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Month: March 2020

Airport handlers at risk of collapse

The BBC has reported that the UK’s major airport handlers, Swissport, WFS, Dnata and Menzies, are at risk of collapse.

Airbus, Bolloré and WFS aid the race for supplies

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), Airbus and Bolloré Logistics have joined forces to expedite the distribution of two million facemasks to

Geodis organises emergency supplies for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French government to organise the emergency supplies of millions of medical face masks from

Seko Logistics MedTec deploys rapid response infrastructure

Seko Logistics MedTec has established a rapid response team to facilitate the smooth running of medical global supply chains in

AEI receives approval for freighter conversions

Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI) has announced that the Transport Canada Civil Aviation has approved AEI’s STC (ST01827LA) for the 11-pallet

Cancelled: air cargo China 2020

The decision has been made to cancel air cargo China 2020. Organisers have regrettably taken the decision to cancel the

Ethiopian delivers emergency medical supplies across Africa

Ethiopian Airlines has been working around the clock to deliver medical supplies to 39 countries across Africa. The supplies, which

European Airlines welcome new air cargo guidelines from the European Commission

Airlines for Europe (A4E) and European Regions Airline Associations (ERA) have welcomed the new “Facilitating Air Cargo Operations during COVID-19

Australian Border Force signs MOU with Singapore

Australian Border Force (ABF) commissioner, Michael Outram, countersigned a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Trade Facilitation with the Singapore

MASkargo works around the clock

MASkargo has been working with Malaysia’s government authorities to ensure the country will have access much needed medical equipment and

Cometh the hour, cometh the solution

ACW caught up with John Cheetham, Chief Commercial Officer at IAG Cargo, about how the Group is responding to this

Qatar Airways lays on repatriation flights

Qatar Airways will expand operations to Australia to help get many stranded people home. From March 29, the airline will

Turkish Cargo puts cargo in the passenger cabin

Turkish Cargo will utilise their network and fly their Turkish Airlines passenger aircraft for airfreight as repercussions from the coronavirus

BIFA: ‘Irresponsible’ to refuse a Brexit extension request

Robert Keen, director general of British International Freight Association has warned that amid coronavirus chaos and with Brexit negotiations at

Etihad Cargo deploy cargo only passenger plane

Following suit of Lufthansa, Etihad have also deployed a passenger Boeing 787 full with cargo. After the UAE authorities announced

Geodis supports improved diversity in logistics

Geodis notes that the logistics industry is not typically characterised as having equal gender representation, but wants to prove that

Munich Airport opens cargo facilities to fight COVID-19

Munich Airport has stepped up to maintain the operational infrastructure for cargo warehouse handling for all airlines. Cargogate, a subsidiary

First Lufthansa pax aircraft full of air cargo

In an effort to utilise resources in a time when passenger demand is at an all-time low, Lufthansa has flown

COVID-19: UK airlines won’t receive extra government help

According to BBC sources, the UK chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that airlines will have to ‘exhaust’ all other options

How UK SMEs can stay afloat amidst COVID-19 lockdown

“The government lockdown doesn’t have to spell the end for SME businesses,” says ParcelHero. The worldwide delivery company has laid

UAE brings forward flight suspensions

The United Arab Emirates’ National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority along with the General Civil Aviation Authority have made

FAI create a safe method of Covid-19 patient transportation

FAI rent-a-jet AG, the German Air Ambulance Specialist and Special Mission Operator, has experienced unprecedented demand for their services in

Aeroflot update Moscow schedule

Aeroflot has drastically reduced its flight schedule in response to restrictions imposed by governments globally. However, the airlines will continue

Air Partner: emergency flights must go ahead despite travel bans

Mark Briffa, CEO of Air Partner, has warned of the problems that could be created when governments impose blanket travel

Etihad temporarily suspends Abu Dhabi transit services

Etihad has temporarily suspended transit travel through Abu Dhabi International Airport as of 22:00 (UAE local time) on March 23.

Boeing set virtual meeting

For the first time Boeing shareholders will hold a virtual annual meeting due to public health impact of the coronavirus

Swiss WorldCargo launches charter flights

Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of SWISS, will operate cargo-only flights on some aircraft beginning this week. The airline

Heathrow scales up its cargo offering

Heathrow is calling on airlines and freight companies to take advantage of the airport’s quieter schedule so that the aviation

Postponed: Multimodal 2020

Multimodal, the annual freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, has postponed their 2020 event. Multimodal will now take

GMB: Stop sackings at airports

GMB London, the union for airport workers, is calling for urgent action from governments to stop aviation employers and their

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