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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

Delivery of A330F brings its cargo fleet to five Airbuses and five Boeing 777s

Mar 14, 2017 Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of its 10th freighter further boosting Etihad Airways’ fastest growing division. The addition of an A330F takes its Airbus freighter fleet to five, joining five Boeing 777 freighters that collectively serve 42 destinations worldwide. The delivery follows 12 months of ... Read more

Air Cargo Off to a Solid Start in 2017

Mar 07, 2017 The International Air Transport Association released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.9% in January 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. While this was down from the 10% annual growth recorded in December 2016 it still was ... Read more

Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

Mar 03, 2017 Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has been awarded the African Cargo Airline of the Year Award during the 2017 Air Cargo Africa Conference held in Johannesburg from 21st to 23rd February 2017.    Air Cargo Africa 2017 has been organized by ... Read more

Cargojet celebrates 15th anniversary

Feb 24, 2017 Cargojet Inc. reached a significant milestone on Feb. 21, 2017, celebrating its 15th year in business. The company has grown tremendously from its humble beginnings to becoming Canada’s cargo airline. “It gives me great joy and pride in joining the ... Read more

AirBridgeCargo Celebrates 1,000 Flights in a Year

Feb 16, 2017 AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ growing fleet and network helped it exceed 1,000 Boeing 747 freighter flights at Amsterdam Schiphol and Frankfurt airports for the first time in 2016. AirBridgeCargo is now the largest all-cargo operator in Amsterdam and the second largest airline overall for tonnage after the national carrier.... Read more

Siginon appointed as official Qatar Airways cargo handlers in Kenya

Feb 08, 2017 Siginon Aviation has been appointed as the official ground and ramp handler for Qatar Airways Cargo at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi. Siginon Aviation will be handling perishable products such as flowers, fruits, vegetables and meat that are the top exports from Nairobi destined ... Read more

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo now under one roof

Feb 01, 2017 The relocation of Cathay Pacific Cargo’s freight handling into the Lufthansa Cargo Center in Frankfurt was concluded on January 17th, 2017 and means both airlines are closely working together on network planning and sales as well as IT and service expansion. Both companies plan to transport ... Read more

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