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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 Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that it will delay the closures of all 149 contract air traffic control towers until June 15. This additional time will allow... Read more
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Total cargo tonnage for Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways rose 9 percent, year-over-year, in the third quarter of this year, which helped boost overall revenues at the United Arab... Read more
The Houston City Council has approved Southwest Airlines' request for expansion at Houston Hobby International Airport, paving the way for a five-gate, $100 million expansion that... Read more
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In conjunction with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Airbus is researching the efficacy of fuel cell technology for self-directed taxiing. The manufacturer believes the... Read more
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The International Civil Aviation Organization has formed a high-level group in an effort to create a global, market-based approach to combating carbon emissions. The development... Read more
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Putting their differences aside, competitors Airbus, Boeing and Embraer have signed an MoU to collaborate on the development of aviation biofuels. In joint press releases, the... Read more
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Air France-KLM’s freight volumes fell 3.4 percent, year-over-year, in March, on a capacity decrease of 0.6 percent. The carrier’s load factor also declined last month, dropping 2... Read more
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Research from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) indicated that airfreight volumes increased slightly in May, although numbers were significantly lower than 2010... 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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Officials at Singapore Changi Airport saw 152,900 tonnes of freight come through the airport last month, a 2.8-percent, year-over-year, drop in activity. The result confirmed... 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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Melbourne Airport plans to invest more than $1 billion in projects, including new airfreight facilities. These facilities will help continue Melbourne Airport's status as the... Read more
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Michael Huerta as FAA administrator for a five-year term. Huerta had been appointed acting administrator on Dec. 5, 2011. He had previously been... Read more
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Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (pictured above) is the first in the U.S. to use a new bio-based de-icing fluid that is more environmentally friendly and more cost... Read more
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China Airlines has become the 10th member of SkyTeam Cargo Alliance. James Yu of China Airlines and Tony Charaf of Delta Air Lines, one of the founding members of SkyTeam Cargo,... Read more
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