Airline dispute exposes US, China climate inaction

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

A European Union plan to charge airlines for their carbon emissions has made unlikely allies of China and the United States in a trade dispute which underlines a failure in climate leadership by the world's top two emitters. Read More »

Atlas Air posts lower profit, cuts year view

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

Cargo carrier Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc said quarterly profit fell as demand in Asia softened and fuel expenses rose, and the company cut its full-year forecast, sending its shares down more than 6 percent. Read More »

CHEP brings efficiencies to the aviation sector

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

CHEP, the global leader in pallet and container pooling and supply-chain services, today announced the launch of CHEP Aerospace Solutions, the world's largest independent network of pooled unit load devices (ULDs) and repair centres. ULDs are used by airl Read More »

Hactl greets two more carriers: Silk Way Airlines and S7 Airlines


AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) ' the major cargo handling agent at the world's largest airfreight hub ' has signed two more carriers, both of which started services into Hong Kong on November 2nd. Read More »

KLM launches service to four new Latin-American destinations

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launched service to four new destinations in Latin America: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Havana and Punta Cana. Read More »

September traffic at Lambert continues growth trend

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

(St. Louis) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport cargo is on the rise. Read More »

Continuous quality improvement with TRAXON CDMP

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

In the current turbulent economic environment service quality and cost efficiency are more important than ever for all players along the airfreight supply chain. Read More »

United and Continental Airlines boosts OAG Cargo’s regional presence by publishing all Latin America

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Air Cargo

More than 13,000 freight forwarder users of OAG Cargo's AFRA Air Freight Rates application will now be able to access real-time air cargo rates from and to Latin America after United and Continental Airlines became the first airline to publish origin rate Read More »

APL declares refrigerated container fleet safe

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Global container shipping line APL declared its refrigerated container fleet safe and announced new precautions to prevent equipment mishaps. The declaration followed reports from competitors that at least four of their refrigerated containers exploded d Read More »

CMA CGM is taking precautionary measures after a reefer exploded in Qingdao

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Recently there have been reports of reefer containers serviced in Vietnam becoming safety issues. Read More »

CSCL says buys 8 container ships for $754 mlllion

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

China Shipping Container Lines Co Ltd said it ordered eight 10,000 TEU vessels from two Chinese shipyards for a total of $754.24 million to improve economies of scale and strength competitiveness. Read More »

Evergreen Line to adjust intra-Asia services 
to meet changing market demand

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

In view of the development of intra-Asia waterborne trade, Evergreen Line will realign its fleet deployment and launch new services, effective November 2011. Read More »

Maersk says crisis won’t stunt growth, investment

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

The economic crisis in many markets will not halt Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk's growth nor put its ability to invest at risk, its chief executive said in a company magazine. Read More »

NOL posts bigger Q3 net loss, sees full-year loss

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) , the world's seventh-largest container shipping firm, reported a wider than expected third-quarter loss and warned for a possible full year loss for the year ended December 2011. Read More »

Airlines ready for next battle against EU carbon law

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Twenty-six nations are expected to lodge a formal protest on Wednesday against a European Union law to make airlines pay for carbon emissions -- adding to transatlantic tension on an issue that has triggered a tit-for-tat bill in the U.S. Congress. Read More »

Cargo slump threatens more pain for Boeing 747-8

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Boeing Co is battling to prevent teething problems on its 747-8 freighter from turning into a wider customer revolt as jittery airlines seize on a chance to curb their exposure to a slump in the global freight market, industry sources said. Read More »

Cathay Pacific to take delivery of B747-8 freighter

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, the world's largest air cargo carrier, said that it will take delivery of its first 747-8 freighter from Boeing Co after a delay of about nine months. Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo hits 100% in use of electronic air waybills from Dubai hub

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo, a leading player in the industry move towards e-freight, has added further momentum to the drive by announcing that electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) are now being used for 100% of shipments from its Dubai hub. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo kicks off innovation campaign

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is offering customers the industry's first-ever tracking app for smartphones. The free app enables forwarders to track the status of their freight shipments, quickly and easily, at any time. As the world's first cargo carrier, Lufthansa Ca Read More »

Night-time flight bans come with a high economic and environmental price, says TIACA

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Night-time flight bans at major airports will come at a high economic and environmental price, says The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Read More »