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Month: September 2016

Cargolux receives 14th Boeing 747-8 Freighter

Cargolux Airlines International has taken delivery of its 14th Boeing 747-8 Freighter at a ceremony at Boeing’s Everett factory near

Hactl says truck flow management program is paying off

The Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) says the latest phase of its truck management program has slashed queues,

Cool chain cargo continues to be a priority for Cargolux

Cargolux Airlines International has been busy adding to its network over the last few months across the globe, and cool

UPS tests drones for use in remote locations

UPS has begun testing the use of drones to make commercial deliveries of packages to remote or difficult-to-access locations –

Qantas Freight and Australia Post extend partnership

Qantas Freight and the Australia Post Group have extended their international mail air freight agreement for another five years. This

KLM Cargo launches pilot project to optimise supply chain

KLM Cargo has launched a pilot project to optimise the supply chain with improvements introduced over period of a weeks

Knudsen appointed CCO of Swissport International

Swissport International has appointed Nils Pries Knudsen as chief commercial officer (CCO) – and he will take on the role

New bellyhold cargo routes for Air Canada

Air Canada has added six new destinations to its international bellyhold network – including new routes to Europe, Asia and

2.5% uplift in August for Asian Pacific carriers

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) says air cargo demand in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) grew by 2.5 per

Lufthansa board approves full acquisition of Brussels Airlines

The Lufthansa supervisory board has given the green light to the purchase of the remaining 55 per cent of SN

ACI predicts cargo volumes will grow ‘modestly’ to 2025

The Airports Council International (ACI) says that cargo volumes will grow “modestly” at around 2.4 per cent up to 2025.

ICAO: Agreement on international aviation CO2 emissions expected

A landmark agreement on international aviation carbon emissions is expected when world governments gather for the 39th International Civil Aviation

IAG Cargo signs rental container agreement with Va-Q-tec

IAG Cargo has signed a global rental container agreement with Va-Q-tec – to use for the transportation of temperature sensitive

More transparency and collaboration needed in the cool chain

Pertinent issues in the cool chain sector came under the spotlight at the Cool Chain Association’s (CCA) 4th Pharma and

Sri Lankan plans to lease ‘45-tonne’ freighter

SriLankan Airlines plans to make the most of overcapacity in the sector by leasing a freighter to tackle its own

Air Logistics Group opens new office in Norway

Global general sales and service agent (GSSA) the Air Logistics Group opened a new office in Norway on 1 September

ECS wins GSSA contract with Jetstar Asia

The ECS Group has been appointed as the general sales and service agent (GSSA) for Singapore-based carrier Jetstar Asia. ECS

Gatwick submits fresh evidence to UK Government

Gatwick Airport has submitted new evidence to support its case for a second runway – to members of the UK

US grants Antonov exemption for charter services

The US Department of Transportation has granted Ukrainian operator Antonov Company (Antonov Airlines) broad air charter exemptions for flights to

Etihad Cargo reappoints ACP as GSSA in Australasia

ACP Worldwide continues to grow its Australian and New Zealand operation with the re-appointment of its general sales and services

Finnair Cargo and IAG Cargo improve connectivity

Finnair Cargo and IAG Cargo is to enhance connectivity for its customers with five weekly Airbus A350 flights between Helsinki

DHL launches SameDay Speedline for emergency shipments

DHL Global Forwarding has launched DHL SameDay Speedline for emergency shipments, which it predicts will be particularly popular in the

Air Canada to connect Montreal and China with Shanghai flights

Air Canada is to start its first direct service to China from Montreal with daily Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner flights to

KLM welcomes eighth 787 Dreamliner to its fleet

KLM has taken delivery of its eighth Boeing 787 Dreamliner, registration PH-BHI and named ‘Lavender’, keeping up for flower name

New temperature controlled service at All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Innovation thru Energy have launched PRIO IB Fixed Temp services, allowing temperature-controlled shipments to retain

SAS Cargo working towards gaining CEIV Pharma

The pharmaceutical cargo sector is proving to be a major opportunity for air cargo carriers and SAS Cargo is targeting

Stansted BIP facility has capacity for future growth

Stansted Airport has welcomed new non-European services in recent years, which have benefitted from the ability to fly horses into

Amazon fined £65,000 for breaching dangerous goods regulations

Online retailer Amazon has been fined £65,000 ($85,000) for breaching dangerous goods regulations in the UK. Amazon was sentenced at

Renewed Antonov AN-22 Antei flies from Zurich to Abu Dhabi

The Antonov AN-22 Antei has completed its renewal programme and performed its first commercial flights from Switzerland to the UAE.

UPS to open Compton package centre to cater for e-commerce

UPS is to invest $70 million in a package centre in Compton, California, giving it access to multiple airports, port

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