Atlas Air announces long-term extension of agreement with DB Schenker

Atlas Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide, has extended its partnership with Schenker Flight Services GmbH (DB Schenker), the integrated logistics service provider, to provide transpacific service. Atlas Air’s relationship with DB Schenker includes supporting its global network by providing charter capacity service. The new arrangement builds on…

Air One Aviation signs new agreement with ROM Cargo

ROM Cargo has appointed Air One Aviation as its exclusive Global Sales & Services partner. This follows the awarding of the airline’s Air Operators’ Certificate by Romania’s civil aviation authority to begin international Boeing 747-400 freighter services. Combined with its existing airline client base, the new contract means Air One…

IATA: Air cargo demand up 9.4% in October

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released October 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued to be well above pre-crisis levels and that the capacity constraints have eased slightly. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometres (CTKs), was up 9.4% compared to October 2019 (10.4% for international…

AELF FlightService partners with Avensis Aviation

AELF FlightService (FlightService) has partnered with Avensis Aviation to purchase ten Medius passenger to freighter conversion kits for 2022. FlightService, operated by its sister company, Malta-based Maleth Aero, is focused on air cargo solutions, with an emerging ground transportation segment. The company will work with Avensis to convert its Airbus…

Atlas Air completes operating certificate merger with Southern Air

Atlas Air Worldwide has completed the transition to bring operations of Southern Air under a Single Operating Certificate (SOC) with Atlas Air. With the addition of Southern Air, Atlas Air was able to add 777 and 737 aircraft operating platforms, resulting in a more diversified company offering customers access to…

Air Tanzania orders Boeing freighter and passenger jets

The United Republic of Tanzania has ordered a 787-8 Dreamliner, a 767-300 Freighter and two 737 MAX jets at the 2021 Dubai Airshow. The airplanes will be operated by Air Tanzania, the national flag-carrier of Tanzania, to expand service from the country to new markets across Africa, Asia and Europe….

DHL Express launches new cargo airline DHL Air Austria

DHL Express celebrated the launch of its newly established cargo airline DHL Air Austria yesterday, which is now headquartered at Vienna Airport. The inauguration flight of the first registered Boeing 757 under Austrian flag also took place in the presence of key partners from the responsible aviation authorities such as…

EVA AIR renews cargo contract with WFS in France

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a new three-year contract to provide cargo handling, cargo towing and trucking services for EVA Air in France. The Taiwanese international airline currently operates three Boeing 777 and 787 flights per week from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Taipei, with additional frequencies expected…

IAG Cargo ramps up capacity between Europe, UK and US

IAG Cargo has increased its schedule into the United States, as the country reopens to fully vaccinated passengers. The new schedule will service 21 destinations across the country including additional capacity into key routes and the restart of the service into Newark. From 8 November, IAG Cargo customers will be…

A.P. Moller – Maersk orders two Boeing 777 Freighters

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has placed an order for two 777 Freighters. The freighters will be operated by Star Air, Maersk’s in-house aircraft operator and is the company’s first 777 order. Star Air currently operates an all-Boeing 767 Freighter fleet. “As a global integrator of container logistics, Maersk is…