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CargoIATA: conference and workshop on e-freight and e-AWB
Geneva, Switzerland - The event will take place at the end of next June
The IATA e-Cargo Conference and Workshop 2012 is the first event of its kind organized for and with the participation of the Cargo Industry from all over the world.
This Conference will share the latest... more
CargoAEA: Europe and the USA edge forward on air cargo security
Brussels, Belgium - A significant volume of air freight -9% of the worldwide total- is carried over the North Atlantic
Europe’s network carriers, represented by the Association of European Airlines (AEA), are urging US regulators to fully recognise European air cargo security standards and accelerate progress towards a... more
CargoLufthansa Cargo achieves high load factor in first quarter
Frankfurt, Germany - The financial results for the first three months of the year will be published on 3 May
Lufthansa Cargo transported 426,000 tonnes of freight and mail in the first three months of the year. Tonnage in the term was down by 9.3 per cent in comparison with the exceptionally strong first quarter... more
CargoEtihad Airways carries record air cargo in March
Abu Dhabi, UAE - Equal to 31,700 tonnes, +20%
UAE national carrier Etihad Airways carried a record 31,700 tonnes of cargo in March, an increase of 20 per cent on the previous year.
Total revenues for the month were up 14 per cent on February and... more
CargoIndia receives the last batch of An-32 aircraft from Ukraine
Delhi, India - New instrumentation for hard jobs
The third batch of five Antonov An-32 aircraft, twin-engined transport planes recently modernized in Ukraine, has been delivered to India ending a programme started in 2009.
The first batch, always... more
CargoRoyal Air Force purchased its eighth strategic cargo aircraft C-17 (VIDEO)
London, UK - The massive Boeing plane is essential to air bridge English to Afghanistan
"The newest C-17 is currently being built by Boeing in the USA and is due to come off the production line next month. It is then expected to enter service with RAF (Royal Air Force) in July 2012".
CargoBoeing delivers first B-747/8 and 777F to Korean Air
Washington, Usa - It becomes the first airline in the world to operate both freighter types
Boeing and Korean Air celebrated delivery of the airline's first 747/8 and 777 Freighters. With the milestone delivery, it becomes the first airline in the world to operate both the 747/8 and 777 Freighters.
CargoEtihad Airways buys more Airbus freighter aircraft
Abu Dhabi, Uae - A deal worth $423 million at current list prices
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced it would double the size of its A-330/200 Freighter fleet.
The carrier said it had ordered two more A-330/200F airplanes... more
CargoItalian Development Cooperation sends a cargo airplane to Kinshasa
Rome, Italy - The supplies consist of 31 medical kits, worth about 180,000 Euros
A commercial cargo plane containing supplies provided by Italian Development Cooperation left the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) at Brindisi yesterday, headed for Kinshasa.
CargoUPS applies a digital customs clearance system to air cargo
Milan, Italy - Saving time, costs and paper significantly
UPS announced that it has extended the electronic customs clearance of goods system, already in use by the parcels' section clients, to air cargo services customers. The new service is available in more... more
CargoDubai International welcomes Cargolux's first B-747/8F aircraft
Dubai, UAE - The launch customer for the model with a total of 13 of them on order
Dubai International made an impressive addition to its already long list of ‘world- firsts’ on Tuesday evening by welcoming the first ever commercial flight of Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airline’s next... more
CargoItaly. Milan's airports: B-747/800F aircraft arrived at Malpensa yesterday
Milan, Italy - Cargolux announced the first direct Italian link to San Paolo, Brazil
"The significant growth of the number of carriers that operate at the airport (in the first half of 2011 they have transported approximately 23,000 tons of cargo more than in the same period last year),... more
CargoRAAF C-17 aircraft working with New Zealand to deliver aid
Canberra, Australia - The airplane departed today and landed this afternoon
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) have together delivered a water purification plant from New Zealand to Tuvalu to help alleviate seriously depleted supplies of... more
CargoUPS announces the expansion plan of its hub in Cologne-Bonn airport
Milan, Italy - German choice depended on its strategic position and other factors
UPS has announced plans to significantly enlarge the facilities of its European hub, on its twenty-fifth anniversary since it began operating from the Cologne-Bonn airport, Germany.
The expansion project,... more
CargoQatar Airways acquires 35% stake in Cargolux
Rome, Italy - A strategic investment with Europe's cargo carrier
"Qatar Airways (QA) yesterday announced it had entered into a strategic equity and commercial partnership with Cargolux to acquire a 35 per cent stake in Europe’s cargo airline.
