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After just five months of operation, European cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International has shipped its first 10,000 tonnes of cargo between its headquarters in Luxembourg... Read more
Western Global Airlines recently launched a new cargo service from Miami to destinations in South America. The new carrier, which began operations in August, operates a fleet of... Read more
For the first time between freight carriers from the U.S. and Asia, Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) and Chicago-based United Airlines are preparing to launch an air cargo... Read more
LATAM Airlines Group said it will lease out three of its nine 767-300 freighters to another carrier for a period of three years as part of its strategy to rationalize its fleet... Read more
Construction of the new CA$12 million (US$10.6 million) Air Cargo Logistics Facility at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Ontario can’t come soon enough for Cargojet... Read more

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After just five months of operation, European cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International has shipped its first 10,000 tonnes of cargo between its headquarters in Luxembourg and its new hub in Zhengzhou, China. The carrier also announced that a fifth weekly flight between the two hubs will begin on Nov.25. The flight carrying the 10,000th tonne – using a 747-8 freighter named “City of Zhengzhou” for this occasion – left on Nov. 22, after a ceremony attended by François Bausch, Luxembourg’s... Read more
Western Global Airlines recently launched a new cargo service from Miami to... Read more
For the first time between freight carriers from the U.S. and Asia, Japan’s All... Read more
LATAM Airlines Group said it will lease out three of its nine 767-300... Read more
Construction of the new CA$12 million (US$10.6 million) Air Cargo Logistics... Read more
Earlier this month, Lufthansa launched its inaugural 777 freighter flight from... Read more

AIRFREIGHT DATA

This is the air cargo chargeable weight change year over year, including intra-regional air cargo. Asia Pacific, North America and Africa saw the largest increases for June 2014. Source: WorldACD Market Data

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Americas

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Asia

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Europe

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Middle East

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