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Cargolux completed its first regularly scheduled flight from its main hub in Luxembourg to Manaus, Brazil, making the city in the heart of the Amazon rainforest the 100th destination to be served by the all-cargo carrier’s new 747-8 freighters. The 747-... Read more
IAG Cargo has made its third offer to buy Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland. At €2.55 (US$2.85) per share, this is the most generous offer yet, besting its last offer of €2.50 per share. Aer Lingus is valued at more than €1.3 billion. It is the... Read more

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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
Three new courier services will be serving China in addition to the more than 35,000 express delivery companies operating there now, according to Reuters. Yamato Transport Co. Ltd... Read more
Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a lighter-than-air (LTA) aircraft manufacturer, announced that it has begun production for its newest airship, the 40E Sky Dragon, with a one-tonne... Read more
Russia’s second largest airline, Transaero Airlines, has been guaranteed a three-year, 9 billion-ruble ($164.8 million) bailout by the Russian government. TASS Russian News Agency... Read more
Chen Gang, the executive vice president, and Tian Xiao Dong, COO of flight operations with China Southern Airlines, have been removed from their jobs under suspicion of corruption... Read more
City Link, one of the United Kingdom’s largest parcel delivery services, was placed in administration – similar to a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. – on Dec. 24. This week, the... Read more
It appears that Miami-based Centurion Air Cargo has resumed operations, sending three MD-11Fs back into service, according to reports from ch-aviation. The airline’s fleet had... Read more
Even as shoppers filled retail stores Dec. 26, returning or exchanging Christmas gifts that weren’t quite what they wanted, UPS is gearing up for National Returns Day, Jan. 6,... Read more

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