Air cargo

FedEx Express to be first tenant at new $58m Bahrain air cargo terminal
The multinational courier delivery services company will be occupying a total of 9,000sqm out of the 25,000sqm available space in the US $58.5-million terminal.
Etihad Cargo chosen to fly 68 horses to Longines Masters of Hong Kong
This is the third consecutive year that Etihad Cargo has handled the equestrian air transport for the world’s most prestigious show jumping event.
Dubai-bound rhino horns worth AED6-million seized at Johannesburg airport
Lieutenant Colonel Katlego Mogale confirmed to local media that a K9 detector dog had reacted positively to a shipment destined for the Middle East.
Middle East air cargo capacity outgrew demand in November
Middle Eastern airlines’ freight volumes expanded 1.7% in November compared to the same period a year earlier.
Saudia Cargo carries 60 tons of equipment for Janadriyah festival
Saudia Cargo shipped 60 tons of equipment, tools, screens, and cables from Châlons Vatry International Airport, France to King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh aboard a B747-400F Aircraft.
Amazon Air to expand fleet to 50 aircraft with new ATSG deal
Amazon Air currently leases 20 air freighters from ATSG and 20 from Atlas Air, with the additional 10 from ATSG to be operational in the next two years.
Emirates SkyCargo wants to make Ireland a gateway for North American trade
The Dubai-based carrier offers up to 25 tonnes of cargo capacity on each of its Boeing 777 passenger aircraft that operate the Dublin route.
Saudia Cargo extends its services to Calicut International Airport
This additional capacity is being offering in bellyhold on the daily operation of Saudi Arabian Airlines passenger Airbus A330 flights, four flights from King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) and three operating from King Khalid International Airport (KKIA).
Saudia Cargo brings the international Cirque du soleil to Riyadh
Saudia Cargo’s CEO, Omar Talal Hariri, said that the moment the company received the request from the client, they exerted every possible effort, considering all measures to ensure the safe transportation of shipment on time.
Etihad Cargo expands network with bellyhold capacity on new Barcelona route
Combined with its daily Madrid service, launched in 2015, Etihad Cargo now offers 28 tons cargo capacity out of Spain via bellyhold on its 787 and A330 aircraft every day.
Major divide revealed in multimodal online search queries in UAE
Trends during the last three years show a sharp contrast in local online search queries for the type of cargo transport sought, along with the related products and destinations for these shipments, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.
Case Study: RSA seeks first-mover advantage with new Dubai South air cargo terminal
RSA Global was one of the first 3PLs to establish operations in Dubai South back in 2009, and now it is one of the first air cargo specialists to establish a dedicated air freight terminal in the Aviation District.

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