Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA), the carrier of oversize and super heavy shipments by air, and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have expertly orchestrated a charter flight from Paris-Vatry, France, to Damman, Saudi Arabia, transporting an 11,000 horsepower Alstom motorized pump.
Cargo airports were bustling in 2017, according to the Airport Council International's finalized list of the world's top 20 busiest cargo airports in 2017 (see chart). Total cargo volumes handled (loaded and unloaded freight and mail) increased by 7.8 percent from the previous year, to 50.6 million metric tons.
In a surprise statement, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has informed the industry that, effective 1 January 2019, the electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) will become the “default contract of carriage” for all air cargo shipments on enabled trade lanes.
Becoming the 255th destination in 106 countries, Münster was added to the network, via an airport that is situated midway between the two cities Münster and Osnabrück and has easy ground access to both.
HONG KONG's Cathay Pacific has stopped freighter flights into Manchester because too much freight has been taken by passenger planes, which makes all-cargo planes economically unviable, said company cargo chief James Woodrow.
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has announced the launch of scheduled services between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou after obtaining all necessary permits from the relevant authorities. The inaugural flight was operated with one of the airline’s advanced Boeing 747-8 freighters.