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Month: May 2017

Agnew named as new chairman of the board at Atlas Air

Atlas Air Worldwide has announced the election of Robert F. Agnew as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Agnew

Freight alliances sign strategic partnership agreement

Neutral freight solution alliance networks Cargo World Network (CWN) and Neutral Air Partner (N.A.P) have signed a strategic partnership agreement.

Volga-Dnepr helps increase iron ore production in Canada

When mining company Baffinland Iron Mines increased its iron ore production quota, Volga-Dnepr Airlines was on hand to help bring

ACS squeezes cube containers into Ilyushin with centimetres to spare

Air Charter Service (ACS) arranged the shipment of two high cube containers for the oil and gas industry, fitting them

ACI: freight up 8.3% in Q1 across world’s airports

The Airports Council International (ACI) says improvements in business confidence, economic outlook and global trade helped revive airfreight volumes at

Changi cargo keeps rising and passes 2m tonnes in 12 months

Changi Airport’s cargo volumes keep rising with 4.4 per cent growth in April to 171,720 tonnes, and reached a record

Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne – Hong Kong flights

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is to increase capacity to Australia with Melbourne – Hong Kong flights by its partner, Virgin Australia

UPS increases capacity to and from Spain

UPS will increase its air cargo capacity on 5 June from Vitoria and Seville in Spain to its European air

Pangea Logistics members fly motorbikes around the world

Freight forwarder members of Pangea Logistics Network have been busy transporting motorbikes around the world to locations including Moscow and

Hyderabad International Airport starts mango exporting initiative to Korea

GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) – the operator of Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) – has started exporting mangoes

Dubai posts 1.9% tonnage growth in April

Dubai International Airport (DXB) handled 217,881 tonnes of freight in April compared to 213,790 in the same month last year,

Qatar Airways Cargo expands pharma route network

Qatar Airways Cargo has added Colombo in Sri Lanka and Dublin in Ireland to its extensive Pharma Network – bringing

ACE: Data cloud race is on and the dream remains

A standardised logistics data system that can be used across the air cargo supply chain will be hard to develop

ACE: Digitisation still too slow but change is coming

Digitisation was on everyone’s lips at air cargo europe in Munich from 9-12 May and it was the theme at

ACE: Give the customer more choice as to how to interact

Giving the customer the choice of how they want to interact may be the key to customer satisfaction, delegates were

UPS and SF Express to set-up a joint venture

UPS and SF Holding – the parent company of SF Express – have revealed plans to establish a joint venture

WFS sells ground handling business in Italy

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has sold its ground handling business in Italy to Inceptus SpA – but will continue to

ABC sets X-ray telescope universe mission on its way

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has set the eROSITA X-ray telescope on its 1.5 million kilometre journey to produce a new map

AMI aids effort to prevent pollution spill in Fiji

Airfreight and express wholesaler AMI has helped prevent a major pollution incident by shipping urgent supplies needed for the containment

Great start to the year for dnata as it upgrades facilities

2017 has got off to a strong start for dnata, with senior vice president UAE cargo & DWC airline services,

FTA: Heathrow expansion vital to UK’s global trading position

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says increasing airport capacity in the South East of England is vital if the UK

Intradco Global and Etihad Cargo help bring endangered rhinos home

The critically endangered black rhino has returned to the wilds of Rwanda with the help of animal transport specialist Intradco

DHL Global Forwarding to keep the Norwegian seafood moving

DHL Global Forwarding is to accelerate the supply chain for the North Norwegian seafood industry by shipping live crabs and

Amazon Prime Air pilots picket at e-commerce giant’s shareholder meeting

Air cargo pilots who fly for Amazon Prime Air picketed outside the e-commerce heavyweight’s annual shareholder meeting in Seattle on

American adds military pet discount to include international flights

American Airlines Cargo has expanded its military discount program to include the transport of personal pets to and from all

AAPA: Cargo volumes up 9% in April

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of April released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed cargo

Sky Gates Cargo Airlines grows fleet by adding a B747F

After launching services between Russia, Europe and The Far East at the end of last year Sky Gates Cargo Airlines

Jet Airways expands cargo capacity on Heathrow belly route

Jet Airways is to add a third daily flight between Mumbai International Airport and London Heathrow Airport using a Boeing

Survey finds forwarders think industry will soon be largely automated

A survey by Freightos has found 75 per cent of freight forwarders predict their industry in five years time will

China Eastern A321 skids off runway at HKIA

A China Eastern Airlines Airbus A321 aircraft this morning (May 24) skidded off the runway after landing at Hong Kong

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