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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

Kenya Launches Electronic System To Cut Freight Times

May 2, 2014

Kenya on Friday launched a single electronic system for processing imports and exports, to simplify red tape blamed for holding up trade in the trading hub of the region.
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Kenya Launches Electronic System To Cut Freight Times

Dubai Passengers, Freight Up In March

April 28, 2014

Passenger traffic through Dubai's main airport, one of the world's busiest, rose 7.5 percent from a year earlier to 6.29 million people in March, the airport operator said on Monday.
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Dubai Passengers, Freight Up In March

Lufthansa Cargo Sees Partnership By Mid-Year

March 25, 2014

Lufthansa Cargo aims to set up a partnership with an airline outside of the Lufthansa Group by the middle of this year ahead of further cooperation deals, it said on Tuesday.
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Lufthansa Cargo Sees Partnership By Mid-Year

Lufthansa Cargo Postpones Decision On 777F Options

March 25, 2014

Lufthansa's cargo unit has postponed a decision on whether to convert the first of five options for Boeing 777F freighters due to the current tough market conditions, the unit's chief executive said on Tuesday.
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Lufthansa Cargo Postpones Decision On 777F Options