Saturday, July 20, 2024

K+N to focus on relief logistics at new office in Accra

Kuehne + Nagel has officially opened the doors to its Accra branch office, with emergency and relief logistics expected to be a major focus. Operations started with delivering 150 40 foot containers of mosquito nets to Ghana’s Ministry of Health for IDA Foundation Aid & Relief. The mosquito nets will be shipped from Denmark to […]

Qatar Airways flies oil and gas equipment to Brazil on charter flight

Qatar Airways Cargo transported over 80 tonnes of oil and energy equipment to Brazil on board its Boeing 777 Freighter for DHL Global Forwarding. The cargo was flown from Zhengzhou in China to Cabo Frio in Brazil, with technical stops at the airline’s hub in Doha, and Accra in Ghana. The collaboration was Qatar Airways’ […]

Cargolux looking to open up new African markets by the end of the year

Cargolux Airlines International is looking at opening up two new markets in Africa by the end of the year, regional director for Africa Jonathan Clark (pictured below) tells Air Cargo Week. They will probably be perishable markets and though Clark cannot say where they are, Cargolux has its eyes on two potential ones in East […]

1,125 flights services and 127 destinations for AF-KL-MP summer schedule

Air France KLM Martinair (AF-KL-MP) Cargo will launch its summer schedule on 26 March with 1,125 weekly services to 127 destinations on its fleet of 170 passenger aircraft and six freighters. It started thrice-weekly Paris Charles de Gaulle – Accra services on 28 February, using a Boeing 777-200 to connect with the capital of Ghana. […]

Astral remains committed to three-hub strategy

Atlas Air and Flexport expand partnership

Astral Aviation remains committed to its three-hub strategy for Africa even though it is reconsidering the planned Western base in Lagos, chief executive officer Sanjeev Gadhia (pictured below) tells Air Cargo Week (ACW) staff writer, James Muir. Astral is planning a West Africa hub for the middle of this year and was looking at Lagos […]

Air Partner winds down Ebola relief work

Air Partner is winding down its Ebola relief work in Sierra Leone as the West African nation is declared free of the disease. Between 26 October 2014 and 11 November this year, Air Partner had operated 128 flights from the UK to Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, for governments, non-governmental organisations and aid agencies. Air Partner […]