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Peak season is upon us: Do you know where your trans-Pacific holiday cargo is? Those looking for inexpensive routes from Asia to North America are rapidly seeing their supply-chain options dwindle as seaports along the U.S. West Coast face weeks-long... Read more
HONG KONG – Nov. 11 is known in China as “Singles Day,” a time to recognize people who are single by purchasing goods online, making it the busiest e-commerce day of the year. With one-day sales totaling $9.3 billion, the holiday also reveals just how... Read more

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The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) says the ongoing improvement in international trade continues to produce growth in exports from key Asian manufacturing centers,... Read more
Air Canada has approved and accepted carriage of several new tracking devices on all its aircraft, enabling customers to monitor the location and environmental conditions of their... Read more
MIAMI – After five years of false starts and discouraging setbacks, the recent string of positive economic indicators for the cargo industry from IATA, ACMG, Boeing, Airbus and... Read more
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual... Read more
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Korean Air Cargo, a member of the SkyTeam Cargo Alliance, has extended its co-operation agreements with freight handler LUG Aircargo Handling at Frankfurt International Airport (... Read more
Cargo tonnage through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has continued its positive trend for the third quarter of 2014, up 6.7 percent over the same period of 2013, and 8.1 percent for... Read more
Dallas-based Ameriflight, LLC has agreed to acquire Wiggins Airways, Inc., a Manchester, N.H.-based regional carrier of overnight air cargo. The deal adds 48 aircraft and 100... Read more
In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), have turned up the heat on Lufthansa by... Read more
The first serial production A350 airframe has made its maiden voyage, featuring the livery of its first client, Qatar Airways. The A350-900 XWB, which took off from Toulouse,... Read more
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
This month, Chennualt International Airport (CWF) in Lake Charles, La., celebrated the opening of AAR Corp.’s new 118,000-square-foot MRO facility. The $21.5 million high-bay... Read more
Thanks in part to a 5 percent growth in tonnage in its air cargo business, Kuehne + Nagel (KN), the world’s largest freight forwarder, reported an 8.2 percent increase in earnings... Read more
Air Cargo World is pleased to solicit nominations for the 2014 Air Cargo Executive of the Year to celebrate achievement in the air cargo industry. The Air Cargo Executive of the... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo is strengthening its presence in Africa. Since mid-September, the carrier has been flying to Lagos, Nigeria twice a week, with the MD-11F. At the end of October,... Read more
Aviation services firm dnata, owned by the Emirates Group, will begin construction on a massive new cargo terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) in the... Read more

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