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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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Indonesia’s Lion Air has become Airbus’ newest customer. The airline placed a firm order with Airbus for 234 A320 family aircraft, comprising 109 A320neo, 65 A321neo and 60... Read more
Lufthansa Cargo Airlines (LCAG), one of the world’s leading global air carriers, is seeking an energetic, motivated, and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of Key... Read more
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide has agreed to purchase freight-forwarding rival Phoenix International Inc. for $635 million in cash and stock options. C.H. Robinson expects the deal,... Read more
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In his opening speech on Tuesday morning at the IATA World Cargo Symposium, Tony Tyler, director general and CEO of IATA, covered a broad range of topics relevant to the air cargo... Read more
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Cargolux has resumed flights to Latacunga, Ecuador’s Cotopaxi International Airport after a nearly 39-month hiatus. The twice-weekly flights replace Cargolux’s previous freight... Read more
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Dutch logistics experts have launched an online portal that allows companies to schedule shipments without the use of freight forwarders. Dubbed Aircargoshop, the portal is... Read more
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Chapman Freeborn and NATCO Global Transport Solutions & Projects coordinated an Antonov AN-225 cargo charter to transport a 170-tonne load from Switzerland to Bahrain. The... Read more
Liege Airport officials describe 2013 as having been a mixed year for the airport as air transport continued to be adversely affected by the global economic situation. Volumes... Read more
Dusseldorf International Airport announced Monday that it has welcomed its first B747-8 freighter. The charter flight, which was operated by British Airways on behalf of a major... Read more
Cargo traffic around the globe declined 1.9 percent, year-over-year, in May, according to International Air Transport Association statistics. Freight traffic also dipped slightly... Read more
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Global opposition has forced the European Union to conditionally freeze its emissions trading scheme for one year. EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said she is seeking to... Read more
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Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S. throughout the remainder of 2013, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in their spring 2013 Semiannual Economic... Read more
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Kuehne + Nagel and Commodity Forwarders, Inc., a perishables forwarder based in Los Angeles, announced the signing of an agency agreement. The agreement between the two... Read more
Netherlands-based freight forwarder Damco nearly doubled its airfreight tonnage in 2012. The company, which has nearly completed the move of its headquarters from Copenhagen to... 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

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