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Coverage of air cargo related news including freight forwarders, airlines, airports and more


LUG opens Covid-19 testing centre at Frankfurt Airport

AJOT | April 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

United Air bets on three summer European spots open to Americans

Bloomberg | April 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Air France-KLM CEO flags further recapitalization later in 2021

Bloomberg | April 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Former FedEx worker kills 8 people at Indianapolis facility
Former FedEx worker kills 8 people at Indianapolis facility

Bloomberg | April 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

A 19-year-old former employee of FedEx Corp. gunned down eight people at a company facility near the Indianapolis airport and then killed himself with a rifle.

Melrose sells Nortek Air management unit for $3.63 billion

Bloomberg | April 19, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

United Air passengers sue over terror from in-flight engine fire

Bloomberg | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

For up to 30 million doses monthly: DB Schenker transports filling line to build up vaccine capacities against the pandemic
For up to 30 million doses monthly: DB Schenker transports filling line to build up vaccine capacities against the pandemic

AJOT | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Charters | Project / Heavy Lift News | Air Project

Special air freight charter to overcome the pandemic: On behalf of US-based healthcare company Nexus Pharmaceuticals, DB Schenker transported equipment for a vaccine filling line this week. With a total volume of 82 tons, it was necessary to charter an Antonov An-124 aircraft for the flight from Frankfurt-Hahn in Germany to Chicago-Rockford in the US. The transported material comprised of a vaccine filling machine with isolator from the German specialized engineering companies Bausch + Stroebel and Franz Ziel. Once the production line is operational, it has the capability to produce up to 30 million doses of vaccines per month.

Ethiopian Airlines transports vaccine to São Paulo, Brazil

AJOT | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

FedEx confirms its workers were killed in Indiana mass shooting
FedEx confirms its workers were killed in Indiana mass shooting

Bloomberg | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

FedEx Corp. confirmed that company “team members” were among those killed by a gunman who opened fire at FedEx Ground facility near the Indianapolis airport and then took his own life.

Singapore Air to stop flying transit passengers to Hong Kong

Bloomberg | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Cathay Pacific flies fewer than 600 passengers a day on average

Bloomberg | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Once-bullish Wizz Air CEO says his optimism for summer is fading

Bloomberg | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Delta’s steady outlook underwhelms as cost pressures loom

Bloomberg | April 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

ANA Holdings and Wingcopter partner to accelerate the development of drone delivery infrastructure
ANA Holdings and Wingcopter partner to accelerate the development of drone delivery infrastructure

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology | Shipping Technology

Tests have proven aircraft performance in the unique flying conditions of rural Japan. Trial program builds on years of breakthroughs in unmanned aerial vehicle technology from ANA and Wingcopter. Wingcopter chosen for its unique tilt-rotor eVTOL drone and extensive experience in flying under difficult conditions all over the world.

Recovery on horizon for Ontario International Airport as passenger volumes show improvement

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports | By The Numbers

Cargo volume in Frankfurt continues to achieve strong growth

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports | By The Numbers

KLM Cargo introduces the new Cargo Seat Bag for its cargo in cabin flights
KLM Cargo introduces the new Cargo Seat Bag for its cargo in cabin flights

Air Freight News | April 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

2020 was an unprecedented year for our industry and adaptation has been the name of the game ever since the Covid-19 pandemic began.

Qantas sees domestic passenger traffic bouncing back to normal

Bloomberg | April 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Airlines’ middle seats cited as Covid risk, with caveats

Bloomberg | April 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Avianca to seek $1.8 billion with bankruptcy exit in sight

Bloomberg | April 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

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