757 freighters (or combis?) for National Air Cargo

Note: The following is from today’s issue of Cargo Facts Update. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the weekly Update and its companion, the monthly printed Cargo Facts newsletter, to click here for more information. According to a report in Speednews, NATIONAL AIR CARGO bought an ex-AVIANCA 757-200 from AERCO, […]

Ownership change at Yangtze River Express

Taiwan-based China Airlines (CAL) and two other Taiwanese transportation companies will sell their combined 43% share of Shanghai-based all-cargo carrier Yangtze River Express (YRE) back to majority owner Hainan Air Group. YRE) was established in 2003 as a joint venture of Hainan Air Group (85%), Hainan Airlines (5%), and Shanghai Airport Group (10%). It took […]

New Cargo Terminal for Navoi (Uzbekistan)

Navoi International Airport (NVI) put into operation its new cargo terminal. It will be a key part of the development of the airport’s international intermodal logistics center in cooperation with Korean Air and its parent, Hanjin Group. Korean operates twelve flights per week between Incheon (ICN) and Europe with a stop at Navoi using 747-400 […]

Jade Cargo applies for US beyond rights

Jade Cargo International has applied to US DOT for scheduled and charter cargo authority between China and the US and beyond with fifth freedom rights. The carrier plans initially to operate a Shanghai-Yantai-Anchorage-Chicago-Anchorage routing starting 20 September using a B747-400F operated by World Airways.

Flightstar benefits from increased demand for narrowbody conversions

In a sign that demand for narrowbody conversions is picking up, Jacksonville-based MRO FLIGHTSTAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES reached an agreement with Miami-based conversion specialist AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS Inc (AEI), under which Flightstar will become AEI’s second authorized conversion center. AEI holds STCs for 737-200, 737-300, and 737-400 passenger-to-freighter conversions, and expects certification in the near future for […]

Cargo Facts’ Asia editor publishes a new book!

Sam Chambers, our regular “Asian Perspective” columnist, has just had a new book published. It is Oil on Water — Tankers, Pirates and the Rise of China. It’s not directly concerned with air freight, but will be of interest to anyone concerned with China’s rapidly-growing economy, or with transportation issues in general. You can see […]

Breaking news: British Airways will lease three 747-8 freighters from Atlas

British Airways World Cargo, the cargo arm of British Airways, signed a five-year lease agreement for three 747-8Fs with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ UK subsidiary Global Supply Systems (GSS). BAWC currently leases three 747-400Fs from Atlas (through GSS), and these will be replaced by the 747-8Fs beginning in early 2011. Atlas has twelve 747-8Fs on […]

Introducing Dispatches

As the online community for the air cargo industry, CargoFacts.net offers its members the opportunity to post news and developments about their companies in the Dispatches section of the site. To post your company news or press release, please click here. Your submission should include the tag “Dispatches.” All posts will be reviewed by CargoFacts.net […]
Page 358 of 362« First...330340350«356357358359360 » ...Last »
Get Latest Issue