Air Cargo

Cologne to host Tiaca’s next Air Cargo Professional Development Workshop

AJOT | May 07, 2015 | Air Cargo

TIACA’s next Air Cargo Professional Development Workshop, aimed at growing management skills for air cargo professionals, will take place in Cologne, Germany from 22nd to 24th June 2015. Read More »

Airbus takes lead in aircraft orders over rival Boeing

Reuters | May 07, 2015 | Air Cargo | International Trade

Airbus appeared to take the lead in the order race with Boeing last month, leapfrogging its rival with confirmation of a major Latin American order as Boeing prepared to issue its own final data for the first four months of 2015. Read More »

Pilot Freight Services Opens Pilot de Mexico with New Station in Mexico City

AJOT | May 06, 2015 | Air Cargo

Pilot opens up first Mexican station to capitalize on the country’s potential and growing market Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo to launch weekly freighter service to Columbus, OH

AJOT | May 06, 2015 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has announced that Columbus, the State Capital of Ohio in the United States, will join its global freighter network with the launch of a weekly service to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) from 27 May 2015. Read More »

Air China Cargo honors Fraport Cargo Services as its Best Airfreight Service Provider worldwide

AJOT | May 06, 2015 | Air Cargo

Chinese carrier praises high level of professionalism at Fraport’s FCS cargo handling subsidiary Read More »

Toronto Pearson posts strong first quarter

AJOT | May 05, 2015 | Air Cargo

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2015. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity experienced in 2014. Passenger volumes grew by 7.0% during the first quarter of 2015 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North America's second busiest airport in terms of international passengers. Read More »

Greece to finalise airports deal “immediately”

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Air Cargo

Greece will finalise “immediately” a 1.2-billion-euro ($1.3-billion) deal with Fraport to run regional airports and reopen bidding for a majority stake in Piraeus port, a senior privatisations official said on Tuesday. Read More »

Global air freight demand up 1.6 pct in March (IATA)

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Air Cargo

Air freight volumes rose 1.6 percent in March, the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday, continuing a steady growth path after February was boosted by the Chinese New Year. Read More »

Cargolux ends 2014 on a positive note

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Air Cargo

Despite a difficult overall market situation, Cargolux Airlines International S.A. ended 2014 on a positive note. While the industry continued to suffer from overcapacity and noticeable pressure on yields, Cargolux benefited from a very strong last quarter in 2014. Combined with a rapidly declining oil price, the airline achieved record levels of block hours and tonnages while enjoying a welcome increase in yields. Read More »

CBP at JFK Intercepts Pests in Fruit Cache

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Air Cargo | International Trade

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at John F. Kennedy International airport recently intercepted was is believed to be the first Mediterranean fruit fly arriving from South America. Read More »

VOLGA-DNEPR delivers engineering and logistics solution to move wellhead control panel and hydraulic

AJOT | May 01, 2015 | Air Cargo

A wellhead control panel and hydraulic power unit with a combined weight of 17 tonnes has been delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Singapore in conjunction with leading Oil & Gas project logistics forwarder, Pentagon Freight Services. Read More »

American Airlines Cargo expands seasonal cargo service to and from the UK & Ireland

AJOT | May 01, 2015 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo has introduced three new UK and Ireland service points to its summer schedule for 2015. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Shannon will all see the introduction of flights from the USA starting in May. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo is the “Best European Cargo Airline”

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo was once again right out in front when it came to the "Cargo Airline of the Year Awards": the Frankfurt-based air freight company came top in the "Best European Cargo Airline" category. Read More »

IAG Cargo Q1 2015 financial results

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Air Cargo

IAG Cargo has announced its Q1 results from January 1 to March 31, 2015, reporting commercial revenue[1] of €246m versus €250m for the same period last year. This was achieved on a capacity reduction of 8 per cent. Read More »

Private settlements in US air cargo price-fixing top $1 billion

Reuters | April 30, 2015 | Air Cargo

EVA Airways, one of several companies accused of price-fixing air cargo shipments, has settled U.S. litigation by agreeing to pay $99 million, bringing total settlements in the class action lawsuit to more than $1 billion, two law firms said on Wednesday. Read More »

Freight company receives sought-after award based on global customer survey

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo was once again right out in front when it came to the "Cargo Airline of the Year Awards": the Frankfurt-based air freight company came top in the "Best European Cargo Airline" category. Read More »

UPS Customers set to benefit from new operations centre at King Fahad International Airport

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Air Cargo

A new state of the art operations facility in Dammam was officially inaugurated at King Fahad International Airport (KFIA). It will be partly utilized by EIRAD Trading & Contracting Co. Ltd. - the Authorized Service Contractor for UPS in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Airbridgecargo wins prestigious ‘All-Cargo Airline Of The Year’ award

AJOT | April 27, 2015 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) has earned the prestigious ‘All-Cargo Airline of the Year Award’ at the 32nd annual Cargo Airline of the Year ceremony, voted for by air cargo customers around the world. Read More »

American Airlines first-quarter profit tops expectations

Reuters | April 26, 2015 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Group Inc reported first-quarter profit above analysts' expectations and declared a $0.10 dividend as cheap fuel continued to help its bottom line. Read More »

Airbus upbeat on sales as A380 marks bitter-sweet anniversary

Reuters | April 26, 2015 | Air Cargo | International Trade

Europe's Airbus pledged to boost sales of its A380 superjumbo, as the world's largest passenger jet prepares to celebrate a bitter-sweet 10-year anniversary in the skies having booked no new airline orders since 2013. Read More »