Category Archives: Cargo

London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters for Volga-Dnepr Group

Boeing and the Volga-Dnepr Group, which specialises in the transportation of outsize and heavy cargo, announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalisation of terms … More ››

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Ground Handling: dnata Acquires Air Dispatch

Air services provider dnata has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Air Dispatch (which is part of the Chapman Freeborn Group). Air … More ››

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IATA: Latest Passenger Figures up but Terror and Brexit Fears Exist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 2016 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››

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US Moves Closer to Launching Havana Schedules

On July 7 the US Department of Transport (DOT) moved closer to delivering on President Obama’s promise to re-engage with Cuba by restoring scheduled air … More ››

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Emirates to Expand Dubai-Auckland Capacity

Emirates has announced is to upgrade its daily non-stop services between Dubai and Auckland with an A380 aircraft, less than a year after operating the … More ››

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Codeshare Agreement for Etihad and Avianca Brasil

Etihad Airways and Avianca Brasil, one of the leading airlines in Latin America, have announced a codeshare partnership. Under the agreement, Etihad Airways will put … More ››

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Lufthansa Cargo Facility for Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo is due to open a new station at Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport on June 15. In the initial stage, consignments in the standard freight, express … More ››

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Green Light for Lithuania’s Airport Concession Project

On June 2, Lithuania’s Parliament, the Seimas, approved a draft law that will enable three state-owned airports to be managed by private concessions. The three … More ››

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Air Connectivity Essential for Landlocked Countries

Aviation is a catalyst for socio-economic development and is particularly critical to the economies of landlocked countries, said ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu. Dr … More ››

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