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In a move with possible long-haul airfreight implications for both carriers, Qatar Airways has purchased a 9.99 percent share of International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Iberia and British Airways. The stake, worth about £1.15 billion (... Read more
After returning to the skies in December and settling one of its several lawsuits this month, embattled U.S.-based all-cargo carrier Centurion Cargo has been hit with yet another lawsuit – this time from its current landlord, Aero Miami III, calling for... Read more

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Another Middle-Eastern carrier has given momentum to the anti-surcharge movement. Qatar Airways Cargo said on Jan. 12 that it will take a phased-in approach to the transition from... Read more
Air Cargo World is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Air Cargo Excellence Awards. Among the finalists are All Nippon Airways, Emirates SkyCargo, EVA Air, and LAN... Read more
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, geographically located in the center of the U.K., reported a 112 percent increase in cargo transported through its facilities, year over... Read more
Three powerhouses of airfreight and airport services have joined together to improve their cool-chain handling abilities. Oliver Evans, Swiss World Cargo’s chief cargo officer,... Read more
Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West are working on finalizing a deal for three 747-8Fs. Boeing said that once all contingencies have been removed, the contract will be worth... Read more
Israel-based Cargo Air Lines (CAL) has successfully upgraded its fleet by taking delivery of the airlines second 748-400ERF. Both are nose loader, open door freighters. The... Read more
Already forgotten the holidays?  Now that they’re over, FedEx and UPS can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Christmas 2014 was not a repeat of 2013. Reuters reported that... Read more
UPS Worldwide Express Freight has added 12 origin and nine destination countries to its network, providing more places for customers to ship urgent, time-sensitive cargo of more... Read more
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Worldwide demand for airfreight should expand by 4.5 percent in 2015, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), besting the expected rise in world trade by... Read more
In a move generally applauded as overdue by many freight forwarders, Emirates’ SkyCargo freight division said it will return to a simplified “all-in” rate structure that... Read more
Boeing announced an order for six 777 freighters from an “unidentified customer” on Jan. 6. Cargo Facts, the sister publication to Air Cargo World, has speculated that the... Read more
Airport operator Aeroports de Paris, and Sodexi (Society of International Express Development), have opened a new 7,600-square-meter express freight warehouse at Paris Charles de... Read more
Kalitta Charters II, the Ypsilanti, Mich.-based mid-size group in the Kalitta family of airlines, is in the process of converting a 737-400 passenger aircraft for general cargo... Read more
Never let it be said that the airfreight industry will back down from a daunting humanitarian challenge. From any region of the globe, heroic cargo carriers can step up when... Read more
The many weeks of positive airfreight numbers during the 2014 peak season, inflated somewhat by the ongoing West Coast port crisis, were reflected in the latest figures from... Read more

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