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Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group, has entered an agreement with Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services to convert one of its passenger 737-400 aircraft into freighter configuration. Volga-Dnepr is scheduled to take re-delivery of the converted freighter in the... Read more
To put it mildly, Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminals Co. Limited (PACTL) is having a banner year.  PACTL, which processes just under 50 percent of all the cargo that moves through Shanghai Pudong (PVG), already handled more cargo in... Read more

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OAG Cargo, a sister company of Air Cargo World, announced Friday that it will provide flight schedules data for the Worldwide Information Network. WIN is a cloud-based... Read more
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
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
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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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
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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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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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
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
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
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
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
Orlando, Fla.-based Amerijet plans to develop an air cargo hub at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. Amerijet signed a long-term lease for a 20,000-sq.-ft.... Read more
AV Cargo Airlines has introduced the first of three planned additional MD11 freighters into its fleet. The aircraft will operate its inaugural flight April 30. Afterward, it... Read more
Saudi Airlines Cargo has transported 630,000 juvenile sea bream fish from Larnaca, Cyprus to Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. “Thanks to the team effort of everyone involved in this project... Read more

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