Air Cargo News.


Oct 9, 2006

American Airlines

American Airlines Cargo said it lowered its fuel surcharge from $0.60/kg. to $0.50/kg. for most US-originating international shipments and from $0.24/lb. to $0.20/lb. for US domestic shipments effective Oct. 16. Oct 3, 2006

Boeing, Nippon Cargo

Boeing delivered a third 747-400ERF to Nippon Cargo Airlines yesterday. NCA has a further seven on order. Oct 4, 2006

CSA Czech Airlines

CSA to sell catering operation, cargo terminal. CSA Czech Airlines said yesterday it will initiate the sale of its catering operation and cargo terminal at Prague Airport. The carrier noted that it will hold onto duty free shops and onboard sales, though the existing CSA catering operation will be sold as a unit. It also said it will retain cargo transport aboard its aircraft even though it is selling its Prague cargo terminal. The cargo terminal divestment will be divided into two parts. CSA contacted prospective investors yesterday by sending out basic information regarding the sale of the catering operation. Prospective investors in the cargo terminal will be contacted later this month. The company said it would like to receive indicative quotes from investors this year and select the winners of the tenders for both units in February. Oct 3, 2006

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines plans to increase its cargo activities to meet the demands of the nation's fast-growing export market. It will construct a new state-of-the-art cargo terminal...

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