Air Cargo


Emirates Announces IATA 753 Compliance Certification for its Dubai hub

Emirates has announced the award of IATA 753 compliance certification for its baggage operation in its home base of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  The resolution … More ››

ACI: Passengers up 10% in Asia-Pacific and down -2% in Middle East

The latest figures released by the Asia-Pacific branch of Airports Council International (ACI) show passenger traffic across Asia-Pacific airports recorded growth at +9.9% in April … More ››

IATA: Cargo Market Update

The key points of IATA’s latest Cargo Market Analysis (issued June 28) show that year-on-year growth in air freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) slowed to 4.0% … More ››

MPs Back Heathrow Expansion – Again

Controversial plans to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport have won majority support from MPs after a four-hour debate in Parliament. The government … More ››

Cerberus Capital Management to Acquire Worldwide Flight Services

Cerberus Capital Management, (Cerberus) has announced that one of its affiliates has entered into an agreement to acquire Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) from Platinum Equity. … More ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››