The STAT Trade Times Joins Cargo Facts Asia 2014 as a Media Partner

We are excited to announce the new media partnership between The STAT Trade Times and Cargo Facts Asia 2014! The STAT Trade Times, published every month, is dedicated to provide in-depth information coverage for the Aviation, Tourism, Shipping & Transport industries, globally. It caters to the needs of Aviation and Air Cargo Industries worldwide. Apart from the print media which […]
  • David Harris
  • December 23, 2013

The changing ACMI landscape

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has nine 747-8 Freighters, and as of this week all nine are operating for ACMI customers. But the placement of the ninth unit in an ACMI contract with Hong Kong-based BST Logistics is interesting not just because it means Atlas now has all nine of its new 747-8Fs placed in ACMI […]
  • David Harris
  • December 18, 2013

AerCap to buy ILFC

Netherlands-based lessor AerCap Holdings agreed to buy International Lease Finance Corp. (ILFC) from American International Group (AIG) for US$5 billion. AIG had agreed last year to sell ILFC to a group of investors from China for over $4 billion, but the Chinese group missed some payment deadlines, opening the door for AerCap. Under the terms […]
  • David Harris
  • December 16, 2013

Icelandair and Cargolux go vertical

US-based Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has been developing a variable-buoyancy airship for some time, and has made no secret of the fact that it sees a big future for such a craft in the cargo business. Aeros is hardly the first company to push the idea of a vertical takeoff and landing airship as a compliment […]
  • David Harris
  • December 13, 2013

New international air freight demand forecast from IATA

The International Air Transport Association published a new five-year forecast for the 2013 – 2017 period. During the five years, IATA predicts international air freight volumes worldwide will grow at an annual rate of 3.2%. Key points from the forecast include the following:   China will move past Germany to become the second-largest air freight […]
  • David Harris
  • December 11, 2013

ACMG and CH Aviation Announce Partnership

Air Cargo Management Group (ACMG) announced that it has partnered with ch-aviation to deliver new advertising opportunities to the aviation industry in 2014. The partnership, which kicks off in 2014, will have ACMG providing the sales support and structure for ch-aviation advertising sales. ch-aviation, launched in 1998, provides comprehensive weekly news updates covering global airline […]
  • David Harris
  • December 11, 2013

ATSG looks to Europe with a 25% stake in West Atlantic

US-based Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) and Sweden-based West Atlantic reached an agreement under which ATSG will acquire a 25% equity interest in West Atlantic, with the deal expected to close on 2 January 2014.   ATSG is the parent of all-cargo carriers ABX Air and Air Transport International (ATI), as well as of aircraft […]
  • David Harris
  • December 10, 2013

Air Cargo World Joins Cargo Facts Asia 2014 as a Media Partner

We are excited to announce the new media partnership between Air Cargo World and Cargo Facts Asia 2014!  Air Cargo World magazine is dedicated to providing incisive and useful information to shippers and air freight forwarders as well as airline cargo management, airports and other service providers.  Serving the Americas, Asia, Middle East and European markets, it is […]
  • David Harris
  • December 9, 2013

Port Moresby air cargo charter helps avert power shortage

Chapman Freeborn’s Australia team has recently performed a time-critical air charter flight to move a gas turbine from Dallas, Texas to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. A power generation fault was risking shortage of power supply to the town of Port Moresby and a gas turbine had to be transported urgently via air charter […]
  • David Harris
  • December 9, 2013

Cargo Facts Asia 2014 Agenda Released

This year’s agenda will provide actionable information for global air cargo, express and freighter industry executives looking to expand their businesses. Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in crucial discussions on emerging markets, freighter aircraft demand, trends in the Asia Pacific region and much more.  Join us as we delve into the Center of Air […]
  • David Harris
  • December 9, 2013
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