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The tiny African nation of Djibouti measures 23,200 square kilometers and is home to about 800,000 people, but within a few years – and a little help from the Chinese – it expects to have two brand-new airport hubs large enough to handle 100,000 tonnes... Read more
Cyprus Airways made its last flight after declaring bankruptcy Jan. 9. This week, CAL Cargo Airlines has stepped in to replace the cargo division of the Cypriot carrier, beginning twice-weekly flights from Liège, Belgium, to Larnaca, Cyprus, and Tel-Aviv... Read more

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Emirates, the flag carrier of United Arab Emirates, said it will add a third daily frequency to the U.K.’s Birmingham Airport (BHX) on Aug. 1, 2015. Emirates will operate a 777-... Read more
With cold chain emerging as a rapidly growing logistical need, Exelsius Cold Chain Management is offering classes in Good Distribution Practices (GDP) to help meet the demand for... Read more
Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group placed a firm order for the conversion of a third 737-400 passenger aircraft to freighter configuration. The conversion will be done at Boeing Shanghai... 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... Read more
IAG Cargo became the first air carrier to win a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification by the U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. Additionally, the... Read more
Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and Dragonair cargo, its wholly owned subsidiary, have completed their aptly named 2014 Wine Lift campaign, delivering a record 1,918... Read more
Looking ahead to the winter season and the rest of 2015, Air Canada is expanding its long-haul widebody passenger and cargo service to several regions of the world, including... Read more
Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, launched nonstop widebody service from the nation’s capital of Astana to Bangkok, capital of Thailand. Operating twice a week, using... Read more
Starting next September, Boeing said it plans to scale back its production of the 747-8 from 1.5 aircraft per month to 1.3. The decrease equates to two fewer planes rolling out of... Read more
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Worldwide cargo volumes for October have risen by 4.6 percent, compared to October 2013, according to the latest figures released by Airports Council International (ACI). A... Read more
Qatar Airways Cargo expanded its network in early December by starting service to Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; and Guangzhou, China. All three destinations are being served by... Read more
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With air cargo demand continuing its robust growth during this peak season, records for November freight volumes are being set in regions across the world, from China to the... Read more
More than two years after Airbus announced a new passenger-to-freighter conversions program for its wide-body A330 aircraft, the European manufacturer’s MRO subsidiary EFW now has... Read more
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Oliver Evans, Chief Cargo Office of Swiss WorldCargo, and recipient of Air Cargo World’s inaugural “Air Cargo Executive of the Year” award, announced that he will be stepping down... Read more
Airlines could lose their right to transport cargo into the European Union from up to 200 airports as of Jan. 1, 2015, due to the EU’s safety regulations for the security of... Read more

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