The agreement was s... more
CargoOman Air Cargo introduces Pan-GCC Trucking Services
Rome, Italy - It will be effective from June 1st, 2011
Oman Air Cargo unveiled its Pan-GCC Custom Bonded Truck services connecting Muscat with Salalah and other GCC countries. Hailed as a milestone in the annals of Oman Air achievements, this service will... more
CargoLufthansa Cargo orders five Boeing B-777 Freighter planes
Seattle, USA - Worth 1.35 billion dollars
After announcing its intention in this regard in March 2011, Lufthansa Cargo has recently confirmed the order, worth 1.35 billion dollars, according to current price lists of the US manufacturer, for the... more
CargoQatar Airways expands its cargo network
Rome, Italy - Following the purchase of new aircraft pending on the entry into service
Waiting for the entry into service of the new B-777 Freighter aircraft of which it has announced the purchase, Qatar Airways expands its cargo transport network introducing the new destinations of Bangalore... more
CargoIATA: cargo services conference adopts measures to strengthen supply chain
Istanbul, Turkey - Decided during the "World Cargo Symposium"
The IATA Cargo Services Conference, a permanent and autonomous body consisting of representatives from IATA member airlines, yesterday adopted a number of measures at the "World Cargo Symposium":
CargoItalian ENAC follows carefully the cargo sector
Rome, Italy - And will continue the meetings
"Vito Riggio, President of ENAC (Italian civil aviation board), regarding the statement unveiled yesterday by Confetra (Italian general confederation of transport and logistics), expresses surprise about... more
CargoCAAC and IATA sign MoU on ULD airworthiness
Istanbul, Turkey - The agreement signifies the growing importance of China as a cargo hub
During the "World Cargo Symposium", the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed a memorandum of understanding for long-term... more
CargoTNT Express opens a cargo facility at Dubai International airport
Dubai, Emirates - The carrier is looking to establish itself at "Al Maktoum" in either 2012 or 2013
The global delivery company TNT Express inaugurated its new 2,500 square metres cargo facility at Dubai International Airport.
The company recently launched a B-767 freighter with a daily connection... more
CargoIATA: action to improve air cargo competitiveness
Istanbul, Turkey - Announced during the "World Cargo Symposium" in Istanbul
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) laid out an agenda for the air cargo value chain to improve its competitiveness with a four point agenda. Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s Director general a... more
CargoFedEx is about to grow at Indianapolis airport
Indianapolis, Usa - Authorities are ready to invest to park 4 more Boeing 747s
FedEx Corp. could be grow at Indianapolis International Airport, adding more airplane parking space and gates at its hub here and more jumbo cargo aircraft to the worldwide fleet. A FedEx spokesperson... more
CargoSingapore civil aviation authorities ready to develop a new air cargo hub
Singapore, Singapore - The city will have direct airside access
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Changi Airport Group are set to develop a new express air cargo hub.
The hub will have direct airside access, provide a specialised cargo and logistics... more
CargoUAE carriers stop the air cargo transport from Yemen
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - As a precautionary measure
Yesterday, November 7, 2010, Emirates and Etihad Airways, major airlines of the United Arab Emirates, announced that they had temporarily stopped the cargo flights from Yemen. Same measure adopted by the... more
CargoFinnair updates the security measures for the air cargo transport
Rome, Italy - To the United States
The Finnish airline Finnair is imposing more stringent security measures on air cargo transport to the United States, after two parcel-bombs have been recently discovered among the goods carried on airplanes... more
CargoAir transport operators at 25th edition of "Air Cargo Forum and Exposition"
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - The event taking place in Amsterdam from 2 to 4 November
It was inaugurated yesterday and will last until Thursday, November 4, the 25th edition of the "Air Cargo Forum and Exposition", also known as "ACF", one of the most important international events in... more
CargoEtihad Crystal Cargo launches service to Hong Kong
Abu Dhabi, UAE - From next October 13
Etihad Crystal Cargo, a division of Etihad Airways, will launch a twice weekly service from its hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport to Hong Kong, China, from October 13, 2010, using its new A-330/200... more
CargoMidex Airlines inaugurates Turin for its cargo flights
Turin , Italy - The carrier serves the airport of Piedmont for the first time
"Candido" B-747/228F airplane landed at Turin-Caselle the night of Thursday, September 21st. It came from India with a load of clothes produced here and departed last Wednesday morning to Oman. This was... more