Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that air freight markets weakened in March, and that the improvement in air cargo growth rates that began towards the end of 2012 has stalled.
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Doha – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on airlines and their partners in the air cargo supply chain to work together to make air cargo more competitive and address the challenges of safety, security and sustainability.
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The January 2013 air transport statistics mark a change in IATA’s reporting to the media. The monthly air cargo figures and analysis will now be presented separately from the passenger statistics. The passenger figures and analysis, with an accompanying… Continue reading
Hawthorne, Calif. – Today, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft to orbit for SpaceX’s second mission under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA. Falcon… Continue reading
Boeing has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 airplanes per year. The airplane, a 777 Freighter, was delivered to Korean Air.
In the past 32 months, the 777 program… Continue reading
MOSCOW, February 11 (RIA Novosti) – A Progress M-18M cargo spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur site in Kazakhstan and put into orbit on Monday, a spokesman for the Russian mission control center said.
“The cargo spacecraft separated from the… Continue reading
Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) identified four priorities to make air cargo more secure and urged stakeholders to move forward on the implementation of the Secure Freight principles. Secure Freight was initiated by IATA to promote global… Continue reading
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year traffic data for 2012 showing a 5.3% year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 1.5% fall for cargo.
The 5.3% increase in passenger demand was slightly down on 2011 growth of… Continue reading
AviancaTaca cargo subsidiary receives first of four freighter aircraft
Tampa Cargo, AviancaTaca Holding’s cargo airline based in Colombia, has taken delivery of the first of four new A330 Freighter (A330-200F) aircraft at Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France.… Continue reading
(AFP) Global delivery company FedEx has announced plans to open a $100 million air cargo hub in China’s commercial centre of Shanghai, betting on stronger growth in the world’s second largest economy.
US-based FedEx Corp. on Thursday signed an agreement… Continue reading
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) today successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on the first official cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The launch went off on schedule at 8:35 p.m. ET from Launch Complex… Continue reading
“This delivery marks another special day for Ethiopian Airlines… Continue reading