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Peak season is upon us: Do you know where your trans-Pacific holiday cargo is? Those looking for inexpensive routes from Asia to North America are rapidly seeing their supply-chain options dwindle as seaports along the U.S. West Coast face weeks-long... Read more
HONG KONG – Nov. 11 is known in China as “Singles Day,” a time to recognize people who are single by purchasing goods online, making it the busiest e-commerce day of the year. With one-day sales totaling $9.3 billion, the holiday also reveals just how... Read more

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AfricaWest Cargo has replaced its MD-11 aircraft, leased from the now-defunct Cargoitalia, with a Boeing 767F-300. The freighter is being deployed on the Togo-based carrier’s... Read more
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Boeing handed over the first of five 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines on January 26. The airline manufacturer and the Russian freight carrier celebrated the initial... Read more
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Delta Cargo has forged an agreement with OnAsset Intelligence, which enables shippers to track and trace their freight on deltacargo.com. This GPS-enabled service is especially... Read more
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Etihad Airways has ordered two Airbus A330-200 freighters, which will bring its fleet total to four planes. According to current list prices, the deal is worth $423 million. The... Read more
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Demand for airfreight services in the Asia-Pacific took a nosedive in 2011, plunging 4.8 percent, year-over-year. Load factor in this region also declined considerably last year,... Read more
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Freight revenue for Delta Airlines improved 8 percent, year-over-year, in the fourth quarter of 2011, rising by $20 million to $256 million. This cargo increase is incorporated... Read more
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Boeing’s net income surged to $1.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 20-percent, year-over-year, increase. Of all business segments, Boeing Commercial Airplanes saw the... Read more
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Qatar Airways will launch new services to Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21; Zagreb, Croatia, on May 9; and Perth, Australia, on July 3, the carrier's second route into the country.... Read more
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The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed H.R. 3800, a bill extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorities through February 17.... Read more
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Blaming it mainly on a 7-percent, year-over-year, drop in exports, Hong Kong International Airport saw cargo throughput for December decline 4.3 percent when compared to December... Read more
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Despite a 0.8-percent, year-over-year, rise in December, 2011 freight volumes at Dubai International Airport fell 1.5 percent from 2010, dropping from 2.22 million tonnes to 2.19... Read more
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Despite financial troubles in the eurozone, December cargo volumes for some European carriers remained high. Air France-KLM, for instance, saw only a 0.3-percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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News about soft freight volumes out of the Asia-Pacific has garnered headlines lately, but it appears that the phenomenon hasn’t affected all carriers equally. Cathay Pacific... Read more
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Swissport International closed 2011 with a 7-percent, year-over-year, rise in total operating revenue. “Swissport’s strong performance under very challenging market conditions... Read more
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Operating revenue for Southwest Airlines’ freight sector reached $36 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 12.5 percent, year-over-year, gain. This increase is on par with... Read more
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