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Will aircraft age limit affect Korean freighter operators?

Will aircraft age limit affect Korean freighter operators?

May 22, 2015 at 10:55 am 1 comment

Eight South Korean airlines are reported to have signed an agreement with the country’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MLIT) to only operate aircraft of twenty years or younger. At present, three of the eight carriers, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, and Air Incheon, operate a total of twelve aircraftRead More

Be careful what you wish for

Be careful what you wish for

May 21, 2015 at 10:55 am 0 comments

According to a report in Dutch newspaper Financieele Dagblad, Netherlands Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Wilma Mansveld confirmed that her government had frozen landing rights for the big three Gulf Region carriers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport The move comes in response to complaints by European airlines (including troubled Franco-DutchRead More

Update from the TIACA Executive Summit

May 21, 2015 at 10:37 am 0 comments

MIAMI – 21 May 2015. ACMG Senior Director Alan Hedge, attending the TIACA Executive summit, reports that at Thursday morning’s session on Advance Data, customs experts from multiple jurisdictions, including the U.S., Canada, and the EU, and from the World Customs Organization and ICAO presented their electronic cargo information systemsRead More

Airlink coordinates humanitarian response in Nepal

Airlink coordinates humanitarian response in Nepal

May 20, 2015 at 9:35 am 0 comments

First shipment of material aid for Airlink Nepal response lands in Kathmandu **Shelter and Medical Aid Delivered to Earthquake Victims** Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2015) — Airlink, a rapid-response disaster relief organization that links pre-approved non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with airlines, has partnered with nonprofit partners Afya Foundation, AmeriCares, and Samaritan’s Purse, airline partnerRead More

An-225, photos of the biggest bird

An-225, photos of the biggest bird

May 20, 2015 at 9:32 am 0 comments

A long-time Cargo Facts reader recently sent us a link to a website with some terrific photos of the Antonov An-225, the world’s largest commercial cargo aircraft. Here are a couple of samples, but we encourage you to visit Gelio the website of photographer Slava Stephanov, for a look atRead More

Lufthansa rising

Lufthansa rising

May 19, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

April results from many of the world’s major cargo carriers are now available, and today we look at the three big European combination carriers. In recent years, all three have been faced with increased competition from carriers in the Gulf Region, Turkey, and Russia; and each has adopted a different strategyRead More

Nordic Global Airlines to cease operations

May 19, 2015 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Finnair Plc, a 40% stakeholder in Finland-based all-cargo joint-venture carrier Nordic Global Airlines (NGA), said Nordic Global’s Board had decided to discontinue operations by the end of this month. In the announcement, Finnair said that, since its formation in 2011, NGA, using a “low-cost and thin-organization model” had grown to flyRead More

Express shines in DP-DHL’s first quarter

Express shines in DP-DHL’s first quarter

May 18, 2015 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Deutsche Post-DHL reported first-quarter net income down 1.4% to €495 million, as total revenue increased 8.8% to €14.77 billion. Operating profit (EBIT) for the quarter was down 1.0% to €720 million. DP-DHL has four reporting divisions, and in the first quarter two of them turned in strong performances, while theRead More