Category Archives: Cargo

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Airlander 10, an airship which is currently the world’s largest aircraft, completed its first flight on August 17. It took off from the historic Cardington … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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Fraport Reports “Solid Performance in Challenging Environment”

Airport operator Fraport has released its Group’s Interim Report for the first half of 2016. It states that in the first half of 2016, the … More ››

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IATA’s Q2 Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released its Q2 2016 Cargo Market Analysis on July 28. Regarding the economic outlook and traffic performance it states that prior to the “Brexit … More ››

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Dubai International Reopens After Emirates Boeing 777 Crash-lands

August 3: Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) has reopened after an inbound Emirates Boeing 777 crash-landed there this morning. The Dubai Government Media Office says … More ››

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Malaysia Airlines Announces 737 MAX Orders

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines has announced an order for 25 737 MAX 8 airliners, valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order, … More ››

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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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