Air Cargo

Turkish Airlines Takes Delivery of 125th Boeing Airplane

PR Newswire | May 12, 2015 | Air Cargo | Intermodal

Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the airline's 125(th) airplane purchased from Boeing - a Next-Generation 737-900ER - and one of 12 airplanes the Turkish flag-carrier will take delivery of this year. Read More »

UPS Opens Healthcare and Life-Sciences Center at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

GlobeNewswire | May 11, 2015 | Air Cargo

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities in Europe with the opening of a healthcare-dedicated air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands. Read More »

Cargolux successfully launched Trans-Pacific services between Zhengzhou and Chicago

AJOT | May 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

Cargolux Airlines has begun a twice-weekly Trans-Pacific service between the two cities in April, operated by the airlines advanced 747-8 freighters. At the Air Cargo Europe event in Munich, Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines orders Unitechnik facility to handle 600,000 t per year

AJOT | May 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

Ethiopian Airlines plans on the transshipment of around 600,000 t of fresh and dry goods per year at the Addis Ababa airport in Ethiopia. Unitechnik was commissioned with planning the necessary air cargo terminal as well as implementation of the intralogistics. Read More »

Sanjiv Edward and Sebastiaan Scholte to head up Tiaca board

AJOT | May 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

Sanjiv Edward, Head of Cargo Business at Delhi International Airport has been named as the next Chairman of TIACA, with Sebastiaan Scholte, CEO of Jan de Rijk Logistics named Vice Chairman. Read More »

LAN Cargo to improve operational efficiency with CHEP Aerospace Solutions

AJOT | May 08, 2015 | Air Cargo

LAN Cargo, the largest air cargo carrier in Latin America, and CHEP Aerospace Solutions, the outsourced ULD management and repair solutions provider, have signed an agreement for the repair and maintenance of LAN Cargo's fleet of cargo containers and pallets at Miami International Airport. Read More »

Fitch report says canadian airport growth will demand investment

AJOT | May 07, 2015 | Air Cargo

Bumps in the Canadian economy of late will not stunt the significant growth in passenger traffic across Canadian airports, the continued pace of which may necessitate more attention towards improving their infrastructure, according to Fitch Ratings in as new report. Read More »

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 »