• Demand for air cargo up 8.2 percent y/y in October

    Air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 8.2 percent year-on-year in October, according to data released by The International Air Transport Association (IATA).
  • Another record breaking year for Budapest Airport as cargo volume exceeds 100,000 tonnes

    Hungarian gateway Budapest Airport expects to break annual record of cargo volume this year with more than 100,000 tonnes already handled between January and November.
  • LATAM Airlines to launch its longest non-stop flight ever between Santiago and Melbourne, Australia

    Latin America based carrier LATAM Airlines will operate a new, non-stop service between Santiago and Melbourne, Australia, from October 5, 2017.
  • India gives a strong start to IAG’s performance in the peak season

    IAG Cargo’s e-commerce prioritise from India has given it a very good start into the peak season.
  • IAG Cargo launches new Paris to New York route through OpenSkies

    IAG Cargo has launched the start of a new Paris Orly to Newark New Jersey route, its first ever direct cargo route between France and the USA.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

AFI KLM E&M bags component support contract for Air Mauritius’ fleet

AFI KLM E&M bags component support contract for Air Mauritius’ fleet

AFI KLM E&M bags component support contract for Air Mauritius’ fleet

AFI KLM E&M has won a long-term component support contract for Air Mauritius' new Airbus A350s. This contract covers a total of six aircraft, the first two of which will be delivered this year.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

David Geer takes the reins at Virgin Atlantic Cargo

David Geer takes the reins at Virgin Atlantic Cargo

David Geer takes the reins at Virgin Atlantic Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has roped in David Geer as managing director. Geer succeeds John Lloyd, who in May announced his decision to leave the airline after 30 years. Lloyd, who has headed Virgin Atlantic’s cargo division since 2000, officially steps

Hybrid Air Freighters signs Letter of Intent to purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships

Hybrid Air Freighters signs Letter of Intent to purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships

Hybrid Air Freighters signs Letter of Intent to purchase Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships

Hybrid Air Freighters (HAF) has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships, at a total value of approximately $500 millio

Turkish Cargo launches freighter flights to Paris

Turkish Cargo launches freighter flights to Paris

Turkish Cargo launches freighter flights to Paris

Istanbul-based Turkish Cargo has launched scheduled freighter flights to Paris, the capital of France on June 21. Automobile, aircraft engines, as well as pharmaceutical products and plastic raw materials are the top-ranking items in the export operations performed to Turkey from France.