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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

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

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