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Yangtze River Express latest carrier on Halifax lobster trail

Yangtze River Express latest carrier on Halifax lobster trail

January 6, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Canadian crustaceans beware. The new year celebration is not yet over, thanks in part to Yangtze River Express Airlines, the latest cargo carrier to add services to Halifax Airport to take advantage of the booming lobster export season, the airport announced. The first Yangtze River Express 747-400F will depart HalifaxRead More

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Ethiopian Airlines Cargo facility to be operational in April 2017

January 3, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

As the new year turned, Ethiopian Airlines took a moment to congratulate itself on its 2016 performance in a press release that had an interesting update on its ambitious new cargo terminal, which is now 82 percent complete, and expected to be operational in April 2017. Upon completion, the AddisRead More

Carriers may abandon Brussels under new 2017 noise restrictions

Carriers may abandon Brussels under new 2017 noise restrictions

December 29, 2016 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

A decision by the local government to tighten noise restrictions at the Brussels Airport could cost the airport up to 25 percent of its cargo business, according to a quote attributed to the airport’s CEO, Arnaud Feist, by Belgian business daily L’Echo. The crisis was set in motion in MayRead More

Qatar adds four Americas destinations with twice-weekly 777F flights

Qatar adds four Americas destinations with twice-weekly 777F flights

December 22, 2016 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways will commence twice-weekly freighter services to and from the South American destinations of São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito, effective Feb. 2, 2017. Qatar Cargo will also expand its freighter network in the U.S. with the addition of Miami, which the carrier will visit on its return flightRead More

Aerosucre 727-200F crashes shortly after takeoff in Colombia [VIDEO]

Aerosucre 727-200F crashes shortly after takeoff in Colombia [VIDEO]

December 21, 2016 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

A 727-200 freighter operated by Aerosucre has crashed shortly after takeoff from the Puerto Carreno airport near the Colombia-Venezuela border. The 41-year-old freighter, registered as HK-4544, failed to rotate as it barely cleared the runway, knocking out part of a perimeter fence and struggled to become airborne. The aircraft stayedRead More

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American Airlines Cargo flies African American art to Hong Kong

December 21, 2016 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

American Airlines Cargo transported more than 1,500 kilograms of artifacts belonging to the Kinsey African American Art and History Collection from Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG). More than 100 artifacts were crated for transportation by Cookes Crating, including paintings, sculptures, rare first editions, manuscripts and official records. TheRead More

Emirates adds daily Fort Lauderdale service

Emirates adds daily Fort Lauderdale service

December 20, 2016 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

Emirates SkyCargo has added daily service to Fort Lauderdale, starting Dec. 15. The new destination makes Fort Lauderdale SkyCargo’s 13th in the United States, and its second in Florida, expanding the United Arab Emirates-based carrier’s reach into a major southern manufacturing and logistics market. The daily Dubai-to-Fort Lauderdale route featuresRead More

Southwest Airlines cargo to go international in 2017

Southwest Airlines cargo to go international in 2017

December 20, 2016 at 10:59 am 0 comments

For a carrier that flies only 737 narrowbody passenger aircraft, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines carries a substantial amount of freight throughout its domestic network – some 98,400 tonnes in 2015. Despite various interline agreements with international carriers, Southwest still lacks the ability to carry cargo to any of the international destinationsRead More