Shanghai Airport Authority partners with Cargo Facts Asia 2017

Air Cargo World and its sister publication Cargo Facts are excited to announce that Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) will take on the role of host partner for the sixth annual presentation of Cargo Fact Asia, which will take place April 25-26, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt in Shanghai’s Jin Mao Tower. Under the auspices of […]

Air Cargo World to co-present Cargo Facts Asia in Shanghai

A month after presenting our first-ever ELEVATE conference in Miami, we at Air Cargo World are at it again, teaming up with our sister publication, Cargo Facts, to co-present the sixth annual Cargo Facts Asia conference. Registration is now open for the April 2017 event, which will take place for the first time in Shanghai, […]

Air China Cargo to begin freighter service to Canada

Air China Cargo is preparing to launch its first scheduled freighter service between China and Canada. On Sept. 3, the carrier plans to begin six-times-a-week 777F service from Shanghai to Edmonton International Airport (EIA), in Canada’s Alberta province, followed by another stop at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). The new  Shanghai-Edmonton-Dallas-Edmonton-Shanghai route will connect China to the […]

AA Cargo invests in 787 for international routes

American Airlines Cargo has launched four international routes using a new 787-800. The widebody aircraft will operate routes between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Beijing – a route that commenced on June 2 – and DFW and Buenos Aires, starting June 4. The carrier will then add a DFW-to-Shanghai route on June 26 and Chicago-to-Narita on Aug. 18. […]

IATA’s Innovation Award winner announced

SHANGHAI – At the end of four days of meetings, workshops, networking and a fair amount of derision from the shipper community, IATA’s 9th annual World Cargo Symposium drew to a close yesterday with thoughts about the future of the industry and it’s rather urgent need for innovation. Such was the backdrop for IATA’s inaugural […]

Silk Road revisited: Air-rail transport in Asia picks up steam

SHANGHAI – The ancient Silk Road, popularized in the West by Marco Polo in the 13th century, has largely been overtaken by modern air and ocean cargo networks. But during a March 10 session at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium on supply chain management, the old land route from Asia to Europe was discussed as an […]

IATA, Shanghai to promote e-freight jointly

SHANGHAI – IATA and the city of Shanghai, China, are partnering on an initiative to help stamp out cumbersome paper processes in the logistics industry. On March 10, during IATA’s World Cargo Symposium, the organization announced that it had signed a “letter of initiative” to promote e-freight efforts jointly with Shanghai Customs, Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection […]

ULDs are ready for their closeup

SHANGHAI – Unit load devices (ULDs), as we know them, have been around for at least 45 years, but for some reason, they are still the Rodney Dangerfield of the aviation industry. During Monday’s “ULD Regulations Workshop” at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium, they finally got the respect they deserved as critical safety parts of every cargo […]

DHL Global Forwarding invests in Shanghai

DHL Global Forwarding has nearly doubled its warehouse space at its airfreight facility in Shanghai to 49,905 square feet, and it has added a 17,222 square-foot cold-storage facility to serve the life sciences and healthcare sectors, to the tune of US$18 million for the entire project. The additions were built on the site of the […]

Dubai still reigns as cargo central

Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), also called Al Maktoum International, reported that the combined freight handled by both facilities jumped 18.1 percent in 2014, further strengthening the Middle East’s position as a world trade center. At nearby Abu Dhabi, freight volume jumped 17 percent in 2014. Breaking out […]

PACTL has double-digit international cargo growth

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) had tonnage growth in June of 12.36 percent year over year. PACTL handled 121,178 tonnes of freight during the month. Overall, the cargo terminal saw tonnage rise by 13.78 percent to 687,276 tonnes in the first half of 2014. These are the best results achieved for […]
  • July 7, 2014

AA Cargo begins service to two Chinese cities

American Airlines Cargo began two cargo services Wednesday from Dallas/Forth Worth to China. AA Cargo is flying to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Service departing Hong Kong begins Friday, and service departing Shanghai begins Thursday. The non-stop Hong Kong service will be operated with a B777-300ER, the airline’s first use of the long-range aircraft in Asia. […]
  • June 11, 2014

PACTL sees best-ever cargo results

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) had tonnage growth of 17.4 percent year over year in March. PACTL handled 130,188 tonnes during the month. This was the best monthly result in the history of PACTL and beat the previous record set in November 2013. The cargo terminal also saw tonnage rise up […]
  • April 17, 2014

Lufthansa starts daily freighter flights to Shanghai

Lufthansa Cargo’s new Boeing 777F started serving Shanghai Pudong Airport, allowing the carrier to have daily flights to the city.   “We are strengthening our position in China considerably through the use of the best freighter in its class,” said Christian Haug, regional director North and Central, to more than 100 representatives of the logistics […]
  • April 7, 2014
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