Air Cargo

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 »

Emirates SkyCargo to open more markets for Canada

AJOT | September 30, 2007 | Air Cargo

Canadian companies will have greater opportunities to get their products to the burgeoning Middle East and Asian Subcontinent markets beginning October 29th when Emirates Airline starts non-stop service between Toronto and Dubai. Emirates SkyCargo has pro Read More »

EGSAC network out-performs airfreight industry

AJOT | September 30, 2007 | Air Cargo

The 26 members of the EGSAC GSSA network posted a massive 22% growth in tonnage for their carriers in 2006, bringing the total of cargo uplifted to over 200 million kilos. Read More »

DHL increases air capacity for Hong Kong-Beijing

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL has further enhanced its overnight service between Hong Kong and Beijing, by increasing its dedicated flight frequency to meet the growing demand for cargo capacity fuelled by the robust trade between Hong Kong and Mainland China. Read More »

Hactl announces August tonnage throughput

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) reported the air cargo tonnage throughput for August 2007. A total of 228,077 tons were handled in the month, representing a year-on-year growth of 8.4%. Cumulative tonnage from January to August 2007 was 1,65 Read More »

Continental delivers quicker express service for Manhattan

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines Cargo has created an exciting new express product that will cut hours off the transit times of critical small packages to and from Manhattan. The innovative idea is to combine the carrier's redeye flights from Los Angeles, San Francis Read More »

Sodexi launches paperless airfreight

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

Sodexi, one of France's leading pioneers of the EDI revolution in Air Transport, has developed a system for total electronic processing of air cargo shipments. Read More »

East Midlands Airport plans for wind turbines

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

The four proposed wind turbines, which will generate 10% of the Airport's energy, are another important step closer to making Airport site operations carbon neutral by 2012. Read More »

SWISS to introduce new Geneva-Bucharest service

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

SWISS is further expanding its Geneva-based network with the introduction next April of a thrice-weekly service to and from Bucharest. The new route extends the range of non-stop services operated by SWISS from Geneva to 10 destinations. Read More »

Chile and India sign open skies air cargo treaty

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Air Cargo

Chile and India have signed a bilateral agreement establishing an open skies policy for air cargo and liberalizing passenger transport services, Chile's Civil Aeronautic Council (JAC) said. Read More »

Etihad adds additional belly-hold capacity to Milan

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Air Cargo

The three times a week service is operated with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft, offering a cargo capacity of 14 tons in each direction. Read More »

Emirates set to serve Shanghai twice daily

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Air Cargo

Emirates, one of the world's fastest-growing international airlines, has announced that it will launch a second daily service to Shanghai on February 1, 2008. Read More »

Wavetrend joins IATA Strategic Partnerships program

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Air Cargo

Wavetrend, a world leader in the deployment of active RFID solutions, announced that it has joined the International Air Transport Association's Strategic Partnerships program. As a Strategic Partner, Wavetrend will be able to participate in IATA projects Read More »

Volga-Dnepr finalizes order for three more IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a firm order with MAK Ilyushin (Ilyushin Interstate Aircraft-building Company (OAK) - a business unit of the United Aircraft Corporation ' for the production and delivery of three more IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft. The cont Read More »

China offers opportunities for US Airport

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Air Cargo

China factors in a big way for US airports in hot pursuit to increase traffic and carriers with this roaring dragon. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), JFK International (JFK), Chicago O'Hare (ORD), and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Read More »

Vitoria is the popular choice for freighter operations

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Air Cargo

Over the last few weeks, the specialist team of Vitoria Integrated Air Services (VIAS) have been busy dealing with several charter flights at Vitoria Airport. The first flight was an AN-124 containing four helicopters from Korea destined for the Toledo fi Read More »

Aviation infrastructure expert sees Piedmont Triad as potential ‘aerotropolis’

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Air Cargo

During his keynote address at the Piedmont Triad Partnership Annual Community Meeting, aviation and logistics expert John Kasarda, PhD, told a regional audience of more than 350 that the Piedmont Triad can 'fundamentally transform the region's global c Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo Charter uses Girjet B747F

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo Charter's satellite office in Madrid was the first broker to contract Girjet's B747-200 freighter for a long haul charter flight from Vitoria to Lima / Peru. Read More »

Jade Cargo International first-ever landing in Frankfurt

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Air Cargo

Jade Cargo International premiered its first flight into Frankfurt recently. The Chinese cargo carrier's flight JI 7423 (LH 8055) operated by a Boeing 747-400ERF touched down at 5.35 hours at Europe's biggest freight airport. Read More »

Moscow DME becomes transfer node for Asiana Airlines

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Air Cargo

Asiana Airlines, the second biggest South Korean carrier, has launched cargo operations to DME. The airline will operate Boeing 747-400F regular flights to Vienna through DME on Tuesdays. Read More »