Air Cargo

Coverage of air cargo related news including freight forwarders, airlines, airports and more


Fitch Ratings: U.S. Airport Debt Shielded from Muni Bankruptcy Risk

AJOT | October 15, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

Boeing and Flightdocs enter exclusive partnership

AJOT | October 15, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

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Boeing, Air Lease Corp., Deliver S7 Airlines’ First 737 MAX

AJOT | October 15, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

S7 plans to take 10 more 737 MAX jets over the next few years as part of its strategic plan to strengthen its airplane fleet.

Airbus Wins Kuwait Airways Order for Its Flagging A330Neo Wide-Body Jet

Bloomberg | October 15, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Korean Air’s Chairman Faces Trial After Embezzlement Probe

Bloomberg | October 15, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Growth trend continues for Fraport

AJOT | October 12, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

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Pallas Aviation announced as launch operator for Lockheed Martin LM-100J Commercial Freighter

AJOT | October 12, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

The LM-100J is a production variant of the proven C-130J Super Hercules, which is the military airlifter of choice for 18 nations around the world.

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Boeing delivers SpiceJet’s first 737 MAX airplane

AJOT | October 12, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first 737 MAX 8. The airline plans to use the 737 MAX to expand and standardize its fleet, while leveraging the super-efficient jet to reduce fuel costs per airplane by $1.5 million a year.

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Hactl goes greener with large-scale solar power installation

AJOT | October 12, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

ong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has taken the next step in its “Green Terminal” project, with the installation of 1,300 sq m of solar panels on the roof of its SuperTerminal 1 facility in Hong Kong.

Airbus May Beat Boeing to Market With Range-Boosting Plane

Bloomberg | October 12, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

HNA Is in Advanced Talks to Sell Swissport to Brookfield

Bloomberg | October 11, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Airbus Plans Range-Boosting Jet Before Boeing, Transat Says

Bloomberg | October 11, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

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Emirates SkyCargo marks two years of freighter operations to Oslo

AJOT | October 11, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Facilitates transport of key exports and trade goods from salmon to horses, pharmaceuticals to machinery

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UPS announces largest-ever expansion of UPS My Choice Service

AJOT | October 11, 2018 | Air Cargo | Air Forwarders | Logistics | Integrators

UPS introduces UPS My Choice in Africa, Asia Pacific and the Indian Sub-continent, Caribbean and Central and South America, Middle East, and Oceania, marking the largest expansion since the service’s launch

MIA welcomes Amazon Air as company continues to expand
Air Cargo
AJOT | Top Story | October 11, 2018

MIA welcomes Amazon Air as company continues to expand

The new cargo service is being operated by Atlas Air Worldwide with Boeing 767-300F aircraft, and includes an onsite facility to sort packages bound for their next destination.
UK to vet BA-American air pact in new Brexit antitrust role
Air Cargo
Bloomberg | Top Story | October 11, 2018

UK to vet BA-American air pact in new Brexit antitrust role

The U.K.’s antitrust regulator will reassess an alliance that lets British Airways and American Airlines operate as a single business on North Atlantic routes as the body prepares to expand its role following Brexit.
United Airbus suffers engine failure on Newark-bound flight

Bloomberg | October 10, 2018 | Air Cargo

Accused Chinese spy extradited to US in trade-secrets case

Bloomberg | October 10, 2018 | Air Cargo

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