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U.S.- and Germany-based PacAvi Group has delivered its first A320 to be converted from a passenger aircraft to a freighter. The aircraft was delivered to HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance, an MRO based at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. This is the first P-to-F... Read more
DHL Global Forwarding, the logistics arm of Deutsche Post DHL, last week completed construction of its US$35 million, 491,000-square-foot container freight station in Chicago, which will be the company’s largest cargo facility in the United States. The... Read more

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Two executives who resigned from Cargolux are starting work with Volga-Dnepr. Robert van de Weg will join Volga-Dnepr on May 1 as senior vice president marketing and sales. van de... Read more
Qatar Airways has set its sights on becoming a top-five global cargo carrier in the next five years. CEO Akbar Al Baker told the World Cargo Symposium that QR could even reach... Read more
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The air cargo industry admits that it doesn’t always attract young talent. “We don’t have enough people with the skills and the knowledge and the ability to innovate, to drive and... Read more
US Airways has appointed EFIS Air as its cargo general sales agent in France. The new contract expands the relationship between US Airways and EFIS Air, a subsidiary of ECS Group... Read more
Following a series of Boeing 787 battery incidents, the FAA grounded all Dreamliner flights with an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) issued on Jan. 16. This action followed... Read more
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Oneworld alliance partners Cathay Pacific and American Airlines announced that their codeshare agreement will include Cathay’s new daily route between Chicago O’Hare International... Read more
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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing completed a review of the 787's critical systems, finding that the plane meets its intended level of safety. The joint... Read more
UPS crewmembers got a taste of northern exposure on June 27 when they moved a 60-pound polar bear cub from the Alaska Zoo to the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky. Utilizing a Boeing 747... Read more
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Airbus announced Friday that it is going back to using nickel cadmium batteries for its A350 XWB aircraft program instead of lithium ion main batteries. Airbus assured that the... Read more
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IAG Cargo signed a long-term commercial agreement with Qatar Airways to purchase capacity on Qatar-operated freighters, effective May 1. Qatar Airways will operate five B777F... Read more
Singapore Changi Airport’s airfreight movements declined 12.1 percent – to 126,500 tonnes – in February compared to a year ago. In response to the weak cargo industry worldwide,... Read more
The aviation industry is working to deliver relief supplies in humanitarian catastrophes. Lufthansa Cargo is in close cooperation with a German relief coalition in order to... Read more
UPS is expanding inbound and outbound airfreight services in Myanmar for the first time. Customers trading to and from this emerging market will have access to UPS's supply chain... Read more
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Air Canada is opening a new global Operations Centre in Brampton, Ontario, Canada that will be fully operational in the first quarter of 2014. The new facility is the result of a... Read more
The waiting continues in the ongoing Boeing 787 battery saga. While Boeing received approval from the FAA on its plan to test and certify improvements to the plane’s battery... Read more

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