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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

Alaska, Delta, United Q3 reports point to uncertain growth trajectory in US cargo

Alaska, Delta, United Q3 reports point to uncertain growth trajectory in US cargo

October 21, 2016 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Of the three major American carriers to publish third-quarter results so far, only Alaska Airlines Cargo saw its cargo revenues increase, up 3 percent, year-over-year, to US$31 million – a fraction of its growing passenger revenue. Meanwhile, United registered a 4.7 percent decline in revenues, y-o-y, to $224 million and,Read More

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John Lloyd: Virgin Atlantic’s ties with U.S. pay off

November 11, 2015 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

Virgin Atlantic Cargo maintains more than 350 forwarding destinations worldwide, but for the past 12 months, few have been as important as the 11 routes developed in the United States over the last few years, said John Lloyd, the carrier’s senior vice president, cargo. The most recent – 16 tonnesRead More

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

October 2, 2015 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

When the conversation turns to U.S. West Coast hubs, most for­warders, carriers and passengers think of LAX, San Francisco or San Diego. But what about Seattle – that place of timber, fish and software? While the Emerald City is known worldwide for such mega-retailers as Starbucks Coffee, Microsoft, Costco andRead More

Cecil killing prompts trophy cargo policy review

Cecil killing prompts trophy cargo policy review

August 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Call it the “Cecil Effect.” In the aftermath of the illegal killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist in Zimbabwe, airlines that carry “trophy kills” as cargo have come under pressure by organizations such as the Humane Society International. Now, Delta Air Lines, which had been a holdout,Read More

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Delta invests in China Eastern

July 27, 2015 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines has said it will invest US$450 million to purchase a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The deal has yet to be approved by the two airlines respective boards of directors, but both are already members of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance and have aRead More

Delta changes animal policy

Delta changes animal policy

July 13, 2015 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

As of June 30, Delta Airlines has discontinued the transportation of live animals on 757 aircraft to and from Europe, to comply with European Union regulations. The policy change applies to animals being transported as “checked baggage” and as “cargo.” There are no exceptions, including military personnel. Delta has statedRead More

Al Baker says Qatar may exit oneworld alliance

Al Baker says Qatar may exit oneworld alliance

June 11, 2015 at 10:59 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said he sees no point in remaining in the oneworld airline alliance if the airline that invited him in is going to block his business. Al Baker, speaking at the IATA annual meeting in Miami last week, said fellow member American Airlines Group isRead More