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Month: April 2019

Cool Chain Association looks at cutting food waste

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) will host its fifth Global Perishables Event in Venlo, the Netherlands, focusing on how airfreight

Sweden is still the most trade friendly nation in the world

Growth may have slowed from double-digit to single figures but Swedavia’s airports are still performing well, according to director of

Buddha statue puts Emirates in air cargo nirvana

Emirates SkyCargo has transported a 2,000 year old statue of Buddha to Switzerland and back for an exhibition at Zurich’s

East Midlands provides extra parking for freighters

East Midlands Airport is upgrading infrastructure by widening the east apron to providing parking for up to four more aircraft

Korean Air takes on next generation cargo system

Korean Air Cargo has implemented the iCargo cloud-based system, having entered into a partnership with IBS Software in February 2018.

Turkish Cargo’s Turhan Ozen joins TIACA board

Turkish Airlines’ chief cargo officer and head of Turkish Cargo, Turhan Ozen has been elected to the board of The

Orebro Airport is well placed for growth

Situated about half way between Stockholm and Oslo, Orebro Airport is well placed for the continued growth that is expected

Cargo exports are Heathrow Airport’s baby

As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex finish decorating the nursery at Frogmore Cottage, Heathrow Airport has handled over 30,000

Budapest Airport connected with modern Silk Road

Budapest Airport is helping to expand the modern Silk Road by signing agreements with two major Chinese cargo hubs at

E-commerce growth provides Asia Pacific some relief

The rise of e-commerce is providing some relief for air cargo in Asia Pacific as it copes with trade tensions,

The Danish factory keeps turning out cargo

After a fantastic year in 2017, Billund Airport managed to maintain good results in 2018, vice president of airfreight Jan

QCS are happy and they know it

Maintaining its focus on quality of service, Quick Cargo Service (QCS) managed to achieve growth of around 20%, according to

There’s plenty more fish in the sea to be exported

Following on from the recent substantial growth at Oslo Airport, things were slower in 2018 as capacity has been allowed

£1m to help Airlander 10 develop electric propulsion

A partnership of Hybrid Air Vehicles, Collins Aerospace and the University of Nottingham has won grant funding to develop electric

Panalpina acquires Colombian perishable specialist

Panalpina has extended its Perishables Network in South America through the acquisition of Colombian company CargoMaster and its Ecuadorian subsidiary,

Local rule for Schiphol cargo flights given thumbs up

The ‘local rule’ reissuing 25% of unused slots to cargo flights at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been approved by minister

Small fall for airfreight at Kuehne + Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel profits were down 1.6% in the first quarter of 2019, with the airfreight sector getting off to

Cargolux profits grow despite weaker global demand

Cargolux Airlines International has managed to increase post-tax profits for the second year running despite a backdrop of global softening

China Airlines gains IATA CEIV Pharma certification

China Airlines Cargo has become the first carrier in Taiwan to be certified by the IATA Center of Excellence for

60 seconds with Doncaster Sheffield’s Ray Wood

Having spent 20 years working with airlines, Ray has taken up the role of head of cargo at Doncaster Sheffield

Miami Airport’s Emir Pineda elected to TIACA board

Emir Pineda of Miami International Airport’s operator, Miami-Dade Aviation Department has been elected to the board of The International Air

AFKLMP teams up with WebCargo to offer dynamic prices

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has teamed up with WebCargo to offer live rates, assess capacity and secure cargo bookings

ACE Belgium Freighters is ready for take-off

ACE Belgium Freighters has received its Air Operator’s Certificate as it gets ready to operate scheduled and charter services from

Full speed ahead for Wallenborn

Across the Benelux region, business grew by 7.2% for Wallenborn with Belgium leading the way as airlines increasingly fly into

Bellies are full of cargo at Schiphol

Full freighter movements may have fallen by 10% at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in 2018, but strong passenger links meant that

Outrageous times are over for Global GSA

After the “outrageous” high yields in the final quarter of 2017, Ismail Durmaz says that 2018 was steadier for Global

No complaints from AFKLMP

After a strong year in 2018, things are slowing down a bit in 2019 due to global issues, but there

China Airlines flies Formosat-7 satellite to Miami

China Airlines has transported the national satellite to the US for the fifth time, with its Boeing 747-400 Freighter landing

Aberdeen Standard secures £55m for airport fund

Aberdeen Standard Investment’s Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) fund has secured a £55 million revolving credit facility from financial

Jet Airways suspends flights as funding dries up

Jet Airways has temporarily suspended all flights after the State Bank of India and consortium of lenders were unable to

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