Air Cargo

TSA Qualifies Air Cargo Screening Systems

September 25, 2012 0

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added three new x-ray systems from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) to its Air Cargo Qualified Product List (QPL).  The PX 10.10-MV, PX 15.17-MV 200 and PX […]

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Lufthansa to Build New Logistics Centre at Frankfurt

September 24, 2012 0

German airline Lufthansa has announced plans to build a modern logistics centre at Frankfurt Airport.  At a meeting on September 19, the Lufthansa Group Supervisory Board approved the investment in the necessary infrastructure for Lufthansa’s […]

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Singapore Changi Posts 10% Passenger Growth

September 20, 2012 0

Singapore Changi Airport handled 4.28 million passenger movements in August 2012, showing a 10.9% increase year-on-year.  Air traffic movements also grew 6.5% to 27,400 flights. Double-digit growth was registered for demand for air travel to […]

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Cargo Facilities at Dubai to Expand

September 18, 2012 0

Dubai International Airport’s cargo facilities are set to undergo a major modernisation and expansion programme that will see cargo capacity increase to 3.1 million tonnes by 2018. As part of owner Dubai Airports’ $7.8 billion […]

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IATA Applauds Cargo Security Agreement

June 18, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says that it applauds an “historic agreement” between the European Commission (EC) and the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to recognise each other’s air cargo security programmes.  The agreement, […]

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ADAC Prepares for Formula One

November 8, 2011 0

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has started preparing for the increased passenger and cargo traffic that will pass through the city’s three airports, Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport and Al Ain International […]

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New Emirates SkyCargo Service

September 13, 2011 0

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, celebrated the inaugural flight of its new Far East and Australasia freighter route on September 12, 2011. The weekly service, operated by a new Boeing 777 freighter […]

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Schiphol Cargo Growth

July 29, 2011 0

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) has reported that cargo tonnage handled in the first six months of 2011 was 753,073 tonnes – 5.2% up on the same period last year. So far this year, AMS has […]

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Record Cargo Figures at Frankfurt-Hahn

July 28, 2011 0

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN), Germany, has reported record cargo figures in the first half of this year after shifting 112,975 metric tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2011. Including transit and the road […]