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The top 10 busiest cargo airports in the world

Air Cargo has increased by 9% compared to pre-pandemic levels. AeroTime investigates the top 10 busiest cargo airports i...

Gatwick Airport sees cargo volumes doubling if runway plans approved

London’s Gatwick Airport predicts it will double cargo volumes if it get approval to use its Northern Runway on a...

How cargo is easing the financial pain of the pandemic for carriers

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on airline financial results. Cargo is a bright spot for many.  ...

Airbus determined to bring more competition to the cargo market

With the increasing demand for air cargo, Airbus chief executive believes the market needs more competition....

Covid-inspired innovation: how is cargo stored in a passenger cabin?

AeroTime examines the most popular COVID-19-inspired innovations used for freight carriage in a passenger plane cabin. &...

Captain Farah’s story: “I don't want the new generation to suffer”

Captain Farah Khan Pethe reveals how she has used the experience, skills and knowledge gained during her extensive aviat...

The pandemic rollercoaster: from cabin crew to COVID-19 nurse to pilot

A cabin crew member and a pilot, Silke Anckaert shares her challenging experiences during the pandemic.  ...

Student pilot Joanne launches sustainable soap business during pandemic

Student pilot Joanne Milne was forced to discontinue her training during Covid, but managed to use lockdown time wisely...

American Airlines Captain publishes poetry book to help pilots during Covid

Captain Linda Pauwels has released a haiku poetry collection dedicated to supporting pilots made redundant during the CO...

Pilot Elaine sets up candle business: aviation messages hidden on labels

The candle-making business has rescued US-based private pilot Elaine Standohar from an emotional rollercoaster amid the...

Afghan Air Force pilots who escaped to Uzbekistan are now in the UAE

Members of the Afghan Air Force who escaped to Uzbekistan are now a step closer to safety as a number of them are now in...

The last U.S. military planes depart Kabul airport

Pentagon officials announced that the last U.S. military plane has departed Kabul airport, ending 20 years of war. ...

Royal Air Force satisfied with Airbus A400M, confirms C-130 Hercules retirement

The Royal Air Force is satisfied with the Airbus A400M performance during the Afghanistan evacuation and will not postpo...

Italian plane comes under fire as it takes off from Kabul airport

 An Italian military transport plane came under fire as it flew out of Kabul airport....

Former Boeing test pilot to face charges over 737 MAX crashes

US federal prosecutors are about to charge a former Boeing test pilot over the tragic 737 MAX crashes....

Rolls-Royce new electric aircraft takes off for first flight test

Rolls-Royce all-electric aircraft Spirit of Innovation completes its first test flight....

Which airports can handle the Antonov An-225 Mriya?

Imagine that you are building an airport. How big should it be to accommodate the Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest airc...