VietJet boosts air cargo capability with 737 order

In a move that could reconfigure the regional air cargo market, VietJet has finalized an order for 100 single-aisle 737 MAX 200 jets. The signing ceremony for the estimated US$11.3 billion deal, conducted by VietJet President and CEO Nguyễn Thị Phương Thảo and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner in Hanoi, concludes the […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 8, 2016

Virgin Australia finalizes TNT contract, will add freighters

There has been yet another shuffle in Australia’s highly consolidated airfreight industry. TNT Express awarded what is expected to be a US$575 million, five-year contract to Virgin Australia for domestic cargo transport, a move which has prompted Virgin Australia to ACMI-lease three freighters, according to The Australian. Beginning in July of this year, Virgin Australia […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • April 1, 2016

A renewed call to action at AirCargo 2015

NEW ORLEANS – In the next few years, changes in the world of airfreight – in the form of e-commerce, staff turnover, competition and belly capacity – may be coming faster than shippers, forwarders, carriers and airports are prepared for, said speakers at yesterday’s AirCargo 2015 conference session, “Regulatory and Policy Issues for Air Cargo […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 4, 2015
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