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Month: October 2015

Key appointment made by Priority Freight

Priority Freight has appointed Andrew Austin as group operations director. He joins the board of directors and will be responsible

Lithium batteries remain biggest headache

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) assistant director for cargo safety and standards, Dave Brennan, says the largest challenge around

Tough times expected to continue into 2016

Cargologic managing director, Marco Gredig tells Air Cargo Week (ACW) business in Switzerland has proved difficult this year and he

XPO Logistics acquisition of Con-way confirmed

XPO Logistics has confirmed its acquisition of Con-way, the third deal of 2015, having bought UX Specialized Logistics in February

AMI adds FedEx to Quick2Ship programme

Air Menzies International (AMI) has added FedEx to its Quick2Ship door-to-door express product, which has operated in the US since

Colombia division opened by Logwin

Logwin has expanded its network in South America after setting up its own country organisation this month in Colombia and

Norwegian appoints Jan de Rijk as RFS

Norwegian Cargo has appointed Jan de Rijk Logistics as its road feeder service partner to extend its delivery network to

Manston Airport CPO rejected again

Manston Airport will not be subjected to a compulsory purchase order (CPO) after Thanet District Council rejected the plans, saying

Slight revenue rise in Q3 for IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo has seen its quarter three commercial revenue rise slightly to 238 million euros, up from 236 million euros

Lufthansa profits increase but Cargo makes a loss

Lufthansa Group has seen profit increase by 262.7 per cent to 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion) helped by selling its

Blank fits the bill for Kerry Logistics

Kerry Logistics has appointed Thomas Blank as its managing director for Europe, based in its Frankfurt (Germany) office. Blank will

Air China appoints ACP Worldwide as GSA for first African flight

Air China has appointed ACP Worldwide as its general sales agent (GSA) for South Africa, as the carrier starts the

Abu Dhabi volumes increase despite September dip

Abu Dhabi International Airport has seen cargo volumes increase by 7.2 per cent to 621,191 tonnes in the first nine

Bologna route launched by Emirates SkyCargo

Emirates SkyCargo is to expand its Italian cargo network when it launches daily non-stop flights to Bologna from 3 November

Delta Air Lines quits Airlines for America

Delta Air Lines is to leave Airlines for America (A4A), accusing the organisation of not supporting the airline on key

Air Charter Service appoints managing director for Germany

Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed Caroline Werf as managing director for Germany at its Frankfurt office. Werf had worked

UPS profit increases despite revenue dip

UPS has seen its third quarter profit increase by 3.5 per cent to $1.2 billion despite revenue dipping by 0.4

Heathrow makes £419 million profit

Heathrow Airport has seen its nine month profit increase to £419 million ($642 million) from £52 million in 2014. The

Qatar Airways to build new terminal and start specialist services

Qatar Airways Cargo has revealed a raft of plans including building a second cargo terminal, introducing two new specialist services,

IAG Cargo starts using Boeing 787-9 on London – Delhi service

IAG Cargo has started using its first Boeing 787-9 on its London – Delhi service, to take advantage of India’s

Hainan Airlines announces Beijing to Manchester service

Hainan Airlines is to start four times a week Airbus A330-200 services between Beijing and Manchester (UK) from 10 June

TNT reduces losses in third quarter

TNT has seen its losses for the third quarter reduce slightly from 56 million euros ($61.7 million) in 2014 to

Kuehne + Nagel opens office in Dominican Republic

Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has opened its first office in the Dominican Republic to handle both sea and airfreight. The

Jet Midwest to start Saab conversion programme

Jet Midwest Group has signed an agreement with Sweden based Taby Air Maintenance (TAM) to launch Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Miami service

Turkish Airlines will now fly from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport to Miami International Airport (MIA) seven times a week using

ANA starts Tokyo to Brussels service

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has started a daily service between Tokyo and Brussels – the first direct connection between the

Airports Company South Africa signs sister airports agreement

Airports Company South Africa (ACS) has signed a strategic sister airports agreement with Munich Airport Group. Both have jointly agreed

FedEx takeover of TNT clears European hurdle

FEDEX is set to be given the go ahead by the European Commission for its 4.4 billion euro ($4.8 billion)

War of words over former cargo hub Manston Airport

Thanet District Council (TDC) is to hold an extraordinary cabinet meeting on 29 October to discuss the future of Manston

Carriers in Asia Pacific subdued in September

Asian Pacific air cargo carriers continue to be hit by the slowdown in world trade recording a 1.1 per cent

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