Airfreight news – Page 24

  • First BelugaXL rolls out

    First BelugaXL rolls out


    This month has seen the first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL roll out of the assembly hangar in Toulouse, ready to start flying by mid-2018.

  • Air cargo growth remained strong in November

    Air cargo growth remained strong in November


    Revealing its latest statistics, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that air cargo demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTK) remained strong in November 2017 with 8.8 per cent growth compared to the year-earlier p

  • Atlas adds to team

    Atlas adds to team


    Atlas Air has appointed Richard Broekman as senior vice president global sales and commercial development, and named Alvin Tay vice president sales and marketing for the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Turkish Airlines takes Boeing trio

    Turkish Airlines takes Boeing trio


    Turkish Airlines has ordered a further three Boeing 777 Freighters as part of the continued expansion of its freighter fleet.

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    HLPFI - November/December 2017 - now available!


    HLPFI's November/December 2017 edition is packed full of useful information.

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    Crowley helps Puerto Rico rebuild


    November 20 - ­Crowley Maritime is transporting an initial batch of what will total 32,000 utility poles from the USA to Puerto Rico to help restore the island's power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

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    Second LM-100J freighter completes test flight


    October 20 - Lockheed Martin has announced that its second LM-100J freighter aircraft has successfully completed its first test flight.

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    Atlas Air flies for DHL


    September 14 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) has placed a Boeing 747-400 freighter with DHL Global Forwarding under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance agreement.

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    High summer for forwarders


    August 23 - The summer has seen a slew of positive results for several multinational freight and logistics groups but the high pressure on margins remains a serious challenge.

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    HLPFI - July/August 2017 - now available!


    HLPFI's July/August 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.

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    CLA launches Mexico connection


    August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.

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    Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement


    August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.

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    Röhlig adds offices


    July 19 - German logistics provider, Röhlig is continuing on its course of growth with new offices in Asia, Central America and the USA.

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    Bolloré supports African mine


    July 17 - Antrak Logistics has consigned 147 tons (149.4 tonnes) of airfreight, 1,375 teu and 9,750 tons (9906.5 tonnes) of project cargo for the Houndé Gold mine project, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Canadian Endeavour Mining Group.

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    More interest in Lockheed's airships


    June 20 - Paris, France-based Hybrid Air Freighters (HAF) has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to purchase up to 12 of Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airships, at a total value of approximately USD500 million.

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    WWPC duo deliver in Kenya


    June 8 - Houston, USA-based BNSF Logistics and Smart Logistics Istanbul in Turkey have arranged the shipment of 23 tons (20.1 tonnes) of cement making equipment to Mombasa, Kenya.

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    Scharwath on board at DHL


    June 5 - Tim Scharwath has joined the board of management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new ceo of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.

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    LM-100J Super Hercules takes off


    May 26 - The Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft has completed its first flight.

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    Philco and Gevatrans transport transformer


    May 18 - Philco International and Gevetrans have transported a transformer and its spare parts from France to Agios Nikolaos Voiotias, Greece, for General Electric France and Aluminium of Greece.

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    Logwin opens in Perth


    May 17 - Logistics service provider Logwin has opened a 1,200 sq m logistics facility in Perth, Australia.