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China Southern has stellar first half, adds Vietnam route

China Southern has stellar first half, adds Vietnam route

September 2, 2015 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

In the first half of this year, cargo and mail carried by China Southern, measured in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs), was up 10.74 percent over 2014, rising from 2.32 billion RTKs last year to 2.57 billion RTKs for the first six months of this year. The traffic volume carried inRead More

Can it really be as easy as ABC?

Can it really be as easy as ABC?

September 2, 2015 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

The Russians certainly have their own way of doing things. Volga- Dnepr Group’s apparent intent to order twenty 747-8Fs on behalf of AirBridgeCargo Airlines caught most by surprise. Equally so was the follow-up news of the carrier’s intent to set-up a U.K. affiliate for its line-haul carrier. Which of theRead More

RACCA warns of potential cargo pilot shortage

RACCA warns of potential cargo pilot shortage

September 2, 2015 at 10:22 pm 0 comments

The Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) has raised concerns that a federal regulation that increased the required minimum hours of flight time for commercial airline pilots to receive their certificates has unintentionally created a shortage of trained pilots, which could result in the cancellation of air service to manyRead More

NZB Airfreight expands horse transport services

NZB Airfreight expands horse transport services

September 2, 2015 at 10:02 pm 0 comments

New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight, which has been successfully buying, selling and transporting thoroughbred horses by airfreight between Australia and New Zealand for more than 50 years, is about to significantly expand its air network. Beginning in November, NZB Airfreight  will begin service between London Heathrow and Sydney. “We are seeingRead More

Freightos rounds up two new investors

Freightos rounds up two new investors

September 2, 2015 at 9:51 pm 0 comments

Freightos, the online service that automatically scans thousands of rate quotes to come up with the best rate for shippers, has two new investors – MSR Capital and Sadara Ventures – to the tune of US$14 million. They join existing investors Aleph, Annox Capital, ICB and OurCrowd, bringing the totalRead More

CEVA launches Orion Mobility in Brazil

CEVA launches Orion Mobility in Brazil

September 2, 2015 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

CEVA Logistics launched Orion Mobility, an application that is part of Orion TMS (Transportation Management System), to improve its services in the Brazilian ground transport market. By using TMS, CEVA said it can improve the visibility of road trips and provide real-time data to its customers, partners and monitoring team.Read More

Drones: Rise of the machines

Drones: Rise of the machines

September 2, 2015 at 7:38 pm 0 comments

 As it flew through the air, the buzzing drone looked more like a gigantic insect, hang­ing in the summer breeze, than the future of airfreight. It made a beeline for its appointed destination, and then suddenly halted, hovering over a designated spot. A tether slowly extended, lowering the craft’s vitalRead More

China Southern has stellar first half, adds Vietnam route

China Southern has stellar first half, adds Vietnam route

September 2, 2015

In the first half of this year, cargo and mail carried by China Southern, measured in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs), was up 10.74 percent over 2014, rising from 2.32 billion RTKs last year to 2.57 billion RTKs for the first six months of this year. The traffic volume carried inRead More

Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

Soft Chinese market slows down Schiphol

August 28, 2015

With the Chinese market floundering of late, the overall cargo tonnage that passed through Amsterdam Schiphol dipped in the first half of 2015, compared to the same time in 2014, although there were some bright spots from elsewhere around the world. The airport handled 784,567 tonnes of cargo in theRead More

NZB Airfreight expands horse transport services

NZB Airfreight expands horse transport services

September 2, 2015

New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight, which has been successfully buying, selling and transporting thoroughbred horses by airfreight between Australia and New Zealand for more than 50 years, is about to significantly expand its air network. Beginning in November, NZB Airfreight  will begin service between London Heathrow and Sydney. “We are seeingRead More