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Mar 31, 2020 About half of the air cargo carried worldwide normally flies in the belly of passenger jets rather than in dedicated freighters. But deep flight cuts in response to the coronavirus outbreak have made the market more dependent on freight haulers.   Freight forwarder Agility Logistics said ... Read more

Feb 10, 2020 The cargo freight market is likely to remain weak this year, industry leaders believe, as it remains hampered by overcapacity and weak growth in several regions around the world.   “We see 2020 not improving significantly… There will be some ... Read more

Nov 07, 2019 Lufthansa Cargo will significantly accelerate the modernization of its fleet by purchasing two more brand-new Boeing 777F freighters. Lufthansa Group and Supervisory Board have approved the corresponding investments. The aircraft will be delivered by the manufacturer in 2020 and be based in Frankfurt. The ten older MD-11 freighters,... Read more

Feb 10, 2019 The global freighter fleet needs to increase by 70% to meet the expected doubling in air cargo volumes by 2037. ATW Online reports that 3,260 freighters will be required in the next 20 years, up from the existing 1,870 aircraft in the fleet, in a mixture ... Read more

Oman Air Cargo highlights “Secure Vault”

May 16, 2017 Oman Air Cargo, one of the most innovative and fastest growing Cargo carriers in the world, took advantage of its participation at Air Cargo Europe 2017, to highlight its special valuable cargo product "Secure Vault". Held in Munich, Germany, from the 9th to the 12th of ... Read more

Cathay Pacific to lease two Boeing 747-8 from Atlas Air

May 12, 2017 Cathay Pacific Cargo today announced it has reached agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, to wet-lease two Boeing 747-8 Freighters from May 2017 to support its airfreight operations. The two freighters, which ... Read more

Hong Kong Air Cargo Obtains Operator's Certificate

May 02, 2017 Hong Kong Air Cargo has just been granted the Air Operator's Certificate from the Civil Aviation Department. This is the first time in 12 years that a new Hong Kong carrier offering scheduled services has been granted the certificate, marking a glorious milestone for Hong Kong's aviation industry. ... Read more

BelugaXL hits the road

Apr 12, 2017 The first large sections of Airbus' next generation new transport aircraft, the BelugaXL, have arrived at the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse. Following a five night long road convoy from Aernnova's factory in Berantevilla, north eastern Spain, the panels (two laterals, one central) ... Read more

Qatar Airways begins cargo service to Phnom Penh

Apr 07, 2017 Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it will commence its first freighter service to the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh on 3 April. The A330 freighter operating on the Doha–Phnom Penh–Doha route once a week will offer over 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way.Garments,... Read more

FlyDubai Cargo in Review

Mar 31, 2017 flydubai's Cargo division has completed five years of operations and continues to build on the growth, expansion and success of the Dubai-based airline. A growing network flydubai Cargo has built a network that, due to interline agreements with other airlines, extends globally, allowing the ... Read more

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