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The tiny African nation of Djibouti measures 23,200 square kilometers and is home to about 800,000 people, but within a few years – and a little help from the Chinese – it expects to have two brand-new airport hubs large enough to handle 100,000 tonnes... Read more
Cyprus Airways made its last flight after declaring bankruptcy Jan. 9. This week, CAL Cargo Airlines has stepped in to replace the cargo division of the Cypriot carrier, beginning twice-weekly flights from Liège, Belgium, to Larnaca, Cyprus, and Tel-Aviv... Read more

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The Dubai Air Show was lucrative for both Boeing and Airbus, with both aircraft manufacturers reporting sales in the double-digit billions. It was Emirates Airline’s order of 50... Read more
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Qatar Airways agreed to purchase two Boeing 777 freighters at the recent Dubai Air Show. The addition of these aircraft will elevate the Doha-based carrier’s dedicated cargo fleet... Read more
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Scott Dolan, senior vice president of airport operations and cargo at United Airlines, has left the carrier. He was replaced last month by Jon Roitman. "United appointed Jon... Read more
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While retaining a reduced scheduled service portfolio, Cargoiltalia has created a new ACMI and charter division to find additional work for the carrier’s fleet of three MD11-Fs.... Read more
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DHL executives, stakeholders and members of the local community celebrated the completion of DHL’s $22 million hub expansion at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport on November 1... Read more
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CHAMP Cargosystems, a supplier of IT systems for the airfreight industry, has acquired electronic communications provider Traxon Europe. The merger will accelerate the deployment... Read more
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The sluggish global economy has affected Air France-KLM’s third quarter freight volumes, with the European carrier experiencing a 2.1 percent, year-over-year, decline in cargo... Read more
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The third quarter of 2011 brought mixed results for Air Transport Services Group, which reported a 17 percent, year-over-year, revenue hike despite a net loss of $4.8 million.... Read more
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Gulf Air has launched Falcon Cargo, a brand encompassing Falcon Express and providing mail, courier, diplomatic and general, animal, dangerous goods and high-value cargo... Read more
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United Airlines subsidiary Continental Airlines made history on November 7 by operating the first commercial flight utilizing advanced biofuels in the U.S. This news comes on the... Read more
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IAG Cargo has taken delivery of the first of three Boeing 747-8Fs. The freighter, flown on behalf of British Airways World Cargo, represents a bright spot for the airline group,... Read more
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Officials from the container and pallet-pooling firm CHEP and its parent company Brambles have banded together with Unitpool, JMI Aerospace and Driessen Services  to create CHEP... Read more
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Southern Air Holdings has agreed to lease two Boeing 777Fs on an ACMI basis for DHL Express. Southern Air, which forged a partnership with DHL Express in September, will... Read more
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The Irish Exporters Association has downgraded its 2011 growth projection from 7 percent to 5 percent after a rough third quarter. Although Irish shippers saw a 12-percent surge... Read more
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Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines and Siberia’s S7 Airlines have commenced service with Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. Silk Way will fly to Hong Kong twice a week, while S7 will... Read more
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