Category Archives: Cargo

Al Maktoum Freight Volumes Rise

Air freight volumes at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew by 15.9% in the fourth quarter of 2013 with 63,028 tonnes of … More ››

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First Air Takes Delivery of ‘Combi’ Airliners

Canada’s First Air has taken delivery of two newly-converted Boeing 737-400 ‘combi’ aircraft. Seen in First Air’s hanger at Ottawa International Airport (IATA: YOW), C-FFNE … More ››

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UK “Must Increase Night Flights” to Allow For Economic Recovery

The British Shippers’ Council (BSC) has said it is vital that the UK retains the capability to expand the number of night flights from Heathrow, … More ››

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IATA: Air Cargo Continues Moderate Recovery

On January 9, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures showing a 6.1% growth in demand (measured in freight tonne kilometres or FTK) … More ››

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Emirates SkyCargo Set For Al Maktoum Move

Emirates SkyCargo has announced its operations will move to Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport which is set to become the home of its … More ››

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Philippine Airlines and Airbus Coordinate Fourth Humanitarian Flight for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

One month after Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, struck the Philippines, thousands of people are still left homeless and without food or … More ››

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Cathay Pacific Moves Its Freighter Operations to Al Maktoum International

On December 10 Cathay Pacific announced it will move its freighter operations from Dubai International to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) from … More ››

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Dreamlfiter Temporarily ‘Stuck’ After Landing at the Wrong Airport

A Boeing 747 Dreamlifter outsize freighter aircraft was temporarily stuck at Jabara Airport in Kansas, USA, after it landed there by mistake.  With its runway … More ››

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First Olympic Cargo Delivered to Sochi Airport

On November 7 AirBridgeCargo delivered the first 30 tonnes of Olympic cargo from Moscow to Sochi International Airport on Thursday in a Boeing 747-8F. The … More ››

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Boeing Slows 747-8 Production Rate

Boeing has announced it will adjust the production rate for the 747-8 programme from 1.75 to 1.5 aircraft per month through 2015: “because of lower … More ››

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