Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Brussels Airport’s slot booking app gains eight new members

Brussels Airport’s cloud based data sharing platform, BRUcloud has had a successful first two months with eight more companies using the application in their live operations. The slot booking app eliminates the problem of waiting and idle times at ground handling facilities by coordinating the match between supply and demand of time slots, streamlining the […]

Brussels Airport looks at new ways of working

The downside of a newly invigorated air cargo market has become evident, according to Brussels Airport head of cargo and logistics Steven Polmans (pictured), writes Neil Madden. “Problems and congestion seen in Europe in recent months due to strong market growth have shown up once again,” he tells Air Cargo Week. “In order to make […]

More flights to Angola as Liege Airport and NAS strengthen partnership

Network Airline Services (NAS) has signed a new partnership with Liege Airport making the Belgian airport its hub for Africa and increase flights to Angola. NAS has transported over 90,000 tonnes of freight using Liege Airport since May 2014 with its worldwide network linking the USA, Malaysia and Hong Kong to Europe. There are direct […]

Emirates profits increase but revenue falls

Emirates has seen profits increase by 56.4 per cent to 7.1 billion dirhams ($1.9 billion) for the 2015-16 financial year despite revenue falling. Revenue for the group was down by 4.3 per cent to 85 billion dirhams, due to currency devaluations against the US dollar and adjustments following falling fuel prices. Emirates SkyCargo saw its […]

Liege hoping strong growth will continue

Torsten Wefers joins Liege Airport

After a strong first 10 months of 2015, Liege Airport is hoping the final two months of the year will match 2014, which received an artificial boost due to charter flights for the Ebola virus outbreak. The airport’s cargo and logistics manager, Bert Selis, tells Air Cargo Week that volumes were up 11 per cent […]