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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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Air France-KLM’s freight volumes fell 3.4 percent, year-over-year, in March, on a capacity decrease of 0.6 percent. The carrier’s load factor also declined last month, dropping 2... Read more
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Boeing is partnering up with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer S.A. to develop new ways to boost aircraft efficiency, safety and productivity. This agreement, forged at the... Read more
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Sao Paulo: According to the website for Intermodal South America, held in Sao Paulo in 2012, 99 percent of the available exhibitor space has already been sold. Organizers expect a... Read more
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TIACA is the latest organization to react to the move by the Federal Administrative Court in Germany to uphold Frankfurt Airport's night-flight ban. Last fall, the Hesse... Read more
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Beginning May 1, Alaska Airlines will require all animals on its flights to be secured in net-and-bolt-locked kennels, a standard in compliance with new animal regulations. The... Read more
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FedEx Corp. has agreed to purchase Polish shipping company Opek Sp.z o.o. for an undisclosed amount. The deal, which is slated to close this summer, will provide FedEx Express... Read more
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Despite a rocky start — two years of production delays and launch customer Cargolux’s “rejection” of its initial order — Boeing has delivered 14 747-8 freighters in the sixth... Read more
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DHL has opened a 26,000-square-meter warehouse facility to serve as the central hub in Italy for the integrator's Freight and Global Forwarding divisions. According to a press... Read more
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Paris-based GSSA ECS Group has purchased a controlling interest in Niger Air Cargo, an airline launched recently on the back of a private investor. Niger Air Cargo begins life as... Read more
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Air France-KLM Cargo and Martinair Cargo have launched services to new destinations and are increasing the frequency of previously served routes. Harm Winkeler, deputy vice... Read more
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Revenues at Etihad Crystal Cargo rose 12.2 percent, year over year, in the first quarter, growing from $142 million to $159 million. Hoping to build on this momentum — which was... Read more
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ACMI firm Southern Air has received a third 777 freighter from Boeing and is anticipating a fourth delivery on April 25. The aircraft will be used by DHL Express on the integrator... Read more
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Although global freight markets rebounded 5.2 percent, year-over-year, in February, this figure is somewhat distorted, according to the International Air Transport Association.... Read more
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Despite months of decreased demand, cargo volumes in the Asia-Pacific surged 7.8 percent, year-over-year, in February, according to a press release issued by the Association of... Read more
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Cathay Pacific has extended electronic airwaybills to all shipments from Singapore and Malaysia, an action in line with the International Air Transport Association’s goal of... Read more
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