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Ethiopian Cargo in medical supplies freighter flight

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has transported emergency medical supplies from Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to…

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Astral adjusts freighter schedule

By Damian Brett

African freighter operator Astral Aviation has adjusted its flight schedule in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The carrier said that…

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Kintetsu and Chapman partner on Sudan relief flights

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express, in partnership with charter broker Chapman Freeborn, recently completed a series of seven Airbus A300F…

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Allied Air signs up for four B737 conversions

By Damian Brett

African freighter operator Allied Air has signed up for four B737-800 conversions to be carried out by Aeronautical Engineers Inc…

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Ethiopian freighter flights help China fight the coronavirus

Ethiopian Cargo has transported around 1,000 tonnes of medical kits to China to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus)….

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Swissport achieves CEIV pharma first for Africa

By Damian Brett

Swissport has become the first globally operating air cargo handler to receive the CEIV Pharma certification for a facility in…

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US and Kenya extend cargo traffic rights

The US and Kenya have signed an amendment to their existing Air Transport Agreement adding seventh-freedom rights for all-cargo flights….

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Worldwide cargo revenues fell 11.7% in 2019

December 2019’s worldwide air cargo chargeable weight fell 1.7% year on year (YoY) while 2019 full year dollar revenues dropped…

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Few fireworks in November as global airfreight volumes continue to decline

The 2019 decline in global airfreight volumes eased in November but with little chance of returning to positive territory before…

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Swissport wins Air Tanzania hub contract

Swissport has secured a hub management contract for Air Tanzania’s operations at Dar Es Salaam and Kilimanjaro airports The new…

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