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AAPA reports rare drop in Asian airfreight FTKs

AAPA reports rare drop in Asian airfreight FTKs

July 28, 2015 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

While international passenger demand continued to grow, the Asian air cargo market in June softened, per the latest traffic results from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Total freight tonne kilometers (FTK), as reported by the association’s 16 member carriers, dipped 0.5 percent, compared to June 2014 figures. WithRead More

Australian forwarders expects to be busy with ChAFTA

Australian forwarders expects to be busy with ChAFTA

July 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

The Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS), a sea- and airfreight network covering the Australian states of Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania, said it is gearing up for an expected boom in freight traffic to and from China and Australia. In June the governments of Australia and ChinaRead More

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TNT reports fewer losses as FedEx deal looms

July 28, 2015 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

With less than a year to go before it completes its expected merger with FedEx, TNT delivered second-quarter operating income of €19 million, compared to €3 million during the same period last year. However TNT still took a loss of €1 million for the quarter, which is less than theRead More

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Delta invests in China Eastern

July 27, 2015 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines has said it will invest US$450 million to purchase a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The deal has yet to be approved by the two airlines respective boards of directors, but both are already members of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance and have aRead More

IAG Cargo and Finnair share London-Helsinki run

IAG Cargo and Finnair share London-Helsinki run

July 27, 2015 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

Two airlines that famously gave up their maindeck fleets in recent years have just signed an agreement to share freighter service in Europe. In just over a year since IAG Cargo began a freighter-sharing arrangement with Qatar Airways, the British/Spanish cargo carrier has partnered with Finnair Cargo in a block-spaceRead More

DHL onboard for third runway at HKIA

DHL onboard for third runway at HKIA

July 27, 2015 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

The popularity of e-commerce and surging exports from mainland China and the Pearl River Delta are reasons enough for DHL to issue a statement in support of a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). DHL said it would like to see the project begin as early as nextRead More

Pilots union, Cargolux reach accord

Pilots union, Cargolux reach accord

July 24, 2015 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

A day after a 24-hour strike disrupted some cargo flights, a breakthrough was reached in what has been an ongoing battle since September 2014 between the management of Cargolux Airlines and Luxembourg’s OGBL, the center-left trade union representing pilots. The two sides hashed out  a new collective work agreement today,Read More

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TNT reports fewer losses as FedEx deal looms

July 28, 2015

With less than a year to go before it completes its expected merger with FedEx, TNT delivered second-quarter operating income of €19 million, compared to €3 million during the same period last year. However TNT still took a loss of €1 million for the quarter, which is less than theRead More

Etihad 777 flight

Delta invests in China Eastern

July 27, 2015

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines has said it will invest US$450 million to purchase a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The deal has yet to be approved by the two airlines respective boards of directors, but both are already members of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance and have aRead More

AAPA reports rare drop in Asian airfreight FTKs

AAPA reports rare drop in Asian airfreight FTKs

July 28, 2015

While international passenger demand continued to grow, the Asian air cargo market in June softened, per the latest traffic results from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Total freight tonne kilometers (FTK), as reported by the association’s 16 member carriers, dipped 0.5 percent, compared to June 2014 figures. WithRead More