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Edmonton Given New Access to European Market with Addition of KLM Service

Edmonton Region Gains New European Gateway: With KLM To Amsterdam Starting May 5, 2015, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will offer non-stop air service between Edmonton International Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Year-round service will commence operation with three times a week service on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, with a fourth Friday flight to be added […]

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Exploding Lithium Batteries Pose Catastrophic Danger To Aircraft: New Research

New research shows that lithium batteries can explode and burn even more violently than previously thought, raising questions about their use and shipment on passenger airplanes. Because many airlines are replacing paper charts with laptops and tablet computers, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration conducted tests on what would happen if one of their rechargeable lithium-ion […]

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Cargojet & First Air Announce Strategic Air Cargo Cooperation

Cargojet and First Air announced Tuesday they have signed a Cooperation Agreement that will create significant cost efficiencies for both carriers. Cargojet will assume the remaining lease obligation of First Air’s B767-200 Extended Range Freighter aircraft, subject to the approval of the lessor, and will provide scheduled freighter aircraft service to First Air from Ottawa […]

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Air Canada to Commence NEW Year-Round Direct Service to/from Milan June 18th

Air Canada Cargo is pleased to introduce its new direct year-round service to and from Milan Malpensa (MXP) starting June 18. This complements our existing year-round direct service to key European gateways such as Brussels, Copenhagen, Geneva, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Zurich, Dublin, as well as seasonal service to Rome and Venice, Manchester, Madrid, Barcelona, […]

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Korean Airlines (KE) Launches Weekly Service for Live Lobsters from Nova Scotia

Korean Air has launched a dedicated freighter weekly service for Nova Scotia live lobsters from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Incheon in a transit under 14 hours. The flights will depart Incheon at 0250 hrs, with a fuel stop in Anchorage and arrive in Halifax’s Gateway Facilities ULC at 1245 hrs. The service will finish […]

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Lufthansa Cargo now using lighter containers

All of the LD3 containers used by Lufthansa Cargo are now the lightweight versions. The LD3 standard containers produced using lighter composite materials are helping to radically reduce fuel consumption and emissions. With some 500,000 container movements per year, the 14-kilogram difference over conventional containers amounts to a weight saving of 7 million kilograms. Therefore, […]

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