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Volga-Dnepr Group firms up entry into B777F market

By Damian Brett

The Volga-Dnepr Group has firmed up its entry in the B777F sector with a lease deal for three of the…

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Cargo volumes down at Cathay Pacific in May

The Cathay Pacific Group saw its cargo volumes decline again in May, with demand shrinking by 3.9% year on year…

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European airports see sharp decline in cargo demand in April

European airports in April recorded their sharpest decline in freight traffic since January 2012. According to Airports Council International (ACI)…

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Qatar Cargo takes aim at cargo top spot with commitment for five B777Fs

By Damian Brett

Qatar Cargo has continued to home in on its ambition to the be the world’s largest air cargo carrier with…

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Chapman Freeborn to target growth following acquisition by Avia Solutions

By Damian Brett

Aviation group Avia Solutions Group has entered into an agreement to acquire UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn Group as the broker aims…

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Shipper turns to airfreight to avoid ocean tariff troubles

By Damian Brett

A Canadian apparel firm is upping its use of airfreight as it anticipates that there will congestion at Asian ports…

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Hong Kong sees cargo volumes slide again in May

The world’s largest cargo hub, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), saw cargo volumes drop again last month. The airport reported…

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Is e-commerce worth the investment for air cargo?

By Ian Putzger

Amazon is upping the ante in the race to the consumer’s door with the announcement that it is slashing delivery…

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Combined DSV-Panalpina to take 6% of forwarding market

By Damian Brett

The combined DSV-Panalpina business will hold a market share of 6% when the deal is completed, according to a report…

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Top 25 airfreight forwarders: K+N continues to close in on DHL

By Damian Brett

The world’s largest airfreight forwarders had a bumpy landing in 2018 following on from a stellar 2017 (full chart at…

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