Wednesday, July 24, 2024

AFKLMP begins Amsterdam-Dubai freighter service

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has begun a new weekly Boeing 747 freighter service operated by Martinair between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Dubai World Central Airport (DWC). The 747F is capable of carrying up to 110 tons of cargo per flight. READ: EU COMMISSION GIVES “GREEN LIGHT” FOR LUFTHANSA GROUP’S PARTICIPATION IN ITA AIRWAYS […]

Digital journey drives customer experience

In a bid to enhance customer experience and streamline operations, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has been actively investing in its digital strategy.  Over the past six years, AFKLMP Cargo has been developing its proprietary customer platform, myCargo. This platform was built in-house, leveraging a mix of technical experts and industry insiders. “This […]

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo receives IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries certification

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has announced the successful attainment of the IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li- batt) certification for Air France Cargo and its hubs at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Chicago O’Hare. Safety is a top priority at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo), ensuring the […]

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo takes next steps in digital commercial approach

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has announced the next steps in its digital commercial approach with the introduction of new digital services and allocation functionalities on its myCargo platform. Developed over the past six years with an in-house team of developers, technical product and process experts, and expert users, myCargo has been highly successful in […]

Engine of connectivity in the airfreight industry

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) is the air cargo business of the Air France KLM Group, bringing together a combined fleet of three airlines, enabling the transportation of a diverse range of goods globally. Alongside cargo belly capacity within their passenger fleet, AFKLMP’s freighter aircraft provide flexible main deck capacity. This adaptable approach allows […]

Martinair places order for four new A350F aircraft

Martinair, part of the KLM Group, has placed a firm order with Airbus for four new A350F freighter aircraft. Martinair is the operating carrier for KLM Cargo. The four A350Fs emit over 40% less CO2 and make 50% less noise than their predecessors. The new aircraft will replace the current Boeing 747 freighters from the […]

Metro Shipping Ltd joins AFKLMP Cargo’s SAF programme

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has announced that Metro Shipping Ltd has joined its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. Birmingham-headquartered Metro Shipping is the first of our customers in the United Kingdom to invest in our SAF programme, confirming our shared ambition to contribute to the development of sustainable aviation. Grant Liddell, Metro’s […]

Air France-KLM CO₂ emissions reduction targets for 2030 approved by the SBTi

The Air France-KLM Group and its airlines are committed to reducing their environmental footprint as part of a transparent and responsible approach to sustainability, including a commitment by Air France-KLM to reduce its well-to-wake scope 1 and 3 jet fuel greenhouse gas protocol emissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre (RTK) by 2030 compared to […]

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo transports Brunel Solar Team’s car

On Saturday 6 August, the Nuna 11s – the solar car that the Dutch Brunel Solar Team will drive in South Africa’s Sasol Solar Challenge – departed Schiphol Airport for Johannesburg. The vehicle was transported on a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP), the team’s logistics partner this year. AFKLMP […]

Air France and KLM operate most sustainable flights ever to Canada

With sustainability becoming an increasingly pressing issue, Air France and KLM have recognised that genuine change will only happen if the entire aviation ecosystem works together to transform our industry. That’s why the Sustainable Flight Challenge has been launched. Organised under SkyTeam’s Alliance Umbrella, 17 of the 19 affiliated SkyTeam airlines and their partners joined […]

AFKLMP and Envirotainer intensify partnership

Envirotainer and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) today announced their collaboration on sustainability. Envirotainer and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo each have a strong focus on sustainability and are pursuing multiple initiatives with a view to achieving more sustainable operations. Being long-term close partners, both organisations sought to strengthen the initiatives by collaboration. […]

Airflo and Tiger Freight join AFKLMP’s SAF programme

Today Air France KLM Martinair Cargo welcomes Airflo and Tiger Freight to their SAF programme. By joining, Airflo and Tiger Freight will reduce the carbon emissions that they produce shipping flowers and perishables. This partnership will make it possible to use sustainable aviation fuel on AFKLMP Cargo flights from Kenya and Zimbabwe carrying Airflo’s and […]

