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2011-10-23 09:03:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 2nd of October 2011, Air Charter International transported a 37-tonne rudder part from Korea to Dubai. Tailor-made by Korean steel manufacturer Taewoong, the 9.16 metre long, 1.05 metre wide rudder part was essential to the repair of a ship stationed at the Dubai Dry Docks. "When we first received this inquiry, we immediately understood the importance of teamwork in completing this cargo charter successfully,"...

2011-10-21 04:11:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - DHL, in association with Emaar Properties, launches striking new choreography display at The Dubai Fountain to illustrate its unrivaled speed and efficiency - Display part of DHL's biggest ever advertising campaign worldwide DHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider, has marked its most ambitious advertising campaign to date with the launch of...

2011-10-14 13:44:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With its first shipment on October 14, 1991 National Air Cargo, a United States air freight forwarder, has emerged into a leading global freight forwarder with presence in Europe, Middle East, Far East and Africa with more than 500 employees. National specializes in express cargo delivery and has developed a global reputation for exceptional customer service and performance moving high priority shipments across the globe. National currently...

2011-10-12 14:00:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cargolux Airlines shared another milestone in the history of the iconic 747, as the airline took delivery of the first Boeing 747-8 Freighter today. Following delivery at the Boeing Delivery Center at the company's Everett site, the airplane departed for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, where the new freighter will receive its first cargo load, destined for Cargolux headquarters in Luxembourg. Boeing, Cargolux and...

2011-10-11 00:35:00

BEIJING, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will launch 2 weekly rotations between Beijing and Okinawa using B737-800, starting January 11, 2012. (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) The new service will bring the number of Japanese cities served by Air China up to 8 and the number of round-trip direct flights a week between the two countries up to 260. The other 7 Japanese cities are Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Sendai and Sapporo....

2011-10-07 08:00:00

NEW YORK and NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oak Hill Capital Partners and Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced that Oak Hill Capital has made a $55 million strategic investment in Southern Air. The investment by Oak Hill Capital, which has been Southern Air's majority investor since 2007, will support the completion of Southern Air's fleet renewal and the company's continued growth. Denis J. Nayden, a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital, said, "We are very pleased...

2011-09-30 13:17:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo Holdings and a leading provider of global air cargo services, today announced its initiation of Boeing 747-400F flight operations. National Airlines recently completed their FAA certification and received authority from the US Department of Transportation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110930/DE78358 ) National's inaugural 747-400F long range, intercontinental...

2011-09-27 00:00:00

MADRID, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MRO EUROPE -- Cargolux Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney for an Engine Management Program agreement providing on-wing engine health monitoring. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Under the agreement, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners will use its web-based Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management (ADEM((TM))) tools to provide engine performance monitoring services for the airline's fleet...

2011-09-26 11:01:00

DUBAI, UAE, September 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, yesterday celebrated the inaugural service on its new Far East and Australasia freighter route. The weekly air cargo [http://www.skycargo.com ] service, operated by its new Boeing 777 freighter, will fly Dubai-Singapore-Sydney-Hong Kong-Dubai, providing the key trading points with additional connectivity to Emirates' Dubai hub, which can link businesses to the 114...

2011-09-09 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Air Group, Inc., a worldwide aviation services company specializing in jet fuel, air cargo and U.S. government contracting, announced today that it has purchased fifty percent of the stock of Hong Kong-based Trans Asia Charters (TAC), which specializes in medium and long term wet leases for cargo aircraft and long term dry leases for passenger aircraft. TAC also operate ad hoc full charters with a special focus on cargo operations and...