Tag: belly cargo

Vienna Airport records strong growth in belly cargo

Vienna Airport reports a continuing stable cargo business at the beginning of the year. Freight tonnages in January and February 2022 continued the good level of the previous year and strong growth in belly freight. The return of passenger flights roughly doubled the volume of belly freight in...

airBaltic announces flights between Riga and Santorini

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that starting on June 5, 2021, it plans to launch new scheduled flights between Riga and Santorini in Greece. airBaltic has planned to connect both cities once a week. ...

Anchorage International Airport sees record setting 3.48 million tons of air cargo in 2020

More than 3.48 million tons of air cargo landed at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) in 2020, a 16% increase over the record setting volumes in 2019. “The tremendous surge in cargo volumes through ANC has been fueled by an increase in e-commerce, PPE, and displaced belly cargo,...

ANC receives expanded belly cargo international passenger transfer rights

The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted expanded international passenger transfer rights to Alaska’s international airports. ANC is already an air cargo powerhouse, and these new passenger rights will allow airlines the ability to use belly cargo to support routes with passeng...

Brussels Airport’s tonnage falls 8.7% in August, freighter traffic down 17.1%

Cargo tonnage at Brussels Airport fell by 8.7 per cent in August with the 17.1 per cent freighter traffic downturn the chief reason for the decline. The Belgian gateway processed 52,269 tonnes in the month, as the reduction in the number of freighter flights compared to last year hit figures. ...

LATAM Cargo flies two bears from Fortaleza to Sao Paulo

LATAM Cargo Brazil transported two bears from Fortaleza to São Paulo last week utilising the belly capacity of a Boeing 767-300 aircraft. The shipment was carried out as part of a partnership with the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) and the Fortaleza S...

Russian belly carrier Nordstar set to fly freighters next year

Russian belly carrier NordStar Airlines is planning on entering the dedicated freighter market next year, according to reports. The airline currently carries freight on its passenger flights across more than 50 domestic and international destinations from its bases at Moscow Domodedovo and Krasn...

Fast falling freighter traffic leads to decline in volumes in Amsterdam

The lack of freighter slots and traffic was the chief reason Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s cargo volumes fell 9.2 per cent to 767,519 tonnes in the first half of 2019, compared to the same period last year. Freighter tonnage was down by 16.4 per cent due to the 14.4 per cent fall in the number ...

Korean Air Cargo ups capacity to South America, significantly cuts belly space to Japan

Korean Air Cargo has increased capacity on a South America Boeing 777F route to three times a week, starting 23 August. The link will depart from Seoul’s Incheon International Airport (ICN) and before calls in Anchorage, Miami, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Lima and Los Angeles, before returning to...

Qatar Airways adds capacity into Lisbon with new daily belly route

Qatar Airways’ first ever belly flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport on Monday (24 June) adding cargo capacity into Portugal and growing the carrier's European network. The new service will be operated daily by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Lisbon will provide the carrier’s car...

Sharp tonnage fall of 11% at Brussels Airport in May

Brussels Airport’s cargo volumes declined sharply by 11 per cent in May with falls seen across all freight categories. The Belgian airport said all regions showed negative growth, both in terms of imports and exports and it handled 58,087 tonnes, compared to 65,250 tonnes in May last year. ...

RedCargo and Oman Air sign agreement to power cargo growth

RedCargo Logistics - the cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia - has signed an interline agreement with Oman Air. The new agreement will provide RedCargo customers with access to belly space on Oman Air’s cargo and freight network including to Africa, the UK and Europe. Oman Air customers...

Jet Airways cancels all flights after rescue talks fail

Indian belly cargo carrier Jet Airways has temporarily cancelled all flights after talks to rescue the struggling carrier failed and it looks like being the latest airline to fall by the wayside. In a letter to the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai, the company said: “Late last night, Jet Air...

Emirates adds belly capacity on Dubai-Cairo route

Emirates has increased the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo - adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service - starting 28 October, 2019 to meet strong demand. For the calendar year 2018, Emirates SkyCargo transported over 35,750 tonnes of cargo including b...

Flight makes emergency landing after heat detected in cargo hold

A British Airways Boeing 777 passenger flight with 209 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing at St. John’s International Airport in Canada today after crew detected heat in the cargo hold, according to local reports. The Calgary Sun reported that BA Flight 174 was on its way f...

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