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New Ningxia Cargo Airlines formed in China

New Ningxia Cargo Airlines formed in China

May 28, 2015 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

Ningxia Cargo Airlines, the first cargo carrier based in Western China, has filed an application to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for a public air operator’s certificate. The new cargo airline, based in the Ningxia autonomous region of China, has a registered capital of CNY120 million (US$19.3 million). ShenRead More

KF Aerospace expands to Europe, Asia

May 28, 2015 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

Canada-based KF Aerospace (formerly Kelowna Flightcraft) is going global. Beginning May 30, the Toronto-based carrier will begin frequencies four times per week between Toronto and Europe by way of Brussels Airport. The carrier, which owns a fleet of 727 and DC-10-30 freighters, also plans daily service between Toronto and AtlanticRead More

Fraport Cargo keeps Adria under contract

Fraport Cargo keeps Adria under contract

May 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

Adria Airways, Slovenia’s national airline, extended its cargo-handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of airport management company Fraport AG. The cargo service will continue to be responsible for all of Adria’s freight-handling operations at Frankfurt Airport. The partnership between Ljubljana-based Adria Airways and FCS started inRead More

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Etihad continues four-year hot streak

May 28, 2015 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has now enjoyed four consecutive years of net profitability, and airfreight played a major role in its success. Last year was Etihad’s best showing to date, posting a net profit of US$73 million on total revenues of $76 billion, upRead More

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IAG Cargo launches London-Kuala Lumpur route

May 27, 2015 at 10:48 pm 0 comments

With Malaysia experiencing strong economic growth and increased trade, IAG Cargo has begun a London-Heathrow-to-Kuala Lumpur frequency, beginning May 27. The route is being operated by a 777-200ER, which will provide 15 tonnes of capacity on each daily flight. Malaysia’s economy is expected to grow by 4.7 percent this year,Read More

Forwarding veterans Stapleton, Vertannes form alliance

Forwarding veterans Stapleton, Vertannes form alliance

May 27, 2015 at 10:40 pm 0 comments

A new network of global forwarders has been created with the aspiration to include only the most respected firms in the logistics and transportation intermediary business. Elite Global Logistics Network (EGLN) has been founded by GLN network co-founder Roy Stapleton and former IATA cargo chief, Des Vertannes. Members will beRead More

ASL commits to new Indian cargo carrier

ASL commits to new Indian cargo carrier

May 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Many airlines have seen great potential in the Indian cargo market in recent years, and Dublin-based ASL Aviation Group is no exception. This week, ASL said it will increase its shares in Bangalore-based Quikjet Cargo Airlines from 50.9 percent to 72.6 percent, through ASL subsidiary Farnair Switzerland, AG. The ForeignRead More

New Ningxia Cargo Airlines formed in China

New Ningxia Cargo Airlines formed in China

May 28, 2015

Ningxia Cargo Airlines, the first cargo carrier based in Western China, has filed an application to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for a public air operator’s certificate. The new cargo airline, based in the Ningxia autonomous region of China, has a registered capital of CNY120 million (US$19.3 million). ShenRead More

Fraport Cargo keeps Adria under contract

Fraport Cargo keeps Adria under contract

May 28, 2015

Adria Airways, Slovenia’s national airline, extended its cargo-handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of airport management company Fraport AG. The cargo service will continue to be responsible for all of Adria’s freight-handling operations at Frankfurt Airport. The partnership between Ljubljana-based Adria Airways and FCS started inRead More

FAA loosens up on drones

May 26, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it will allow the testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to be flown at or below 200 feet at six approved test sites in the United States. A certificate of waiver or authorization will be required, but it drops the ceiling fromRead More