Air Cargo

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 »

Hactl scoops Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year award

AJOT | May 14, 2015 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – the largest independent cargo handler at the world’s largest cargo hub – has received the Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year award at the 2015 Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards. Read More »

VOLGA-DNEPR Group wins air cargo industry achievement award for development, investment and 25 years

AJOT | May 13, 2015 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group has won the Air Cargo Industry Achievement Award in the Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards for its commitment to the development of air cargo, investment in new products and services, and consistent growth. Read More »

German network expansion enhances IAG Cargo’s Euroconnector service

AJOT | May 13, 2015 | Air Cargo

IAG Cargo is boosting its German cargo capacity by 18%[1] vs. last year. The new capacity provides a major boost to IAG Cargo’s pioneering EuroConnector service and delivers customers with a greater array of options for shipping goods into, around and out of Europe. Read More »

Dnata wins Virgin Atlantic Cargo handling contract in Australia

AJOT | May 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded a cargo handing contract to dnata in Australia covering Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane airports. Read More »

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 »