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LATAM Airlines Group said it will lease out three of its nine 767-300 freighters to another carrier for a period of three years as part of its strategy to rationalize its fleet and maximize the use of existing belly capacity for cargo shipments. Created... Read more
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

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Michael Steen, chairman of The International Air Cargo Association, has spoken out about the Hesse Administrative High Court’s ban of scheduled nighttime flights at Frankfurt... Read more
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President Obama signed long-awaited FTAs with South Korea, Panama and Columbia on October 21. The passage of these agreements has garnered applause from numerous U.S.-based... Read more
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In a survey conducted by the Dutch Shippers Council (EVO) this summer, the majority of its members expressed uncertainty as to the security and fuel surcharges currently charged... Read more
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Freight traffic in the Asia-Pacific region continues to level off from its 2010 peak. Weakened markets in North America and Europe, coupled with the March earthquake and tsunami... Read more
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AviancaTaca has a lofty goal: By 2015, air cargo will account for 25 percent of the group’s revenue, Victor Mejia Rivas, Avianca’s vice president of cargo, recently estimated.... Read more
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Airfreight industry veterans have established a new charter company that nixes communication with shippers/end users and deals exclusively with freight forwarders. The Frankfurt-... Read more
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In a landslide vote, members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to prohibit U.S. carriers from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme. The... Read more
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Although LAN Airlines experienced an 11-percent, year-over-year, drop in net income in the third quarter of 2011, the Latin American carrier reported double-digit cargo gains.... Read more
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The third quarter of 2011 was very profitable for both Delta Air Lines’ and Southwest Airlines’ freight businesses, with cargo revenues surging 13 percent and 12.9 percent, year-... Read more
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North American logistics provider Forward Air reported solid growth in the third quarter of 2011, which ended September 30. Operating revenue rose 11.7 percent, year-over-year, to... Read more
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Despite sluggish cargo volumes worldwide, UPS experienced considerable growth in the third quarter of 2011, with total revenue rising 8 percent to $13.2 billion. The global... Read more
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September freight traffic slowed significantly at Hong Kong International Airport, with cargo volumes dropping 6.1 percent, year-over-year. The airport, which bested Memphis... Read more
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Lufthansa Cargo’s freighter services to the U.S. and China are the worst affected by the shock decision on October 11 by the Hesse Administrative High Court in Germay to ban night... Read more
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Boeing officials have projected that the Korean economy will demand 1,250 new planes by 2030. Single-aisle jetliners will account for 46 percent of the aircraft requested,... Read more
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Cargolux launched weekly freight service connecting the U.S. with Australia on October 19, and the carrier will begin weekly cargo service connecting Chicago, New York and Houston... Read more
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