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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

Air Freight Demand Back At 2010 Levels

December 3, 2014

International demand for air freight is back at levels not seen since 2010 and grew 5.4 percent in October, IATA said.
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Air Freight Demand Back At 2010 Levels

Deutsche Bahn To Sue Airlines Over Cargo Cartel

December 1, 2014

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is set to launch another suit against airlines for operating a price-fixing cartel affecting its freight business from 1999-2006, the Wirtschafts Woche weekly reported.
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Deutsche Bahn To Sue Airlines Over Cargo Cartel

US, Mexico Aviation Deal Removes Flight Limits

November 21, 2014

The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement to expand passenger and cargo air service that would remove current limits on the number of airlines that can provide passenger service on routes between the two countries.
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US, Mexico Aviation Deal Removes Flight Limits

IATA Sees 4.1 Percent Air Freight Annual Growth

October 22, 2014

The outlook for air freight demand is improving after several years in the doldrums, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday.
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IATA Sees 4.1 Percent Air Freight Annual Growth

Asiana To Pay USD$55 Mln In Price-Fixing Case

October 14, 2014

Asiana has agreed to pay USD$55 million to settle allegations in a US class action that it conspired with other airlines to fix rates for shipping air cargo, according to court papers.
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Asiana To Pay USD$55 Mln In Price-Fixing Case