Fifteen airlines have signed up to a new initiative that will see the government partially underwrite agriculture and fisheries airfreight routes previously cut off by the coronavirus crisis.
Cobham Aviation Services has secured a contract extension to operate BAe146-300QT freighter services on behalf of Qantas Freight until 2026.
Ten freight and logistics companies will provide input towards the design and operation of the cargo facilities at Western Sydney Airport.
Air freight volumes fell for an eighth consecutive month in June amid business uncertainty and ongoing trade tensions between China and the US, IATA says.
The ATSB has opened an investigation into a depressurisation incident on board a Qantas Freight 737 freighter that led to one of the pilots becoming incapacitated.