El Al signs on to cargo.one

Israel’s flag carrier, El Al Israel Airline, has joined digital airfreight booking platform cargo.one following a 12-week integration period, cargo.one announced on Oct. 10. The first cargo booking with El Al via cargo.one was made by Hellmann Worldwide Logistics on a route from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Miami International Airport (MIA). According to the statement, […]

Liège has strong 2015, expects same this year

  Belgium’s Liège Airport is prospering despite the soft trade market in Europe. In 2015, the airport handled 650,000 tonnes of cargo, which is an increase of 10 percent over 2014. This year’s plans for the airport include an investment of €10 million, including a new business aviation center, aircraft stands in the north, energy-saving […]

Israeli flag carrier caught in cargo slump

Despite EL AL Israel Airlines reporting growth in revenue and profit during the third quarter of 2013, the Israeli flag carrier’s airfreight is down. Cargo revenues dropped by about 0.8 percent year over year. During the third quarter, EL AL had nearly 36 percent of the cargo market share at Ben Gurion International Airport in […]
  • November 26, 2013

Carriers continue capacity expansions

The air cargo sector continues to grow in the Middle East with carriers announcing capacity increases at a regular clip. Among the latest to do so is Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo, which is increasing its cargo capacity to Tokyo, when Emirates launches a daily non-stop flight between Dubai and Haneda Airport beginning June 3. Haneda Airport […]
  • May 2, 2013