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Month: May 2016

LACHS to operate Horse Inn at Liege

Only a few months before the Rio Olympic Games and timing it perfectly, Liege Air Cargo Handling Services (LACHS) has

Air Charter Service becomes bear charter service

Air Charter Service (ACS) became bear charter service when it transported three bear cubs from Georgia to Greece. The orphaned

Geodis moves to new office in Mumbai

Geodis has increased its presence in Mumbai, India after relocating its premises to The Qube in Andheri. The freight management

Cathay Pacific receives first Airbus A350

Cathay Pacific has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB, the first of 48 the Hong Kong carrier has

Cargo airport to be built in northern Nigeria

The first ever cargo airport will be built in northern Nigeria as the Yobe State government will soon award a

Aer Lingus launches three new US bellyhold routes

Aer Lingus has celebrated its 80 anniversary by starting three new bellyhold US routes to Los Angeles, Newark and Hartford.

IATA: airfreight markets grow in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says global air cargo markets grew by 3.2 per cent in April. The association

IATA opposes Indonesia regulations

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reaffirmed its opposition to air cargo regulations issued by Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry. IATA

Not all rosy but dnata still happy with performance

Dnata is happy with how business in Dubai is going despite reduced military traffic causing a slowdown, senior vice president

Shippers invited to engage with Cargo iQ

Cargo iQ executive director Ariaen Zimmerman has invited the International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Shipper’s Advisory Council to talk to

Domestic cargo drives Aeroflot growth

Aeroflot has seen cargo and mail volumes increase by 15.3 per cent to 14,652 tonnes in April, with the domestic

DHL adds Russia to Airfreight Plus network

DHL Global Forwarding has added Moscow and other major cities in Russia to its Airfreight Plus network, and will expand

Air Malta appoints NAS as its TCM provider

Air Malta has announced the appointment of Network Airline Services (NAS) as its Total Cargo Management (TCM) service provider –

American Airlines appoints African GSA

American Airlines Cargo is further expanding its reach into new markets with the appointment of its first general sales agent

TIACA adds stellar shippers to committee and improves website

Shippers from a cross-section of global industries have joined the International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Shipper Advisory Committee. TIACA announced

Brussels and Miami launch pharma organisation

Miami International Airport and Brussels Airport have signed a letter of intent to set up a pharmaceuticals organisation –

Changi volumes continue upwards in April

Changi Airport has continued its strong growth in 2016 with April seeing volumes increase by 7.2 per cent year-on-year to

FedEx completes takeover of TNT Express

FedEx has completed its 4.4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) takeover of TNT Express, with integration of the companies to start

Slight improvement in April but Asia Pacific still struggling

Asia Pacific has seen a slight improvement in April with freight tonne kilometres (FTK) increasing by 0.1 per cent, but

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787

Air Austral has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, having ordered two 787-8s in 2015. The aircraft will

ASL Aviation Group completes TNT Airlines acquisition

ASL Aviation Group has acquired the airline operations of TNT Express – comprising of TNT Airways (Belgium) and Pan Air

Chapman Freeborn charters 232-tonne load to the UAE

Chapman Freeborn and Fiege Logistics Switzerland have completed a high-profile project to transport outsize oil and gas equipment totalling 232

ACS arranges charter to rehome dolphins

Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged the charter to transport two dolphins for rehoming from the Netherlands to the Canary

Air China connects Frankfurt with Shenzhen

Frankfurt Airport has received its fourth connection to China with Air China launching three times a week Frankfurt – Shenzhen

AirBridgeCargo launches Houston – Abu Dhabi services

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) expanded its network further with weekly services between Houston and Abu Dhabi. The weekly flight departs Houston

VietJet finalises order for 100 737 MAXs

VietJet has finalised an order for 100 Boeing 737 MAXs worth $11.3 billion, with deliveries due to start in 2019.

American Airlines Cargo supports earthquake affected Ecuador

American Airlines Cargo has shipped more than 20 pallets of water purification units to families across Ecuador whose lives were

CEVA upgrades Customs clearance procedures in Brazil

CEVA Logistics has significantly upgraded its clearance procedures in Brazil to provide a more streamlined customer experience across the complex

Asia Pacific returns to profit despite cargo weakness

Airlines in Asia Pacific returned to profitability in 2015, despite cargo revenue falling due to weakening global demand, the Association

Qatar targets sustainable growth through network expansion

Despite now being the world’s third largest air cargo carrier, Qatar Airways Cargo shows no signs of slowing down with

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