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  • 01 Mar 2007

    MIDDLE EAST: Dubai DCA starts restructuring

    The Dubai Department of Civil Aviation has commenced implementation of a project to restructure its organisational set up, the Khaleej Times reported. The proposal, which is linked to the Dubai Strategic Plan 2007-2015, was approved late last year by...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    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
  • 01 Mar 2007

    RUSSIA: Ruslan International aids A380 tests

    Ruslan International, using an AN- 124-100 freighter supplied by Volga- Dnepr Airlines, has helped to play a pivotal role in the latest stage of testing of the new Airbus A380. The giant Airbus aircraft had to undergo further cold...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    RUSSIA: First IL-76 freighter flight to US

    Volga-Dnepr’s new generation IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft has successfully completed its first flight to and from the US, the first IL-76 commercial flights in the US market since old versions of the aircraft were banned under ICAO noise restrictions in...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    EUROPE: Lufthansa Cargo sets up new company

    Lufthansa Cargo has announced it has set up a company to provide freight handling services for itself as well as for airfreight forwarders. The new company, Handling Counts GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo, will begin operating initially...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    EUROPE: Cargo B Airlines to start in October

    Cargo B Airlines, a new all cargo airline based at Brussels Airport, said it plans to operate from the Belgian capital all-cargo flights serving major markets around the world such as the Middle and Far East, Africa and South...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    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
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Calendar

    Mar 5-8 IATA World Cargo Symposium, Centro banamex, Mexico City, Mexico. www.iata.org/events Mar 11-13 Air Cargo 2007 Conference & Exhibition, The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ, USA. www.aircargoconference.com Mar 13-15 Eyefortransport 3rd China Logistics Summit 2007, Le Royal...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Air France Cargo

    Air France Cargo will receive the first of three converted B747-400 freighters in June, with the second and third in August and November. The aircraft, which were originally combis, will replace the airline’s fleet of B747-200Fs.... Read More