Freight News

Freight First Air receives first modified ATR42 freighter

First Air, a Canadian regional carrier, has received its first modified ATR 42 dedicated-freighter.

Freight DHL Express opens Brussels Airport Hub

DHL Express has officially opened its new freight hub at Brussels Airport.

Freight Western Global Airlines to expand cargo operations

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.

Freight Southwest Cargo to start international shipping

Southwest Cargo has announced to begin international cargo shipping in May 2018, pending government approvals. The first destinations are set to be in Mexico.

Freight NCA and Singapore Airlines Cargo announce partnership

Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) and Singapore Airlines Cargo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a strategic partnership.

Freight GECAS offers new flexible loading system for B737-700 CF

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has announced it will use Telair’ Flexible Loading System for all Boeing 737-800 converted freighters.

Freight Silk Way Airlines could acquire up to 20 B747-8F

Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines could require 20 additional Boeing freighters to cover the high cargo demand in the next years.

Freight EFW secures contract for A321P2F

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.

Freight UPS launches ultra-long-haul cargo flight

UPS has launched a new Louisville-Dubai route which is the longest regularly-scheduled flight UPS has ever operated.

Freight UPS Airlines orders more B747-8F and B767-F

US cargo airlines UPS Airlines has announced to order additional Boeing cargo aircraft.

Freight Air Cargo demand raises up to 9% in 2017

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.

Freight Bangkok and Liege airport plan to share cargo knowledge

The airports of Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi and Liege have announced a strategic partnership to share cargo know-how.

Freight Lufthansa Cargo increases number of flights to Japan

Lufthansa Cargo has announced, that it will increase freighter services to Japan.

Freight Lufthansa Cargo invests into US start-up Fleet

Lufthansa Cargo invests $10 million into US-based tech start-up Fleet.

Freight Cargojet announces new services to South America and Europe

Canadian Cargojet has announced to open new international cargo routes to South America and Europe, starting in February 2018.

Freight Cincinnati Airport handled over one million tons in 2017

Cincinnati Airport has announced the annual cargo figures.

Freight FedEx Express opens new Shanghai Cargo hub

FedEx Express has announced the official opening of its new FedEx Shanghai International Express and Cargo Hub located at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.


Freight Boeing unveils unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle prototype

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.

Freight Ethiopian Airlines to lease converted 737-800 freighters from GECAS

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.

Freight Turkish Airlines orders three B777 freighters

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.

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