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Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services to operate seafood center at Oslo Airport | Air Cargo

Aug 14, 2018: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has inked MoU with Sjomatterminalen AS to operate the seafood center at Oslo Airport that will handle …

Flying

Lou Karnes is the new VP Government and Defense Aircraft Services of Summit Aviation | Aviation

Aug 14, 2018: Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, has appointed Lou Karnes as its new vice president of Government and Defense Aircraft …

Look at long term growth projections rather than short term analytics, says IATA

For the month of June the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported 2.7 percent global growth in demand for airfreight measured in …

Farnborough Airshow

Turkish Cargo carries five endangered white rhinos to Shanghai | Air Cargo

Aug 14, 2018: Turkish Cargo has transported five white rhinos from Johannesburg to Shanghai via Istanbul.<p>The five rhinos, each weighing 1 tonne, were …

Endangered Species

Frankfurt Airport sees cargo volume decline in July | Aviation

Aug 13, 2018: Major European hub Frankfurt Airport (FRA) has seen 6.4 percent year-on-year decline in cargo traffic (airfreight + airmail) in the …

Air China takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 | Aviation

Aug 13, 2018: Air China becomes the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take ownership of twin-engine widebody aircraft - A350-900 …

Aviation

Hong Kong Airport sees steady growth in cargo traffic in July | Air Cargo

Aug 13, 2018: Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen steady growth in cargo and airmail throughput in the month of July. The hub has handled …

ATC Aviation acquires South America-based GSSA Pacific Feeder Services | Aviation

Aug 10, 2018: Leading General Sales and Service Agents (GSSAs) ATC Aviation and Pacific Feeder Services have come together to form one combined …

South America

Qatar Airways is the official airline of the 18th Asian Games | Aviation

Aug 10, 2018: Qatar Airways is the prestige partner and official airline of the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018, taking place in Jakarta and …

Qatar Airways

Brussels Airlines sets new passenger record in July | Aviation

Aug 10, 2018: Brussels Airlines has seen 16.4 percent increase year-on-year in passenger traffic in the month of July. The airport has handled …

Aviation

Air Canada Cargo becomes the first to gain IATA CEIV Live Animals certification | Air Cargo

Aug 10, 2018: Air Canada Cargo has received the first Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) …

Air Canada

Rhenus Logistics Ireland acquires Avant Air and Sea | Supply Chain

August 9, 2018: The Irish national company within the Rhenus Group has signed an agreement in August to take over Avant Air and Sea, subject to CCPC …

Manufacturing

Volga-Dnepr and Henan province join hands to expand ‘One Belt, One Road’ cooperation | Air Cargo

August 9, 2018: Volga-Dnepr Group, Henan Airport Group and Zhongyuan Asset Management have signed a framework agreement on long-term strategic …

China

Bollore Logistics ships large tanks from China to USA | Shipping

August 9, 2018: The Industrial Projects teams of Bolloré Logistics China and USA collaborated again for the transport of tanks for Chinese customer …

Military

IATA reports continued slowdown in freight growth for June | Aviation

Aug 08, 2018: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that the demand, measured …

American Airlines

Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in Digital Alloys | Aviation

Aug 08, 2018: Boeing HorizonX Ventures has announced its investment in Digital Alloys Inc., a Burlington, Massachusetts-based company developing …

3D Printing

India's SpiceJet to launch freighter service; daily service soon from Guwahati to Hong Kong | Aviation

Aug 08, 2018: India's low cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet is all set to expand its cargo business and will soon start freighter service both for domestic …

Aviation

Emirates SkyCargo helps to deliver medical equipment from Seoul to Africa | Aviation

Aug 08, 2018: Emirates SkyCargo has helped deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul, South Korea to several countries in Africa.<p>Since 2015, …

South Korea

Robust air cargo growth for Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport in H1FY18 | Air Cargo

Aug 07, 2018: Air cargo at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) witnessed robust growth for the first half of 2018. Tonnage rose 5.2 …

Drones reaching new heights

The gap between human and computer control of a flight have narrowed speedily in the past few years as more and more innovative drone manufacturers …

Unmanned Aircraft

Fraport sells its stake in Hanover Airport | Aviation

Aug 07, 2018: Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide (Fraport AG) has signed an agreement to sell its entire 30 percent stake in Hannover airport to …

Germany

Bollore Logistics secures end-to-end logistics contract with Mobius Motors Kenya | Supply Chain

Aug 07, 2018: Bollore Logistics Kenya has signed contract with Mobius Motors Kenya, an automotive start-up created in 2011 that manufactures Kenya’s …

Manufacturing

Oman Air in codeshare agreement with Lufthansa | Aviation

Aug 07, 2018: In a latest move to continue its expansion across Europe, Oman Air has extended its codeshare agreement with Lufthansa. As part of the …

Airports

Saudia Cargo renews agreement to transport human organs | Air Cargo

Aug 07, 2018: In a move to support humanitarian work, Saudia Cargo has renewed the Human Organ Transportation Agreement with the Saudi Center for …

Transportation

Egyptair Cargo takes delivery of first A330-200P2F from conversion specialist EFW | Air Cargo

Aug 06, 2018: Egyptair Cargo has taken delivery of the A330-200 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) converted aircraft from the Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH …

DHL helps four bears reach their new home in Yorkshire Wildlife Park | Air Cargo

Aug 06, 2018: DHL Global Forwarding, division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has transported four of Hokkaido's Ussuri brown bears - Riku, Kai, Hanako …

Wildlife

Oman Air becomes official carrier of Ironman | Aviation

August 4, 2018: Internationally acclaimed sporting event Ironman 70.3 will be held in the Oman, supported by the Ministry of Tourism (MoT). The …

Knowledge Management

Indian Air Force explores private participation for indigenisation in defence manufacturing | Aviation

August 4, 2018: The Indian Air Force in collaboration with the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) recently organised a one day seminar at …

Military

Delta Cargo enhances its website | Air Cargo

Aug 03, 2018: Delta Cargo has enhanced its website with new features to improve the shipping process for customers.<p>The airline informed that the full …

Schiphol H1 figures show uptick in belly volume and decline in freighter volume | Air Cargo

Aug 03, 2018: Schiphol airport, one of Europe’s busiest hubs, has reported uptick in belly volume and decline in full freighter volume in the first …

Latin America