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BA to fly Gatwick to Vegas

British Airways is to launch three-times-a-week services between  Gatwick and Las Vegas on 29 October. Operated by a Boeing 777, the new flights together with the existing Heathrow service will bring total BA flights to ten a week. [+]

Cargolux adds Manaus

Cargolux Airlines has added Manaus, Brazil, to its network. The weekly service departs Luxembourg on Saturdays at 18:00 arriving, via São Paulo at 05:20 the next day. It then operates via Quito, Bogota and Maastricht. Manaus, the capital of the region is also a free trade zone that has developed into one ... [+]

Harvest-time special

Lufthansa's time:matters division has just launched a Europe-wide  Weekend Service for their agricultural customers in time for the harvest season. Broken down harvesters can cost a fortune, so spare parts are required as quickly as possible, and on any day of the week. The Harvest Season Weekend Service for the shipment ... [+]

Aer Lingus Cargo to sponsor export award

Aer Lingus Cargo is to sponsor the Irish Exporters Association 's Multinational Exporter of the Year Award, a key category in the National Export Industry Awards. Organised by the IEA in conjunction with Aer Lingus Cargo, the competition recognizes the outstanding achievements of multinational companies in contributing to the growth in Irish ... [+]

Air France KLM moves

Air France-KLM Cargo is moving its  headquarters to the Schiphol TransPort building on the east side of the airport on 14 May. The move brings together the management, commercial and central services departments of Air France-KLM Cargo and Martinair Cargo. The KLM Cargo Operations and the AF-KL Cargo and Martinair Cargo ... [+]

Cargolux to start Chongqing services

Cargolux is to launch twice weekly scheduled flights to Chongqing from mid-May. The inaugural service operates on 14 May from Luxembourg via Doha and Sharjah to arrive at Chongqing’s Jianbai International Airport in the late evening of 15 May. The aircraft will return to Luxembourg via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and ... [+]

IAG integrated

British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo have integrated cargo handling at Heathrow airport. The Ascentis and Premia facilities will now handle all Iberia Cargo’s shipments in and out of the Ukand all Iberia aircraft departing from London Heathrow will now fly from Terminal 5. All cargo and mail for ... [+]

Flights help rebuild Thai industry

A series of three AN-124 flights by Volga-Dnepr Airlines has carried over 200 tonnes of industrial equipment from Japan to to help rebuild a flood-damaged Honda factory. The flights each carried a payload of between 60-70 tonnes from Nagoya and Osaka airports to Bangkok.   [+]

Losses at Cargolux

All-cargo carrier Cargolux – 35% owned by since June last year - made a net loss of US$ 18.3 million compared to a US$ 59.8 million profit in 2010. Chairman Albert Wildgen said it was difficult to pinpoint one specific reason. Factors included excess capacity in the market, steadily ... [+]

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