From February 2nd 2014, flights will be operated with a Boeing 777-300 (KL701 and KL702), with a stop in between in Buenos Aires three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from Amsterdam and on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Santiago.
IAG Cargo began service from London Heathrow to Chengdu, China, its fourth route to the country.
Turkish Cargo is now offering weekly freighter flights between Singapore and Istanbul via Karachi.
The 7th and 8th Boeing 777-200 freighters ordered by China Southern Airlines were delivered.
Air Lease Corp has finalised an order for 33 stretched Dreamliner jets from Boeing Co for about US$9.4 billion at list prices, reported Reuters.
China Postal Airlines reportedly has signed a contract with PEMCO World Air Services for five Boeing 737-300 converted freighters.
Saudia Cargo is pushing more capacity into its network, adding two new freighter flights per week between Nairobi and Amsterdam, and one additional flight per week on services from Brussels to Guangzhou and Dhanka.
The US Department of Transportation has approved an application by United Continental to begin non-stop flights next June from San Francisco to Chengdu, China’s fourth-largest city and one of the fastest-growing with more than 200 Fortune 500 companies having a presence there.
IAG Cargo is increasing capacity between London and Africa and the Middle East in the coming months by adding new services and increasing plane sizes.
The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corp., reported August cargo figures for its principal subsidiary, showing an increase to 150,516 million ton miles, up 5.7 percent from 142,458 million ton miles reported in August 2012.
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