Volga-Dnepr has sealed a deal with Boeing for the acquisition of 747-8 freighters for the Russian group’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines unit.
Shippers typically turn to cargo airlines such as Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific for expensive or time-sensitive products such as fast-fashion apparel, pharmaceutical shipments, or fruits and vegetables.
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12 Jul 2016
Japanese container trade volume will slip slightly in fiscal 2016 for the third straight year.
08 Jul 2016
"The business environment is extremely difficult and there are few signs of any immediate relief.”
28 Jun 2016
Lufthansa Cargo and Japan’s All Nippon Airways will extend their joint venture next month.
27 Jun 2016
U.K. freight forwarders are worried that the decision to leave the European Union could threaten a much-needed expansion of Heathrow Airport.
15 Jun 2016
Cargolux China aims to establish a global network.
13 Jun 2016
Lufthansa Cargo, Europe’s largest all-cargo airline, said it will lay off hundreds of its 4,600-strong worldwide workforce.
03 Jun 2016
Global air cargo traffic grew in April, but yields remain under pressure.
24 May 2016
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has launched a weekly freighter service.
23 May 2016
Rising passenger numbers lift Asia-Pacific airlines, but the sorry state of air cargo is proving to be a drag on revenue and profits.