I saw a film today, oh boy: A day in the life of Finnish pharma [VIDEO]

We all know what cargo looks like being processed in an airfreight facility, but have you stopped and thought what it must be like for the cargo itself? Now this burning philosophical question has been answered, thanks to Finnair. The Finland-based carrier’s 360-degree video showing its internal airport operations is the psychedelic air cargo eye-candy you […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo numbers soar

The 2010-2011 fiscal year signaled good news for Virgin Atlantic Cargo, with revenues increasing 39 percent to £224.4 million. Representatives for the carrier — jointly owned by Virgin Group and Singapore Airlines — attribute much of this growth to significant gains in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); the Americas; and the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 11, 2011

Cathay Pacific to modernize fleet

As part of a fleet modernization program, Cathay Pacific has agreed to purchase four 777-300ER aircraft and eight 777-200 freighters from Boeing. The planes carry a list price of HK$25.6 billion.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 11, 2011

Maximus Air Cargo acquires first of three conversions

United Arab Emirates all-freight carrier Maximus Air Cargo has acquired its first of three Airbus A300-600RP2F converted wide-body freighters. Increasing Maximus’ fleet of A300-600RP2s to five, company officials said this procurement is an integral part of their AED350 million expansion program.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 11, 2011

DHL commences Southeast Asia road service

DHL Global Forwarding has consolidated its road freight services linking Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. With the launch of DHL AsiaConnect, DHL AsiaLine and DHL AsiaNet, the global logistics company will address the less-than-truckload (LTL), full-truckload (FTL) and bespoke markets in Southeast Asia.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 11, 2011

Airfreight bright spot in Air T’s fiscal Q1

Despite a challenging first quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended on June 30, Air T reported double-digit increases in its overnight airfreight segment. Up 21 percent from the first quarter of fiscal 2011, Air T attributes the growth of this sector to higher administrative fees and profits resulting from maintenance labor.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 10, 2011

Delta, Aeromexico to form exclusive alliance

Delta and Aeromexico have announced plans for a long-term partnership, enabling both airlines to code-share and leverage each other’s strengths. Delta also will invest $65 million in the Mexican airline as part of the carriers’ MoU.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 10, 2011

Known Crewmember program launches at Chicago O’Hare

To expedite the crew-member screening process, the Air Line Pilots Association and the Air Transport Association of America have been championing the Known Crewmember initiative since 2007. Their efforts were rewarded on August 9 when Chicago O’Hare International Airport became the first test site for the security-screening program.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 9, 2011

Kerry Logistics begins phase two of Chongqing expansion

Kerry Logistics is expanding its Chongqing Logistics Centre to address the region’s vast economic growth, up 16.3 percent in the first quarter of 2011. With the first phase of renovation now complete, the logistics service provider is focusing on phase two of construction, which is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2013.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 9, 2011

FAA to temporarily regain authorities with bill passage

Congress has passed a bill extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorities through September 16, which President Barack Obama is expected to sign later today. Putting an end to the 13-day FAA shutdown, bill advocates call this extension a victory for the U.S. economy and furloughed aviation employees alike.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 5, 2011

Fly Leasing acquires new aircraft amid challenges

Commercial aircraft lessor Fly Leasing Ltd. reported a net income of $4.1 million for the second quarter of 2011, a whopping $9.1 million less than last year. This news comes on the heels of the company’s agreement to acquire 49 new aircraft from Global Aviation Asset Management, increasing its fleet by 80 percent.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 4, 2011

Boeing completes 747-8F flight testing

Boeing has announced the culmination of its 747-8 freighter certification flight test program. With the first of these aircraft scheduled for delivery in September — pending certification from the Federal Aviation Administration — Boeing officials said this achievement is integral to the worldwide deployment of the freighters.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 4, 2011

Cargo carriers assist in Horn of Africa crisis

The United Nations Children’s Fund has urged cargo carriers to offer up their services to ship humanitarian supplies from UNICEF’s warehouses in Belgium, France and Italy to the Horn of Africa. The region, which has been ravaged by a famine, requires approximately 5,000 tonnes of food and supplementary aid, according to a UNICEF spokesperson.
  • Staff Reports
  • August 3, 2011
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