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Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group, has entered an agreement with Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services to convert one of its passenger 737-400 aircraft into freighter configuration. Volga-Dnepr is scheduled to take re-delivery of the converted freighter in the... Read more
To put it mildly, Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminals Co. Limited (PACTL) is having a banner year.  PACTL, which processes just under 50 percent of all the cargo that moves through Shanghai Pudong (PVG), already handled more cargo in... Read more

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Citing recent troubling fire safety reports from the FAA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), United Continental Holdings, Inc., has placed tighter restrictions... Read more
In anticipation of the first shipment of 19 ordered A350-900s from Airbus next year, Finnair Cargo, the freight division of Helsinki-based Finnair, has decided to end the use of... Read more
Logistics firm Pilot Freight Services, based in Lima, Pa., will expand to two new branch locations to the north and south in the first quarter of 2015 – one in Mexico City and the... Read more
Two days after ending its most recent strike against Lufthansa’s short- and medium-haul operations, the German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said it has extend its strike... Read more
The worldwide demand for airfreight services continued its steady rate of growth in October, reaching levels not seen in nearly five years, according to the latest figures release... Read more
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Today, Qatar Airways Cargo begins its new route to Guangzhou, China. The dedicated route employs an A330 freighter flying three times per week from the carrier’s Doha (DOH) hub to... Read more
Logistics firm and freight forwarder DB Schenker,  a subsidiary of German rail giant Deutsche Bahn, filed civil lawsuits on Dec. 1 in the U.S. and Germany against a total of 15... Read more
If the industry needed any more convincing that the peak season for 2014 will be robust, the latest figures for October, released by WorldACD Market Data, the Drewry Sea & Air... Read more
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Peter Scholten, vice president commercial for Saudia Cargo for the past four years, is stepping down effective Jan. 15 to pursue other interests, according to a statement from the... Read more
In the latest chapter of its long-running feud with Lufthansa over retirement benefits, the German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has begun another strike that will halt... Read more
With the meteoric rise of both e-commerce and express shipping across China, a distribution relationship between Alibaba and SF Express seems to be a natural fit. However, with SF... Read more
Honolulu-based Transair reached an agreement with Pacific Air Cargo under which the two carriers would cooperate to provide scheduled cargo services connecting the U.S. mainland... Read more
An agreement between Mexico and the United States, scheduled to become effective by Jan. 1, 2016, would remove all limits on the number of airlines that can provide passenger or... Read more
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... 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