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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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The €1.758 (US$2.3 billion) deal announced by Etihad Airways and Alitalia on Friday will have ramifications for Alitalia’s cargo operation. The deal gives Etihad a 49 percent... Read more
Next year is the 25th anniversary of the CNS Partnership Conference, but CNS had to do something it has never done in its almost quarter century of existence: Change the date. The... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo increased its load factor to more than 70 percent in the first six months of the year. The airline also reduced its capacity by 2.1 percent compared to a year ago... Read more
Air charter broker Air Partner teamed up with Ruslan International to move an entire portable hospital on behalf of a Middle Eastern ruling family. The demountable, modular clinic... Read more
TIACA’s Doug Brittin and Sue Presti discussed the industry’s views on advance data regimes for air cargo shipments at ICAO and WCO meetings held in Singapore from July 29 through... Read more
Worldwide airline share prices fell 2 percent in July compared to June, but in line with performance of the broader market, according to the airlines financial monitor from the... Read more
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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced that the recently-established Task Force on Risks to civil aviation arising from Conflict Zones (TF RCZ) will be... Read more
The construction of a new cargo apron was recently completed at Warsaw Chopin Airport in Poland. It is hoped that this addition to the airport’s infrastructure will help it handle... Read more
Cargo demand in June slowed down compared to May, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Global airfreight markets showed 2.3 percent growth in... Read more
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IAG Cargo’s revenue fell 12 percent in Q2 of 2014 compared to the same period last year. CEO Steve Gunning says the airline expected this decrease. “It’s been very much a... Read more
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced adjusted net income of US$15.9 million (11.8 million euros) for Q2, compared with US$20.4 million (15.2 million euros) for Q2 of 2013. “We... Read more
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Hactl is the first handling facility at Hong Kong International Airport to achieve Good Distribution Practices (GDP) accreditation, bringing it in line with the World Health... Read more
WorldACD reported a robust first half of 2014 for air cargo. June maintained this year’s average with its 4.8 percent volume growth year over year. For the first time in 2.5 years... Read more
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Virtually all of the phrases that incorporate the word “cherries” denote something happy and positive. That’s certainly the case this summer for cargo carriers serving the Pacific... Read more
Japan Airlines reported healthy international cargo in Q1 of 2014, which runs from April 1 to June 30. The volume of international cargo, in terms of revenue cargo tonne... Read more

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