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Air Cargo Germany suspends operations

Air Cargo Germany-ACG (Hahn) suspended its flight operations as of April 18, 2013. According to the cargo airline, “the interruption occurred all of a sudden and was not predictable. Air Cargo Germany assures a continuous availability for its customers and works on sustainable solutions to recommence the service as soon as possible.”

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. Boeing 747-412 (BCF) D-ACGD (msn 24061) arrives at Johannesburg.

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Qatar Airways wants to be the second largest cargo airline in the world

Qatar Airways (Doha) is one of the fastest-growing passenger airlines in the world. This year the flag carrier will move into a new and larger Doha International Airport currently under construction. According to this report by The National, Qatar Airways also wants to be the second largest cargo airline in the world.

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Copyright Photo: Michael Stappen. Boeing 777-FDZ A7-BFB (msn 36100) lands at Amsterdam.

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Tampa Cargo puts its first Airbus A330-200F freighter into revenue service to Miami

Tampa Cargo S.A. (Medellin), the cargo airline of AviancaTaca Holding S.A., officially incorporated the first of four new Airbus A330-200F freighters purchased by the company from Airbus.

The new type will operate between Colombia and the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Peru.

Copyright Photo: Eurospot. Airbus A330-243F F-WWKQ (msn 1368) became N330QT when it was delivered on December 19, 2012.

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ATRAN acquires its first Boeing 737, will operate for UPS

ATRAN (Aviatrans Cargo Airlines) (Volga-Dnepr Group) (Moscow-Domodedovo) has acquired its first Boeing 737 freighter. The pictured 737-46Q (SF) VP-BCJ (msn 28663) was acquired on July 23, 2012 and will be operated on the Cologne/Bonn-Moscow (Domodedovo) route for UPS under a freight contract.

Previous to this new addition the cargo airline, formerly known as Moscow Aviation Enterprise, has operated Russian-built aircraft, especially those built by Antonov and Ilyushin.

Copyright Photo: Rainer Bexten. VP-BCJ is pictured at Cologne/Bonn today in a Volga-Dnepr like livery.

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Nippon Cargo Airlines introduces a new livery with the new Boeing 747-800 freighters

Nippon Cargo Airlines-NCA (Tokyo-Narita) has introduced this new livery with the first new Boeing 747-800 freighters. The cargo airline has 15 copies on order.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean. Boeing 747-8KZF JA13KZ (msn 36138) climbs gracefully into the sunny skies at Paine Field near Everett, Washington.

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Jade Cargo goes out of business

Jade Cargo International (Shenzhen) has closed its doors after the UniTop Group (Shenzhen) decided not to invest in the cargo airline.

The airline was a joint venture of  Shenzhen Airlines (51%), Lufthansa Cargo (25%) and DEG (24%). None of the partners wanted to sink any further capital into the failed carrier.

Jade Cargo suspended operations on December 31, 2011.

Read the full report from China Daily: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Gabor Hajdufi. 

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