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Month: February 2020

Joe Hete to retire as CEO of ATSG

Joe Hete, 65, will retire as CEO of Wilmington Air Transport Service Group (ATSG), the aircraft leasing and air transport

Groupe ADP takes the first step to acquire 49% stake in GMR Airports

Groupe ADP has signed an agreement with GMR Airports, the Indian airport operator, for the acquisition of the majority share.

The aviation industry has taken the hit of coronavirus

“Airlines, aviation financing and plane makers – inherently vulnerable to the economic side-effects of a potential pandemic – faced challenges

Blocked expansion of Heathrow Airport is unlikely to be the last, says GlobalData

Heathrow’s plans to expand, which included plans for a third runway, were ruled unlawful on 27 February. Johanna Bonhill-Smith, travel

Delta cuts flights to South Korea

Delta has reduced flights to South Korea following the coronavirus outbreak. It is one of many airlines to take the

FedEx joins Freightos, the world’s largest freight marketplace, is partnering with FedEx to help the largest customs-entry filer in the US digitize

Hamburg Airport takes off for the digital future with the air cargo platform FAIR@Link

Hamburg Airport has launched new FAIR@Link portal for digitally supported air cargo handling at Airport’s Cargo Centre. The platform was

FTA response to LHR runway decision

In response to the decision today by the Court of Appeal regarding Heathrow Airport, Alex Veitch, head of multimodal policy

Government chooses not to appeal Heathrow verdict

The UK government has chosen not to appeal today’s court ruling that the expansion of Heathrow will be unlawful. However,

Heathrow is still optimistic for expansion

Heathrow Airport have released a statement in response to today’s court ruling against the expansion of the airport and the

Heathrow’s expansion plans blocked by court

The UK’s court of appeal has ruled in favour of London mayor Sadiq Khan, Hillingdon Council and various environmental groups,

CEVA wins five-year contract with Airbus in Hamburg

Freight forwarder CEVA has announced it has been awarded a five-year contract to manage spare parts and components for Airbus

WFS strengthens leadership team in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), has announced give key appointments to its leadership team in North America to support its air

Melbourne B&H worldwide facility expands ten-fold

Aerospace logistics provider, B&H Worldwide, has expanded its warehouse and offices in Melbourne. The move comes as the business caters

NAV Canada signs strategic agreement with Unifly

NAV Canada has entered into an agreement with Unifly in a deployment of a national system that provides digital services

Swissport’s move to automation

Swissport, working with Unilode and Descartes, has started to equip its cargo warehouse with Bluetooth sensors to increase transparency for

Covid-19: The disruption continues for supply chains

Richard Wilding OBE, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at the UK’s Cranfield University, comments on the latest challenges Covid-19 presents

Emirates SkyCargo appoints Abdulla Alkhallafi as India cargo manager

Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new cargo manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will launch Manchester-Delhi Cargo route from October

Some £20 billion worth of trade is moved between the UK and India each year and Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s new

ANA Holdings will add 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets to their fleet

Japanese airline group ANA Holdings has announced they will acquire up to 20 more 787 Dreamliner airplanes. Valued at over

Turkish Cargo continued its steady growth in 2019

Turkish Cargo has seen impressive growth in 2019, according to international air cargo information provider WACD’s December data. The airline

Thai Smile Airways joins Star Alliance

Star Alliance have welcomed Thai Smile Airways as a Star Alliance Connecting Partner at an official ceremony in Bangkok. Thai

Christos Spyrou joins TIACA’s board of directors

Christos Spyrou, CEO and founder of Neutral Air Partner (NAP), has joined the board of directors of TIACA (The International

DHL’s take off to Strategy 2025 goals

DHL Express is receiving six new Boeing 777F-200 cargo aircraft this year. The first of these aircraft to come in

Qantas cuts flights in response to coronavirus

The Qantas Group has announced temporary reductions to flights across Asia in response to a drop in demand due to

Air New Zealand provides update on impact of coronavirus on 2020 outlook

Air New Zealand’s update on its current estimate of the impact of coronavirus on FY 2020’s earnings is expected to

SAS scores top spot for a greener LHR

London Heathrow has revealed that Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has taken the top spot in ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league

Cargolux donates medical supplies to Zhengzhou

Cargolux will dispatch a total of 75,000 face masks and 44,000 sanitary wipes on its flight to Zhengzhou, China this

Qatar contributes to coronavirus relief efforts

Five Qatar Airways Cargo freighters, two Boeing 747Fs and three Boeing 777Fs, have departed to China, 21 February, carrying around

IATA makes Nairobi Airport first CEIV facility in Africa

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded Swissport’s warehouse operations at Nairobi with the CEIV, IATA’s Centre for Excellence

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