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Month: September 2017

The Western Mediterranean’s express hub remains stable

Cargo volumes have remained stable at Marseille Provence Airport, cargo manager Jean-Marc Boutigny tells Air Cargo Week staff writer, James

Dutch artistic masterpieces flown by KLM from St Petersburg

KLM Cargo transported works by Dutch artistic masters from St Petersburg to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this morning before they were

WACO adds new members in LATAM and Africa

Global independent freight management network The WACO System has appointed three new members from Africa and Latin America. SICARGA Panama

Bollore Group and Bahri pen JV in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian transportation firm Bahri and French freight forwarder and logistics company the Bolloré Group have formed a joint venture

Second perishables acquisition for Panalpina in 24 hours

Panalpina has made another acquisition in the shape of German perishables firm Cool Chain Group (CCG) – only 24 hours

Leisure Cargo makes step towards independence from Air Berlin

Leisure Cargo says it has made an “important leap” towards complete independence from beleaguered Air Berlin as it has appointed

Hurricane relief flights keeping ACS busy in the US

Air Charter Service (ACS) has had a busy last few weeks arranging humanitarian relief charters to hurricane-ravaged islands in the

Agility becomes first forwarder to achieve QEP experto status

Agility is the first freight forwarder to receive Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP) experto accreditation from Envirotainer for its cold chain

UPS and SF Express get JV approval in China

UPS and SF Holding – the parent company of SF Express – have announced the approval of their planned joint

Qatar Airways takes 49% stake in Meridiana

Qatar Airways has acquired a 49 per cent stake of AQA Holding – the new parent company of Meridiana fly

Speedy response by Delta to disaster-stricken communities

When disaster hit Texas, Florida, the Caribbean islands, Mexico, employees of Delta Air Lines and the company itself has rushed

Ex-Heathrow chief Douglas appointed CEO of Etihad

The Etihad Aviation Group has appointed Tony Douglas as group chief executive officer (CEO) to lead its overhaul and he

DoKaSch starts free delivery of Opticooler across the US

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions has started free delivery in the US of the Opticooler – its ‘flying warehouse’ for temperature-sensitive air

Freight profit surge in 1H17 for Air Partner

Charter broker Air Partner says its underlying freight profit for the first six months of the year to 31 July

Emirates SkyCargo handles 51,000 tonnes of pharma in 12 months

Emirates SkyCargo this month marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of its specialist product Emirates Pharma and says it

Panalpina acquires Dutch perishables specialist Interfresh

Panalpina has acquired Dutch company Interfresh Airfreight Handling – which specialises in the Customs clearance and last-mile distribution of imported

New drone platform developed to connect the industry

The Drone Major Group has been launched – the first global connectivity platform for the rapidly growing drone industry. The

Volga and ACS help keep Indian mining project on track

A Volga-Dnepr IL-76TD-90VD Freighter has helped Air Charter Service ensure the efficient transportation of a 27-tonne outsize drilling machine from

FTA: call for a Brexit transition period ‘huge relief’ to logistics industry

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the call from UK PM Teresa May for a transition period to be

Asia continues to drive air cargo demand, ACI reports

The Airports Council International (ACI) says airports in China contributed 23.5 per cent to growth in air cargo volumes in

World’s first 737-700 converted freighter launched by Alaska

Alaska Air Cargo has introduced the first converted Boeing 737-700 Freighter – the first of its kind in the world

Hamburg Air Cargo Handling Company taken over by Dettmer Group

Bremen-based Dettmer Group which owns LUG air cargo handling – has taken over the largest air cargo handling company at

Ethiopian and Azul Brazilian Airlines enter codeshare agreement

Ethiopian Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines have entered a codeshare agreement, which became effective from 1 October this year. Through

HKIA third runway plan gets funding thumbs-up from HSBC

A study for the three-runway system (3RS) project at Hong Kong International Airport has concluded funding for the plan is

AAPA: demand for manufacturing products drives 12.2% August surge

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) says the solid expansion in international air cargo markets continued unabated in August

Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo seek preliminary injunction to stop “illegal slowdown” 

Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo – subsidiaries of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings – announced yesterday they are seeking a

Qatar Airways firms up order for 2 Boeing 747-8Fs as part of $2.16bn spend

Qatar Airways has firmed up the order of two Boeing 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs, which are valued at $2.16

August tonnage uplift of 10.1% at Dubai International

Dubai International Airport’s freight volumes surged to 221,508 tonnes in August, up 10.1 per cent compared to the 201,100 tonnes

Air Berlin negotiations with Lufthansa and easyJet to continue

Air Berlin says negotiations with Lufthansa and easyJet will now continue until 12 October 2017 with the aim to takeover

Recycling service for cargo covers launched by DuPont

DuPont Protection Solutions has started a new courtesy recycling service for its range of DuPont Tyvek Cargo Covers. The program

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