Groupe ADP and AFKLMP test autonomous solutions

Since August 2021, Groupe ADP and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have been testing an airside cargo transport solution, with an autonomous electric vehicle from French startup OROK at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. The goal of this experiment is to optimise, secure and decarbonise ground operations, on airside and service lanes around the aircraft, for […]

Air France-KLM appoints new UK&I general manager

Air France and KLM push for SAF use

Air France-KLM has announced the appointment of Fahmi Mahjoub as the new general manager for the UK and Ireland, based at the regional headquarters in London. Mahjoub joined Air France in 1999 and has since built his career and experience within the company, leading him to hold several senior managerial positions within the organisation including […]

More join AFKLMP SAF programme

AWOT, CTS, Jobmate, Sinotrans and SuperTrans have joined the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programme (SAF Programme) of Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo), offering greener cargo services on routes connecting China with Europe and South America. The Cargo SAF Programme enables shippers and forwarders to power a share of their flights with sustainable aviation fuel, […]

Forwarders join AFKLMP’s SAF programme

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) last week signed agreements with two leading Dutch freight forwarders – Best Global Logistics and Fast Forward Freight – for participation in their Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. Best Global Logistics (BGL) has joined the AFKLMP SAF programme for its 2021 marine logistics shipments (ship spares), as a crucial […]

AFKLMP Cargo welcomes Koppert Biological Systems to its SAF programme

Koppert Biological Systems and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) entered into a partnership today within the framework of the airline’s sustainable aviation fuel programme. Under the partnership, AFKLMP Cargo will use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on selected international cargo flights carrying Koppert’s agricultural and horticultural products for biological pest control. SAF is a […]

Business as usual for KLM

In an effort to further reduce the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Dutch government last week announced a number of new far-reaching measures, including additional travel restrictions and testing requirements for airline crews. KLM and the Dutch authorities consulted closely in recent days and ultimately agreed on alternative testing solutions for our crews that […]

AFKLMP looks for some winter sun

Air France and KLM push for SAF use

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has announced its winter schedule, with new routes and increased frequencies from Paris and Amsterdam. For the winter schedule, which runs from Sunday 27 October to Sunday 29 March, there will be new flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Bangalore, India three times a week and Liberia, Costa Rica four […]

AFKLMP’s FlowerWatch certificate comes to Bogota

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has achieved FlowerWatch approval in Bogota, Colombia to improve quality and vase-life of flowers. After launching the first FlowerWatch certification in Kenya in June 2019, AFLKMP has extended the programme, which features a unique degree-hour controlled shipping method designed specifically for flowers, to other markets. Eric Mauroux, global head […]

K+N and AFKLMP join forces for electronic bookings

Kuehne + Nagel and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) have joined forces to improve integration of electronic bookings. In a proof of concept that concluded in July, the two companies enabled total host-to-host connection through application programming interface (API) to match available capacity and demand. For the first time, a carrier and global logistics […]

Lusaka returns to AFKLMP freighter network

Lusaka in Zambia will return to Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s freighter network on 3 September with weekly Boeing 747 services. It is returning to the schedule after a three-year break and flights will depart Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on Tuesdays, arriving in Lusaka on Wednesdays. The service, flight number MP8320 leave Amsterdam at 18.45 local […]

Digitalisation must still offer a personal touch

When Air France KLM Martinair Cargo revised its footprint five years ago, a strategic decision was made to enhance investments in the field of digitisation, Marcel de Nooijer tells Air Cargo Week. Speaking at air cargo Europe on 6 June, the executive vice president of AFKLMP explained that while the freighter fleet was cut back, […]

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 on specific flights to forwarders. Last month, a pilot between Panalpina, WebCargo and AFKLMP ushered in a new era of digital sales, and now WebCargo’s other customers can benefit from improved visibility, instant booking and […]

No complaints from AFKLMP

Air France and KLM push for SAF use

After a strong year in 2018, things are slowing down a bit in 2019 due to global issues, but there is nothing to complain about at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP). In separate interviews with Gertjan Roelands, vice president of Europe and Ivo Frankort, director of Benelux, both were happy with the way business […]