Air Cargo News.


Oct 30, 2006

Airbus, UPS

UPS profits rise nearly 9% as Airbus A380 order comes under review. UPS earned $1.04 billion in net income in the third quarter, an 8.9% rise over $953 million earned in the same period last year, on a 10.5% increase in revenues to $11.66 billion. Oct 24, 2006


Boeing said it successfully opened and closed the 747-400 Large Cargo Freighter swing tail in testing in Everett, Wash. The aircraft will be used to move assembly components for the 787 around the world and the swing tail is designed to allow more efficient loading and unloading of large parts. Oct 24, 2006

Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways will launch a twice-weekly 747-200 freighter service to Beijing on Nov. 15, it announced yesterday. Flights will depart Hong Kong on Wednesdays and Thursdays. CX currently...

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