The Chinese airline now operates twice weekly from Shanghai to Schiphol using B747-400SF aircraft. The services replace twice-weekly flights from Shanghai to Luxembourg.
FedEx Express received delivery of its first Boeing 767-300 freighter on Wednesday. FedEx says the purchase is part of the Memphis-based company’s strategy to modernize its fleet with more efficient freighters.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the fifth straight month in July on a year-on-year basis, jumping 9.7 percent to 47,758 tons.
Airline Norwegian Air Shuttle is launching a list of new routes between the Nordic region and the US in a bid to increase its presence in the long-haul business, reported Dow Jones Newswires.
IAG Cargo will launch a new air cargo route from London Heathrow to Austin, Texas, in March 2014, and will offer an additional export route for the area’s expanding technology hub.
Emirates Airline plans to more than double its network of US destinations in the next three to five years to a total of 15 US cities, up from seven currently, a company official said, reported Reuters.
Dubai International reported a surprising decline in air freight volumes last month.
International air cargo demand remained weak for Asia Pacific carriers, according to July traffic figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.
Ethiopian Cargo, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is opening a second cargo hub in Africa based in Lomé, Togo, in partnership with ASKY Airlines, a Togo airline.
Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines has finalised a long-awaited deal for six Boeing 787 aircraft worth US$1.27 billion at list prices, allowing it to begin long-haul services to the United States and Europe in 2014, reported Reuters.
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