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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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UPS announced that it has significantly increased the number of U.S. locations benefiting from its next-day, early-morning service. By improving or adding coverage to 1,300 zip... Read more
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C.A.L. Cargo Airlines (pictured above) has become the first Israeli airline to gain accreditation as a Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP). The QEP Program enables health care... Read more
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FedEx founder, chairman and CEO Fred Smith sounded the alarm during the WCS Opening Plenary regarding what he views as the culprit for the slow growth of global trade: rising... Read more
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Airline heads of cargo, responding to an annual International Air Transport Association survey, feel upbeat about likely airfreight volumes over the next year but are much more... Read more
In honor of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, Airbus has announced its plans to hire more women in 2012. The aircraft manufacturer anticipates that women will... Read more
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Qatar Airways is now operating a base at Liege Airport in Belgium. The twice-a-week flight on a Boeing B777-F links Doha, Nairobi and Liege. The imported goods will consist... Read more
Two of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ Antonov 124-100 freighters fast-tracked the delivery of 180 tonnes of oil and gas equipment. The shipment was flown from Saint Petersburg to Bratsk,... Read more
Construction is underway at Dubai World Central’s Aviation District, an area designed to cater to businesses serving the two-year-old airport. In a press release, DWC announced... Read more
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Etihad Cargo is increasing belly-hold capacity between Abu Dhabi and Chengdu, China, by 40 percent. Beginning March 30, cargo capacity to and from Chengdu will grow to 930 tonnes... Read more
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Global 3PL Dachser achieved group revenues of $5.9 billion in 2011, a 13-percent, year-over-year, increase. Propelling this growth was Dachser’s international air and sea... Read more
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Photo caption: Joe Buckley (left), cargo & technical traffic business development manager at Shannon Airport, and Andrew Row, Cathay Pacific’s cargo manager for UK &... Read more
AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, and US Airways Group, announced that “they intend to mount a vigorous and strong defense” to the U.S. Department of... Read more
While overall revenue and earnings were up if exchange rates are considered, Deutsche Post DHL posted a decline of 6.3 percent in revenue for its Global Forwarding, Freight... Read more
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Boeing kicked off expansion of its 737 Commercial Delivery Center at Boeing Field in Seattle. The project more than doubles the space that will be available for customers and... Read more
Delta Cargo, the air freight division of Delta Air Lines, has launched its vehicle shipping service ─ Variation Wheels ─ from Los Angeles International Airport, allowing customers... Read more
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