November 2010

Cover Story

  • Dubai's airport mega-hub begins its ascent

    The palpable result of a bold and some say brave vision, a very large patch of sand looking out over the blue waters of Persian Gulf has been transformed into the new Dubai World Central (DWC)-Al Maktoum International Airport from which Dubai resolutely aims to stake its claim as the cargo hub of the world. Manfred Singh has the story.... Read More

From the Editor

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FIATA 2010




  • Turkish Airlines intensifies cargo focus

    Ten years ago, Turkish Airlines was a budding passenger carrier with 75 aircraft, but in that time much has changed. Driven by demand its fleet has doubled to 150 and realising the significant scope for its air cargo business, the carrier has started to build up cargo capacity via its cargo unit, Turkish Cargo.... Read More


IT & Equipment


  • San Bernardino Int'l Airport looking for investors

    San Bernardino International Airport (SDB), which is 96.5km east of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), is promoting itself as the gateway to Southern California and the US as a whole. The airport is now seeking to develop its air cargo business and is wooing investors to develop its air cargo terminal facility. By Wong Joon San.... Read More
  • New York area airports show cargo improvement

    Compared to last year's dismal figures, cargo volumes are improving at Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) area airports and PANYNJ officials expect the good news to continue through this year's December holiday season. Karen E. Thuermer reports.... Read More
  • MIA facilitates Latin American trade with Asia

    Miami International Airport (MIA) is without a doubt the leader in the Americas for international freight and the world's largest gateway to Latin American and the Caribbean and increasingly the air cargo hub is promoting its Asian connections to South American markets. Karen E. Thuermer reports.... Read More
  • Atlas Air maintains solid position in Asia

    While market conditions indicate a softening air cargo demand, business for Atlas Air World Holdings, between Asia and North America has been exceptionally strong in 2010 and despite potential weakening of the market next year the ACMI operator is fully confident of the tradelane's future. By Karen E. Thuermer.... Read More