UASC Barzan the flagship of the United Arab Shipping Comnpany’s fleet, arrives at DP World’s London Gateway container terminal following fire.
Emirates flew 11,240 million scheduled freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), putting it well ahead of number two Cathay's 9,464 million scheduled FTKs.
Emirates’ newest 777F, which left the Boeing Manufacturing Facility in Everett, Washington, in September, flew its first mission to Hong Kong.
Carriers in the Middle East reported the most significant growth, followed by African and European airlines.
The UN refugee agency UNHCR worked with UPS and the World Food Program (WFP) to fly 86 tonnes of high energy biscuits from the UN Humanitarian Response Depot in Dubai to Athens.
Ariana-NAS has launched ground handling services in Herat and Kandahar International Airports in Afghanistan.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo carried over 30% more cargo from Dubai in the first half of 2015.
Philippine customs officials announced they will randomly inspect 'balikbayan boxes' and impose tax on taxable goods, due to suspected misuse.
The company said it is investing over $4 million, further underpinning its position as a key aviation partner in the country.
dnata has gone from four to ten European stations in the past two years & will now handle more than two million tonnes of cargo at 26 airports worldwide.
The airline's existing ban on carrying CITES I hunting trophies has been extended to include all species included in the CITES I, II and III.
The new airport's cargo milestone represents a 12% increase compared to the previous hub in Qatar at Doha Int'l Airport.
Africa is a key growth market for Qatar Airways Cargo, which currently serves Lagos, Accra, Johannesburg, Entebbe, Nairobi, and Khartoum with dedicated freighters.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo has called for an industry-wide agreement that all airlines would be duty-bound to implement would eliminate shipments like hunting trophies & endangered species.
Several regions in decline but Middle Eastern carriers saw the strongest growth with demand expanding by 15.3%, and capacity rose 19.2%.
Year to date cargo totalled 1,232,861, up 1.7% compared to 1,212,444 during the first six months in 2014, according to Dubai Airports.