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‘Tis the season of many happy returns – specifically, the gift-return frenzy following the Christmas holiday. FedEx, which supplied many of the millions of gifts that were unwrapped yesterday, now may be seeking a piece of the lucrative returns market... Read more
Troubled Air France-KLM, which issued its third profit warning in the last six months on Dec. 19, has deferred an order of ten 777-300ERs. Air France-KLM was planning to use the twin-engine 777-300ERs to replace older, less-fuel-efficient 747s over the... Read more

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Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) had tonnage growth in June of 12.36 percent year over year. PACTL handled 121,178 tonnes of freight during... Read more
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The assembly of Airbus’ first A320neo was completed following painting of the aircraft and the mounting of engines. MSN6101, which will be the first A320neo to fly, will soon... Read more
Panalpina published its first standalone sustainability report. The 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report is a disclosure of the company’s sustainability performance to date.... Read more
Air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This is up from the... Read more
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The town of Wilmington, Ohio, with just 12,000 people, took a hit when DHL closed its U.S. hub there in 2009. At its peak, the company employed 9,000 people. “The loss was very... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo is set to strengthen trade lanes in Scandinavia with the start of operations to Oslo beginning Sept. 2.   The start of a daily service to Oslo, with an Emirates... Read more
Delegates from the air cargo industry took part in the first Professional Development Workshop from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) in the Netherlands. The three-... Read more
May saw a 7.5 percent increase in air cargo tonnage year over year, according to consultants WorldACD. Meanwhile, there was a yield drop of 0.2 percent. From April to May, yields... Read more
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Cathay Pacific Airways, Air China and Fine Star agreed to increase the capital of Air China Cargo by 2 billion yuan (US$321.6 million). Cathay Pacific owns 49 percent of Air China... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo christened its fourth Boeing 777F “Olá Brazil.” Lufthansa is emphasising its commitment to Brazil with this greeting. The carrier is investing in five new Boeing... Read more
The world’s largest aircraft is making its way to Canada. A gas cooler weighing 141 tonnes was loaded on board the Antonov An-225 at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany on Wednesday... Read more
The U.S. Airforwarders Association told a congressional panel that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) should move toward permitting private contractors to train... Read more
Alitalia and Etihad Airways confirmed Wednesday that they have agreed on the principal terms and conditions of a proposed transaction whereby Etihad will acquire a 49 percent... Read more
Airfreight markets had a healthy growth in demand in May, according to preliminary traffic figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).  International air... Read more
Two Canadian carriers, Cargojet and First Air, announced Tuesday that they signed a cooperation agreement. Cargojet will assume the remaining lease obligation of First Air’s B767-... Read more

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