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Honolulu-based Transair reached an agreement with Pacific Air Cargo under which the two carriers would cooperate to provide scheduled cargo services connecting the U.S. mainland... Read more
An agreement between Mexico and the United States, scheduled to become effective by Jan. 1, 2016, would remove all limits on the number of airlines that can provide passenger or... Read more
After just five months of operation, European cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International has shipped its first 10,000 tonnes of cargo between its headquarters in Luxembourg... Read more
Western Global Airlines recently launched a new cargo service from Miami to destinations in South America. The new carrier, which began operations in August, operates a fleet of... Read more
For the first time between freight carriers from the U.S. and Asia, Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) and Chicago-based United Airlines are preparing to launch an air cargo... Read more

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Honolulu-based Transair reached an agreement with Pacific Air Cargo under which the two carriers would cooperate to provide scheduled cargo services connecting the U.S. mainland to multiple destinations in Hawaii. Under the agreement, Pacific Air Cargo will tap into Transair’s inter-island network to connect Honolulu to the neighboring islands, while Transair will gain access to the mainland. “Today’s agreement extends the already existing co-operation between our two companies and will provide... Read more
An agreement between Mexico and the United States, scheduled to become... Read more
After just five months of operation, European cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines... Read more
Western Global Airlines recently launched a new cargo service from Miami to... Read more
For the first time between freight carriers from the U.S. and Asia, Japan’s All... Read more
LATAM Airlines Group said it will lease out three of its nine 767-300... Read more

AIRFREIGHT DATA

This is the air cargo chargeable weight change year over year, including intra-regional air cargo. Asia Pacific, North America and Africa saw the largest increases for June 2014. Source: WorldACD Market Data

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Boeing’s biannual forecast predicts freighters will continue to carry more than half of cargo, but are subject to volatility ... Read more

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REGIONAL REPORTS

Americas

After a milestone business deal, Cargojet is planning for an imminent windfall of freight. In February, the Ontario, Canada-based cargo airline signed an agreement to provide...

Asia

After a lengthy wait, the road is finally open for FedEx and UPS to mount domestic express deliveries in China. The authorities in Beijing granted both companies licenses to run...

Europe

Alitalia Cargo’s fortunes are set to be revived with the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Italy’s national carrier by Etihad Airways. And it turns out this is not the Gulf...

Middle East

Qatar Airways Cargo is set to continue its expansion with the launch of two new freighter destinations, Brussels in Belgium and Shanghai. Brussels will be served four times weekly...