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Qatar Airways Cargo is the First International Airline to Launch Dedicated Freighter Service to Yangon

November 21, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced direct freighter service to Yangon, Myanmar. The Doha-Yangon-Doha route is served once-a-week with the Airbus A330 freighter, providing more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way. … Continue Reading

Etihad Airways launches all-cargo flights at MIA

November 18, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

On November 7Miami International Airport welcomed its first weekly flight by Etihad Cargo – the cargo division of Five-Star-rated Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. … Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo becomes preferred logistics partner for Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

November 18, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Emirates SkyCargo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) to become the preferred logistics partner for the Dubai based space science and advanced technology research and development centre.  … Continue Reading

New tracking technology for Air New Zealand Cargo

November 11, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Air New Zealand is rolling out new tracking technology which will allow the airline to more easily track and analyse the movements of cargo shipments and its cargo equipment worldwide. … Continue Reading

EVA Takes Delivery of Its First Boeing 777 Freighter Deploying newest aircraft on Asia-North America air cargo routes

November 11, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

EVA Air Cargo took delivery of its first Boeing 777 freighter, registration number B-16781, at the Boeing Everett Delivery Center in Seattle on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. … Continue Reading

September Air Freight Demand Slows Slightly but Still Up 9.2%

November 4, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2017 showing that demand (measured in freight tonne kilometers or FTKs), rose 9.2% compared to the same month in 2016. … Continue Reading

What a difference a year makes…

November 4, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Exactly one year ago, our monthly message discussing the September 2016 performance, opened with the following words: “We had not seen it for two years, a volume growth of more than 5% year-over-year (YoY), and yet, that was September’s gift to the beleaguered air cargo world”. … Continue Reading

Qatar Airways Cargo’s Inaugural Freighter Touches Down in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

October 17, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Qatar Airways Cargo’s Boeing 777 freighter arrived at Pittsburgh International Airport last Thursday to a grand water salute welcome in the presence of dignitaries, officials from Qatar Airways Cargo, Pittsburgh International Airport and media. The cargo carrier launches Pittsburgh as its thirteenth freighter destination in the Americas. … Continue Reading

IATA-WCO Collaboration to Improve Air Cargo Efficiency and Security

October 14, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide. … Continue Reading

Qatar Airways Cargo Expands Its Fleet to 22 Freighters

October 10, 2017 Cargo & Freight No Comments

Qatar Airways Cargo has taken delivery of its thirteenth Boeing 777 freighter at its home base at Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA). Continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier’s fleet now includes 22 freighters, comprising eight Airbus A330F, 13 Boeing 777F and one Boeing 747-8F. … Continue Reading

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