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Turkish Cargo to add Mexico City to its network

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September 17, 2018 Turkish Cargo will add Mexico City to its network, with the first Boeing 777 Freighter flight landing in Mexico on 3 October. The flights will operate on two different routes with first travelling on an Istanbul-Madrid-Mexico City-Bogota-Curacao-Maastricht-Istanbul route and the second going on an Istanbul-Madrid-Mexico City-Houston-Istanbul route. Exports from Mexico City include […]

Deutsche Post DHL reorganises post and parcel division

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September 17, 2018 Deutsche Post DHL Group will reorganise its Post-eCommerce-Parcel (PeP) division, separating it into German and international divisions from 1 January 2019. The division focusing on post and parcels in Germany will be renamed Post & Paket Deutschland and remain under interim leadership of Group CEO, Frank Appel. The international parcel and e-commerce […]

100 not out for Aeroflot’s SSJ100 order

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September 11, 2018 Aeroflot and the United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for delivery to Aeroflot of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The aircraft offers 21.97 m3 (776 cu ft) of cargo space. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and UAC president Yury Slyusar during the current Eastern Economic Forum in […]

India’s SpiceJet to launch air cargo services from Sept 18

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September 10, 2018 India’s SpiceJet Ltd said on Monday it would launch dedicated air cargo services from Sept. 18 as the low-cost airline looks to boost revenue and expand its footprint beyond commercial passenger operations. The airline said here it would have a separate air cargo fleet comprising Boeing Co 737 planes, and that it […]

Uni-top Airlines adds Liege-Wuhan route to Air Silk Road

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September 7, 2018 Uni-top Airlines is continuing to develop routes between China and Europe with flights from Liege to Wuhan using a Boeing 747-400 Freighter. The service will leave the Belgian airport on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, arriving in Wuhan the next day using the 747-400F with a capacity of 110 tonnes. European manufacturers of […]

Atlas Air to operate second B747-400F for Asiana Cargo

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September 7, 2018 Atlas Air has entered into an agreement with Asiana Cargo to add a second Boeing 747-400 Freighter for the South Korean airline. The aircraft will be operated by Atlas Air and be flown on key global routes across the fast growing transpacific market, connecting South Korea with several destinations in the US. […]

Panalpina adds air, ocean and logistics to its executive board

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September 7, 2018 Panalpina is enlarging its executive board to include airfreight, ocean freight and logistics, and has given Lucas Kuehner a promotion. Chief executive officer Stefan Karlen says: “Our company has ambitious growth targets for the coming years and a clearly defined plan for reaching them. Our three products – air freight, ocean freight, […]

American Airlines president sees growth in higher-margin U.S. hubs

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September 5, 2018 American Airlines President Robert Isom said on Wednesday he sees growth opportunities in three higher-margin hubs where the U.S. carrier will be adding gates and flights over the next three years. American “is going to focus” on the Dallas-Fort Worth, Charlotte and Washington, D.C. hubs, where its operations have a pre-tax margin […]

Etihad renews deal with Trinity Logistics for Rickenbacker flights

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September 5, 2018 Etihad Cargo and Trinity Logistics have renewed their partnership, which will see the airline continuing to operate three Boeing 777 Freighter flights a week to Rickenbacker International Airport. Originally signed in June 2016, the extended partnership allows Trinity to continue to serve the high fashion industry, forwarding apparel from Colombo, Sri Lanka […]

American Airlines Confirms Boeing 767-300ER Retirement Dates

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September 4, 2018 In an internal memo, American Airlines (AA) confirmed that its fleet of 23 Boeing 767-300(ER)s will be phased out in 2021. Ryan Travis, Managing Director of Fleet Planning at AA, confirmed that “The 767 will retire in early 2021 as new 787s arrive.” Currently, AA operates 23 767-300(ER)s, the oldest being delivered […]