Category Archives: Cargo

Swissport Acquires Aerocare

Swissport International Ltd has completed its acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018.  The Swiss ground and cargo handling company now holds 100% … More ››

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IATA: Air Cargo Off to a Robust Start in 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 8.0% in … More ››

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A 1st for Canada’s First Air

Canada’s First Air has introduced the first ATR42-300 Class C dedicated freighter into service. The carrier had used the aircraft, registered C-FIQU, as a Quick … More ››

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Ten Dreamliners for Hawaiian

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines have announced that the carrier intends to purchase ten 787-9 jets valued at $2.82 billion at list prices.  Hawaiian has also taken purchase … More ››

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Green Light for Miami Airport’s MIA Foreign Trade Zone

The Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has gained final approval from the US Department of Commerce to designate Miami International Airport’s entire 3,230-acre land parcel as … More ››

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New Cargo Services for Liege

Liege Airport (IATA: LGG) has welcomed a new cargo airline.  On Tuesday February 13, Turkish Cargo, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, launched once a week … More ››

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Launch Customer for Airbus A321 Passenger to Freight Conversion

Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the joint venture between ST Aerospace and Airbus, has announced that it has secured a launch contract from Vallair Solutions Sàrl (Vallair) … More ››

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ACI EUROPE: “Brexit still a burning issue for airports, airline protectionism also looms large”.

At its annual New Year Reception in the European Parliament on January 23, ACI EUROPE provided an overview of the burning issues the airport industry … More ››

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Heathrow Launches Ten-week Consultation Period

In the latest step towards securing permission to build a third runway, Heathrow Airport is launching a ten-week consultation ‘roadshow’ which will include presentations around … More ››

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First National Certificate in Airside Operations Awarded  

A Heathrow employee has become the first airside operative in the UK to be awarded the nationally recognised Certificate in Airside Operations. With aerodrome operators … More ››

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