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Cargo Volumes Rise at Dubai World Central

May 9, 2013 0

Dubai World Central (DWC) saw cargo volumes increase 7.8% in the first quarter of 2013, according to a traffic report issued by owner Dubai Airports. The airport, which is being prepared for the launch of […]

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HKIA Sets New Records in March

April 22, 2013 0

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has announced that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) set new single-day records of approximately 200,000 passengers and 1,172 aircraft movements on March 29, the first day of the Easter holiday.  […]

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Atlas Air Receives Eighth 747-8 Freighter

April 3, 2013 0

Atlas Air has taken delivery of its eighth Boeing 747-8 Freighter. Pursuant to a letter of intent with an undisclosed customer, the aircraft is expected to enter aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) service during […]

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CWT-SML Logistics Opens Dubai Facility

March 14, 2013 0

Logistics solutions provider CWT-SML Logistics has inaugurated a 134,549sq ft (12,500m2) facility at aerotropolis Dubai World Central (DWC), UAE. The facility provides a full range of logistics services, including third-party logistics, inbound shipment processing and […]

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Cathay Pacific Orders Three 747-8 Freighters

March 5, 2013 0

Cathay Pacific Airways has ordered three Boeing 747-8 Freighter aircraft, increasing its fleet of the type to 13.  The order, valued at $1 billion at list prices, also includes options for five additional 777 Freighters. […]

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Miami Welcomes Airbus A330-200F

January 22, 2013 0

Miami International Airport, USA, has welcomed the inaugural flight of Tampa Cargo Airlines’ Airbus A330-200F, one of only 15 of its type in use worldwide and the first of its kind in Latin America.  The […]

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Transport Canada Approves L-3 Equipment

January 9, 2013 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) announced today that three of its air cargo systems have been added to the Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Qualified Equipment & Services List, meaning that the company’s PX […]

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Schiphol Registers Record Number of Passengers

January 8, 2013 0

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol welcomed a record 51 million passengers in 2012, representing a 2.6% growth in comparison to 2011.  Freight saw a 3% decrease to 1.5 million tons, whereas air traffic movements increased slightly by […]

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HKIA Sets Monthly Cargo Record in November

December 17, 2012 0

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), China, recorded increases in all three traffic categories in November 2012, including a monthly record high for cargo traffic.  Cargo throughput saw growth of 9.3% over the same period last […]

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Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Growth

October 5, 2012 0

Boeing has predicted that the global air cargo market will expand at a 5.2% annual rate over the next 20 years. According to the company’s World Air Cargo Forecast 2012/2013, growth will be driven by […]