The US Department of Transport has approved the expansion plans for cargo operator Western Global Airlines (WGA). Seven new destinations are confirmed to be served.
Southwest Cargo has announced to begin international cargo shipping in May 2018, pending government approvals. The first destinations are set to be in Mexico.
Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) and Singapore Airlines Cargo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a strategic partnership.
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has announced it will use Telair’ Flexible Loading System for all Boeing 737-800 converted freighters.
Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the joint venture between ST Aerospace and Airbus, announced today that it has secured a launch contract from Vallair for its A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion solution.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a statement about the behavior of global air freight markets in year 2017. According to the report, the demand for freight grew by 9%, marking double the growth from 2016.
FedEx Express has announced the official opening of its new FedEx Shanghai International Express and Cargo Hub located at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Boeing has introduced a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) prototype. The multi-copter will be used for Cargo services. Initial flight tests have been completed.
Ethiopian Cargo has committed to lease its first two Boeing 737-800SF freighters from leasing company CECAS. The first aircraft will be delivered in June 2018.
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced a firm order by the carrier for three more Boeing 777 Freighters. The aircraft will add to the existing cargo fleet of 11 aircraft.