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The tiny African nation of Djibouti measures 23,200 square kilometers and is home to about 800,000 people, but within a few years – and a little help from the Chinese – it expects... Read more
Cyprus Airways made its last flight after declaring bankruptcy Jan. 9. This week, CAL Cargo Airlines has stepped in to replace the cargo division of the Cypriot carrier, beginning... Read more
Strategically located in the center of France, Chateauroux-Centre “Marcel Dassault” Airport is poised to become the recipient of a large distribution hub, called EuroSity, which... Read more
Two rescued lionesses traveled from Belgium’s Natuurhulpcentrum wild animal rescue and rehabilitation center to their new home in South Africa by way of London’s Heathrow Airport... Read more
LOT Polish Airlines, the first airline to offer direct all-cargo flights from Poland to North America, has added a new seasonal route between New York and Warsaw. The service is... Read more

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The tiny African nation of Djibouti measures 23,200 square kilometers and is home to about 800,000 people, but within a few years – and a little help from the Chinese – it expects to have two brand-new airport hubs large enough to handle 100,000 tonnes of cargo and 2 million passengers annually. Located in the Horn of Africa, where the Red Sea meets the Gulf of Aden, Djibouti is vying for a piece of the lucrative long-haul international air traffic that has been increasing across East Africa... Read more
Cyprus Airways made its last flight after declaring bankruptcy Jan. 9. This... Read more
Strategically located in the center of France, Chateauroux-Centre “Marcel... Read more
Two rescued lionesses traveled from Belgium’s Natuurhulpcentrum wild animal... Read more
LOT Polish Airlines, the first airline to offer direct all-cargo flights from... Read more
Ethiopian Cargo is adding four weekly frequencies between its capital city,... Read more

AIRFREIGHT DATA

Air freight volumes were up 5.2 percent in September 2014, surpassing the 4.4 percent growth rate for the first nine months of the year. The Middle East region saw the sharpest year-over-year rise for the month, at 17 percent. All regions showed positive growth, with the exception of Europe, reflecting the economic fallout from the Air France-KLM pilot strike and the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Source: IATA

Editors Choice

Sebastiaan Scholte: Viewing logistics from above and below Before taking over as CEO of Netherlands-based global logistics firm... Read more
By John W. McCurry on December 2, 2014
Posted in Features and tagged oliver evans

Oliver Evans has spent nearly 40 years proving that linguistics and logistics are a good mix. Ev­ans, chief cargo officer for Swiss International Airlines, nearly became a translator following his graduation from the University of Man­chester in 1976.

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VIEWPOINTS

Dear Reader, It is with great pride that I write you as the new publisher of Air Cargo World following its acquisition by Royal Media, the New York-based publisher of Cargo Facts and owner of Air Cargo Management Group. Royal... Read more
Posted under Forwarders Forum by Brandon Fried
Seoul, South Korea, is a modern, vibrant city, and Airports Council Interna­tional has ranked Incheon Airport number one for the past seven years. Incheon is also home to one of the larg­est air cargo carriers in the world.
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REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

In an announcement that sent waves of protest throughout the freight forwarding industry, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a plan in late October to move most of the air cargo...

Asia

A new Chinese all-cargo carrier may spread its wings over the Pacific to mount scheduled service to the U.S. Or perhaps it will serve the Asian region. Or perhaps some routes to...

Europe

IAG Cargo launched a new service in November that it hopes will increase utilization of its narrow-body aircraft cargo space on its European short-haul network. The service,...

Middle East

While news about conflicts and crises in certain parts of the Middle East and Africa has reduced passenger travel to these locations, a number of airfreight carriers continue to...