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Month: June 2017

Tonnage surges in first five months at the Aeroflot Group

In the first five months of 2017 from January to May the Aeroflot Group handled 100,607 tonnes, a significant 44.9

New US president and Brexit confirmation help business

Following the confirmation of Brexit and the appointment of the new US president, Air Logistics Group has seen an upsurge

CCS-UK Fallback ready to keep UK air cargo moving

A new electronic fallback system to prevent a meltdown in the UK’s air cargo industry in the event of a

Turkish Cargo to start flights to Johannesburg and Madagascar

Turkish Cargo is continuing to expand its freighter network with weekly Istanbul – Johannesburg – Antananarivo services from 1 July.

Strong business at Qantas Freight driven by Asia and the US

Asia and the US are the most buoyant trade lanes for Qantas Freight and the main focus for the Australian

Cargolux expands services between China and the US

Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta in the US to its destinations served from its Zhengzhou (CGO) hub in China. The

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates new $150m cargo terminal

Ethiopian Airlines today inaugurated its state-of-the-art $150 million Cargo Terminal-II in Addis Ababa. This gives the African carrier capacity of

American Airlines Cargo opens new pharma facility at Heathrow Airport

American Airlines Cargo has opened its new Controlled Room Temperature facility at the Heathrow Airport cargo centre. The 1,700 square

NAM and Astral Aviation fly urgent relief goods to Somaliland

Network Airline Management (NAM) and Astral Aviation transported over 57 tonnes of urgent humanitarian relief goods on behalf of the

Outlook increasingly positive as profit margins widen

Airline head of cargo are increasingly positive about the demand outlook for the year as loads continue to recover, freighter

Gatwick Airport revenue increases 7.7% and long-haul network grows

Revenue at Gatwick Airport increased 7.7 per cent for the year ending 31 March 2017, with cargo volumes up 15.9

TNT Express operations “significantly” disrupted due to cyber attack

TNT Express says its worldwide operations have been “significantly” affected due to the IT system virus that is sweeping the

Evangelakakis takes over as Cool Chain Association chairman

Stavros Evangelakakis has taken over as chairman of the Cool Chain Association (CCA), succeeding Sebastiaan Scholte, who is standing down

RwandAir chooses Network Airline Services as GSA for UK

RwandAir has appointed Network Airline Services as its cargo general sales agent (GSA) for the UK. The airline flies an

Air cargo growth requires renewed commitment to Lomé Declaration – ICAO president says

Implementation of the Lomé Declaration is a crucial lever for realising the technological innovation, regulatory reform and investment in infrastructure

DHL opens pharma facility at Dublin Airport

DHL Supply Chain has opened a new state-of-the-art life sciences facility at Dublin Airport, extending its global end-to-end pharmaceutical supply

CEIV Pharma certificate for CEVA in Singapore

CEVA Logistics has been awarded the International Air Transport Association’s CEIV Pharma certificate at its facility in Singapore. The freight

UK logistics could grind to a halt without EU workers, FTA warns

The UK freight and logistics sector could grind to a halt without workers from the European Union (EU), the Freight

Lofty future sustainability targets set by UPS

UPS has announced new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing

Antonov Airlines picks ACP as GSA for Australia

Antonov Airlines has picked Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia. ACP has five

Cargo iQ appoints DHL Global Forwarding’s Henk Venema as chairman

The Cargo iQ Membership Board has named DHL Global Forwarding senior vice president and global head of network carrier management,

CEVA starts rail service between China and Germany

CEVA Logistics has launched a new rail service linking Shilong in southern China’s Guangdong province to Hamburg in Germany. In

RwandAir to start Kigali – Brussels services

RwandAir is to operate direct flights between Kigali and Brussels from 14 July using an Airbus A330-200. The Tuesday, Thursday

SAS Cargo invests in pharma as it goes for CEIV

SAS Cargo is working towards achieving IATA CEIV Pharma certification and has launched a new pharmaceutical service – SAS Pharma

Cargo at Changi keeps flying with 12.6% growth in May

Singapore Changi Airport cargo volumes grew by 12.6 per cent in May with improvements for imports, exports and transhipments. It

Volumes up 9.7% in May across German gateways

Air cargo volumes in Germany rose by 9.7 per cent to 408,694 tonnes in May, according to the ADV (German

LM-100J freighter showcased in Paris and gains more orders

Lockheed Martin has secured an order for five of its civilian LM-100J freighters from an undisclosed customer bringing its total

Kuehne + Nagel breaks ground for Pharma Hub Switzerland

A ground breaking ceremony has taken place for Kuehne + Nagel’s “Pharma Hub Switzerland” in Möhlin. The Pharma Hub will

Volga-Dnepr continues development of cargo supermarket

Volga-Dnepr Airlines is continuing to develop its “Cargo Supermarket” combining scheduled and charter services, regional sales manager Georgy Sokolov (pictured)

Delta and Korean sign trans-Pacific joint venture

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have reached an agreement to create a trans-Pacific joint venture, offering a number of

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