Air Cargo

Calgary concludes successful ACF 2006 Round Up

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Air Cargo

TIACA's biannual Air Cargo Forum and Exposition was held Sept. 12-14 at the Roundup Centre in Stampede Park, Calgary, Canada. The event cumulated with a rodeo and performance by Cirque du Soleil. Attendees were also entertained with an elaborate performan Read More »

SWISS to add more Airbus aircraft to European fleet

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Air Cargo

SWISS will acquire a further two Airbus A321 and an additional Airbus A320 aircraft next Spring for its European fleet. The extra capacity will enable the carrier to both benefit from the expected growth in European air travel demand and provide additiona Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo launches SkyChain cargo management system

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Air Cargo

SkyChain, a centralized cargo reservation and business management solution, offers a number of advantages over existing systems. Benefits include compatibility with the wide host customer systems, capacity to accommodate upgrades and changes through Java Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo celebrates 2nd anniversary at Air Cargo Forum

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, recently celebrated the second anniversary since its launch, at the Air Cargo Forum in Calgary, Canada. Read More »

Carlisle Leasing applies expertise to dry containers

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

Carlisle Leasing International, the premier specialist in refrigerated container leasing, will now enter the dry van market. Since its inception in 1993, Carlisle Leasing has established itself as the highest-ranking lessor of refrigerated equipment. Read More »

FRA to support improved train braking technology

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

alling it the most significant development in railroad brake technology since the 1870s, Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph H. Boardman announced his intention to propose revised federal rail safety regulations to facilitate the installation of Electro Read More »

New Aero Freight office to complete Liege freighter airline offering

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

Belgian cargo GSSA Aero Freight International is opening a second office, based at Liege Airport, targeting freighter operators seeking a full management and marketing solution at the airport. Read More »

Boeing forecasts continued in air cargo strength

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

The Boeing Company said that world air cargo growth is expected to expand at an average annual rate of 6.1% during the next two decades, with a three-fold increase in worldwide air freight. Read More »

Boeing 747 Large Cargo Freighter completes first flight

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

The Boeing 747-400 Large Cargo Freighter took to the skies for the first time on Sept. 9, initiating the flight test program that will culminate in US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. Read More »

China Airlines new freighter service to Houston

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Air Cargo

China Airlines will inaugurate scheduled all-cargo service from George Bush Intercontinental on September 30. The new Taipei-Houston Boeing 747-400F freighter service will fly twice a week. Read More »

USPS gains US air market share for first time since 2002

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Air Cargo

The US Postal Service, riding the wave of strong demand for its Priority Mail deferred air product, gained US air market share in 2005 for the first time in three years, The Colography Group, Inc., said today in releasing its full-year 2005 analysis of th Read More »

UPS pilots ratify new contract

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Air Cargo

The Independent Pilots Association said its members had ratified a contract agreement through 2011 with package carrier United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). Read More »

Kundi to spearhead AIRMAX development

AJOT | August 27, 2006 | Air Cargo

Specialist wholesale air cargo support services company AIRMAX International has appointed Raj Kundi as its Commercial Manager to spearhead future development. Read More »

AirBridge announces Continental Airlines interline agreement

AJOT | August 27, 2006 | Air Cargo

Russia's AirBrdge Cargo has signed an interline agreement with Continental Airlines and, in a separate move, appointed GSA partners in key cities across the United States to begin growing its presence in America ahead of the anticipated launch of its own Read More »

Healthcare leaders and logistics providers forecast sustained growth of air cargo cold chains

AJOT | August 27, 2006 | Air Cargo

Senior decision makers in the healthcare industry and logistics providers expect the volume of temperature sensitive airfreight to grow at 10% per annum for the next five years, according to research conducted by a leading consulting firm on behalf of Env Read More »

Kundi to spearhead AIRMAX development

AJOT | August 20, 2006 | Air Cargo

Specialist wholesale air cargo support services company AIRMAX International has appointed Raj Kundi as its Commercial Manager to spearhead future development. Read More »

Cargoitalia kicks off air service to Houston

AJOT | August 20, 2006 | Air Cargo

When Cargoitalia, the Italian all-cargo carrier sat down to decide where in the United States it wanted to begin service, Houston was the first destination of choice. Read More »

New cargo airline at Athens

AJOT | August 20, 2006 | Air Cargo

The first trial flight of SKY EXPRESS' B747 -200 has made a successful rotation to Hong Kong. Kostas Mavrikis, previously a long term senior executive with Olympic Airways, is operations director of the revamped carrier. Read More »

Air Charter Service provides relief for civilians in Mid East crisis

AJOT | August 13, 2006 | Air Cargo

Air Charter Service has played an important role in both evacuating foreign nationals and transporting aid cargo to Lebanon as the crisis in the Middle East unfolds. Large scale operations continue in order to help alleviate the suffering of civilians cau Read More »

Boeing projects air cargo fleet to shift further toward widebody freighters

AJOT | August 13, 2006 | Air Cargo

Global freighter fleet will double in number of airplanes The global air cargo market will continue its growth patterns of the past few years, with strong 20-year growth, according to the Current Market Outlook (CMO) 2006 from the Boeing Company. Read More »