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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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As 2011 draws to a close, a handful of air cargo leaders have taken the time to reflect on a tumultuous year. From supply chains ravaged by the Japanese tsunami to economic... Read more
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Paul Allen, of Microsoft fame, has partnered with SpaceShipOne engineer Burt Rutan to construct the world’s biggest aircraft, capable of launching commercial and government cargo... Read more
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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has named A. N. Deringer, Expeditors, FedEx Trade Networks, FH Kaysing, Janel Group of New York, Kuehne + Nagel, Livingston International,... Read more
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Etihad Airways has ordered two Boeing 777 freighters and 10 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The combined order is valued at $2.8 billion. Etihad, which operates freight and passenger... Read more
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As 2011 draws to a close, a handful of air cargo leaders have taken the time to reflect on a tumultuous year. From supply chains ravaged by the Japanese tsunami to economic... Read more
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Two Cargolux officials have agreed to serve 13 months in jail for coordinating surcharges on airfreight shipments to and from the United States in the U.S. Department of Justice’s... Read more
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Adria Airways has extended its 20-plus-year freight-handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services. The Slovenian flag carrier currently operates 220 flights throughout Europe each... Read more
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The new mantra in border control and air security appears to be cooperation, rather than confrontation. Oliver Evans, vice chairman of the International Air Transport Association... Read more
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As more countries sign up to the Montreal Convention, the number of trade lanes open to electronic Customs filings will increase. But in an IATA media briefing this week, Des... Read more
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Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Airlines hauled key parts of the launch vehicle utilized for NASA’s historic, multibillion-dollar mission to Mars. The carrier, which has worked with NASA in... Read more
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The International Air Transport Association has downgraded its 2012 forecast for airline profits from $4.9 billion to $3.5 billion. The biggest reason for the downgrade appears to... Read more
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Randy Babbitt has resigned as chief of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration halfway through his five-year term after being placed on administrative leave following his... Read more
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Early next year, non-members of IATA's Cargo 2000 program will be able to access the initiative's master operating plan. This open access will expand the range of Cargo 2000's... Read more
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Executives from the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group recently met with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin and senior Transportation Security Administration... Read more
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The third quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended October 31, was rather profitable for UTi Worldwide Inc., despite weakening airfreight volumes. Revenues for the global freight... Read more
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