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Month: January 2017

Kuehne + Nagel KN PharmaChain network becomes fully CEIV certified

Kuehne + Nagel has become the first logistics provider to become IATA CEIV Pharma certified across its entire network. The

UPS revenue grows 5.5% in Q4 of 2016

UPS revenue has increased 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter to $16.9 billion, with strong growth for domestic and

Bolloré Logistics gains CEIV Pharma certification in Paris

Bolloré Logistics has been awarded the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics

ACS makes leadership changes in India

Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Ashish Wastrad to managing director of the company’s India office and Shahvez Jafary has

Fourth quarter surge helps DWC cargo grow in 2016

Cargo volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) have grown 0.8 per cent to 897,998 tonnes in 2016 with a surge

Kalitta Air uses CHAMP to boost its load planning

CHAMP Cargosystems has completed Kalitta Air’s implementation of its Weight & Balance application used to manage its load planning more

Butler promoted at American as Torno retires

American Airlines has announced senior vice president (SVP) for international and cargo, Art Torno is to retire in April after

Pony Express Courier completes Ireland’s 1st drone delivery

Ireland’s first Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) approved parcel delivery by drone was completed this weekend, in Dun Laoghaire – Dublin.

Tonnage growth of 4.1% at Halifax Stanfield in 2016

Halifax Stanfield International Airport saw cargo growth of 4.1 per cent in 2016 compared to 2015. The Canadian gateway handled

Changi Airport’s cargo hits new highs in 2016

Cargo at Changi Airport has grown 6.3 per cent to the new high of 1.97 million tonnes with growth coming

Uncertain 2017 in store for the Middle East – but region set to grow

2016 was a tough year for Middle East airfreight with regional growth dragged lower by economic and capacity concerns. Back

22% growth in perishables, but Qatar expects more in 2017

Perishable trade grew by 22 per cent in 2016 and Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann (pictured below) tells

ATSG forecasts lower earnings due to ABX Air strike

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) have announced its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) from continuing operations is

Tonnage rise of 1.8% in 2016 for Rickenbacker

Rickenbacker International Airport in the US state of Ohio handled more than 91,000 tonnes in 2016, a 1.8 per cent

Profits rise at All Nippon Airways despite sliding cargo revenue

All Nippon Airways profits rose 18 per cent in nine months despite cargo revenue falling 23.6 per cent on international

European investment in technology vital, says Hermes’ Montgomery

The consolidation of ground handlers and airlines is set to continue in Europe, according to Hermes’ chief cargo officer, Steve

Paris Charles de Gaulle aiming for IATA CEIV certificate

Aeroport de Paris is to work with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to implement Center of Excellence for Independent

Volga-Dnepr’s van de Weg resigns from his role

Volga-Dnepr Group’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, Robert van de Weg has resigned after three months in the

10.2% per cargo uplift at Sea-Tac in 2016

Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport saw cargo surge for the fifth consecutive year in 2016 as it handled 366,000 tonnes –

Boeing profits fall despite strong fourth quarter

Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ earnings from operations fell 39 per cent in 2016 despite improvements in the fourth quarter. Full year

Crane Worldwide opens office at Amsterdam Schiphol

Crane Worldwide in the Netherlands has invested in a brand new head office facility at the heart of Amsterdam Airport

Dubai cargo grows in 2016 while Abu Dhabi falls

Cargo volumes at Dubai International Airport recovered in the last three months of 2016, while Abu Dhabi International Airport contracted

IATA and UNCTAD aim to boost adoption of messaging standards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) say IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging

US TPP withdrawal “unfortunate”, says FedEx CEO Fred Smith

FedEx founder, chairman and chief executive officer, Fred Smith has described US president, Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the

VietJet picks Hactl to handle cargo for Hong Kong flights

VietJet has chosen Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) to provide cargo terminal operations for its Ho Chi Minh City

AAPA: Asia Pacific rebounds after slow first half of 2016

Air cargo volumes across Asia Pacific grew 1.8 per cent in 2016 with business picking up in the second half,

Air Asia India goes for the SmartKargo IT system

Air Asia India has selected the SmartKargo IT system to support its end-to-end cargo business processes. Air Asia India’s, Madhukar

India the ‘darling’ emerging market, Agility Index finds

The Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2017 has ranked China as top once again while India is seen as having

Aeroflot’s cargo recovers after difficult two years

Aeroflot’s cargo and mail volumes have recovered after two difficult years, handling 205,795 tonnes, a figure not seen since 2013.

ACS names D’Cruz as regional director for European offices

Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Tracy D’Cruz to regional director for the company’s European offices. She will start her

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