• Suvarnabhumi Airport

    An investigative panel in Thailand has filed criminal charges against four companies, who were involved in procuring an over-priced baggage handling system for the new Suvarnabhumi Airport. The companies are Italian-Thai development, Takenaka, Obayashi and Quatrotec.... Read More
  • Air Logistics welcomes CAL expansion at JFK

    Air Logistics America has welcomedthe third B747 freighter service thatIsrael-based operator C.A.L. CargoAir Lines last month launched to NewYork’s JFK airport. Air Logistics said that the new servicewill add a much-needed Saturdaymorning departure that complimentsCAL’s existing Thursday and Sundayflights...... Read More
  • Pemco redelivers B737 Combi conversion

    Pemco Aviation Group, Inc. said that its Dothan, Alabama subsidiary, Pemco World Air Services, Inc., has redelivered to Alaska Airlines its combi conversion, which provides both passenger and freight capability simultaneously. The conversion is the first ever B737- 400...... Read More
  • ECS extends cargo GSA network to Dubai

    European Cargo Services (ECS) hasextended its network to the UnitedArab Emirates with the opening of itsown office in Dubai, located in theDubai Airport Free Zone adjacentto the airline and freight forwardingcommunity. Globe Air Cargo FZE is the firstfully-owned ECS...... Read More
  • IAI, Mitsui to form JV for freighter conversions

    Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Bedek Aviation Group and Mitsui & Co have signed a contract to establish a 50:50 joint venture company that will convert B767-300 aircraft from passenger to special freighter configuration. IAI and Mitsui intend to establish...... Read More
  • EUROPE: FastShip issues tender for cargo capacity

    US-based FastShip, Inc., in partnership with industry consultants Triangle Management Services, has issued an open invitation to bid on cargo capacity on a planned new cargo service between the ports of Philadelphia and Cherbourg in France. In a statement,...... Read More
  • Aviapartner Cargo inks deal with AirPart

    Aviapartner Cargo has signed a formalco-operation agreement with Air-Part, a subsidiary company of NurembergAirport, which calls for reciprocalcargo handling services for each other’scustomers. The deal also includes thedevelopment of a close co-operation incommercial and operational matters. Last year, Aviapartner...... Read More
  • Unisys gets major carrier for CPS

    Unisys said that Continental Airlines Cargo is now live on the Unisys-operated Cargo Portal Services (CPS), an electronic booking and shipment management service for the air cargo industry. Continental’s participation in CPS will give the airline’s air cargo clients...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: SkyCargo launches cargo service to Djibouti

    Emirates SkyCargo last month introduced an once-weekly A310-300F freighter service from Dubai to Djibouti, which is Emirates’ 15th African destination. The A310-300F offers a gross payload of 39 tonnes. To Djibouti, Emirates SkyCargo is expecting to carry manufactured and...... Read More