Air Cargo

Alitalia cargo initiates flights to Miami

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Air Cargo

Alitalia Cargo, in cooperation with Centurion Air Cargo, initiated a weekly flight from Milan's Malpensa airport to Miami International airport with connecting service to Latin America. This new service will be operated with MD-11SF aircraft, providing a Read More »

Kerala flights signal growth in India

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Air Cargo

Geert Boven, Etihad's executive vice president sales and services, said that Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad were all 'in the airline's sights' as the carrier launched flights on May 30 to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) and June 2 to Kochi (Cochin). Read More »

Dublin flights to boost UAE-Ireland trade

AJOT | May 27, 2007 | Air Cargo

James Hogan, Etihad Airways' chief executive, said: 'There is enormous demand for this new Etihad frequent service between these two rapidly expanding economies. Trade ties have increased considerably during the last decade and Etihad looks forward to sup Read More »

Lufthansa offers new services via Jade Cargo, World Airways

AJOT | May 27, 2007 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is offering customers a new non-stop service to and from Shenzhen (People's Republic of China). For the service, a 747-400ER-freighter of Jade Cargo International comes into operation on the thrice-weekly flights to Frankfurt. Read More »

TIACA welcomes new US-EU ‘open skies’ agreement

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has welcomed the signing of a new transatlantic economic partnership between the United States and the European Union that incorporates an 'open skies' agreement for transatlantic flights, effective from Mar Read More »

Five challenges for China’s aviation sector

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has identified five challenges China will face in building a cost-efficient, safe and competitive industry. These are: efficient air traffic management, environmental sustainability, cost-efficient airpor Read More »

Etihad Crystal cargo’s maiden flight to Frankfurt-Hahn

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo's maiden freighter flight from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt-Hahn landed on time at 11:15pm (local time) May 3. Read More »

LAX & SFO losing ground in airfreight—is it a trend?

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Air Cargo

Julian Keeling, CEO at Consolidators International, Inc. (CII), the big air cargo wholesaler, is very sensitive to trends in airfreight traffic to the South Pacific and Asia because much of his forwarding business moves to those markets from West Coast ga Read More »

AFA taps Goldberg for board of directors

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Air Cargo

SEKO has announced that Steven Goldberg, the Company's COO, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Airforwarders Association (AFA), the industry voice for air cargo companies and their partners. Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo switches to Frankfurt-Hahn

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Air Cargo

The first freighter from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt-Hahn will begin on 3 May, and the four flights-per-week service will operate every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Read More »

SWISS remains on course in the first quarter of 2007

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Air Cargo

Swiss International Air Lines (Group) generated earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of CHF 122 million in the first quarter of 2007. The result compares to an EBIT of CHF 23 million for the same period a year ago. Consolidated net profit for the fir Read More »

Milestone reached on Open Skies Agreement between Europe - US

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Air Cargo

In Washington last week, the German Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, Wolfgang Tiefensee, in his capacity as EU Council President, signed the Open Skies Agreement between the EU and the US. Also present at the signing ceremony at Read More »

Great Wall launches UK flights, appoints GSSA

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Great Wall Airlines ' the Shanghai-based B747 freighter operator ' is launching services to the UK in May, and has appointed EuroGSA as its general sales and service agent for the UK and Ireland. Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo appoints ATC as new GSSA for Germany

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo has appointed ATC Aviation Services, Ltd. as its General Sales and Services Agent (GSSA) for Germany. Read More »

Frankfurt Airport honored as Europe’s best air cargo gateway

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Air Cargo

Air Cargo World, a leading international trade magazine, has selected Frankfurt Airport (FRA) as the best major air cargo gateway in Europe. Receiving the highest overall score in its class, FRA has been presented the 2007 Air Cargo Award of Excellence Read More »

Domestic air service fulfills certain needs

AJOT | April 22, 2007 | Air Cargo

Figures recently released by the Air Transport Association (ATA) indicate that domestic cargo traffic for the US airlines fell to its lowest monthly total in three years in February, slipping 0.6%. The 914.1 million cargo ton-miles the ATA counted on the Read More »

NCA Americas, Inc. welcomes new Exec. VP

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

Established to strengthen its position in the North America market, this new entity will have the responsibility for management of all NCA activities within North Americas. Read More »

Leadership challenges for Asian aviation

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today urged Asia to take a greater leadership role in shaping the global aviation industry. 'Asia is a big part of the aviation world. By 2010, intra-Asia traffic will be the largest market in the world Read More »

Cargo B Airlines to begin service at Brussels Airport

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Air Cargo

The launch has been announced of Cargo B Airlines, a completely new all cargo airline which plans to operate from the Belgian capital. It will provide full cargo daytime flights serving major markets around the world such as the Middle and Far East, Afric Read More »

Airfreight taking off for Famous Pacific Shipping in New Zealand

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Air Cargo

In New Zealand, Famous Pacific Shipping, the fast expanding Asia-based NVOCC and freight services supplier, is advancing the development of its airfreight forwarding strategy with the launch of the FPS Air brand and the appointment of Akanesi Ofahengaue a Read More »