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Glasses tend to make people look smarter. Logistics firm DHL wants to find out if wearing high-tech “smart glasses” can make you work smarter as well. According to a pilot test the company recently completed in the Netherlands, augmented reality displays... Read more
The capital city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Africa, has been added to Emirates SkyCargo's destinations, becoming the airline's 27th destination on the continent. The new route begins in Dubai, with stops in Ouagadougou, Dakar and Frankfurt, before... 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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Cathay Pacific is launching twice-weekly cargo service to Hyderabad, India, on May 17. That same day, the Hong Kong-based carrier will also introduce a third weekly cargo route to... Read more
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The parent company of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, reported a $1.7-billion net loss in the first quarter of 2012, but saw consolidated revenues of $6 billion, a 9.1-percent... Read more
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Southwest Airlines posted notable cargo growth during the first three months of 2012, with revenues surging 19.4 percent, year-over-year, to $37 million. The carrier also reported... Read more
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Qantas Freight will commence weekly cargo service to emerging manufacturing hub Chongqing, China, on April 20. The flight — which will depart from Sydney every Friday evening,... Read more
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