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Airport cargo handle jumps 3.3%

Airport cargo handle jumps 3.3%

April 19, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Total airport cargo handled — loaded and unloaded freight and mail — worldwide in 2016 was up 3.3 percent over 2015 to about 106 million tonnes, according to preliminary data from the Airports Council International. International freight handled was up 4.3 percent to about 66 million tonnes, accounting for aRead 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

On the Rise: Top 40 cargo airports provide glimpses of future growth

On the Rise: Top 40 cargo airports provide glimpses of future growth

November 1, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Sometimes all it takes is a shift in strategy from a single carrier to make an impact on airport freight traffic. Qatar Airways Cargo, for instance, has been ramping up its airfreight routes for the last couple of years, seeking more high-value cargo, such as pharmaceuticals, and forming joint venturesRead More

Qatar Airways Cargo ramps up Budapest connectivity

Qatar Airways Cargo ramps up Budapest connectivity

October 3, 2016 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways Cargo will add an additional 60 tonnes of weekly freighter capacity between its Doha hub and Budapest starting October 7, the airline announced. The additional A300-200F flight complements two extant weekly freighter flights already operating along the route, as well as daily bellyhold capacity offered on the carriersRead More

New Qatar Airways flights to Namibia a boon for exporters, tourism

New Qatar Airways flights to Namibia a boon for exporters, tourism

September 29, 2016 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways launched a four-times-weekly route between Doha and Windhoek, Namibia, this week that will add 92 tonnes of bellyhold capacity per week on board the carrier’s 787 passenger aircraft. While the lion’s share of Namibian exports reach only as far as neighboring countries such as South Africa and Botswana, EuropeRead More

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New Atlanta–Doha service boosts Qatar’s cargo capacity

June 1, 2016 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

Today’s inaugural Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport adds bellyhold cargo capacity to the carrier’s extant four weekly flights between the two airports. With the addition of daily 777 passenger flights, Qatar Airways offers a combined 744 tonnes of capacity per week on its Doha-Atlanta route,Read More

Two routes become four in IAG Cargo’s Middle East expansion

Two routes become four in IAG Cargo’s Middle East expansion

May 13, 2016 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Citing a growing economy in the Gulf region and an expected surge in traffic to Qatar for the coming World Cup football tournament in 2022, IAG Cargo said it plans to split two of its current routes to the Middle East region into four separate services. This year, IAG CargoRead More

Qatar Airways’ new A350-900 Boston service to fill both decks

Qatar Airways’ new A350-900 Boston service to fill both decks

April 4, 2016 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Doha-based Qatar Airways launched nonstop Doha-Boston service, using its new A350-900, an aircraft that the airline does not intend to fly with an empty stomach; Qatar Airways Cargo expects the new route to transport 150 tons of cargo between the two cities each week, with paying customers on each deck.Read More