Volga-Dnepr Airlines has begun a major air logistics contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights carrying equipment to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea
JetBlue Airways, New York's Hometown Airline™, and Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier and one of the world's fastest growing airlines, announced intent to expand their current partnership to include bilateral codesharing, pending FAA and DOT regulatory approval and subject to receipt of foreign government operating authority.
American Airlines Cargo has commenced a new nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Seoul Incheon, South Korea (ICN) that aims to attract shipments of electronics, auto parts, products for oil and gas exploration, and perishables, according to the Shipping Gazette.
LATAM Airlines Group has purchased 3,517 ultra-light Kevlar containers from Nordisk Aviation Products to replace all of those used in the company's cargo operations and improve fuel efficiency to make an annual cost saving of US$3.2 million.
American Airlines president Kenji Hashimoto has expressed confidence that the carrier's US$11 billion merger with US Airways will make its third quarter deadline, reported American Shipper from the Phoenix CNS conference.
Qantas and Emirates have welcomed the New Zealand Minister for Transport's decision to approve their partnership.
Emirates has posted 12 per cent annual increase in cargo revenue to AED10.35 billion (US$2.8 billion) generated by 16 per cent more air freight to 2.1 million tonnes than was flown in 2012.
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will receive its first Boeing 747-8F, in June the biggest aircraft in its nine-plane cargo fleet to be provided in an ACMI deal by Atlas Air Worldwide that will crew, maintain and insure the freighter
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has declared a reduced first quarter net profit of US$5.9 million, drawn on a five per cent revenue increase to $377.3 million, according to the Shipping Gazette.
Boeing delivered a 767-300ER (extended range) to MIAT Mongolian Airlines today, the first-ever direct purchase delivery to the airline.
Demonstrating firm commitment to a world-class customer experience at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), 110 staff members from across the airport community were commended with certificates for outstanding performance during the annual HKIA Customer Service Excellence Programme (CSEP) award presentation ceremony. Trophies were also presented to six individuals, three teams and four companies, whose excellent service won the hearts of not only the recipients but the judging panel.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner production is now increased to the rate of seven aircraft per month.
Alv Hill, executive vice president, OAG Cargo, explores the current state of the European airfreight market and highlights why making a greater effort to understand the shippers' agendas could play a vital role in helping carriers return to growth
Freight traffic at global airports slowed 1 per cent, year-on-year, in March, with every world region posting declines expect the Middle East. According to data compiled by Airports Council International, airports in this region bucked the global trend and recorded 8.7 per cent, year-on-year, growth in March.
SriLankan Cargo's revenues surged 21 per cent, year-on-year, to Rs.12.8 billion in fiscal-year 2012-2013, the highest figure in the company's history. The freight arm of SriLankan Airlines also handled its highest annual volume during the financial year: 101,000 tonnes.
Thirty-one people were arrested in Belgium, France and Switzerland in connection with the diamond robbery at Brussels Airport that took place Feb. 18.
Swiss International Air Lines had its inaugural non-stop flight between Zurich and Singapore
Cargo traffic rose 10 percent for LATAM Airlines Group in April compared to a year earlier
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.
Turkish CARGO has been named top in service excellence in moving cargo to and from the busy and competitive Asia Pacific region by London's Air Cargo News, after a readership survey.