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Glasses tend to make people look smarter. Logistics firm DHL wants to find out if wearing high-tech “smart glasses” can make you work smarter as well. According to a pilot test the company recently completed in the Netherlands, augmented reality displays... Read more
The capital city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Africa, has been added to Emirates SkyCargo's destinations, becoming the airline's 27th destination on the continent. The new route begins in Dubai, with stops in Ouagadougou, Dakar and Frankfurt, before... Read more

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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
With just a few weeks left in 2014, Belgian carrier Brussels Airlines expects to report record-high cargo revenues this year, citing unprecedented demand for air freight services... Read more
In a deal that could have long-term consequences for the future of express delivery in the UK, recently privatized postal carrier Royal Mail entered into a partnership with its... Read more
Citing recent troubling fire safety reports from the FAA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), United Continental Holdings, Inc., has placed tighter restrictions... Read more
In anticipation of the first shipment of 19 ordered A350-900s from Airbus next year, Finnair Cargo, the freight division of Helsinki-based Finnair, has decided to end the use of... Read more
Logistics firm Pilot Freight Services, based in Lima, Pa., will expand to two new branch locations to the north and south in the first quarter of 2015 – one in Mexico City and the... Read more
Two days after ending its most recent strike against Lufthansa’s short- and medium-haul operations, the German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said it has extend its strike... Read more
The worldwide demand for airfreight services continued its steady rate of growth in October, reaching levels not seen in nearly five years, according to the latest figures release... Read more
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