The Middle East’s leading airlines made clear their common determination to boost passenger and freight market shares this weekend at the 2013 Dubai Airshow as they dominated the headlines with a series of huge orders for new airplanes.
United Arab Emirates
26 Feb 2013
Improving U.S. and European consumer confidence was credited with rising demand for freight movements at Dubai International Airport last month.
22 Feb 2013
Gulftainer recorded a 24 percent increase in trade volume in 2012 compared with 2011.
19 Feb 2013
Etihad Cargo reported tonnage in January was 32,613 metric tons, rising 27 percent from 25,600 metric tons in January 2012.
08 Feb 2013
MOL will launch its new China-Middle East Express service, departing from Ningbo, China, on March 11.
07 Feb 2013
Dubai Airports, which owns and manages both Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central International Airport, today reported Dubai World Central handled 219,092 metric tons of air freight in 2012.
04 Feb 2013
Emirates SkyCargo, a cargo airline based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Moaza Al Falahi as vice president of cargo business and product development.
04 Feb 2013
Etihad Airways’ cargo traffic jumped 19 percent in 2012 from the previous year as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier tripled its
01 Feb 2013
Ocean carrier United Arab Shipping Co. will implement a general rate increase on all U.S. export cargo to the Middle East and Mediterranean, effective March 1. It will apply to all tariff ocean freight rates and service contracts.
29 Jan 2013
Dubai International Airport reported cargo volume in December 2012 was 201,949 metric tons, increasing 6.5 percent from 189,593 metric tons.
24 Jan 2013
SkyCargo, the freight division of airline Emirates, has expanded its capacity and freighter network with the addition of three new Boeing 777F aircraft.