Air cargo

Saudia Cargo establishes air-sea-air corridor with King Abdullah Port
The aim is to ensure the smooth flow of cargo to the port and re-export it by the air in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 aiming to turn the Kingdom into an international logistics hub.
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.
Etihad Cargo first GCC carrier to get CEIV certification in pharma logistics
The airline is one of only 16 carriers globally to hold this certification
All but one passenger killed as cargo plane crashes in Iran
The Boeing 707 aircraft, carrying meat products from the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, was attempting to land at Fath airport in Karaj, 40km (25 miles) west of Tehran.
Oman Air Cargo goes live with CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB
The cargo arm of Oman’s national airline has gone live with CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB solution after adopting the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) electronic air waybill (e-AWB) standard.
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.
Emirates SkyCargo launches South American air freight service
Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it will be launching freighter services to Bogota, Colombia
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.

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