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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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For the first quarter of 2012, TNT Express reported that revenues rose by 1.3 percent, while adjusted revenues declined by 0.9 percent, on a slight decline out of the Asia-Pacific... Read more
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Despite a 5.5-percent rise in passenger traffic during the first quarter, Air France-KLM saw a ballooning fuel bill and a depressed cargo market, which lead to mostly negative... Read more
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China Airlines will launch a new B747F service from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Chennai International Airport on May 16. The plane will fly twice a week to Chennai via... Read more
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AIRPORTS Leipzig/Halle Airport has named supply chain and logistics professional Bernhard Hoffmann as head of air cargo business development. In this role, Hoffmann is... Read more
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The 2011-2012 fiscal year brought record-breaking growth to FreightGate-8, dnata’s cargo terminal at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport that opened in June 2010... Read more
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Boeing handed over the first 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft to launch customer Lufthansa on April 25. According to a press release, the aircraft is much more fuel-efficient than... Read more
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Sluggish freight volumes out of Asia and shifting product mixes stifled some of UPS’ first-quarter growth, despite a 10-percent, year-over-year, surge in diluted earnings. Still,... Read more
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Both cargo demand and capacity declined in the Asia-Pacific region last month, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines data revealed. Falling 4.5 percent and 4.1 percent, year-over-... Read more
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Ruslan International, which manages Volga Dnepr’s and Antonov Airlines’ combined Antonov An-124 fleets, has completed a series 15 cargo flights to Entebbe, Uganda, on behalf of... Read more
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Despite a 15 percent, year-over-year, decline in Asian freight traffic, Schiphol Airport’s first-quarter numbers only dropped modestly from 2011. The Amsterdam airport handled 358... Read more
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Last week, U.S. Representatives Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.) and Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 4350, the “Safe Skies Act of 2012,” in Congress. The bipartisan legislation extends... Read more
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FedEx transported a 5-week-old, orphaned sea otter from the carrier's Anchorage, Alaska, hub, to Pittsburgh, via Memphis, on April 19. The shipment, which required the... Read more
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After days of rumors about an impending merger between US Airways and American Airlines, three unions representing American workers have come out in support of the idea. The... Read more
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Last week, Qantas launched Australia's first test flight using a blend of biofuels, making the carrier part of a trend that has seen test flights by Lufthansa, LAN Airlines and a... Read more
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Swissport International and Virgin Atlantic Airways have signed a five-year collaboration agreement.  “This long-term global strategic relationship with regard to cargo... Read more
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