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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

AirBridgeCargo Celebrates 1,000 Flights in a Year

Jan 23, 2017 AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ exceeded 1,000 Boeing 747 freighter flights at Amsterdam Schiphol and Frankfurt airports for the first time since 2016.  AirBridgeCargo is now the largest all-cargo operator in Amsterdam and the second largest airline overall for tonnage after the national carrier. It is also the ... Read more

Ethiopian Airlines Announces Seven New Destinations

Jan 17, 2017 Africa's largest cargo airline, Ethiopian Airlines, has announced that within the first five months of the year they will be expanding their services to Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Guinea, Norway, China, Indonesia, and Singapore.   Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Airline's chief executive,... Read more

Jan 09, 2017 Airbus has assembled the basic core airframe of the initial Beluga XL high-capacity transport designed to replace the A300-600ST logistics fleet.   The airframe – based on an A330-200 freighter, with reinforcements – was assembled in December but has yet to be mated with ... Read more

Amazon's First Branded Cargo Plane

Dec 12, 2016 retail giant, Amazon, has released information on their first branded aircraft. Dubbed, "The Amazon One," this Boeing 767-300 is one of 40 aircraft that Amazon plans to lease from their air cargo provider Atlas Air. "Creating an air transportation network is expanding our capacity to ensure great delivery speeds for our Prime members for years to come,"said Dave Clark, Amazon's Senior Vice President of ... Read more

Airbus's A350

Dec 08, 2016 Airbus’s newest XWB (extra Wide Body) option, the A350-1000, took off early this morning (24 November) on its maiden flight. The maiden test flight out of Toulouse Blagnac and over south-western France marked the launch of the aircraft type’s flight-test programme. Three developmental aircraft ... Read more

Atlas Air

Oct 16, 2016 Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced an order to convert nine 767 passenger airplanes into Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Four of the orders were previously announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July, attributed to an unidentified customer. Atlas Air Worldwide, based in Purchase, ... Read more

Lufthansa Cargo

Sep 13, 2016 Lufthansa Cargo has been awarded the CEIV seal by airline association IATA. Over recent months, as part of a complex procedure, independent specialists have reviewed. The airline's processes when transporting pharmaceuticals using the Cool/td Active and Cool/td Passive products and have assessed Lufthansa Cargo as exhibiting ... Read more

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