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Cargolux completed its first regularly scheduled flight from its main hub in Luxembourg to Manaus, Brazil, making the city in the heart of the Amazon rainforest the 100th destination to be served by the all-cargo carrier’s new 747-8 freighters. The 747-... Read more
IAG Cargo has made its third offer to buy Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland. At €2.55 (US$2.85) per share, this is the most generous offer yet, besting its last offer of €2.50 per share. Aer Lingus is valued at more than €1.3 billion. It is the... Read more

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Cargo traffic declined by 8.8 percent and load factor fell by 3.9 percent for KLM-Air France in May when compared to the same period in 2011. Unit revenue per available-tonne... Read more
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German authorities have ordered Deutsche Post DHL to pay €516 million in back taxes, a penalty covering the years 1998 through 2010. Although the payment settles a legal dispute... Read more
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Leipzig/Halle Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport have agreed to work together to develop new cargo routes and expand existing lanes between Europe and Asia. The... Read more
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Less than a week after the unmanned SpaceX transported 460 kilograms of freight to the International Space Station, IAG Cargo completed a NASA-sanctioned mission. The carrier... Read more
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Fiscal 2012, which ended on March 31, brought mixed results to Air T. Although the company, through its subsidiaries Mountain Air Cargo, CSA Air, Global Ground Support and Global... Read more
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Consulting firm Simon-Kucher and Partners has unveiled the results of its “Global Forwarding Mystery Shopping Study,” a probe into how freight forwarders can differentiate their... Read more
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Shanghai: Held in conjunction with transport logistic China, the conference will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. In 2010, more than 13,500 people... Read more
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On Saturday, June 2, a Boeing 727-200 freighter operated by Allied Air Cargo overshot the runway at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport and crashed into a minibus, killing at... Read more
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Etihad Airways will launch daily non-stop service from Abu Dhabi to Sao Paulo starting in June 2013. According to a company press release, the A340-600 routing will be the first... Read more
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The Houston City Council has approved Southwest Airlines' request for expansion at Houston Hobby International Airport, paving the way for a five-gate, $100 million expansion that... Read more
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Officials from Airbus and The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will partner on future humanitarian missions. The agreement, signed at the... Read more
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Virgin Atlantic Cargo has launched four weekly flights from London Heathrow to Vancouver. The carrier already offers service to nine other destinations in North America. Last... Read more
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The U.S. and Canadian governments have agreed to mutually recognize each other’s airfreight screening protocols. Under a new agreement, belly-hold cargo screened in either the U.S... Read more
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On Wednesday, May 30, an Eva Air Boeing 747 freighter taxiing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport clipped the rudder of an American Eagle Embraer 135. No injuries were... Read more
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FedEx Express has inked a deal with Japan’s Kansai International Airport Co. to set up a North-Pacific regional hub at the Osaka-based airport. The 25,000-square-meter facility,... Read more
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