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Air Freight Demand Growth Slows Further - IATA

July 1, 2015

Growth in demand for global air freight hit its slowest rate this year in May against the backdrop of stuttering economies, IATA said.
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Air Freight Demand Growth Slows Further - IATA

Chinese Air Cargo Carriers To Merge

June 24, 2015

China's three largest air cargo carriers will merge to form Asia's largest freight transport company, according to a senior official at the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
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Chinese Air Cargo Carriers To Merge

Volga-Dnepr Orders 20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters

June 17, 2015

Russian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr has signed a memorandum of understanding for 20 747-8 freighters valued at USD$7.4 billion at list prices.
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Volga-Dnepr Orders 20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Global Air Freight Momentum Slowing - IATA

June 4, 2015

Growth in demand for air freight is slowing, as world trade growth weakens, IATA said.
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Global Air Freight Momentum Slowing - IATA

Air France Faces Safety Probe After Freighter Scare

May 29, 2015

Air France faces its second safety investigation in as many weeks after pilots were forced to recover in mid-takeoff after entering the wrong data into the computer of a cargo jet.
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Air France Faces Safety Probe After Freighter Scare

Global Air Freight Demand Up 1.6 Pct In March

May 5, 2015

Air freight volumes rose 1.6 percent in March, IATA said, continuing a steady growth path after February was boosted by the Chinese New Year.
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Global Air Freight Demand Up 1.6 Pct In March

Safer Packaging Sought For Lithium Batteries

May 1, 2015

An ICAO panel has called for improved, fire-resistant packaging to ship lithium batteries, which pilots and plane makers say pose a fire risk.
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Safer Packaging Sought For Lithium Batteries

Lithium Batteries A Safety Concern For China's Air Transport

April 23, 2015

China's booming e-commerce industry and the ability of the country's small businesses to export hazardous materials are posing a safety concern for the country's air transport industry, IATA warned.
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Lithium Batteries A Safety Concern For China's Air Transport

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