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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

PMA, dock workers pen new contract

PMA, dock workers pen new contract

May 26, 2015 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

Ending an 11-month-long disagreement, which was an unexpected gift for the airfreight industry, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new labor contract with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in late May. The ILWU has agreed to ratify the new contract, which will officiallyRead More

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Report refutes claims of Gulf carrier interference

May 26, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

Research and a subsequent report by Washington, D.C.-based consultancy Edgeworth Economics, commissioned on behalf of Etihad Airways, claimed the Gulf carrier’s services to the United States have actually increased traffic numbers for the U.S.-based carriers. The study claimed that passenger numbers for Delta Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines haveRead More

FAA loosens up on drones

May 26, 2015 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

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

MASkargo begins Bangalore service

May 26, 2015 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

MASkargo has launched an A330-200 freighter flight to Bangalore, India, which is scheduled to fly into Bengaluru International Airport from Kuala Lumpur every Friday. The weekly freighter flight will offer a total capacity of 60 tonnes. The freighter service was planned to meet expected market demand to connect Kuala LumpurRead More

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IAG Cargo launches London-Kuala Lumpur route

May 27, 2015

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

MASkargo begins Bangalore service

May 26, 2015

MASkargo has launched an A330-200 freighter flight to Bangalore, India, which is scheduled to fly into Bengaluru International Airport from Kuala Lumpur every Friday. The weekly freighter flight will offer a total capacity of 60 tonnes. The freighter service was planned to meet expected market demand to connect Kuala LumpurRead 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