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Month: June 2016

Heathrow and Gatwick continue expansion campaigns

Both Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport have continued their campaigns to receive approval for expansion following the news a decision

FTA condemns further runway expansion delay

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has expressed its dismay that a decision to increase runway capacity in the South East

Dirk Reich to stand down as Cargolux president and CEO

Dirk Reich is to stand down as Cargolux Airlines International president and chief executive officer (CEO) at the end of

Domestic volumes make up for international weakness at Aeroflot

Aeroflot’s domestic volumes continue to make up for international weakness, with cargo and mail increasing by 10.5 per cent in

Envirotainer and CHEP extend contract for three years

Envirotainer and CHEP Aerospace Solutions have extended their unit load device (ULD) repair, handling, transportation and storage contract for a

HKIA profits increase despite cargo volume drop

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has seen profit increase by 15.2 per cent to 8.3 billion Hong Kong dollars ($1

Ethiopian becomes first African A350 operator

Ethiopian Airlines has become the first African operator to use an Airbus A350 XWB, having taken delivery of a -900

Decision on UK runway expansion to be put on hold

The UK government is to defer a decision on airport expansion at Heathrow Airport until the new Conservative Party leader

DHL transports Eliska the black rhino to Tanzania

DHL has transported Eliska the black rhino from the Czech Republic to her natural homeland in Tanzania, using a Boeing

Air Charter Service unveils new logo and branding

Air Charter Service (ACS) has unveiled its new logo (below), representing its first rebranding in over a decade. The charter

IATA condemns “cowardly and murderous” Ataturk attack

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has condemned the terrorist attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, describing it as a

IAG Cargo enhances Shanghai bellyhold service

IAG Cargo has started its new Madrid to Shanghai service through Iberia – making it one of the only carriers

At least 36 dead following Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack

At least 36 people have been killed and 150 injured following a terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport. It

De Bok to head up DHL Supply Chain in MLEMEA

Oscar de Bok has taken over from Paul Graham as chief executive officer (CEO) of DHL Supply Chain for Mainland

Asia and China in particular key focuses for Munich

China and Asia as a whole remain the most vital trade lanes for Munich Airport for both bellyhold and freighter-only

IT upgrades for SkyTeam Cargo

SkyTeam Cargo is working on improving its IT systems for alliance members, vice president cargo alliance, Eric Hartmann tells Air

The last region of air cargo opportunity is rising

Africa is the last frontier of opportunity for aviation and the air cargo market, relatively untapped and waiting to develop

Virgin awards GSA contract to VN Cargo in Nigeria

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed VN Cargo Connect as its new general sales agency (GSA) partner in Lagos, Nigeria. The

Chapman Freeborn focuses on India for OBC growth

Chapman Freeborn is to focus on India as it expands its on board courier (OBC) as the nation sees strong

Changi sees slight growth in May

Changi Airport has seen a small increase in cargo volumes in May, rising by 0.3 per cent following two strong

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA extend joint venture

Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways (ANA) will extend their cooperation on 12 July – which they say will provide

Celebi takes on new carrier handling contracts

Ground handler Celebi has won new contracts and has started handling cargo for a range of different carriers. Celebi Hungary

AAPA: Asia Pacific continues to struggle in May

Cargo continues to struggle in Asia Pacific with freight tonne kilometres (FTK) declining by 0.7 per cent in May, the

Rhenus opens in Dubai and sets up UAE operation

The Rhenus Group has set up its own country organisation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has opened its

Tianjin Airlines chooses Jan de Rijk as Gatwick RFS partner

Tianjin Airlines has appointed Jan de Rijk Logistics as its road feeder service contractor for its Gatwick Airport services, which

Network Cargo Management appointed GSA for TAAG Angola

Network Cargo Management has been appointed as the general sales agent (GSA) for TAAG Angola Airlines in the USA, Canada

Brexit: BIFA fears Heathrow expansion decision will be further delayed

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expressed its concerns that a decision on expanding the UK’s aviation capacity will

Bolloré Logistics expands presence in Myanmar

Bolloré Logistics has expanded its presence in Myanmar with a logistics centre in Mingaladon, located near Yangon’s airport and seaport

Emirates upgrades Dakar flights to Boeing 777-300ERs

Emirates SkyCargo is to increase capacity to Africa by upgrading its four times a week Dakar services to Boeing 777-300ERs

Brexit: IATA warns of negative long-term freight impact

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released preliminary analysis of the financial and economic impact of the UK leaving

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