Air Cargo

Detroit becomes Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s 11th U.S. gateway and increases choice to the Midwest

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Air Cargo

Detroit will become Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s eleventh destination in North America on June 1st with the start of daily flights to and from London Heathrow, giving customers greater access to and from the U.S Midwest. Read More »

Delta eyes Asia alliances, sees limited US consolidation

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Delta Air Lines is interested in forging alliances with carriers in Asia, the airline's president said. Read More »

Etihad Airways reports 52% jump in annual profit

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Etihad Airways, one of three Gulf airlines that U.S. rivals say benefit from state subsidies, reported a 52 percent rise in annual profit on higher passenger numbers and increased revenue from cargo and partner airlines. Read More »

Adria Airways Extends Handling Contract with Fraport Cargo Services (FCS)

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Slovenia’s National Airline and FCS Continue Their Successful and Long-standing Partnership at Europe’s Largest Cargo Hub Read More »

X2 Member AIB Internacional pilots livestock export from Rio Grande do Norte - Brasil

AJOT | May 27, 2015 | Air Cargo

Coordinating two full charters of live cattle shipment, AIB Internacional, a proud member of X2 Elite and X2 Projects, has led the transport of 356 live Guzerá Breed Bovine en route for Senegal, Africa. Read More »

IAG Cargo takes off in Kuala Lumpur

AJOT | May 27, 2015 | Air Cargo

IAG Cargo has officially opened its newest route, operating between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur. Read More »

Troubled new Berlin airport won’t be a white elephant, official says

Reuters | May 24, 2015 | Air Cargo

Berlin’s new international airport, repeatedly delayed due to red tape and technical problems, is on course to open as scheduled in 2017, a spokesman said on Sunday, denying a media report it could end up as a white elephant. Read More »

Jettainer opens JettHub at Frankfurt Airport

AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Air Cargo

Jettainer, the leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management in the aviation sector, has inaugurated its expanded logistics center at Frankfurt Airport. At the so-called JettHub FRA, all resources are now bundled. Read More »

Hactl wins award for environmental excellence

AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler - has received the Transport and Logistics - Silver Award, in the 2014 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence. Read More »

Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International deliver special gift to Armenian centenary commemorations

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Air Cargo

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Ruslan International have completed a special and very significant assignment to Armenia to deliver broadcasting equipment from Tianjin in China to the capital city, Yerevan.  Read More »

Toronto to host TIACA Air Cargo Forum

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Air Cargo

TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum will take place in Toronto, Canada, Secretary General Doug Brittin announced today. Read More »

China’s aviation regulator to hold foreign airlines to new safety rules

Reuters | May 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Foreign airlines operating in China will be evaluated by the country's aviation regulator, and those who fail to meet the safety standards will be prohibited from operating in China, China's aviation regulator said. Read More »

WFS wins Allegiant air contact in Las Vegas

AJOT | May 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded a three-year ground handling contract by Allegiant Air to handle 7,400 flights a year at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Read More »

Japan bidders tepid about Kansai airport, casting doubt on Abe asset sales

Reuters | May 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Days before the sale of Kansai International Airport closes, just one Japanese company has pledged to bid, casting doubt on a marquee project in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's effort to involve private companies in major infrastructure projects. Read More »

Out of Africa? Texans offer sanctuary to endangered rhinos

Reuters | May 19, 2015 | Air Cargo

In the Texas grassland, home to white-tailed deer and rattlesnakes, outdoorsman Charly Seale sees a vast sanctuary of open spaces that could be used to protect the wild African rhino from its biggest enemy - poachers in search of the animals' valuable horns. Read More »

Soaring L.A. jet prices attract Asian imports

Reuters | May 18, 2015 | Air Cargo

Wholesale jet fuel prices in the Los Angeles market remained high on Monday due to maintenance issues at refineries along the West Coast, prompting shipments from Korea and Japan that are expected to arrive in early June, traders said on Monday. Read More »

Expeditors wins Lufthansa Cargos Planet Award of Excellence again

AJOT | May 18, 2015 | Air Cargo

Expeditors wins Lufthansa Cargo’s "Planet Award of Excellence" again Cargo airline honours US logistics group for outstanding cooperation Read More »

The 10th freighter destination of Turkish Cargo in Africa is Dakar (Senegal)

AJOT | May 18, 2015 | Air Cargo

Turkish Cargo strengthens its presence in Africa as well with the launch of freighter services to Dakar. Read More »

Virgin Atlantic assists the Soles4Souls to provide Cyclone Pam victim relief

AJOT | May 15, 2015 | Air Cargo

Soles4Souls, Carnival Australia, Virgin Australia And Virgin Atlantic Cargo Provide Cyclone Pam victim relief Read More »

US lawmakers seek answers soon on Gulf airline subsidy claims

Reuters | May 14, 2015 | Air Cargo

U.S. lawmakers have stepped up pressure on the Obama administration to take a stance on allegations that three Gulf airlines received market-distorting subsidies, asking it to answer several questions by May 20. Read More »