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Black is back: Volga-Dnepr flies 70 tonnes of O&G gear to Korea

Black is back: Volga-Dnepr flies 70 tonnes of O&G gear to Korea

January 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ resurgent oil-and-gas (O&G) cargo volumes are the latest indication that rising prices at the pump are translating into renewed investment in the sticky black stuff. A 68.8-tonne payload, including a pump and vaporizer skids that were flown to Seoul, South Korea, was a newsworthy illustration of how infrastructure-intensiveRead More

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Additional AA Cargo widebody targets Puerto Rican pharma

January 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Starting April 4, 2017, American Airlines will add a daily A330-200 widebody flight to its extant twice daily narrow-body scheduled service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). PHL is home to American Airlines Cargo’s dedicated, 25,000-square-foot pharmaceutical facility, making Philly an important nodeRead More

RIOgaleão first to earn CEIV-Pharma certification in Americas

RIOgaleão first to earn CEIV-Pharma certification in Americas

January 11, 2017 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

Rio de Janeiro – Galeão International Airport has become the first such facility in the Americas region to earn IATA’s CEIV-Pharma Certification this week. The effort is part of a US$10 million bid to attract a larger share of one of airfreight’s most lucrative types of cargo. In addition toRead More

Air cargo flies high as EU airports post bumper numbers

Air cargo flies high as EU airports post bumper numbers

January 10, 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Starting with the latest numbers from IATA, which wrap up the reporting on November’s performance, the upward trend in air cargo has been confirmed once again. Global airfreight markets registered high demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), that rose by 6.8 percent in November 2016, compared to the sameRead More

Major China Airlines-JAL codeshare to include cargo

Major China Airlines-JAL codeshare to include cargo

January 10, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

China Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) will expand extant code-sharing to cover all routes operated by both airlines between Japan and Taiwan, starting the second half of February 2017. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) said the agreement will be a “strategic cooperation on cargo and passenger services.” The number ofRead More

Mauritius heads off Brexit downturn with airfreight rebates

Mauritius heads off Brexit downturn with airfreight rebates

January 9, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

When Great Britain voted to break away from the European Union, many knew the “Brexit” would have far-reaching effects on the world economy – but perhaps not quite this far. The tiny island nation of Mauritius, for example, said it will launch an airfreight rebate program, called the “Speed-to-Market Scheme”Read More

Indian government calls for single-window cargo communities

Indian government calls for single-window cargo communities

January 9, 2017 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

A report released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation Government of India in late 2016 recommended that, “an electronic platform be put in place to digitize key stakeholder interactions,” in order to increase efficiency of processing shipments and to cut costs. In other words, the proposal system, termed the AirRead More

Vienna to add 30 percent more cargo warehousing by end of 2017

Vienna to add 30 percent more cargo warehousing by end of 2017

January 6, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Vienna International Airport (VIE) announced that it is expanding its cargo facility by 30 percent this year, and expects to have an additional 15,000 square meters of warehouse space operational by the end of this year. The €16 million addition will feature solar-power panels that will be “one of theRead More