Air Cargo

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 »

Heightened competition steers air carriers to niche business

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Air Cargo

Air carriers are feeling increasingly scorched by escalating fuel costs and security charges. With competition already hot, niche services are playing an ever important role in distinguishing services in a crowded industry where business chases after many Read More »

Korean Air revenue surged 8.1% in 3Q 2007

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Air Cargo

Korean Air, the flagship carrier of South Korea, announced its third quarter results for the three months ended September 30, 2007. Operating revenue increased by 8.1% to 2,371.8 billion KRW as compared to 2,193.2 billion KRW for the same period last year Read More »

Swiss WorldCargo adds capacity in India with a

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Air Cargo

Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., announced added capacity in India with the launch of a new daily line flight to Delhi, effective from November 25, 2007. Read More »

NY/NJ Port Auth. takes control of Stewart International Airport

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Air Cargo

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer led officials from the Port Authority and Hudson Valley communities in commemorating the first day of Port Authority control of Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY. Officials vowed to develop the underutilized fa Read More »

Air cargo rates to be under pressure in ‘08 due to overcapacity

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Air Cargo

Freighters, from brand new triple 7s to ancient (by airline standards) 747-200s, will be taking to the skies in record numbers, making needed rate increases difficult to bestow or sustain. Read More »

Heightened activity at Logan Cargo Park creates a Buzz in East Boston

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Air Cargo

New York based Cargo Ventures brings International logistics players to the neighborhood Take a ride down McClellan Highway these days and you will discover a flourish of unexpected activity. The past few weeks have . . . Read More »

Royal Jordanian Airlines joins TIACA

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

Royal Jordanian Airlines has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and vowed to support the Association in its ongoing campaign to tackle major issues restricting the development of the air cargo industry. Read More »

Cargo direct from Mexico City with new Lufthansa service to DFW International Airport

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

DFW International Airport has added Mexico City to its list of international cargo destinations on Lufthansa Cargo as well as a fourth weekly freighter flight to Frankfurt, Germany. The new service will add direct Mexico City service on two weekly flights Read More »

American Airlines Cargo selects Riechesbaird

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Air Cargo

RiechesBaird, a business/brand consulting firm that builds the market value of B2B brands, has been selected by American Airlines CargoSM, a division of American Airlines, Inc., to provide business strategy, brand development, integrated marketing, creati Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo calls for collective voice

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Air Cargo

At the 2007 FIATA World Congress being held in Dubai, Emirates SkyCargo highlighted the future of global airfreight and called for one common voice across the industry to unify all the elements of the supply and logistics chain. Read More »

Cargo B celebrates official launch

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Air Cargo

Over 600 guests from the Benelux and international air cargo industry, including members of the local and national governments, celebrated the official launch of Cargo B Airlines. The event took place in the Lufthansa Technik hangar at the Brussels Brucar Read More »

Guggenheim Aviation Partners order Additional Boeing 777 Freighters

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Air Cargo

oeing announced that Guggenheim Aviation Partner Fund II (GAIF II) has exercised options to purchase three 777 Freighters. The order, valued at approximately $750 million at list prices, was recently posted to the Boeing Orders and Deliveries Web site att Read More »

Successful animal shipment at Athens Airport

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Air Cargo

From the second of October until the eighth, an important equestrian event, the Onassis Horse international Show, took place in Athens. The occasion once again gave the cargo team at the airport an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise in handling sp Read More »

New DHL facility at Baltimore/Washington International Airport

AJOT | October 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL announced the opening of a new facility at the Baltimore /Washington International Airport to better-serve the growing needs of shipping customers. DHL's previous operations at the airport have been enhanced with the opening of a new, $1.6 million on Read More »

BAX Global offers all cargo flight into Mexico for peak season

AJOT | October 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

BAX Global will expand its overnight distribution capabilities between Mexico, the USA and Canada by adding an additional air cargo flight into Mexico starting October 15, 2007 using the Quer'taro airport. Read More »

Cargo B airlines now operational

AJOT | October 14, 2007 | Air Cargo

After months of preparation and planning, Cargo B airlines has now received its AOC and Belgian authority permits and is now fully operational. Read More »

DHL launches new service between US & Canada

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, introduces a new daily air service between the US and Western Canada, designed to meet the growing needs of customers shipping across the northern US border. The new service provides the mo Read More »

HAECO breaks ground for third hangar in Hong Kong

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, Ltd. (HAECO) held a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the start of construction of its third aircraft maintenance hangar at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). Read More »