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Month: March 2018

Milan Malpensa confirms its spot as a leading cargo hub

Milan Malpensa Airport has confirmed its place as a top cargo airport in Europe with volumes growing 37 per cent

Lufthansa Cargo to market Brussels Airlines’ cargo capacity

Lufthansa Cargo has signed an agreement to market cargo capacity of Brussels Airlines from 1 September 2018. Freight customers of

Chris Welsh MBE to retire from the Freight Transport Association

After 36 years’ dedicated service, Chris Welsh MBE will be retiring from the Freight Transport Association as its Director of

Volga-Dnepr makes polar flights to support Yamal-LNG project

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has supported the Yamal-LNG gas recovery project by flying 130 tonnes of industrial equipment to Sabetta in Russia’s

West Atlantic to sell two BAE ATP Freighters to EnComm

West Atlantic will sell two BAE ATP Freighter aircraft to Nairobi, Kenya-based EnComm in a deal that also commits to

Southern Air to provide Miami with another freighter route to Asia

Southern Air is to become the sixth airline at Miami International Airport to operate cargo flights to Asia with the

Delta to share cargo facilities in Seattle with Air France KLM

Delta Cargo is continuing to co-locate with partners by sharing cargo warehouse facilities with Air France KLM in Seattle. The

FedEx acquires P2P Mailing for £92 million

FedEx has acquired worldwide e-commerce transportation company P2P Mailing for £92 million, operating as a subsidiary of FedEx Cross Border.

DoKaSch names Andreas Behne as global sales director

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions has named Andreas Behne as global sales director, who will use his position to expand the Opticooler

AA Cargo picks GSAs for Croatia, Slovenia and Kuwait

American Airlines Cargo has extended its international reach with the appointment of general sales agents (GSA) in Croatia, Slovenia and

CHAMP to provide Japanese cargo community with cloud messaging

CHAMP Cargosystems has signed an agreement with Cargo Community System Japan (CCSJ) to provide a cloud based air cargo messaging

Air Menzies moves into new state-of-the-art facility in Melbourne

Air Menzies International is moving into a new facility in Melbourne, having spent over 30 years at its previous location.

Silk Way West returns to Budapest after a break of two years

Silk Way West Airlines has returned to Budapest, operating two Boeing 747 Freighter flights a week to the Hungarian capital.

Cargolux says konnichiwa to Tokyo with weekly flights to Narita

Cargolux Airlines International has inaugurated weekly flights to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport in the scope of its cooperation agreement with

PNG Air brings relief to earthquake survivors

PNG Air despatched its Dash 8 freighter with three tonnes of much-needed food and medical supplies for survivors of the

Freight forwarders are failing to meet customer expectations

Freight forwarders are finally embracing digitalisation but their failure to meet customer expectations is holding them back, Freightos’ third annual

TSA accepts 1stDetect TRACER 1000 into ACSQT

1st Detect, a subsidiary of Astrotech, has had its new explosives trace detector (ETD), the TRACER 1000, accepted into the

Kangaroo Route’s giant leap opens up express cargo opportunities

Qantas’ direct services between Perth and London could open up opportunities for freight customers, particularly for e-commerce, the airline says.

Cargo and revenue rises for Swissport in 2017

Swissport handled 4.7 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 8.7 per cent on 2016 with revenue also growing at

Egyptair Cargo signs Skyline as exclusive German GSA

Egyptair Cargo has selected Dusseldorf-based Skyline Air Services as its exclusive cargo General Sales Agent in Germany. The contract commences

Aeronautical Engineers to provide Vx with another 737-400SF

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Vx Capital Partners with an additional Boeing 737-400SF. Modification of the

Cargo growth at Changi Airport slows in February

Growth has slowed at Changi Airport in February, rising 1.4 per cent year-on-year compared to the double digit increase seen

Virgin Atlantic starts flights between Belfast and Orlando

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is offering customers increased access to Florida with weekly services from Belfast to Orlando departing every Monday

Freighter conversion market starts transition to the next generation

With the surge in global freight volumes in the first half of 2017 and the industry experiencing its fastest pace

trilatec to revolutionise air cargo with lightweight pallets

Trilatec is providing a revolution in the airfreight sector with lightweight pallets providing considerable cost savings to airlines. The squAIR-timber,

Cathay Pacific picks WFS for cargo handling in Brussels and Copenhagen

Cathay Pacific Cargo has awarded cargo handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Brussels and Copenhagen. The Hong Kong

IAG Cargo conducts first self driving vehicle test at Heathrow Airport

IAG Cargo has undertaken the first airside trial of a self-driving vehicle at a UK airport to understand how they

AAPA: Cargo demand remains strong across Asia Pacific in February

Demand for air cargo has remained strong in February across Asia Pacific with freight tonne kilometres increasing by 7.3 per

Singapore Airlines welcomes the world’s first 787-10 to its fleet

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the world’s first Boeing 787-10, the newest and largest member of the Dreamliner family.

EFW keeps busy extending aircraft lives

Converting an aircraft remains the best way to maximise its life, potentially resulting in another 20 years of life, EFW

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