

Only one has ever been built. The Ukrainian-registered heavy-lift aircraft entered service in 1989 and was designed to "piggyback" the Russian Space Shuttle Buran. Read More »

Los Angeles World Airports Approval of Aeroterm Pacific Gateway Cargo Center Brings . . .

AJOT | January 02, 2008 | Air Cargo

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners approved a lease agreement with Aero Ontario RFP, LLP (Aeroterm) on Dec. 3rd to develop and manage an international air cargo center at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT). The lease agreement is subject t Read More »

Renewal of NCA fleet to be stepped up

AJOT | December 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

According to NCA's medium- and long-term management plan, the Phoenix Project, the retirement of the B747-200F aircraft was scheduled to be completed in August 2008. However, NCA has decided to retire the remaining B747-200Fs earlier, completing the task Read More »

Major step in Emirates’ presence in America

AJOT | December 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

Emirates has further expanded its presence in the Americas with the launch of non-stop service between Houston and Dubai, featuring the new Boeing 777-200LR. The service will initially operate three times a week, increasing to a daily service starting in Read More »

DFW increases Cathay Pacific Cargo service with new flight, route

AJOT | December 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

DFW International Airport received an early gift this year with the addition of Cathay Pacific Cargo's eighth weekly flight. The new flight is the first roundtrip from Hong Kong to DFW. Read More »

Boeing Set to Begin Assembly of New 777 Freighter as Design Work Nearly Complete

AJOT | December 13, 2007 | Air Cargo

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] is set to begin full production of its new 777 Freighter now that engineers recently have completed more than 90 percent of the design work for the new cargo airplane. Boeing will start assembly of the first 777 Freighter Read More »

Delta approves carriage of Envirotainer temperature-controlled containers

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Air Cargo

Pharmaceutical companies transporting raw materials and products in Envirotainer's temperature-controlled air cargo containers to and from the United States, domestically in the United States and worldwide now have access to a wider network and more fligh Read More »

Cargo B receives second 747 at Brussels Airport

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Air Cargo

One month after a successful start up, Cargo B Airlines is in the final phase of adding a second B747 to its fleet. In cooperation with the Belgian Authorities and after the required formalities this aircraft will be registered as OO CBB and made ready fo Read More »

DHL creates faster links between Asia-US-Europe

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL announced its decision to establish a $175 million DHL Express North Asia Hub in Shanghai, China. This new facility, to be located at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, will build on DHL's already extensive global network and provide better Read More »

Volga-Dnepr ships Beaujolais Nouveau

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr successfully completed two AN-124 cargo flights from Lyon, France, to Narita, Japan, carrying Beaujolais Nouveau 2007. Read More »

EgyptAir Cargo joins Cargo 2000

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Air Cargo

Cargo 2000's airline membership has reached 24 leading international carriers with EgyptAir Cargo's decision to join its program to improve the quality of air cargo, streamline air cargo processes, achieve cost efficiencies and improve customer satisfacti Read More »

Betting big: India and air carriers position for huge lift

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

Just behind China, India is considered the next major manufacturing powerhouse. Infrastructure there, however, remains challenged, although air carriers are entering the market with a vengeance and airports continue to be developed and reconfigured. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 747-400ER freighter

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

Russia's largest scheduled international cargo carrier, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747-400ER freighter, representing the next stage of its strategic development. Read More »

Flights to commence March 29 next year

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines, the world's fifth largest airline, announced that it will launch nonstop flights to London/Heathrow from both its New York and Houston hubs on March 29, 2008, subject to government approval and slot approval. Read More »