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FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations

September 12, 2014

The US FAA has proposed a combined total of more than USD$430,000 in penalties for five companies, including FedEx, British Airways and American Eagle Airlines, for alleged violations of safety and hazardous material regulations.
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FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations

NTSB Blames Pilot Errors, Fatigue For 2013 UPS Crash

September 9, 2014

The fatal crash of a United Parcel Service cargo plane at an Alabama airport last year resulted from pilot errors that caused it to clip trees and hit the ground just short of the runway, the NTSB said on Tuesday.
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NTSB Blames Pilot Errors, Fatigue For 2013 UPS Crash

Air France-KLM Accelerates Low-Cost Plans

September 4, 2014

Air France-KLM has announced plans to accelerate the development of its low-cost unit and cut back freighter operations in its latest efforts to boost competitiveness.
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Air France-KLM Accelerates Low-Cost Plans

Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Get Freight JV Approval

September 3, 2014

Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways will launch a freight service joint venture between Japan and Europe after gaining antitrust approval in Japan.
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Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Get Freight JV Approval

Deutsche Bahn Sues Airlines Over Cargo Price Fixing

August 19, 2014

Deutsche Bahn is suing airlines in the United States for operating a price-fixing cartel affecting its freight business between 1999-2006.
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Deutsche Bahn Sues Airlines Over Cargo Price Fixing

Baghdad Halts Cargo Flights To Kurdish Cities

July 10, 2014

Authorities in Baghdad have halted cargo flights to the Kurdish cities of Arbil and Sulaimaniya, in an escalating row between the Shi'ite-led central government and Kurdish leaders.
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Cargo Plane Crashes In Nairobi, Four Dead

July 2, 2014

A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, shortly after taking off from the city's main airport on Wednesday.
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EU Air Freight Rules Anger Russia

July 1, 2014

New European Union air cargo rules that have caused a row with Russia came into force on Tuesday, and are likely to heighten tensions between the EU and Moscow.
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EU Air Freight Rules Anger Russia

Stronger Dollar Hits UTi's Revenue, Losses Mount

June 5, 2014

Logistics company UTi Worldwide reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as a stronger dollar more than offset higher volumes in its air and ocean freight businesses.
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Air Cargo Carriers Battle The Competition

June 3, 2014

As more cargo shifts to passenger planes and back onto the seas, airlines are having to rethink their cargo operations or risk the freighter plane becoming a thing of the past.
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Air Cargo Carriers Battle The Competition