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Anchorage International Airport is a gateway between two major freight markets. Now the Alaskan hub is targeting new routes and buffing up cargo capacity. Ian Putzger reports
With the 777X, Boeing is bringing the 777 convincingly up to date, so what will the next generation aircraft mean for cargo carriers? And what are the prospects for P2F conversions of older airframes? Paul E Eden asks
Satu Dahl analyses the bidirectional transatlantic air freight market and looks at how major gateways and airlines are gearing up to accommodate growing freight volumes
The need for globally recognised standards for pharmaceutical product handling has gained momentum in the past year. Keith Mwanalushi discusses some of the key issues that have arisen
The largest air cargo terminal in Africa has been running to capacity since the beginning of the year: ACUNIS, the cooperation between Unitechnik and AMOVA both from Germany, planned and implemented the new air cargo terminal in Addis Ababa for government-owned Ethiopian Airlines. The air cargo facility covers 38,000m², an area as large as five football pitches, and is divided into refrigeration and a dry storage zone. 600,000 tonnes of fresh food and dry goods can be transshipped at the installation. The cargo terminal is pioneering both regarding throughput and logistics processes as well as its security standards.


Keith Mwanalushi
It’s rather fascinating to learn how far ULD technology has come compared to just a few decades ago. It’s around 60 years since the airline industry first played with the idea of using some kind of device to unitise the baggage and cargo carried in the holds of civil aircraft

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EFW’s A321 passenger-to-freighter ... bookmark

Paris, 19 June 2019 – EFW’s A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion program has proven its attractiveness as EFW signed up two new customers. On the occasion of the Paris Airshow 2019, EFW has now secured two Letters Of Intent (LoI) with a leasing company and an undisclosed airline and will finalize the resulting contracts within the next few weeks.

Qatar Airways Cargo Announces Order ... bookmark
  • Three new freighter-only routes also revealed: Hanoi to Dallas, Chicago to Singapore and Singapore – Los Angeles – Mexico City
  • The cargo carrier will grow to become the number one global carrier this year in both fleet and network

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Autonomous freight drones: a revolution in air cargo?