Lufthansa Cargo has inked a deal with the International Air Transport Association to propel the use of electronic air waybills, or eAWBs. Following the new IATA multilateral electronic air waybill standard, forwarders need to sign only one agreement with IATA to gain acceptance from multiple carriers for their eAWBs. All signatory carriers are then automatically included in the accord, Lufthansa officials say.
Two months after launching service from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Brussels Airport, Finnair Cargo will grow its Belgium operations even more. Beginning 6 June, Finnair Cargo will increase airfreight capacity to and from Brussels Airport, its newest freight hub.
Polar Air Cargo Worldwide announced plans to enhance its 767 Intra-Asia services and 747 Trans-Pacific services starting in early June.
This new daily service, which is being operated with an Airbus A340-300, offers Swiss WorldCargo's customers significant airfreight capacity in both directions, according to Air Cargo World.
A Thames Estuary airport would worsen the UK's economic dilemma as the country's competitiveness continues to be compromised by the lack of capacity at Heathrow, Coyne Airways' CEO said.
Aerospace One S.A., Greece will offer wide-body freighters for charter or ACMI lease. The fleet, which is already in operation, will use 747-200s and new 747-400 jumbo jets. There are also plans for further expansion.
GAC Taiwan has received China Airlines' Air Freight Award in recognition of generating revenue of US$1 million with the airline during 2012, according to the Shipping Gazette.
Germany's Lufthansa Cargo has signed an agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to rapidly enable electronic Air Waybills (eAWB), the company has announced.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo's results for the 2012-2013 financial year were on par with its best-ever figures in 2011-2012.
In a move that will boost the carrier's ground-handling and freight operations, Etihad Airways has inked a deal to acquire three airport services companies at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Formerly part of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, the three companies ¡ª Abu Dhabi Airport Services, Abu Dhabi In-Flight Catering, and Abu Dhabi Cargo Company ¡ª are being brought into the Etihad Airport Services fold.
Alaska Air Cargo delivered the season's first shipment of Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Etihad Airways has finalized an agreement to acquire three airport services companies, accelerating the development of ground handling, cargo operations and in-flight catering services at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
SriLankan Cargo, the cargo arm of SriLankan Airlines, has reported its record annual revenue of LKR12.8 billion (US$102 million), from cargo tonnage increase of 15 per cent to 101,000 tonnes.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo today reported revenues for the 2012/13 financial year of £230 million and thanked customers around the world for their support, which ensured the airline performed well in a global market that showed decline.
The European Union has named Air China as one of eight Chinese airlines that could face fines and total exclusion from Europe for failing to submit emissions data for EU carbon tax collection, reports the New York Times reports.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has launched two new initiatives - Passenger Self-Service Adoption Programme (PSAP) and Aviation Problem-Based Challenge (APC) - under the S$100 million (US$80.2 million) Aviation Development Fund (ADF), according to the Shipping Gazette.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo says it is delighted with the support it has gained from freight forwarders in Mumbai after resuming the route in October last year after a three-year absence.
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. took delivery of its second Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft for 2013. LX-VCH, 'City of Dudelange', which will land in Luxembourg on Thursday morning, is the eighth delivery for Cargolux of this new generation wide-body freighter since 2011.
Brisbane is set to become Emirates' third Australian destination to welcome the airline's flagship Airbus A380, with the announcement that Emirates will operate the A380 on the Dubai to Brisbane and Auckland route from 1 October 2013.
At a celebration in Budapest, with over 1,000 guests in attendance, Munich Airport was announced as the winner of this year's European Routes Award.