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02/15/2013 - 19:50
Geography, and aggressive expansion of freighter capacity, lies at the heart of the extraordinary rate of growth Saudi Airlines Cargo continues to maintain. Speaking to Air Cargo... Read more
06/28/2012 - 19:09
The first five months of 2012 brought unprecedented growth to Oman Air. In addition to reporting double-digit increases in its passenger operations, the Middle Eastern carrier saw... Read more
05/31/2012 - 19:45
Construction is underway at Dubai World Central’s Aviation District, an area designed to cater to businesses serving the two-year-old airport. In a press release, DWC announced... Read more
03/01/2012 - 21:34
Dubai World Central International Airport, which opened in June 2010 to only cargo flights, handled 89,729 tonnes of freight in 2011. From a monthly standpoint, this translates to... Read more
01/29/2012 - 02:33
The installed freighter base in the Middle East will grow 4.4 percent annually for the next 10 years, rising from 71 freighters in 2011 to 109 in 2021, according to an analysis by... Read more
11/28/2011 - 19:49
Gulf Air has launched Falcon Cargo, a brand encompassing Falcon Express that provides mail, animal, dangerous goods and high-value cargo transportation, among other services. As... Read more
10/31/2011 - 20:24
Qatar Airways will launch dedicated freight routes to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Toronto Pearson... Read more
09/27/2011 - 20:30
Officials at Abu Dhabi International Airport have completed the 6,000-square-meter first phase of a new perishable cargo terminal. Features of the completed terminal will include... Read more
08/29/2011 - 15:51
The humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa has brought a wealth of dedicated air cargo carriers to a continent that’s usually overlooked in airfreight circles. While some... Read more
08/01/2011 - 14:38
Saudi Cargo is in expansion mode. Late last month, officials at the slowly growing carrier pushed their existing thrice-weekly services to Johannesburg up to daily offerings.... Read more


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