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Cargolux completed its first regularly scheduled flight from its main hub in Luxembourg to Manaus, Brazil, making the city in the heart of the Amazon rainforest the 100th destination to be served by the all-cargo carrier’s new 747-8 freighters. The 747-... Read more
IAG Cargo has made its third offer to buy Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland. At €2.55 (US$2.85) per share, this is the most generous offer yet, besting its last offer of €2.50 per share. Aer Lingus is valued at more than €1.3 billion. It is the... Read more

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Cargo tonnage through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has continued its positive trend for the third quarter of 2014, up 6.7 percent over the same period of 2013, and 8.1 percent for... Read more
Dallas-based Ameriflight, LLC has agreed to acquire Wiggins Airways, Inc., a Manchester, N.H.-based regional carrier of overnight air cargo. The deal adds 48 aircraft and 100... Read more
In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), have turned up the heat on Lufthansa by... Read more
The first serial production A350 airframe has made its maiden voyage, featuring the livery of its first client, Qatar Airways. The A350-900 XWB, which took off from Toulouse,... Read more
Total cargo tonnage for Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways rose 9 percent, year-over-year, in the third quarter of this year, which helped boost overall revenues at the United Arab... Read more
This month, Chennualt International Airport (CWF) in Lake Charles, La., celebrated the opening of AAR Corp.’s new 118,000-square-foot MRO facility. The $21.5 million high-bay... Read more
Thanks in part to a 5 percent growth in tonnage in its air cargo business, Kuehne + Nagel (KN), the world’s largest freight forwarder, reported an 8.2 percent increase in earnings... Read more
Air Cargo World is pleased to solicit nominations for the 2014 Air Cargo Executive of the Year to celebrate achievement in the air cargo industry. The Air Cargo Executive of the... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo is strengthening its presence in Africa. Since mid-September, the carrier has been flying to Lagos, Nigeria twice a week, with the MD-11F. At the end of October,... Read more
Aviation services firm dnata, owned by the Emirates Group, will begin construction on a massive new cargo terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) in the... Read more
Following last holiday season’s nightmare, which ended with 2 million express parcels being delivered after their guaranteed arrival date of Dec. 24, the two largest express... Read more
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As a much-anticipated peak season approaches, DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) has launched a program to secure long-term capacity on a number of the world’s busiest trade routes,... Read more
United Cargo, the freight division of United Airlines, is replacing its entire fleet of LD3 containers with new Herculight S containers, designed by Zodiac Aerospace. United Cargo... Read more
SEOUL -- Aurora Air International, a cargo airline which recently re-entered the air cargo market after deactivating nearly 20 years ago, plans to establish a new headquarters at... Read more
Pilots from the German union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have begun yet another strike at Lufthansa Cargo, scheduled for today and tomorrow, to protest expected changes in the... Read more

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