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Emirates Heads Annual List of Top Carriers of Airfreight

For the second straight year, Dubai-based Emirates reigned as the champions of scheduled international airfreight tonnage, with 2.29 million tonnes carried on the main decks of its freighters and in the belly holds of its vast passenger fleet, according to Air Cargo World's annual Top 50 Air Cargo Carriers.

Emirates Heads Annual List of Top Carriers of Airfreight

For domestic and combined tonnage, the one-two punch of integrators Federal Express and United Parcel Service took the top spots again. FedEx, which recently ordered 50 new freighters from Boeing, carried 7.13 million tonnes of total freight in 2014, including 5.15 million tonnes of domestic freight, while UPS delivered a total of 4.24 million tonnes last year and 2.81 million tonnes for the domestic market.

The complete list is available on the Air Cargo World web site.

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For domestic and combined tonnage, the one-two punch of integrators Federal Express and United Parcel Service took the top spots again. FedEx, which recently ordered 50 new freighters from Boeing, carried 7.13 million tonnes of total freight in 2014, including 5.15 million tonnes of domestic freight, while UPS delivered a total of 4.24 million tonnes last year and 2.81 million tonnes for the domestic market.

The complete list is available on the Air Cargo World web site.

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Emirates Heads Annual List of Top Carriers of Airfreight