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Middle East

Per Hojland joins Saudia Cargo

Saudia Airlines Cargo has appointed Per Hojland to the position of executive director, cargo operations worldwide. Hojland, a Danish national,…

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CCN and Microsoft launch air cargo blockchain first

Singapore’s Cargo Community Network (CCN) and Microsoft have launched the world’s first blockchain-based air cargo billing, costing and reconciliation system….

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Etihad Cargo records strong performance

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has reported a loss of $1.28bn for 2018, an improvement on the $1.52bn loss it suffered…

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Emirates adds second daily flight to London Stansted

Emirates is introducing a second daily passenger service from Dubai to London Stansted in July. It will also be operated…

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Emerging markets enthusiasm tempered by ‘crisis’ concern

Logistics industry executives worry about trade tensions, geopolitical threats  Logistics industry executives see emerging markets growing at 5% in 2019,…

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Perishables, pharma and high-tech mitigate January drop in total air cargo volume

January 2019 another volume drop in total chargeable air cargo weight, this time of 2% year on year (YoY), coupled…

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CargoLogicAir to boost UK flights as no-deal Brexit looms

UK registered freighter airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) is escalating its flight schedule from March 15 as the Stansted-based carrier prepares for…

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Emirates uses technology to increase Kabul cargo capacity

Emirates Flight Operations has developed a navigation technique that allows the Middle East-based airline to carry additional bellyhold cargo into…

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Emirates to link Dubai to Porto

Dubai-based Emirates has confirmed that it is to launch a four times a week connection from its home hub to…

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Love is in the air for Emirates flower power freighters

Emirates SkyCargo has operated nine extra Boeing 777 freighter ‘flower charters’, spanning five continents, to meet additional demand ahead of…

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