Early this morning, Guangzhou-based all-cargo start-up, Longhao Airlines put its first 737-300F into revenue service on a flight between Jiangsu Nantong Xindong Airport (NTG) and Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN). The carrier, which has already inked a deal to carry cargo on behalf of Shenzhen-based SF Express Airlines, has ambitious plansRead More
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Shenzhen-based carrier SF Express is moving forward with its plans to build one of the world’s biggest air-cargo hubs in Ezhou City, an inland city less than two hours by air from 80 percent of China’s economic activity. A unit of SF Express – SF Airport Investment – and ChinaRead More
Air China Cargo has become the first carrier from the Chinese mainland to ban the transport of shark fins aboard its aircraft, signifying an important curb to the trade of a product that is widely considered to be both inhumane and a threat to an endangered species. The carrier hasRead More
Air cargo markets in the Asia-Pacific region are growing, albeit slowly, according to preliminary traffic figures for the month of July, recently released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Member airlines’ cargo volumes grew by 3.9 percent, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs). In spite of a 3.4Read More
The 2.0 percent year-over-year volume growth reported by Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co. (PACTL) was the strongest first-seven-months increase in the cargo facility’s history. Between January and July 2016, PACTL handled 919,416 tonnes of airfreight, consolidating the company’s position as the largest provider of air cargo handling servicesRead More