• 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.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Jettainer expands leasing services to include ULDs for four-legged animals

Jettainer expands leasing services to include ULDs for four-legged animals

Jettainer expands leasing services to include ULDs for four-legged animals

ULD management provider Jettainer has now expanded its leasing services. Comfortable transport boxes for horses can now be made available at short notice. The special ULDs can be leased for one day or up to several months. A wide variety of ULDs can b

Pilotless planes is the way forward, minus the mass apprehension

Pilotless planes is the way forward, minus the mass apprehension

Pilotless planes is the way forward, minus the mass apprehension

Over the next 100 years, the world will witness several changes that shall have sweeping ramifications on the way we communicate, conduct business, and commute. One such technology that is at the cusp of transforming air travel is pilotless planes, which is poised to derive immense economic benefits for the aerospace and aviation industry.

Freighter flights, pharma shipments drive Miami Airport’s cargo traffic in H1 2017

Freighter flights, pharma shipments drive Miami Airport’s cargo traffic in H1 2017

Freighter flights, pharma shipments drive Miami Airport’s cargo traffic in H1 2017

Following an increase of less than one percent in cargo shipments in 2016, Miami International Airport (MIA) grew freight tonnage by nearly 5 percent in the first half of 2017. With a 4.8 percent overall growth, MIA saw an 8.3 percent increase in domestic freight and 3.7 percent growth in international cargo from January to June.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Brussels Airlines transports over 300,000 tonnes of cargo in its 15 years of operations to Africa

Brussels Airlines transports over 300,000 tonnes of cargo in its 15 years of operations to Africa
Brussels Airlines transports over 300,000 tonnes of cargo in its 15 years of operations to Africa


Brussels Airlines is celebrating its 15th anniversary on the African continent. During the said period more than 8 million passengers travelled on Brussels Airlines’ flights between Brussels Airport and Africa. With 17 sub-Saharan destinations and 79 flights every week, Brussels Airlines is one of the leading European operators in Africa, both in passenger traffic as in freight activity.

AP Moller - Maersk reports increase in Transport and Logistics Q2 revenue

AP Moller - Maersk reports increase in Transport and Logistics Q2 revenue

AP Moller - Maersk reports increase in Transport and Logistics Q2 revenue

Denmark's AP Moller - Maersk which recently has seen negative financial impact of USD 200–300m in Q3 from the recent cyber-attack, has reported strong numbers in the second quarter of 2017.

Emirates SkyCargo launches new solution to keep it cool

Emirates SkyCargo launches new solution to keep it cool

Emirates SkyCargo launches new solution to keep it cool

Dubai-based airline Emirates SkyCargo is rolling out a new white cover solution developed in collaboration with DuPont. Featuring DuPont’s Tyvek Xtreme W50 material, the new White Cover Xtreme will offer enhanced protection for temperature sensitive cargo in hot, cold and wet weather conditions.

Cathay Pacific’s cargo revenue improves in H1 2017

Cathay Pacific’s cargo revenue improves in H1 2017

Cathay Pacific’s cargo revenue improves in H1 2017

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific has recorded losses in the first half of 2017 despite improvements in the revenue from the cargo division.The Group’s passenger revenue in the first six months of 2017 was HK$32,105 million

Wednesday, August 16, 2017