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Amazon partner ABX to start daily freighter flights to Rockford, Illinois

Amazon partner ABX to start daily freighter flights to Rockford, Illinois

August 30, 2016 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Cargo-only carrier ABX Air is tight-lipped about whose cargo will be routed through Illinois-based Rockford International Airport (RFD), but with the recent deal between ABX parent company ATSG and Amazon, the answer might just involve a certain Seattle-based e-commerce giant that sounds like a river in Brazil. Starting Sept. 6,Read More

Silk Way West wins U.S. foreign carrier permit

Silk Way West wins U.S. foreign carrier permit

August 30, 2016 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

After a two-year bureaucratic battle with a rival carrier, Silk Way West Airlines has been granted a foreign carrier air permit by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), allowing the carrier to offer both scheduled and chartered cargo flights between Baku and New York’s JFK Airport. The Azerbaijani carrier’s 2014 applicationRead More

Morrison Express launches expanded services at Rickenbacker

Morrison Express launches expanded services at Rickenbacker

August 30, 2016 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

Cargo-only Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), based in Lockbourne, Ohio, is expanding further, with the launch of services by logistics, transportation and supply chain management provider, Morrison Express. From its 90,000-square-foot container freight station (CFS), Morrison is able to reach more than 70 percent of the population of the United StatesRead More

Asia-Pacific airlines show modest recovery in cargo

Asia-Pacific airlines show modest recovery in cargo

August 29, 2016 at 9:56 pm 0 comments

Air cargo markets in the Asia-Pacific region are growing, albeit slowly, according to preliminary traffic figures for the month of July, recently released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Member airlines’ cargo volumes grew by 3.9 percent, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs). In spite of a 3.4Read More

Lufthansa Cargo’s Monika Wiederhold to speak at ELEVATE 2016

Lufthansa Cargo’s Monika Wiederhold to speak at ELEVATE 2016

August 29, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce that Monika Wiederhold, Vice President of Product Management and Innovation for Lufthansa Cargo, will speak at the premiere of Air Cargo World’s ELEVATE 2016 Conference on Oct. 10 at the Mandarin Oriental Miami hotel. Wiederhold, who has been working jointly with the RocketSpace co-working serviceRead More

HUB logistics to automate €80-million Finnair Cargo terminal [VIDEO]

HUB logistics to automate €80-million Finnair Cargo terminal [VIDEO]

August 29, 2016 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Finnair has chosen HUB logistics to automate its new €80-million COOL Nordic Cargo facility at Helsinki Airport. The 37,000-square-meter warehouse opens May 2017, with HUB logistics Finland spending the remaining eight months ensuring a smooth transition and optimized usage of the automated terminal. The agreement also signals the end ofRead More

Drewry suggests modest July recovery in air cargo prices

Drewry suggests modest July recovery in air cargo prices

August 29, 2016 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Airfreight rates have recovered slightly since this May’s dismal numbers, according to the latest East-West Air Freight Price Index from Drewry. Rates rose 1 index point between June and July, to reach 86.8 points. July’s index shows airfreight prices rising to US$2.82 per kilogram, compared with $2.78 per kilogram aRead More

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Aeroflot freight recovers, on strength of domestic market

August 29, 2016 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Aeroflot is back in the black, after cutting costs and seeing a rise in passenger numbers. On the cargo side, however, the results were mixed, with international freight down 1.7 percent, year-over-year, to 45,863 tonnes for the first seven months of 2016. July was especially grim, with tonnage down 8.9Read More