Tag Archives: cargo

Dubai airport’s November passenger traffic falls

01 January, 2019 1:57 pm 1:57 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai International Airport’s monthly passenger numbers dropped in November, leaving the world’s busiest airport for international travellers needing a record month to meet its full-year target. The number of passengers using the airport fell 0.8 percent to 6.9 million in November, said operator Dubai Airports on Sunday. For the first 11 months … Read More

Paul Allen’s space firm details plans for rockets, cargo vehicle

08 August, 2018 9:08 am 9:08 am

SEATTLE (Reuters) – The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen  unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more competition into the lucrative launch services market. With its rockets, Allen’s Stratolaunch Systems Corp is trying to cash in on higher demand in the coming years for … Read More

US soybean cargo enters Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade row

08 August, 2018 8:42 am 8:42 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A vessel carrying soybeans from the United States, which has been anchored off China’s coast for more than a month since hefty tariffs were imposed, entered the port of Dalian , according to Thomson Reuters Eikon shipping data. The short journey into the northern Chinese port is the first by Peak Pegasus, … Read More