Air Cargo

London Gatwick Growth

July 11, 2011 0

London Gatwick Airport (LGW), UK, has released its traffic performance summary for June 2011, showing year-on-year growth in passenger numbers. June 2011 recorded an increase of 5.2% on the previous year with 158,600 more passengers […]

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New Cargo Joint Venture

June 16, 2011 0

CATHAY PACIFIC Airways and Air China have formally launched their joint venture cargo operation, which will consolidate the two airlines’ airfreight businesses.  The new entity, known as Air China Cargo, has Air China owning a […]

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Qatar Takes Stake in Cargolux

June 16, 2011 0

QATAR AIRWAYS plans to acquire a 33% stake in Luxembourg freight carrier Cargolux Airlines International, according to its CEO Akbar Al Baker during a press conference in Dubai.  He said the move was in order […]

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Passenger Demand Shrinks in March

June 16, 2011 0

FIGURES FROM the International Air Transport Association (IATA) indicate that the growth in scheduled international passenger traffic (year-on-year) slowed to 3.8% during March – down from the 5.8% that was recorded in February.  However, freight […]

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ASIG Receives Atlas Award

May 12, 2011 0

ASIG has been awarded the Atlas Air Worldwide Holding Safety & Compliance Award for superior standards compliance and safety performance.  Atlas Air supplies air cargo assets and outsourced aircraft operating services and solutions and ASIG […]

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Silk Way Appoints Lufthansa Consulting

January 14, 2011 0

SILK WAY TECHNICS (SWT), the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) subsidiary of Azerbaijan cargo operator Silk Way Airlines, has appointed Lufthansa Consulting to provide expertise and advice to assist it with its plans to establish […]

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Emirates SkyCargo’s Paperless Flight

January 14, 2011 0

IN DECEMBER Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of the Emirates airline, announced it had recently marked a milestone with its inaugural paperless flight. EK702, from Mauritius to Dubai, became the first flight on its global […]

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Air Freight Security Lessons?

December 8, 2010 0

FOLLOWING THE recent terror attack attempts using explosive parcels in air freight, the Risk & Fraud and Airport Systems divisions of Germany’s Inform are urging the aviation industry to adopt profiling techniques currently being used […]

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Cargo On The Climb?

December 8, 2010 0

WORLD AIR cargo traffic will expand at an annual rate of 5.9% over the next two decades, with worldwide air freight traffic expected to triple through 2029, according to Boeing’s recently released World Air Cargo […]

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Bomb Plot Shows Weaknesses

November 15, 2010 0

THE DISCOVERY of two terrorist bombs carried as air cargo from Yemen to Chicago has led to changes in how air freight is shipped.  According to British and US Government statements, behind-the-scenes intelligence by international […]