Aircraft

Virgin Atlantic, VAA 787-9 air-to-air visualization design

Virgin Cargo reaches 49 weekly connections with new Manchester – JFK service

June 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

With the launch late May of a daily flights between Manchester and New York JFK, Virgin Atlantic Cargo now operates seven flights a day, seven times a week between New York and the U.K. In March and April, the airline saw its London Heathrow to Ne… This content is forRead More

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

June 1, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With the revolution of e-commerce spreading across the industry, innovation has become more important than ever for businesses involved in air logistics. To provide you with the tools needed to survive these coming changes, Air Cargo World is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the second annualRead More

AirBridgeCargo demonstrating the nose-loading capabilities of its 747-8F.

Booming EU exports boost AirBridgeCargo volumes 17 percent in first quarter

June 1, 2017 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) could well be the world’s fastest-growing all-cargo airline, posting a 17 percent increase in volume in the first quarter of 2017 to 158,000 tonnes. ABC’s first-quarter load factor also rose, year-over-year, to 70 percent for the first months of 2017. Europe’s export boom, driven largely by theRead More

Virgin Atlantic, VAA 787-9 air-to-air visualization design

Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne-Hong Kong route

May 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With no end in sight for the growing Asia-Pacific e-commerce business, Virgin Atlantic Cargo said it will launch a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route on July 5, in partnership with Virgin Australia, bringing total capacity up to five A330-200 flights per week on the route. Each flight will offer 14 tonnesRead More

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Colombo, Dublin to pharma network

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Colombo, Dublin to pharma network

May 30, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

With Colombo just added to Qatar Airways Cargo’s Pharma Network, and Dublin set to come online June 12, the carrier’s pharmaceutical transport network will soon reach 73 destinations globally. The soon-to-commence Dublin route will be serviced by 787 flights, connecting Doha to “one of the leading global hubs for theRead More

UPS joins SF Holdings to energize China-U.S. cross-border e-commerce

UPS joins SF Holdings to energize China-U.S. cross-border e-commerce

May 26, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

UPS and Chinese transport and logistics company SF Holdings today announced plans to establish international delivery services, starting with deliveries from China to the United States, with plans to add more countries in the future. The joint-venture deal clears a path for cross-border e-commerce sellers in China looking to accessRead More

Sky Gates Cargo to add 747-400F to fleet

Sky Gates Cargo to add 747-400F to fleet

May 26, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

With its Russia, Europe and Far East routes exceeding expectations, startup carrier Sky Gates Cargo announced that it will add a second 747-400F to its fleet. The impending aircraft, expected to be delivered sometime next month, was part of Cathay Pacific’s cargo fleet and is currently being operated by SilkRead More

AirBridgeCargo transports universe mapping eROSITA X-ray telescope to Russia

AirBridgeCargo transports universe mapping eROSITA X-ray telescope to Russia

May 26, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo Airline (ABC) has done its part to help map the heavens and decipher the origins of the universe. The Russian carrier transported the eROSITA X-ray telescope from Germany to Russia on the maindeck of one of its 747 freighters. By next spring, the delicate scientific instrument is to beRead More