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UPS ramps up dry ice production ahead of Covid-19 vaccines

By Damian Brett

Express firm UPS is ramping up its dry ice production capability as part of efforts to prepare for the launch…

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CBD Aviation enters conversion market with EFW deal

By David Kaminski-Morrow - FlightGlobal

China Development Bank’s Irish leasing subsidiary CDB Aviation has ordered freighter conversion of a pair of Airbus A330-300s for operation…

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Salmon farmer axes airfreight on environmental grounds

By Damian Brett

A salmon farmer has completely axed the use of airfreight as it looks to sharpen up its green credentials. Faroe…

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US-UK air services pact gives cargo operators additional rights

By Pilar Wolfsteller - FlightGlobal

The recent air services agreement signed by the US and UK provides US cargo operators with rights they did not…

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Peter Gerber to leave Lufthansa Cargo top job

By Damian Brett

In a year of change for the air cargo industry, Peter Gerber will leave the position of chief executive of…

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CargoAir switches to AEI for B737 conversion

By Damian Brett

Aeronautical Engineers Inc (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Bulgaria-based CargoAir with two AEI B737-800SF freighter conversions. AEI claimed…

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Boeing’s latest market forecast predicts ongoing demand for B767Fs

By Jon Hemmerdinger, FlightGlobal

Boeing has issues its latest World Air Cargo Forecast, reiterating expected demand growth of 4% per year over the next…

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Dutch government performs freighter tax U-turn

By Damian Brett

The Dutch government has withdrawn proposals for a tax on freighter aircraft following a study into the effect it would…

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Cargolux looking ‘very closely’ at 777-300ER freighter conversion

By Lewis Harper, FlightGlobal

Cargolux is examining the Boeing 777-300ER freighter conversion programme as a candidate to meet its future fleet requirements, according to…

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Volga-Dnepr An-124 makes emergency landing

By Damian Brett

A Volga-Dnepr An-124-100 freighter was forced to make an emergency landing in Tolmachevo airport in Novosibirsk, Russia, with all crew…

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