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Month: July 2017

Kennedy to take over as Virgin Atlantic Cargo managing director

Dominic Kennedy is to take over as managing director of Virgin Atlantic Cargo, taking over from John Lloyd on 14

Tigers gains AEO certification and opens office in Leeds

Tigers Global Logistics has been certified as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) in the UK and has opened a new

KLM building again after tough times

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AF-KL-MP) is starting to build again after several tough years, KLM president and chief executive

Fraport signs concession to develop airports in Brazil

Fraport has signed concession agreements to manage and develop Fortaleza and Porto Alegre airports following a government public auction in

Nippon Express boosted by strong air cargo demand

Strong air cargo demand is boosting Nippon Express, which is set to post a 20 per cent rise in pre-tax

Panalpina sees strong Far East peak season and rates rise

Panalpina forecasts the Far East peak season will start earlier this year and be even stronger than 2016, while it

Cargo up 3.2% in first half at Dubai World Central

Freight volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew 3.2 per cent in the first half of 2016, handling 443,835 tonnes.

Future looking bright for Amerijet as LATAM recovers

The first six months were a good start to the year at Amerijet, but the carrier is also facing challenges

Tonnage picks up but yields remain weak for Cargolux

After a slow start to the year, tonnage has picked up again though yields are still a problem, Cargolux Airlines

American Airlines Cargo extends European trucking network

American Airlines Cargo is extending its European trucking network to serve a greater number of customers connecting offline cities and

Strong first half tonnage growth for Rickenbacker

Rickenbacker International Airport in Ohio (US) posted an increase in imports and exports of 21 per cent in the first

American sees room for more growth at its key US hub

Miami International Airport (MIA) represents a key hub for American Airlines Cargo due to its extensive links into the Americas

UPS operating profits grow 8.7% in second quarter

Operating profit at UPS increased 8.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 with growth in the US domestic

Air France-KLM, Virgin, Delta and China Eastern expand strategic partnerships

Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and China Eastern have announced plans to grow their strategic partnerships through various

Pharma and e-commerce help IAG Cargo revenue grow 7.6% in Q2

Commercial revenue at IAG Cargo increased 7.6 per cent to €260 million ($304.3 million) with growth coming from cross border

New online freight marketplace for forwarders launched

A new online freight marketplace called Transnations that aims to connect freight forwarders for their mutual benefits has been launched.

Delta Cargo names Shawn Cole as vice president

Delta Air Lines has named Shawn Cole as vice president of its freight arm Delta Cargo. Cole will be responsible

Aeroflot cargo and mail grows 40% in first half of 2017

Aeroflot’s cargo and mail volumes continue to grow with a 39.2 per cent increase in June to 17,946.4 tonnes. The

Heathrow posts revenue and cargo rise in 1H2017

Revenue was up 4.1 per cent and cargo volumes up 9.1 per cent to 820,000 tonnes in the first six

Etihad Airways makes $1.8 billion loss in 2016 financial year

Etihad Airways has made a loss of $1.87 billion in the 2016 financial year due to falling yields, aircraft impairments

Boeing returns to profit in the second quarter

Boeing Company has returned to profit in the second quarter, with net earnings of $1.7 billion compared to a loss

Changi Airport continues to grow with 5.5% increase in June

Cargo volumes at Changi Airport continue to grow with a 5.5 per cent year-on-year increase in June to 172,040 tonnes.

Freight rises 1.6% in 1H2017 at Dubai International

Dubai International Airport’s freight traffic was up 1.6 per cent in the 1st half of 2017 as it handled 1,302,911

Lima to receive second runway as part of major expansion

Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport is to undergo a major expansion including a second runway following the Peruvian government signing

Airlines appeal European Commission price fixing cartel fine

The airlines who were fined a total of €776 million ($904 million) by the European Commission (EC) for operating a

IAG Cargo to fly Constant Climate shipments under its Critical product

IAG Cargo has announced Constant Climate shipments are now able to fly under its Critical product, enabling emergency medical shipments

Cargo grows 8.7% in the first half of 2017 at Schiphol

Schiphol Cargo is focusing on pharma and e-commerce as volumes grew 8.7 per cent in the first half of 2017

DHL Global Forwarding names Diallo as Middle East and Africa CEO

DHL Global Forwarding has named Amadou Diallo as chief executive officer (CEO) for the Middle East and Africa region. Diallo

WWG launches cross-border Pak-Afghan transit desk

WWG Consolidators (WWGC) has launched a dedicated cross-border Pak-Afghan transit desk to help move goods between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The

Delta Cargo the highest performing US domestic carrier

Delta Cargo says it had the highest average NFD percentage for total airport-to-airport shipments amongst North American carriers over last

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