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Turkish adds freighter capacity into Brazil, France

Turkish adds freighter capacity into Brazil, France

June 22, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Bolstering its reputation as one of the fastest-growing airfreight operations in the world, Turkish Cargo launched scheduled freighter flights to Paris yesterday, and will launch a scheduled cargo route to São Paulo on June 25. Calling São Paolo, “one of the largest industrial and trade centers in South America,” TurkishRead More

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Airfreight yield and demand growth accelerate in May

June 14, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

With results in from many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports, it looks like air freight demand growth in May was extremely strong – perhaps not as strong as in March 2017, but an improvement over April (which was by no means weak). From the revenue data available, itRead More

IAG Cargo restores full services following epic IT failure

IAG Cargo restores full services following epic IT failure

May 30, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

IAG Cargo’s IT outage, which snarled operations last weekend, appears to be resolved. A statement from the cargo carrier said that “Following the significant operational disruption we encountered on May 27, our IT systems are now back up and running and today we are operating a full flight schedule atRead 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

Natilus releases new images of maritime equipped cargo drone

Natilus releases new images of maritime equipped cargo drone

May 1, 2017 at 5:24 pm 3 comments

The latest production concept of the cargo drone from drone startup Natilus is out. The drone gives a whole new meaning to intermodal transport, with it’s maritime capabilities. CEO Aleksey Matyushev said the production model can dock at a traditional maritime port slip and still have the crane overhang reachingRead More

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AA Cargo stays busy in first quarter, but yields slump

April 28, 2017 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

American Airlines (AA) cargo volumes closed out the first quarter in strong form, but with yields down 6.7 percent to US$0.27, the carrier seems to be up against the same volatility that plagued the business last year. The American carrier’s data coincides with Drewry’s latest air freight numbers that hadRead More

Dachser doubles bonded air freight space in Shanghai

Dachser doubles bonded air freight space in Shanghai

April 27, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

Dachser has flipped the switch on its expansion at the Shanghai Pudong Airport. The air freight gateway has now doubled from 3,000 to 6,000 square meters, including office space, which Dachser hopes will streamline air freight processes in the North China region. The German logistics company plans to move moreRead More

Brazilian supply-chain company to launch cargo aircraft fleet

Brazilian supply-chain company to launch cargo aircraft fleet

April 21, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

A Brazilian supply-chain solution company, Modern Logistics, has the official go-ahead to operate a fleet of cargo aircraft. Modern Logistics plans to scale up to 15 logistics centers and a fleet of 32 aircraft in the next few years. Modern Logistics, the company in question, offers third-party logistics solutions viaRead More