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E-commerce drone coming to a doorstep near you?

E-commerce drone coming to a doorstep near you?

August 28, 2015 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

Commercial package delivery by drone is still many years — and regulatory amendments — away from being a practical reality, but that hasn’t stopped today’s engineers from dreaming up new and ingenious ways to fly these versatile machines. As a preview to the launch of Air Cargo World’s September issueRead More

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 16, 2005 – The Boeing Company  today delivered Air China Cargo’s first Boeing 747-400 Freighter, the first of two new 747-400Fs for the Beijing-based carrier.
The new airplane will be used on Air China Cargo’s routes between China and North America and Europe. Air China Cargo’s new Boeing 747-400 freighter is powered by Pratt & Whitney 4056 engines.
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Contact: Linda Lee, (206) 766-2905

Air China Cargo continues double-digit rise

August 28, 2015 at 8:46 pm 0 comments

Air China Cargo, the Beijing-based joint venture between Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways, began this year the way it finished 2014: as one of the fastest-growing combination carriers in the world. In the first half of 2015, the carrier’s revenue freight tonne kilometers (RFTKs) increased by 23.54 percent year-on-yearRead More

Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

August 28, 2015 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

With the Chinese market floundering of late, the overall cargo tonnage that passed through Amsterdam Schiphol dipped in the first half of 2015, compared to the same time in 2014, although there were some bright spots from elsewhere around the world. The airport handled 784,567 tonnes of cargo in theRead More

China Southern sends more freighters to Europe

China Southern sends more freighters to Europe

August 28, 2015 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

China Southern Airlines added twice-weekly 777-200F service from its hub in Guangzhou to London Stansted this past June, and will now increase the frequency to three times per week beginning Aug. 1, according to Air Cargo Asia-Pacific.  The service also includes a stop in Frankfurt. Freighter frequencies from Guangzhou toRead More

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

August 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

United Cargo will become the first North American carrier to make available the va-Q-tec temperature-controlled containers for shipping sensitive pharmaceuticals. The two companies signed a global rental agreement to begin a formal program launch in October. United Cargo’s TempControl customers will have five sizes of va-Q-tainers to choose from –Read More

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

August 27, 2015 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo GSA across South Africa for Saudia Cargo. The Jeddah-based carrier currently operates three weekly B747 freighter flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah and Amsterdam, which are shared frequencies with Nairobi. In addition to this freighter capacity, ACP will also be able to sell belly spaceRead More

Click2ship available in South Africa

August 27, 2015 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Click2ship, an online platform that enables freight agents to obtain all-inclusive quotes for shipments, convert quotes to bookings and purchase insurance, has extended its service to operations in South Africa. AMI, a trade-only airfreight and express wholesaler that owns the click2ship system, works mostly with freight forwarders. Click2ship was firstRead More

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 16, 2005 – The Boeing Company  today delivered Air China Cargo’s first Boeing 747-400 Freighter, the first of two new 747-400Fs for the Beijing-based carrier.
The new airplane will be used on Air China Cargo’s routes between China and North America and Europe. Air China Cargo’s new Boeing 747-400 freighter is powered by Pratt & Whitney 4056 engines.
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Neg.  K63547-03
Contact: Linda Lee, (206) 766-2905

Air China Cargo continues double-digit rise

August 28, 2015

Air China Cargo, the Beijing-based joint venture between Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways, began this year the way it finished 2014: as one of the fastest-growing combination carriers in the world. In the first half of 2015, the carrier’s revenue freight tonne kilometers (RFTKs) increased by 23.54 percent year-on-yearRead More

Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

August 28, 2015

With the Chinese market floundering of late, the overall cargo tonnage that passed through Amsterdam Schiphol dipped in the first half of 2015, compared to the same time in 2014, although there were some bright spots from elsewhere around the world. The airport handled 784,567 tonnes of cargo in theRead More

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

United Cargo to launch va-Q-tainer rentals

August 27, 2015

United Cargo will become the first North American carrier to make available the va-Q-tec temperature-controlled containers for shipping sensitive pharmaceuticals. The two companies signed a global rental agreement to begin a formal program launch in October. United Cargo’s TempControl customers will have five sizes of va-Q-tainers to choose from –Read More