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CMA CGM Air Cargo Group demonstrates its ability to transport emergency humanitarian relief between France and India
CMA CGM Air Cargo Group demonstrates its ability to transport emergency humanitarian relief between France and India

Air Freight News | May 05, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

An A330-200F Airbus from CMA CGM AIR CARGO fleet made available for an emergency humanitarian transport to help the Indian population that is severely affected by the sanitary crisis.

Air cargo volumes bounce back in April as the air cargo system remains under ‘significant strain’
Air cargo volumes bounce back in April as the air cargo system remains under ‘significant strain’

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters | By The Numbers

Global air cargo demand bounced back into growth in April after a -3% dip in March, with high load factors keeping the international airfreight system under significant strain as the traditional surge in summer capacity has so far failed to materialise for a second consecutive year, say industry analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index.

Atlas air pilot contract talks delayed again

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Emirates fits A380s with upscale coach class as market mutates

Bloomberg | May 05, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Lufthansa Wins Investor Approval for $6.6 Billion Capital Raise

Bloomberg | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Intradco Global transports 1,030 purebred breeding pigs from the UK to China
Intradco Global transports 1,030 purebred breeding pigs from the UK to China

AJOT | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

On Tuesday 27th April 2021, 1,030 purebred breeding pigs made the approx. 7,000-mile journey from Stansted Airport (STN) to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) in a Boeing 747-8F aircraft.

Qatar Airways Cargo returns seven rescued lions to their natural habitat for free

Air Freight News | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Aerial delivery drones to offer absolute dollar opportunity of US$56 billion
Aerial delivery drones to offer absolute dollar opportunity of US$56 billion

AJOT | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

Rise in demand for aerial delivery drones has led to growth of the market for autonomous last mile delivery, as these platforms facilitate contactless delivery without any human intervention.

Longtail Aviation signs for CHAMP’s Traxon Global Customs

AJOT | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

Jettainer harnesses digital twins
Jettainer harnesses digital twins

AJOT | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

The gathering and smart combination of comprehensive lifecycle data yields valuable insights and enables Jettainer to optimize the use of ULDs economically as well as environmentally.

Lufthansa Group to purchase five additional 787 Dreamliners
Lufthansa Group to purchase five additional 787 Dreamliners

AJOT | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group announced the airline group will continue its fleet modernization with a new order for five 787-9 Dreamliners.

Turkish Airlines posts rare industry profit amid cargo gains
Turkish Airlines posts rare industry profit amid cargo gains

Air Freight News | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Turkish Airlines became one of the first major carriers to post a profit this year after a boost in freight revenues helped it ride out a continuing passenger slump triggered by the coronavirus crisis.

Lufthansa CEO pitches $6.6 billion capital increase to investors
Lufthansa CEO pitches $6.6 billion capital increase to investors

Bloomberg | May 04, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Deutsche Lufthansa AG asked shareholders for permission to raise 5.5 billion euros ($6.6. billion) in fresh capital, calling it a necessary step to repair the stricken carrier’s balance sheet after the coronavirus pandemic punctured a decades-long boom in air travel.

Malaysia Airlines says travel demand to stay weak until 2023

Bloomberg | May 03, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Airlines push for U.S.-U.K. travel deal by G-7 meeting in June

Bloomberg | May 03, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Airbus A321 freighter – synergy between costs and convenience
Airbus A321 freighter – synergy between costs and convenience

AJOT | May 03, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Probably one of the longest ongoing rivalries in the aviation market is the one between two aircraft manufacturing giants - Airbus and Boeing. For years the companies had been head to head, trying to outsmart the other and take over the lucrative market.

EU looks to open borders after a year of pandemic isolation

Bloomberg | May 03, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Lufthansa Group and BASF roll out sharkskin technology
Lufthansa Group and BASF roll out sharkskin technology

AJOT | May 03, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

From 2022, Lufthansa Cargo will equip all Boeing 777 freighters with AeroSHARK. Innovative surface technology from Lufthansa Technik and BASF improves fuel efficiency and helps airlines to reach sustainability targets

Qatar Airways Cargo convoy departs to India carrying medical aid and equipment to support COVID-19 relief efforts
Qatar Airways Cargo convoy departs to India carrying medical aid and equipment to support COVID-19 relief efforts

AJOT | May 03, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

300 tonnes of aid from around the world departed in a three-aircraft cargo convoy from Doha to India, as part of the freight carrier’s WeQare initiative

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