SpiceJet begins freighter services to Leh
The launch of the dedicated freighter services to Leh, the first by any domestic airlines, will boost connectivity to the area, SpiceJet said in a release. It will also address the challenges of surface transportation, owing to bad weather conditions in the winters, the airline added.
ONGC sells January Russian Sokol crude at highest premium in four months: Sources, data
The producer sold the 700,000-barrel cargo to Japanes...
Cabinet nod likely on Coastal Shipping Bill in Dec; to boost coastal cargo movement: Mandaviya
The Coastal Shipping Bill, 2020, which propose...
International air cargo handled in India during October was 90% of its year-ago level: Puri
"With our skies & airports busy facilitating more than 1.81 crore domestic passengers since May 25, 2020, another area which witnessed robust activity & growth is air cargo," he said on Twitter.
Next four years are going to be challenging for airport owners due to Covid pandemic: KPMG
Many companies were hoping to even reap the situation where more Indians are set to increase their air travel in the years to come.
IndiGo operates 100,000 flights since lockdown; terms it as validation of faith
“The flights includes scheduled commercial operations, passenger charters, CarGo charters, Air Bubble flights, and repatriation flights under the Vande Bharat programme. The airline had earlier completed 50,000 flights since lockdown on September 12, 2020,” the airline said in a statement.
Passenger aircraft morph into cargo carriers: How innovative thinking helped exports bounce back
As soon as the lockdown started, the trucks and container vehicles were stuck on highways at inter-state junctions. Also, there was an acute labour shortage in ports to unload the shipping containers without which new loading could not be carried out.
Bengaluru airport becomes first metro airport in India to record positive growth in cargo volumes
The cargo processed last month was 32,449 MT, a growth of0.3 per cent, against the same period last year, according an airport statement on Wednesday.
Cargo from Dubai arrives in Haifa, cementing Israel-UAE trade route
Just a few months ago, such a journey from Dubai's Jebel Ali port to the northern Israeli port city of Haifa would have been unthinkable. The countries announced a normalisation deal in August which laid the ground for a potentially profitable new trade route.
NASA lifts off SS Kalpana Chawla cargo spacecraft
The S.S. Kalpana Chawla launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 09:38 p.m. EDT. The spacecraft, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus, will arrive at and be attached to the space station two days later.
Thermal, coking coal imports at major ports dip 28% to 46 mn tonnes in Apr-Aug: IPA
Coal volumes at these 12 major ports under the control of the Centre declined for the fifth straight month in August 2020, as per the Indian Ports Association (IPA).
Major ports' cargo handling drops about 17% to 245 mn tonnes in Apr-Aug
Ports like Chennai, Cochin and Kamrajar saw their cargo volumes nosedive about 30 per cent during April-August, while JNPT and Kolkata suffered a drop of over 20 per cent.
COVID-19: Major ports' cargo handling drops about 17% to 245 million tonnes in Apr-Aug
Cargo volumes at these 12 major ports under the control of the Centre declined for the fifth straight month in August 2020 and all ports barring Mormugao saw a negative growth.
Watch: Indian naval ships, Sri Lankan Airforce fight fire aboard MT Diamond
According to the Sri Lankan Navy, nine vessels from the two countries, including three tugboats, were engaged in the firefighting operation ...
SpiceJet to induct its first Airbus A340 cargo aircraft in freighters fleet
SpiceJet plans to have a dedicated fleet of nine freighter aircraft consisting of five Boeing 737s, three Bombardier Q-400s and one Airbus A340.