July 2017

Top 25 cargo airlines: FedEx maintains top spot but ABC and Qatar on the up

FedEx was once again the busiest freight airline in the world, while Qatar Airways, AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and All Nippon Airways…

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ASM software upgrade is ready for Brexit

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has launched a major upgrade of its Sequoia software, providing a complete freight management system. The…

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Speculation over B747-8F order by Qatar Airways

Online news reports suggest that Qatar Airways has ordered two Boeing 747-8 freighters from the US planemaker. News website SeekingAlpha…

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Antonov appoints Flywell Aviation as GSA for India

Ukrainian heavylift freighter operator Antonov Airlines has appointed Flywell Aviation as its general sales agent (GSA) in India. New Delhi-headquartered…

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Emirates and flydubai join forces

Emirates and low cost sibling carrier flydubai have unveiled an "extensive partnership" which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join…

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Istanbul New Airport signs cargo contracts worth €250m

The operator of Istanbul New Airport, Turkey’s showcase hub set to open in 2018, has signed 25-year contracts worth €250m…

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Qatar Cargo mooooves cattle as diplomatic row continues

Freighter operator Qatar Cargo has begun flying cows into Doha for a project that aims to establish a dairy farm…

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HNA set to move into Latin America with Brazilian airport investment

HNA will add Latin America to its investment portfolio through the purchase of a controlling stake in the owner of…

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“Significant” cargo growth for Hong Kong in first half 2017

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled 2.3m tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2017, soaring 11.3% over…

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American Air Cargo Monthly: Boom times continue in June

June was another bumper month for US cargo airlines as the three major bellyhold players all registered double-digit percentage improvements…

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China Airlines selects WFS as Honolulu cargo ground handler

China Airlines has selected World Flight Services as its cargo ground handler in Honolulu. WFS has served China Airlines in…

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New air cargo vice president for SkyTeam

Airline alliance SkyTeam has announced the appointment of Nico Van der Linden as vice president of its air cargo partnership….

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Delta records first increase in quarterly cargo demand since 2015

Delta Air Lines has registered an improvement in quarterly airfreight traffic for the first time since the start of 2015….

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New KLM Cargo facility has e-commerce and pharma sorted at Schiphol

KLM Cargo has opened officially a new sorting system at its Amsterdam Schiphol airport hub that can handle post, express…

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CLA backs model airplane competition for aspiring engineers

CargoLogicAir (CLA) joined forces with the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) to support this year’s Payload Challenge for aspiring international aviators…

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FTA has grave doubts over new Customs system’s ability to handle Brexit

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has expressed concerns that the country’s future Customs Declaration Service (CDS) programme will not…

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Hactl scoops Virgin Australia Cargo HK contract

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) has been appointed as cargo ground handler for Virgin Australia’s new services from…

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Prime Day sales beat Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Amazon

Sales on Amazon’s third annual ‘Prime Day’ surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, making it the biggest day ever in…

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DHL scoops Cathay Pacific MRO logistics deal

DHL Supply Chain has commenced management of all aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul logistics activities for Cathay Pacific and Cathay…

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Network Airline Mangement renews MD11F deal

Network Airline Management (NAM) has renewed its long-standing freighter deal with Western Global Airlines (WGA) covering Africa-Europe operations. Under the…

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