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Chinese New Year, US Port Delays Boost Air Freight

April 1, 2015

Global air freight volumes rose 11.7 percent in February, driven by the Chinese New Year, IATA said.
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Chinese New Year, US Port Delays Boost Air Freight

Amazon Blasts FAA For Slow Drone Regulation

March 24, 2015

Amazon has blasted the FAA for being slow to approve commercial drone testing, saying the United States is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology.
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Amazon Blasts FAA For Slow Drone Regulation

Lufthansa Cargo Gets Boost From Strong Exports

March 19, 2015

Lufthansa Cargo hopes to sign another airline partnership to build on the success of last year's tie-up with Japan's ANA and take advantage of the positive environment for German exports.
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Lufthansa Cargo Gets Boost From Strong Exports

Cathay Pacific Profit Up 20 Pct On Cargo Recovery

March 18, 2015

Cathay Pacific's net profit rose 20 percent last year due to a recovery in a cargo business that it plans to expand to meet growing demand on long-haul routes.
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Cathay Pacific Profit Up 20 Pct On Cargo Recovery

Atlas Air To Order More 747-8s At Some Point

March 17, 2015

Atlas Air plans to order more Boeing 747-8s at some point, its chief executive said.
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Atlas Air To Order More 747-8s At Some Point

Boeing, FedEx Battle Back On Gulf Competition

February 26, 2015

A push by three US airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has triggered a sharp response from other powerful US aviation companies including Boeing and FedEx, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support.
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Boeing, FedEx Battle Back On Gulf Competition

Korean Air Orders Five Boeing 777F Freighters

February 12, 2015

Korean Air has ordered five Boeing 777F freighters for KRW1.64 trillion won (USD$1.48 billion), for delivery between 2015 and 2017.
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Korean Air Orders Five Boeing 777F Freighters

Dubai Airports Cargo Volume Jumps 18 Pct In 2014

February 10, 2015

Freight volumes handled by Dubai's two international airports jumped 18.1 percent in 2014 as the emirate strengthened its position as a regional hub for trade.
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Dubai Airports Cargo Volume Jumps 18 Pct In 2014

Global Air Freight Demand Up 4.9 Pct In December

February 4, 2015

Global demand for air cargo rose 4.9 percent in December as growth accelerated, driven by an uptick in world trade, IATA said on Wednesday.
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Global Air Freight Demand Up 4.9 Pct In December

Bidders Lining Up For Cargo Handler Telair

January 14, 2015

US aerospace components maker Transdigm and European buyout groups Cinven and EQT are all exploring an acquisition of cargo-loading systems manufacturer Telair in a potential USD$700 million - USD$800 million deal.
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Bidders Lining Up For Cargo Handler Telair