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Jettainer/Thomas Cook Group make deal in Munich

May 5, 2015 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Jettainer, a company that manages containers and pallets for air freight, is taking over the management and servicing of all the air-freight containers for the Thomas Cook Group Airlines. One of its new ultra-light containers was symbolically handed over at a signing ceremony on May 5 at Air Cargo EuropeRead More

Lithium battery packaging to be to be explored by group

Lithium battery packaging to be to be explored by group

May 5, 2015 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

The hazardous cargo committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization, an agency of the United Nations, heard a detailed presentation last week in Montreal about the dangers presented by shipping lithium ion batteries on freighters or in the bellies of passenger aircraft. Aircraft manufacturers and members of pilot’s unions, presentedRead 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

Going east: The rise in round-the-world service

May 5, 2015 at 12:59 am 0 comments

Air China Cargo (ACC) has ramped up its activities across the North Atlantic. Three of the Chinese carrier’s 777 freighter flights that serve the United States do not return to base across the Pacific but are routed over Europe instead, continuing east around the world on their way home. DuringRead More

Envirotainer will celebrate 500th QEP station at Air Cargo Europe

May 4, 2015 at 7:27 pm 0 comments

Envirotainer, the cool-chain container company, will raise a toast Thursday at Air Cargo Europe, in Munich, to celebrate its 500th Quality Envirotainer Training and Quality Program station. The Keuhne + Nagle station will be at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. The quality program was started eight years ago to recognize partner airlines, logisticsRead More

RIOgaleão Cargo to attain CEIV certification

RIOgaleão Cargo to attain CEIV certification

May 4, 2015 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Rio de Janeiro International Airport’s RIOgaleão Cargo will become the first logistics terminal in Latin America to achieve IATA’s CEIV Pharma certificate, for establishing best practices in the transport and storage of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals. The airport will use the global program for training which includes technical audits. The programRead More

Anti-trust settlements top US$1 billion

May 4, 2015 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Kaplan Fox, one of four co-lead counsels representing the plaintiffs in the antitrust allegations leveled at several air carriers, has revealed that a US$99 million settlement has been made with EVA Airways, which brings the total aggregate settlements in the long-running legal action to more than $1 billion. Litigation isRead More

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FedEx steps in with quake aid to Nepal

May 4, 2015 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

More aid is on the way to help the victims of last week’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. FedEx Corp. is donating US$1 million in cash and transportation support, as well as a chartered aircraft to deliver critical medical aid and supplies. The express carrier is also mobilizing its disaster reliefRead 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

Going east: The rise in round-the-world service

May 5, 2015

Air China Cargo (ACC) has ramped up its activities across the North Atlantic. Three of the Chinese carrier’s 777 freighter flights that serve the United States do not return to base across the Pacific but are routed over Europe instead, continuing east around the world on their way home. DuringRead More

RIOgaleão Cargo to attain CEIV certification

RIOgaleão Cargo to attain CEIV certification

May 4, 2015

Rio de Janeiro International Airport’s RIOgaleão Cargo will become the first logistics terminal in Latin America to achieve IATA’s CEIV Pharma certificate, for establishing best practices in the transport and storage of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals. The airport will use the global program for training which includes technical audits. The programRead More

Lithium battery packaging to be to be explored by group

Lithium battery packaging to be to be explored by group

May 5, 2015

The hazardous cargo committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization, an agency of the United Nations, heard a detailed presentation last week in Montreal about the dangers presented by shipping lithium ion batteries on freighters or in the bellies of passenger aircraft. Aircraft manufacturers and members of pilot’s unions, presentedRead More