Air Cargo

Athens sees more freighter traffic

AJOT | August 07, 2006 | Air Cargo

On July 27 Athens International Airport witnessed the arrival of Alitalia's freighter which, for the month of August, replaces a regular Road Feeder service. The AB300/B4-203 Freighter, brings over sized cargo from Malpensa and then continues on to Cair Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo posts impressive growth in UK

AJOT | August 07, 2006 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, gained 6th place in Manchester Airport's Top 10 carrier's ranking in June 2006. Read More »

Port Columbus, Rickenbacker report increased activity

AJOT | August 07, 2006 | Air Cargo

With the first half of 2006 statistics reported, Port Columbus International Airport and Rickenbacker International Airport show increased activity as compared to 2005 with indications of a strong second half. Read More »

Athens Airport welcomes young riders

AJOT | July 30, 2006 | Air Cargo

Sixty show horses, together with grooms, recently arrived at Athens International Airport to take part in the European Young Rider Junior Championships event which took place in Athens. The two A300-F flights, each carrying 30 horses, were carried out by Read More »

CRS appointed lead GSA for AeroSur

AJOT | July 30, 2006 | Air Cargo

CRS Airlines Representatives ' the Spanish member of the EGSAC consortium of independent GSSA companies ' has been appointed as lead GSA for newly-launched Bolivian airline AeroSur throughout Europe and the Middle East. Read More »

Korean Air’s new cargo flight to Miami

AJOT | July 30, 2006 | Air Cargo

Korean Air is launching twice weekly scheduled cargo service between Miami, FL and Seoul/Incheon beginning Aug. 22. Read More »

Airline ownership, open skies issues headed for showdown

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | Air Cargo

A sequel to the Dubai World Ports debacle, this one involving the ownership of US airlines, is shaping up in the US Senate this fall. At issue is a proposed Department of Transportation rule that would loosen strictures on foreigners owning shares in US a Read More »

Thai traffic up following MAC appointment

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | Air Cargo

Thai Airways has seen a steady increase in its cargo uplift from Sri Lanka and the republic of Maldives since its appointment of MAC Holdings as its cargo GSSA in January 2006. Read More »

Cargoitalia joins Houston’s air cargo family

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | Air Cargo

Beginning this month, Cargoitalia will operate two weekly flights between Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Milan, Italy. The airline will be the first Italian all-cargo carrier to operate out of Houston. Read More »

Etihad announces new direct New York cargo service

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | Air Cargo

Effective October 26, 2006, Etihad Airways' new direct service between Abu Dhabi and New York will provide a significant boost for its cargo division, Etihad Crystal Cargo. Read More »

NAS Cargo joins Cargo 2000

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | Air Cargo

Lothar Moehle, Program Director of Cargo 2000, said: 'It is very important that ground handlers understand the importance of participating in the Cargo 2000 programme because they play a pivotal role in the air cargo supply chain. By making this commitmen Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates Munich-Dubai freight connection

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | Air Cargo

With a ceremonial dousing with water by the Munich Airport Fire Department, Emirates SkyCargo celebrated the official launch of a new Munich-Dubai freight connection. Every Sunday an Airbus A310-300 F cargo plane will land at Munich Airport after taking t Read More »

First aircraft in Jade Cargo fleet unveiled

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | Air Cargo

The hangar at the Boeing plant in Seattle opened recently for the first freighter of Jade Cargo International. Almost complete, the B747-400ERF emerged resplendent in the Chinese airline's green and white livery after four days in the Boeing paint shop. A Read More »

Cathay Pacific orders Boeing 747-400ER (Extended Range) Freighters

AJOT | July 02, 2006 | Air Cargo

The Boeing Company and Cathay Pacific Airways announced the Hong Kong-based airline has ordered six Boeing 747-400ER (Extended Range) Freighters. The airplanes, with a total average list price value of $1.4 billion, ' Read More »

Schenker appoints new VP for International Air

AJOT | July 02, 2006 | Air Cargo

Schenker of Canada announced the appointment of Eric Allard as its new Vice President and Product Manager for International Air. Allard takes over this role from David Rowswell who recently retired from Schenker after a 35 year career with the Company. Read More »

US should strengthen foundation for future of air transportation

AJOT | July 02, 2006 | Air Cargo

In order to maintain US global leadership in aviation, NASA should expand its partnerships with public and private institutions and prioritize its aeronautics research according to a "decadal survey" that ranks projects based on their ability to improve t Read More »

SIA Chew new IATA chairman

AJOT | June 25, 2006 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Singapore Airlines' Chief Executive Officer, Chew Choon Seng, began his one year term as the chairman of the association's Board of Governors for 2006-7 with the close of the 62nd Annual Ge Read More »

Bringing Sesame Street to Singapore

AJOT | June 25, 2006 | Air Cargo

Dark clouds and pelting rain didn't stop GAC from making everything 'A-OK' when the Sesame Street 'LIVE' Out of This World! tour rolled into Downtown East Singapore in early June. Read More »

Keeling claims US-Asian air cargo will endure “profitless prosperity”

AJOT | June 25, 2006 | Air Cargo

Claiming that US-Asian air cargo will endure "profitless prosperity" into the indefinite future unless rates are raised and two way traffic becomes more evenly balanced, one of the industry's most outspoken executives said that "airlines and forwarders m Read More »

Horizon Air Services; Horizon’s new Boston area warehouse/CFS facility is state-of the art

AJOT | June 18, 2006 | Air Cargo

President Bud Mercuri is very pleased with Horizon Air Services' new warehouse/CFS facility at 480 McClellan Highway in East Boston, close to Logan International Airport. It isn't just the 55,000 sq. ft. of racked warehouse space or oversized doors and 24 Read More »