Monday, July 22, 2024

Wiremind and Aeromexico Cargo initiate SKYPALLET implementation

Aeromexico Cargo becomes Wiremind Cargo’s first Latin American customer to opt for SKYPALLET. The two companies have formally embarked on the airline’s digital transformation with the implementation of SKYPALLET in the second quarter of 2023. With the signing of the contract on 24 March 2023, Aeromexico Cargo and Wiremind formalized a partnership interest that already […]

Aeromexico fast tracks NDC and retailing with Accelya

Accelya, a leading global provider of technology solutions to the air transport industry, has announced a partnership with Aeromexico, Mexico’s flag carrier. Harnessing the power of the FLX Passenger Platform, Aeromexico now has the flexibility to create, differentiate, and bundle its offers, in full alignment with IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC), across all channels. Aeromexico […]

EXCLUSIVE: ECS moves to its samba beat

Paris-based GSA expands in South America with BCS Air acquisition ECS Group has added a precious jewel to its global crown with the acquisition of BCS Air, Brazil’s leading GSA, helping firm up its footprint in South America. The acquisition clearly cements ECS’ position in South America as the dominant international GSA group on the […]

Aeromexico signs up to CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB

Grupo Aeromexico completes financial restructuring process

Aeromexico has signed up for CHAMP Cargosystems’ Traxon cargoHUB to provide digital communication between forwarders and other air cargo supply chain partners. The state-of-the-art Traxon cargoHUB platform features one of the largest air cargo communities with access to over 100 airlines, 3,000 forwarders operating from 9,000 branches worldwide. CHAMP says that by improving the data […]

ECS Group creates synergies in the Americas

ECS Group is investing heavily in the Americas, expanding its presence across countries in the region, chief executive officer Adrien Thominet tells Air Cargo Week. Speaking at the Air & Sea Cargo Americas conference on 2 November, he explained that ECS has invested in six South American countries organically and has acquired Canadian firm, Exp-Air. […]

Sales strong for Globe Air Cargo

Strong industry performance has boosted year-on-year sales revenue by six per cent this year at Globe Air Cargo with all carriers it represents seeing surging numbers. The ECS Group subsidiary sells cargo in the UK for Aeromexico, Biman Bangladesh (pictured above), Bulgaria Air, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Gulf Air, Middle East Airlines, MNG, Royal Air […]

Delta Cargo the highest performing US domestic carrier

Delta Cargo says it had the highest average NFD percentage for total airport-to-airport shipments amongst North American carriers over last 12 months at 81.31 per cent. This it says continues the improved operational reliability trend, which has seen it lead the North American carriers domestic belly-carrier market in average NFD performance for total airport-to-airport shipments […]

VIDEO: Delta Cargo’s Kristin Colvile

AZura Productions interviewed Delta Cargo’s managing director of cargo revenue management, marketing and alliances, Kristin Colvile last week at air cargo europe in Munich to hear about the carrier’s latest developments. She also talked about the challenges that Delta faces and gave her opinions on the future of the air cargo industry. Atlanta-headquarter Delta operates a mainline fleet of […]

Delta increases stake in Grupo Aeromexico

Delta Air Lines has increased its stake in Aeromexico’s parent company to 36.2 per cent with the option of going up to 49 per cent. Delta acquired 228 million shares representing 32 per cent of the outstanding shares in Grupo Aeromexico and 39.8 per cent of shares tendered in the tender offer for $620 million. […]

AF-KLM’s de Juniac confirmed to succeed Tyler as IATA head

Alexandre de Juniac has been confirmed to succeed Tony Tyler as director general and chief executive officer (CEO) of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and Willie Walsh will be chairman of the board of governors. De Juniac, who is the chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM will take over at IATA on 1 September. […]

Aeromexico appoints ECS Group as GSSA in the Netherlands

Aeromexico has appointed the ECS Group company, Globe Air Cargo, as its general sales and service agent in the Netherlands. The appointment, effective from 29 May, will focus on all European products, including perishables, pharmaceuticals and other niche products, and ECS says it offers opportunities at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to shorten transit times for temperature […]

AF-KLM CEO, de Juniac to succeed Tyler as IATA head

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) board of governors has recommended Alexandre de Juniac succeed Tony Tyler as the association’s director general and chief executive officer (CEO). The board unanimously approved recommending de Juniac, who is Air France-KLM chairman and CEO, to succeed Tyler running IATA when he retires in June. The decision will be […]

Latin America sends Heathrow’s volumes skywards

Heathrow Airport has seen cargo volumes increase by 2.7 per cent in February to 121,424 tonnes, with exports to Latin America growing most strongly. The region grew by five per cent helped by increased frequencies from Avianca and Aeromexico. Trade with Mexico saw the biggest surge, up 40 per cent. This was followed by 34 […]

Boeing to collaborate on Mexican biofuel research

Boeing has teamed up with Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) to research and develop sustainable biofuel in Mexico. The initiative will be coordinated through the Mexican Bioenergy Innovation Center. Mexico’s government and participating institutes will be funding the efforts for four years, with the aim of developing a sustainable business model. It […]