Category Archives: Cargo

First Boeing 787 for Air France

Boeing and the aircraft leasing company AerCap celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France on December 2. The aircraft, a 787-9, marks … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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dnata Enters Canadian Market

Air service provider dnata has reached an agreement with Canada’s GTA Aviation to purchase a 50% stake in its cargo and ground handling operations at … More ››

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Another New Carrier for the Faroe Islands’ Vagar Airport

The UK carrier, Loganair, has announced it will include the Faroe Islands into its 2017 summer timetable. It will begin a twice-weekly service between Aberdeen … More ››

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Two-day Lufthansa Strike Underway

Germany’s flag-carrier, Lufthansa has cancelled more than 800 flights after it lost a legal challenge to try and stop a pilots’ strike. The company says … More ››

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IATA Moves to Help Cut Illegal Airport Wildlife Tracking Shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which will help defeat smugglers of endangered species. … More ››

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New Freight Customer at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport gained a new weekly US airfreight connection on November 6 when Senator International flew in a Boeing 747-400F operated by Air Atlanta Icelandic. … More ››

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Wellington Airport Opens Domestic Terminal Development

Wellington Airport’s new NZ$58 million terminal extension was officially opened by New Zealand’s Prime Minister, The Rt. Honourable John Key, on November 9. The main … More ››

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Air France to Launch Lower-cost Long-haul Airline

Air France-KLM has confirmed it will launch a more competitive long-haul airline to challenge its competitors from the Gulf states. On November 3rd, Jean-Marc Janaillac, … More ››

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One-off Factors Contribute to Freight Growth: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), … More ››

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