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Month: April 2017

Reorganised Swiss WorldCargo looks to the future

Swiss WorldCargo has restructured its departments as it looks to tackle the new norms for now and in the future

Extra capacity gets Zurich off to a flying start

Cargo is off to a strong start in 2017 at Zurich Airport helped by SWISS International Airlines increasing capacity with

Five-year plan for Glasgow Prestwick to return to private sector

Glasgow Prestwick Airport has published its Strategic Plan 2017 to 2022 following approval from its board. This five year plan

International cargo revenue falls 17.7% at All Nippon Airways

International cargo revenue at All Nippon Airways (ANA) slumped by 17.7 per cent in the 2016 financial year despite freight

Sharing of information is the biggest problem in the chain

Digital transformation and adoption of new technologies within the air cargo industry is gaining traction and evolving. However, there is

Heathrow makes £103 million profit in first quarter

Heathrow Airport has made a £103 million ($132 million) profit in the first quarter of 2017 with growth on both

UPS revenue grows 6.2% but fuel and currency hit operating profits

Revenue at UPS has grown 6.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 to $15.3 billion but fuel costs

CargoLogicAir makes new appointments to its executive team

British all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) has announced two new appointments to its executive team at London Stansted Airport. John Nicholas

‘Disappointing’ freight results at Air Partner as oil and gas slows

Air Partner says it freight division’s results were ‘disappointing’ with a downturn in the oil and gas industry, though profits

DHL looks to capture e-commerce business in Malaysia

The expansion of DHL eCommerce continues after it launched a domestic delivery service with nationwide coverage in Malaysia, which includes

Cargo demand and cost cutting help Lufthansa Cargo return to profit

Lufthansa Cargo has returned to profit in the first quarter due to recovery in cargo demand and its cost reduction

Schiphol flying high with 8% cargo growth in Q1

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s cargo volumes have boomed in the first quarter with eight per cent growth between January and March

LATAM and Swissport awarded IATA CEIV in Miami

LATAM Cargo and Swissport have both been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification at Miami International Airport, both becoming the first

Boeing profits grow 19% in the first quarter

Boeing profits grew 19 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 with the Commercial Airplanes division posting strong growth.

Qatar Airways Cargo ups Pharma Express flights from Basel

Qatar Airways Cargo will start its fourth Pharma Express freighter service operating from Basel, effective from 8 May. The additional

Cargolux profits fall to $5.5 million in 2016

Cargolux Airlines International net profits fell from $49 million in 2015 to $5.5 million in 2016 with scheduled freight tonne

AAPA: Asia grows 9.6% in Q1 with double-digit surge in March

Air cargo in Asia Pacific has had a strong first quarter with 9.6 per cent freight tonne kilometre (FTK) growth

Revenues in Q1 at C.H. Robinson boosted by APC acquisition

C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s total revenues increased by 11.1 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 compared to Q1

Western Global flies white rhinos to US animal sanctuary

Western Global Airlines has airlifted 11 endangered white rhinos from Johannesburg to an undisclosed wildlife conservation centre in the Eastern

PEMCO launches Boeing Next Gen 737 conversion programmes

PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has launched its Passenger-to-FlexCombi and passenger-to-freighter conversion programmes for the Boeing Next Generation 737-700 aircraft.

Alitalia facing administration as employees reject cost cutting plan

Alitalia is facing the possibility of going into administration after employees rejected plans to reduce costs by cutting jobs and

Pegasus to open four Russian routes and flights to Abu Dhabi

Pegasus Airlines is launching five new flights from London Stansted to locations in Russia and to the United Arab Emirates.

WFS welcomes three new airline customers in LAX

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has integrated the cargo handling operations of three new airline customers at Los Angeles International Airport

Lufthansa Cargo loads 100,000th tonne via Fraport Speed Gate

Lufthansa Cargo has loaded the 100,000th tonne of cargo via Fraport’s Speed Gate at Frankfurt Airport CargoCity South. Cargo is

Dachser acquires majority interest in Irish partner Johnston Logistics

Dachser has become the majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland – Johnston Logistics – which it says allows it

Freight traffic fall of 1.1% in Q1 at Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi International Airport saw freight traffic pick-up in March – the last month of the first quarter (Q1), but

Heathrow gains new Chinese link with flights to Qingdao

Heathrow Airport has gained a new direct link to China with three flights a week to Qingdao operated by Beijing

SF Airlines welcomes 17th 757-200F to its expanding fleet

SF Airlines has taken delivery of its 17th Boeing 757-200 Freighter, the 39th aircraft to join its expanding fleet. The

Q1 volumes rise of 3.5% at Dubai

Freight volumes at Dubai International Airport (DXB) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 were up 3.5 per cent to

Volumes up 4.5% in February at PANYNJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (PANYNJ) gateways saw cargo volumes grow in February by 4.5 per

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