Category Archives: Cargo

Outsize Cargo Challenge at Amsterdam

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), has handled two charter flights for its customer AirBridgeCargo Airlines, each carrying 65ft 6in (20m)-long machinery components weighing … More ››

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First Direct Flight Between China and Scotland

A new Edinburgh to Beijing passenger service has begun, representing the first ever direct flights between Scotland and China.  The first of a four-weekly, year-round … More ››

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Airbus BelugaXL Passes Ground Vibration Test 

The first BelugaXL is one step closer to its first flight.  The airframe has passed the Ground Vibration Test (GVT), a requirement for certification of … More ››

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Primera to Suspend Transatlantic Services from Birmingham

Birmingham Airport has said it is disappointed to confirm that Primera Air will temporarily suspend flights to New York and Toronto from June 21 due … More ››

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Air Belgium Contract for Hactl

Recently-launched Air Belgium has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle cargo for its new long-haul service between Brussels and Hong Kong. … More ››

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IATA: Air Freight Growth Recovers Slightly in April, Up 4.1%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 4.1% in … More ››

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British Airways to Serve Two Moscow Airports

British Airways customers will now have more choice when visiting Moscow as the airline starts flying to Sheremetyevo airport in the city. From October 28, … More ››

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Flybe Announces Future Fleet Plans

After a review of its regional aircraft options, Flybe has concluded that the Bombardier Q400 is the best core aircraft for its current and future … More ››

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The US to India – Via Iceland!

Icelandic low cost carrier WOW air has announced it will launch a new route from the United States to Indira Gandhi International Airport (IATA:DEL) in Delhi, India via Iceland. … More ››

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Newcastle Airport Launches Masterplan 2035  

Newcastle International Airport (IATA: NCL) has launched its vision for the future with its Masterplan 2035, and started a consultation aimed at getting the views … More ››

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