Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo switches to Frankfurt-Hahn

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Air Cargo

The first freighter from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt-Hahn will begin on 3 May, and the four flights-per-week service will operate every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Read More »

SWISS remains on course in the first quarter of 2007

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Air Cargo

Swiss International Air Lines (Group) generated earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of CHF 122 million in the first quarter of 2007. The result compares to an EBIT of CHF 23 million for the same period a year ago. Consolidated net profit for the fir Read More »

Milestone reached on Open Skies Agreement between Europe - US

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Air Cargo

In Washington last week, the German Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, Wolfgang Tiefensee, in his capacity as EU Council President, signed the Open Skies Agreement between the EU and the US. Also present at the signing ceremony at Read More »

Great Wall launches UK flights, appoints GSSA

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Great Wall Airlines ' the Shanghai-based B747 freighter operator ' is launching services to the UK in May, and has appointed EuroGSA as its general sales and service agent for the UK and Ireland. Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo appoints ATC as new GSSA for Germany

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo has appointed ATC Aviation Services, Ltd. as its General Sales and Services Agent (GSSA) for Germany. Read More »

Frankfurt Airport honored as Europe’s best air cargo gateway

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Air Cargo World, a leading international trade magazine, has selected Frankfurt Airport (FRA) as the best major air cargo gateway in Europe. Receiving the highest overall score in its class, FRA has been presented the 2007 Air Cargo Award of Excellence Read More »

Premium Article  AIR CARGO QUARTERLY - Revenue management system helps Continental manage revenues, bookings

Karen Thuermer | April 22, 2007 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines Cargo, a division of Continental Airlines, recently raised its annual revenue 2.5% by applying revenue management technology that has proven its value in the hotel, retail and passenger industries. But this is just the beginning. By u Read More »

Domestic air service fulfills certain needs

AJOT | April 22, 2007 | Air Cargo

Figures recently released by the Air Transport Association (ATA) indicate that domestic cargo traffic for the US airlines fell to its lowest monthly total in three years in February, slipping 0.6%. The 914.1 million cargo ton-miles the ATA counted on the Read More »

NCA Americas, Inc. welcomes new Exec. VP

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

Established to strengthen its position in the North America market, this new entity will have the responsibility for management of all NCA activities within North Americas. Read More »

Leadership challenges for Asian aviation

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today urged Asia to take a greater leadership role in shaping the global aviation industry. 'Asia is a big part of the aviation world. By 2010, intra-Asia traffic will be the largest market in the world Read More »

Cargo B Airlines to begin service at Brussels Airport

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

The launch has been announced of Cargo B Airlines, a completely new all cargo airline which plans to operate from the Belgian capital. It will provide full cargo daytime flights serving major markets around the world such as the Middle and Far East, Afric Read More »

Airfreight taking off for Famous Pacific Shipping in New Zealand

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Air Cargo

In New Zealand, Famous Pacific Shipping, the fast expanding Asia-based NVOCC and freight services supplier, is advancing the development of its airfreight forwarding strategy with the launch of the FPS Air brand and the appointment of Akanesi Ofahengaue a Read More »

IATA urges Asia to participate in environment debate

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on Asia to participate strongly in the environment debate. 'The UN attributes 2% of global carbon emissions to aviation and we are working hard to limit that figure. The industry has a good s Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency posts good 2006 results

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Air Cargo

The positive performance trend at Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency (LCCA) continued in the 2006 financial year. Despite increasingly tough market conditions characterised by a sizeable increase in scheduled freighter capacities, the company succeeded in boo Read More »

Premium Article  PERISHABLES: MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD-Once caught, seafood continues its travels via land, sea & air

Karen Thuermer | April 01, 2007 | Air Cargo | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

Darden Restaurants, Inc., the world's largest casual dining restaurant company, has high standards when it comes to its suppliers. After all, it operates nearly 1,400 Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill and Seasons 52 r Read More »

IATA World Cargo Symposium

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Air Cargo

Giovanni Bisignani, Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) opened the World Cargo Symposium by laying down three challenges for the industry and governments: (1) to implement e-freight by 2010, (2) to harmonize risk-based s Read More »

Graham appointed as Global CEO for Aviation DHL Express

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL, a leading express delivery and logistics company, has appointed Charles Graham as the new Global CEO for Aviation, DHL Express, and named him as a member of the company's Global Express Management Board. He succeeds Terry Nord, who will retire from D Read More »

Emirates granted additional flights to Australia

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Air Cargo

Emirates Airline has been granted rights to operate additional flights into Australia, after the successful negotiations between the governments of Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Read More »

Premium Article  LATIN AMERICAN TRADE BI-ANNUAL-Dole fresh flowers from Colombia are big business

Karen Thuermer | March 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

When consumers think fresh flowers, the name Dole may not come immediately to mind. Yet today, Dole Food Company, Inc. is the largest producer of fresh flowers in Latin America, with over 90% of its Latin American flowers shipped to North America via its Read More »

Network connectivity is key for viable South American air service

AJOT | March 25, 2007 | Air Cargo

President Bush's recent tour of South America is a keen reminder of how strategic that continent is to US trade. Our neighbors to the South also play an important role when it comes to global supply chain management. Air carriers servicing the route know Read More »