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Honolulu-based Transair reached an agreement with Pacific Air Cargo under which the two carriers would cooperate to provide scheduled cargo services connecting the U.S. mainland to multiple destinations in Hawaii. Under the agreement, Pacific Air Cargo... Read more
An agreement between Mexico and the United States, scheduled to become effective by Jan. 1, 2016, would remove all limits on the number of airlines that can provide passenger or cargo service between destinations in both countries. If enacted, the new... Read more

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The International Air Transport Association found that worldwide freight demand rose by 0.3 percent, year-over-year, in March. Nonetheless, freight-tonne kilometers were up 4... Read more
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Calgary-based passenger carrier WestJet has been flying cargo all over Canada since the carrier got off the ground in 1996 with a handful of Boeing 737s, but recently officials... Read more
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Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is scheduled to launch a privately-developed-and-operated rocket from Cape Canaveral on May 7 to carry a commercial... Read more
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Atlas Air is on track to meet its 2012 expectations after a significant activity rebound in March that made up for a sluggish January and February. According to a company press... Read more
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For the first quarter of 2012, TNT Express reported that revenues rose by 1.3 percent, while adjusted revenues declined by 0.9 percent, on a slight decline out of the Asia-Pacific... Read more
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Despite a 5.5-percent rise in passenger traffic during the first quarter, Air France-KLM saw a ballooning fuel bill and a depressed cargo market, which lead to mostly negative... Read more
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China Airlines will launch a new B747F service from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Chennai International Airport on May 16. The plane will fly twice a week to Chennai via... Read more
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AIRPORTS Leipzig/Halle Airport has named supply chain and logistics professional Bernhard Hoffmann as head of air cargo business development. In this role, Hoffmann is... Read more
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The 2011-2012 fiscal year brought record-breaking growth to FreightGate-8, dnata’s cargo terminal at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport that opened in June 2010... Read more
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Boeing handed over the first 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft to launch customer Lufthansa on April 25. According to a press release, the aircraft is much more fuel-efficient than... Read more
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Sluggish freight volumes out of Asia and shifting product mixes stifled some of UPS’ first-quarter growth, despite a 10-percent, year-over-year, surge in diluted earnings. Still,... Read more
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Both cargo demand and capacity declined in the Asia-Pacific region last month, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines data revealed. Falling 4.5 percent and 4.1 percent, year-over-... Read more
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Ruslan International, which manages Volga Dnepr’s and Antonov Airlines’ combined Antonov An-124 fleets, has completed a series 15 cargo flights to Entebbe, Uganda, on behalf of... Read more
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Despite a 15 percent, year-over-year, decline in Asian freight traffic, Schiphol Airport’s first-quarter numbers only dropped modestly from 2011. The Amsterdam airport handled 358... Read more
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Last week, U.S. Representatives Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.) and Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 4350, the “Safe Skies Act of 2012,” in Congress. The bipartisan legislation extends... Read more
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