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Month: February 2017

Shippers want supply chain to embrace new processes, paper finds

Shippers want all sectors of the air cargo supply chain to engage in constructive discussion and embrace new process and

Tunisia’s Express Air Cargo operates 1st flight

Express Air Cargo – a new Tunisian airfreight carrier has operated its inaugural flight from Tunis to Paris Charles de

Iron Maiden charters lead record year for ACS

Air Charter Service (ACS) arranged almost 12,500 charter contracts in 2016 – making it the company’s record year. ACS chief

Virgin Atlantic to increase UK – US services for 2017

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is to provide more UK – US services in 2017 with daily London – Seattle flights and

Air NZ joins Unisys CPS to help freight forwarders track and book

Air New Zealand has joined Unisys Cargo Portal Services (CPS) to allow current and prospective freight forwarding clients to book

DHL expands in Thailand to tap into booming e-commerce

DHL eCommerce is to expand its offering in Thailand by enhancing its coverage and by providing what it says is

Reduced tariffs and facility upgrades planned for OR Tambo

OR Tambo International Airport is to reduce tariffs by 35 per cent from 1 April and plans to improve access

AEI picks KF Aerospace as new freighter conversion centre

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has chosen KF Aerospace as an Authorized Conversion Center to provide additional capacity for passenger-to-freighter conversions. KF

New x-ray scanners for Alaska Air Cargo

Alaska Air Cargo has ordered Astrophysics XIS-1517DV 200kV x-ray scanners for its Pacific northwest airline hubs. The X-ray systems will

Atlas posts Q4 income surge and hails ‘historic’ year

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings posted income from continuing operations, net of taxes, of $28.7 million for the three months ended

DHL Express to add 900 new jobs at Americas hub

DHL Express is to add around 900 new positions as it completes the latest $108 million expansion of its Americas

Revenue fall of 6.6% for IAG Cargo in 2016

IAG Cargo’s commercial revenue was €1022 million over the period from 1 January 1 to 31 December, 2016, a decrease

AAPA: Strong growth continues in 2017

Air cargo in Asia Pacific has continued its strong growth into 2017 with freight tonne kilometres up 4.7 per cent

China Airlines extends contract with WFS in Chicago

China Airlines has extended its 19-year working relationship with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America with a new cargo

Volumes grow but overcapacity hits yields at Ethiopian

As a major player in the African market, Ethiopian Airlines has suffered from declining yields caused by overcapacity, but Ethiopian

UK must adapt or miss out on vital trade opportunities

While the UK waits for a third runway at Heathrow Airport, Manchester Airports Group (MAG) says it is its duty

B&H Worldwide chosen for EMEA by AeroVision International

AeroVision International will open a new forward stocking location to service customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in

DSA growing its cargo offering in the north of the UK

Tonnage trebled at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) in 2016 to 9,522 tonnes and the northern located UK gateway is aiming

FedEx Express delivers Bao Bao the giant panda

Bao Bao the 3½ year-old giant panda was flown this week by FedEx Express from Washington Dulles International Airport to

Shannon welcomes new Norwegian Air International US routes

Shannon Airport has welcomed the announcement by Norwegian Air International that is adding two new bellyhold services starting this summer

Velta relocates UK airfreight office

A strong start to the year for the Velta group has been cemented with the relocation of the airfreight and

US Postal Service locks in FedEx for another seven years

FedEx has announced its FedEx Express subsidiary has entered into an extension to the express air transportation contract with the

Astral remains committed to three-hub strategy

Astral Aviation remains committed to its three-hub strategy for Africa even though it is reconsidering the planned Western base in

Perishables the focus at shippers forum in Africa

Perishable concerns and the opportunities they bring were aired at the Air Shippers Forum at the 4th Air Cargo Africa

HACTL gains CEIV Pharma certification

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has gained the International Air Transport Association CEIV Pharma certificate – becoming the

IATA welcomes ratification of Trade Facilitation Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today. This

ACI: 3.5% volumes growth in 2016

The Airports Council International (ACI) says air transport ended 2016 on a strong footing despite terrorist attacks, geopolitical tensions and

ACS helps deliver Boeing 777 engine in Arctic climate

Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged an Antonov AN-124 to transport the most powerful aircraft engine in the world to

Dimerco strengthens top team as it looks to grow

Dimerco Express Group celebrated 45 years in business earlier this month with a number of appointments it says are aimed

Air Seychelles goes for ATC Aviation as its GSSA in Germany

Air Seychelles has appointed ATC Aviation Services as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) in Germany. The deal was

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