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Month: January 2016

Tonnage rise at Lyon in 2015

Cargo tonnage grew by four per cent at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport in 2015 compared to the previous 12 months. The

Vinci Airports signs MoU to expand airports in Iran

Vinci Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand, renovate and operate the Mashhad and Isfahan international airports

Heathrow and Enterprise Nation launches SME consultation

Heathrow Airport is to carry out a consultation with business support group, Enterprise Nation, to explore the impact of expanding

Xiamen Airlines hopes for prosperity with 8,888th 737-800

Xiamen Airlines is hoping for a prosperous 2016 having taken delivery of the 8,888th Boeing 737-800 produced. In Chinese culture

Emirates to serve Colombo five times a day

Emirates will increase its Sri Lankan services with a fifth daily flight to Colombo from 1 August. The fifth flight,

Swiss WorldCargo gets a boost as first Boeing 777 arrives

Swiss International Air Lines took delivery of the first of its nine new Boeing 777-300 Extended Range aircraft today, which

Dragonair to be rebranded Cathay Dragon

Dragonair is to be rebranded Cathay Dragon to bring its brand closer to Cathay Pacific. As well as a name

Iran Air signs massive agreement with Airbus for 118 aircraft

Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a civil aviation cooperation package. The deals

Garuda Indonesia to operate bellyhold route to Heathrow

Garuda Indonesia is to begin a daily bellyhold service from London to Jakarta, operating from their new UK base of

Antonov denies media reports of liquidation

Antonov has denied media reports it is in liquidation, saying the Ukrainian government has liquidated Antonov State Concern, but Antonov

Changi sees small cargo rise in 2015

Changi Airport has seen cargo volumes increase by 0.5 per cent to 1.8 million tonnes, with certain business areas such

FedEx opens new Copenhagen Airport facility

FedEx Express has officially opened its new 8,000 square metre facility at Copenhagen Airport, processing 18 flights a week. The

DHL eCommerce launches in Thailand

  DHL eCommerce, a division of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, has expanded its operations into Thailand and is offering

Singapore Airlines Cargo renews Fraport Cargo Services contract

Singapore Airlines Cargo has renewed its handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) at Frankfurt Airport. The renewal follows from

Boeing profits fall due to Commercial Airplanes weakness

Boeing has seen its 2015 profit drop by five per cent to $5.17 billion as earnings from its Commercial Airplanes

Qatar Airways Cargo expands in Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific

Qatar Airways Cargo is to start Airbus A330 Freighter services to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City from March

SEKO Logistics creates new aerospace and aviation division

SEKO Logistics has created a new aerospace and aviation industry division. The new sector is headed by Bryan Lowrie, managing

AAPA: Asia Pacific sees marginal growth in 2015

Airlines in Asia Pacific have seen cargo volumes grow 1.6 per cent in 2015, with a strong start of the

Menzies to manage cargo handling using SITA system

Menzies is to introduce SITA’s ground handling management technology at the busiest airports across its global network of close to

MAG sees 4.3% growth in cargo across its airports in 2015

The Manchester Airports Group (MAG) saw strong cargo growth in 2015 across its UK gateways, handling an additional 27,720 tonnes

Volga-Dnepr makes three appointments in key growth sectors

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has appointed three global directors to spearhead growth of its transport and logistics solutions with customers in the

Inaugural Air Cargo Summit to take place in Shanghai

A new air cargo industry event Air Cargo Summit has been formed, and will take place at the Hyatt on

Edmonton sees cargo volumes rise for 6th consecutive year

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) saw its cargo volumes growth climb for the sixth consecutive year in 2015 and is set

Jettainer targets more contracts in 2016

Jettainer had a prolific 2015 and the unit load device (ULD) management firm has lofty ambitions this year. The subsidiary

Finnair expects slight improvement in China

Finnair Cargo maintained 2014 volumes into 2015 in China, and is expecting a slight improvement for the start of this

Brazilian hub getting set for a big year

Rio Galeao–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport’s cargo business goes from strength to strength and 2016 is set to be a

IAG Cargo to start Madrid to Shanghai and Tokyo services

IAG Cargo is to start Madrid – Shanghai in late 2016 and Madrid – Tokyo services from 18 October. The

Miami sees small cargo rise

Miami International Airport (MIA) has seen total cargo volumes increase by 0.3 per cent to 2.2 million tonnes in 2015

UK airport expansion poll finds concerns over air quality

A YouGov poll has found air quality is London’s top environmental concern, in the first survey since the UK government

Swissport to create 100 jobs at Belfast

Swissport is to create 100 new jobs at Belfast International Airport in a number of areas including cargo handling. The

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