Air Cargo News.


May 7, 2007

ABX Air, All Nippon Airways, Boeing

ABX Air signed a two-year agreement with All Nippon Airways to operate two Boeing 767-200 freighters to support ANA's cargo operations in Japan, China and Thailand. Effective May 15, the deal is expected to generate $22 million in annual revenue for Ohio-based ABX, an all-cargo carrier that primarily operates flights on DHL's US network but has been seeking to expand its base of services. "This agreement underscores ABX's commitment to grow its presence as an international provider of aircraft and aircraft-related services," President and CEO Joe Hete said. It has 35 Boeing 767s in service, including 29 for DHL. May 3, 2007

AirBridge Cargo, Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Group reported sales of $725 million in 2006, up 55% from 2005, and is projecting $1 billion in revenue this year. It said rising turnover resulted from development in its An-124-100 (revenue up 26%) and IL-76 (up 114%) charter freight businesses and expansion at AirBridge Cargo (up 96%), which operates four Boeing 747Fs. V-D transported more than 155,000 tonnes of freight last year, 98% of which was flown internationally. AirBridge reported revenues of $227.4 million and transported 78,400 tonnes of cargo, up 79% on the prior year. Scheduled cargo services accounted for 31% of the parent company's total sales. May 2, 2007

All Nippon Airways

ANA To Oustsource Cargo Flights. All Nippon Airways (ANA) said on Tuesday it would outsource some air cargo flights to US freight airline company ABX Air to help it expand its cargo business. May 1, 2007

San Francisco International Airport

DHS launches cargo screening program in San Francisco San Francisco International Airport this summer will launch a pilot program to test ways to screen air cargo. "We want to prove we can screen...

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