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Month: January 2018

IATA: Air cargo flying after strongest year since 2010

Airfreight demand grew at its fastest rate since 2010, with freight tonne kilometres (FTK) increasing nine per cent in 2017,

CEVA picks Aston to run UK, Ireland and Nordics operations

CEVA Logistics has picked Eddie Aston for the role of managing director, UK, Ireland and Nordics (UKIN), taking over from

Jumeirah Himalayas chosen to host ACW World Air Cargo Awards 2018

Organisers of the annual Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards 2018 have revealed the location of the venue that

Record year for IAI aircraft conversions

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) performed three-quarters of all B747-300 conversions from passenger to freighter configuration in 2017. In what the

Shippers call for urgent implementation of Schiphol local rule

The Dutch Transport Minister has acknowledged the need for a local rule for cargo carriers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol but

Flexport continues US expansion with office in Chicago

Flexport is continuing to expand in the Americas with its fifth US office due to open in Chicago in March.

IATA: Industry is confident for 2018 as profits improve

Profitability improved in the fourth quarter of 2017 and airline chief financial officers and heads of cargo are increasingly confident

AEI enjoyed ‘stellar year’ in 2017 with 27 freighter deliveries

Miami, Florida-based ircraft conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) delivered 27 freighter conversions to leasing and operator customers world-wide in 2017.

Bollore Logistics acquires Danish forwarder, Global Solutions

Bollore Logistics has expanded its presence in the Scandinavian market by acquiring a majority stake in Danish freight forwarder, Global

YTO Cargo Airlines picks Hactl as Hong Kong handling agent

YTO Cargo Airlines, the aircraft operating arm of courier firm YTO Express, has picked Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl)

UK missing out on growth due to lack of Chinese connections

Direct flights from Heathrow Airport to China are worth £510 million per year but the UK is missing out due

AAPA: Asia Pacific booming after years of tepid performance

Following years of tepid performance, air cargo demand across Asia Pacific registered its strongest growth in years, the Association of

Ethiopian launches freighter flights from Bahir Dar to Liege

Ethiopian Cargo has launched freighter flights from Bahir Dar to Liege, carrying 45 tons of flowers on the inaugural service

Virgin Atlantic gives CSafe RAP containers the thumbs up

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has become the first UK airline to approve the use of CSafe’s RAP container for temperature-sensitive life-enhancing

AA Cargo exploring new opportunities Latin America has to offer

Following a very encouraging year in 2017, American Airlines Cargo is looking to explore new opportunities to exploit its vast

IATA welcomes SAATM but warns implementation is key  

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the launch in Addis Ababa of the Single African Air Transport Market

FedEx delivers a touch down for Super Bowl fans

The express company went the whole nine yards as US football fans look to Minneapolis in preparation for Super Bowl

Mauroux takes over as CCA treasurer

Eric Mauroux, (pictured) director verticals and global head of perishable at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has been appointed as

Flexport opens second European office

Flexport, the leading technology-enabled freight forwarder and customs broker, is to open a second European office. The forwarder expects to

Free trade, a single market and airships on the agenda

One of the keys to the future of aviation in Africa is the successful implementation of the Single African Air

Industry remains hungry for guacamole, salmon and wine

British taste for frozen guacamole from Mexico has created good business for Panalpina Air Cargo. Forty-two tonnes were moved in

African airfreight getting ready to take off

Airfreight in Africa is on the verge of massive expansion, driven by a landmark co-operation and regulations liberalisation agreement, a

Changing consumer habits are impacting shipping

US carrier 21Air only launched 18 months ago to move fresh and perishable cargo domestically within the US and internationally

American adds Budapest, Prague and Reykjavik to summer network

American Airlines Cargo will add new routes for the summer, flying to Budapest, Prague and Reykjavik for the first time.

60 Secs with …. Rick Elieson, American Airlines Cargo President

ACW: You have been in charge of one of the largest cargo networks in the world since early last year.

Binks to retire as FedEx Express Europe president, Nappier to take over

David Binks is to retire from his role as FedEx Express Europe president and chief executive officer of TNT, he

International cargo surge helps Rickenbacker reach new highs

Rickenbacker International Airport handled a record 115,666 tonnes of cargo in 2017, helped by a surge in international volumes. The

CSafe RAP container receives approval from the EASA

CSafe Global’s new RAP temperature-controlled container has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval, three months after getting the thumbs

Jochen Muller takes over as Dachser Air & Sea Logistics COO

Jochen Muller has taken up the role of chief operations officer (COO) for Dachser Air & Sea Logistics, replacing Thomas

Egyptair renews contract with WFS in Amsterdam and Brussels

Egyptair has extended its cargo partnership with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) by renewing its cargo and mail handling contracts at

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