Air cargo volumes bounce back in April

Global air cargo demand bounced back into growth in April after a -3% dip in March, with high load factors keeping the international airfreight system under significant strain as the traditional surge in summer capacity has so far failed to materialize for a second consecutive year, say industry analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index. CLIVE's first-to-market weekly and monthly air cargo market data shows volumes in April up 1% over ... [+]

Company Pushes Back Arbitration

Atlas Air pilots face yet another delay in their five year-long struggle to secure a new collective bargaining agreement with the airline. A contract arbitration ruling, which most recently was expected to be issued in June, now likely won't come until August as pilot negotiators ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide Reports Strong First-Quarter 2021 Results

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced first-quarter 2021 net income of $89.9 million, compared with $23.4 million in the first quarter of 2020. On an adjusted basis, EBITDA rose to $181.3 million in the first quarter of 2021 compared with $121.2 million in the ... [+]

LATAM announced sustainability strategy

LATAM Airlines Group recently announced its plans for a new sustainability strategy. LATAM has been working towards a more sustainable business model for years, and as the company moves out of bankruptcy, it has decided to further these actions and place sustainability at the center ... [+]

Turkish Cargo adds Munich

Turkish Airlines' ascendant air cargo brand Turkish Cargo keeps growing steadily by strengthening its flight network. After Frankfurt, Turkish Cargo has now added Munich, the developed economical city of Germany, among its destinations served with direct cargo flights. The dynamic brand of the sector, ... [+]

Qatar Airways Cargo Returns Seven Rescued Lions

By helping the NGO Warriors of Wildlife (WOW), Qatar Airways Cargo kept its promise to fly lions to their natural habitat for free. It took six months of hard work involving no less than a dozen departments and over 50 employees to ensure a successful ... [+]

Qatar Airways Cargo Convoy Departs to India

Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters departed to India on May 3ay, carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies from around the world to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The three flights departed one after the other bound for Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi as ... [+]

WFS, Air Canada join forces for COVID-19 vaccine campaign

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Air Canada are working closely with the Canadian government to transport vial caps for doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to support the country’s immunisation programme. Since December 2020, thousands of innovative plastic RayDyLyo vial caps* weighing over 20 tonnes have so ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo sets future of the airfreight center in Frankfurt

Lufthansa Cargo is pushing ahead with the modernization of its logistics center: The airfreight company recently signed one of the highest-volume contracts in its comprehensive infrastructure program. The detailed planning and realization of the new central high-rack storage system, the centerpiece of the Frankfurt hub, ... [+]

Ceva offers time-critical solutions

Ceva Logistics is offering a Skycapacty program with guaranteed access to global air cargo capacity for customers in a market that continues to experience volatility. The forwarder has purchased recurring capacity on key routes. The Skycapacity network currently offers destinations to and from North and South ... [+]