Airlines

Emirates SkyCargo transports 22-tonne satellite from Brazil to India

By Rachelle Harry

Emirates SkyCargo recently transported a 22-tonne ‘Amazonia-1’ satellite — the first of its kind to be transported by the carrier…

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Silk Way and NCA team up on Narita-Baku flight

By Damian Brett

Silk Way West Airlines is partnering with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) to launch a new service between Tokyo Narita and…

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Carriers quick to return cargo capacity to the market after Christmas

By Damian Brett

Air cargo capacity quickly recovered to pre-Christmas levels after a temporary dip over the break, according to the latest figures…

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More than 150 aircraft reconfigured as mini freighters in 2020

By Damian Brett

Last year a total of 155 aircraft had seats removed in order to transport cargo in the cabin, according to…

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Turkmenistan to take first Airbus jets through A330 freighter conversion

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Turkmenistan Airlines has ordered a pair of Airbus A330-200 converted freighters — the first time the central Asian operator has signed…

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Korean Air signs up with SkyCell

By Damian Brett

Korean Air has signed up to use SkyCell’s temperature-controlled containers. The partnership follows SkyCell’s recent launch of a service centre…

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Astral to deploy first B767F on Nairobi route

By Damian Brett

Astral Aviation will deploy its first B767-200 freighter on a twice-weekly service between Nairobi and its Middle East hub, Sharjah….

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Cathay Pacific cargo capacity to be hit by new Covid requirements

By Damian Brett

Cathay Pacific has warned that new Covid-19 requirements for pilots and crew will result in its cargo capacity being reduced…

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KLM maintains network after reaching Covid testing agreement

By Damian Brett

KLM will maintain its flight network after reaching an agreement with Dutch authorities over Covid-19 testing procedures for crew. Last…

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British Airways’ UK cargo workers call off first three days of strike

By Damian Brett

British Airways’ cargo handlers in the UK have called off the first three days of strike action that were due…

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