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Trebling Dubai’s cargo-handling capacity Cargo-handling capacity to increase to 12 million tonnes a year

Trebling Dubai’s cargo-handling capacity

Al Maktoum International Airport is set to get under way next month, trebling Dubai’s cargo-handling capacity to more than 12 million tonnes a year

 •   Dubai's Al Maktoum expansion 'completed by Q1 2022'
 •   Huge leap in Al Maktoum Int'l freight volumes
 •   $32bn design plans approved for Al Maktoum Int'l


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Manchester Airport records record freight

Manchester Airport records record freight

Manchester Airport records best financial year for freight since 2011, with more than 50,000 tonnes shipped to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar
 
World’s largest cargo aircraft delivers to Abu Dhabi

World’s largest cargo aircraft delivers to Abu Dhabi

Chapman Freeborn and Fiege Logistics Switzerland AG have completed a project to transport outsize oil and gas equipment totalling 232 tonnes from Germany to the United Arab Emirates
 
Aviation industry shaken as another plane crashes

Aviation industry shaken as another plane crashes

Two plane crashes within hours of each other have left the aviation industry shaken this week, with investigators frantically seeking answers in both incidents.
 
EgyptAir says plane missing over Meditteranean

EgyptAir says plane missing over Meditteranean

Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight has been reported missing as it lost radar communication over the Mediterranean Sea carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew.
 

 

Dnata in talks to buy second North American operator

Dnata in talks to buy second North American operator

Emirates Group’s aviation services unit dnata is in talks to acquire a Canadian cargo handling business in what would be its second North American acquisition since entering the market.
 
Italian police claim Dubai is an EU drug transit hub

Italian police claim Dubai is an EU drug transit hub

Dubai airport has become a transit hub for the European drug trade, Italian police said this week.
 
Airliner shreds tires in near collision on runway

Airliner shreds tires in near collision on runway

A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300 was forced to abort its takeoff from South Korea’s Incheon airport this week to avoid a collision, shredding its tires in the process.
 
Tender date announced for DWC airport expansion

Tender date announced for DWC airport expansion

The tender to carry out expansion works at Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) will be issued on 28 May, a senior official said.
 
Fighter jets scrambled to intercept Air France flight

Fighter jets scrambled to intercept Air France flight

An Air France flight to Newcastle, UK, received an RAF escort following failed communications over the country’s airspace.
 
Etihad passengers hospitalised due to turbulence

Etihad passengers hospitalised due to turbulence

Nine passengers of an Etihad Airways flight were taken to hospital after the aircraft suffered severe turbulence prior to landing in Jakarta.
 
Qatar Airways increases AIG stake despite cargo slip

Qatar Airways increases AIG stake despite cargo slip

Qatar Airways has increased its investment in AIG (the owners of British Airways) despite lacklustre performance from IAG Cargo during the first quarter.
 
Emirates orders two more A380s for 2017 delivery

Emirates orders two more A380s for 2017 delivery

Emirates has placed an order with manufacturer Airbus for an additional two new A380 aircraft, to be delivered in the last quarter of 2017.
 
Dubai-bound A380 diverted due to engine malfunction

Dubai-bound A380 diverted due to engine malfunction

A Dubai-bound Qantas flight, carrying 410 passengers, was diverted three hours into the flight following engineering issues on one of the aircrafts engines.
 
Etihad Airlines flight diverted due to passenger death

Etihad Airlines flight diverted due to passenger death

A Chicago-bound Etihad Airways flight made an emergency diversion to Moscow airport following the death of one of its passengers.
 
Passenger used suicide belt to hijack Egyptian airliner

Passenger used suicide belt to hijack Egyptian airliner

The hijacker of yesterday’s Egyptair flight MS181 used a fake suicide belt to take control of the aircraft, forcing it to divert to Cyprus.
 




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