Saturday, July 20, 2024

VIDEO: TIACA’s secretary general, Vladimir Zubkov and vice chairman, Sebastiaan Scholte

AZura Productions interviewed The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) secretary general, Vladimir Zubkov, executive director, Warren Jones, and vice chairman, Sebastiaan Scholte at air cargo europe. They discussed the current state of the air cargo industry and the future plans for TIACA and initiatives the association is working on. Visit to view the full transcript and for more […]

VIDEO: Brussels Airport’s head of cargo, Steven Polmans

AZura Productions interviewed Brussels Airport’s head of cargo, Steven Polmans to discuss the airport’s development and to give an update on the BRUcargo community development. In 2016, Brussels handled 495,000 tonnes of cargo and has continued this growth path this year, despite challenging operations conditions. The gateway was the first airport community to gain IATA CEIV Pharma […]

VIDEO: AIA’s Alexis Sioris, Lina Palli and Panagiotis Zaga

AZura Productions interviewed Athens International Airport’s (AIA) Alexis Sioris, Lina Palli and Panagiotis Zagas at air cargo europe to discuss how they achieve efficient cargo flows and what their next phase will be. With the inauguration of the new Athens International Airport in 2001, the cargo division under Sioris adopted a strategy to make the cargo operation […]

VIDEO: Cargogate Munich MD Claudia Weidenbusch

AZura Productions interviewed Cargogate Munich’s managing director, Claudia Weidenbusch at air cargo europe to discuss facilities renovation and new concept of cargo handling in Munich. Cargogate is the largest provider of highly sophisticated cargo handling services at Munich Airport. As a 100 per cent subsidiary of the airport they handled the freight of airlines, who don’t have […]

VIDEO: Saudia Cargo’s VP of operations, Chris Notter

AZura Productions interviewed Saudia Cargo’s vice president of operations, Chris Notter at air cargo europe in Munich to discuss their progress in the air cargo industry. Saudia operates a fleet of widebodied freighters as well as an extensive range of modern passenger aircraft and is one of biggest freighter carriers in the Middle East. Visit […]

VIDEO: Leipzig/Halle Airport’s Mario Patyk

AZura Productions interviewed Leipzig/Halle Airport’s Mario Patyk at air cargo europe to discuss opportunities arising in the air cargo community. Leipzig/Halle Airport is one of Europe´s top five cargo hubs with annual freight volumes of more than one million tonnes and it is Germany’s second largest freight airport. Visit for more information and to view […]

VIDEO: Pharma.Aero’s Nathan de Valck and Jimmy Nares

AZura Productions interviewed Pharma.Aero’s Nathan de Valck and Jimmy Nares at air cargo europe to discuss pharmaceutical handling. The organisation was set up last year by Brussels Airport and Miami International Airport where de Valck and Nares have have senior roles respectively. Nathan has been leading the CEIV project at Brussels Airport and is now heading the Pharma.Aero project, […]

VIDEO: ADP Group’s Pascal Courtade

AZura Productions interviewed ADP Group airport operation director, Pascal Courtade at air cargo europe to discuss IATA CEIV Pharma for THE CDG Cargo Community. The group runs Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Europe’s second busiest cargo gateway for volumes. Visit for more information and to view the full transcript.

VIDEO: Leisure Cargo MD Thilo Schaefer

AZura Productions interviewed Leisure Cargo MD Thilo Schaefer at air cargo europe last week to discuss digitisation, the fragmented industry and the willingness to change. Schaefer was appointed MD of Leisure Cargo in March 2016 and previously worked for about 20 years in the Lufthansa Group. Established in January 2000, Leisure Cargo is a total cargo management provider, […]

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 […]

VIDEO: QCS’ Stephan Haltmayer

AZura Productions interviewed QCS’ (Quick Cargo Service) sales and marketing manager, Stephan Haltmayer at air cargo europe in Munich last week to discuss their latest developments. Haltmayer also talked about the challenges they face and their opinions on the future of the air cargo industry. Visit for more information and to view the full transcript.

VIDEO: ATC Aviation CEO Ingo Zimmer

AZura Productions interviewed ATC Aviation chief executive officer, Ingo Zimmer at air cargo europe in Munich last week to discuss the GSSA partnership with the forwarder and airline. World Freight Company (WFC) member ATC Aviation was founded in 1971 in Switzerland and is headquartered in Frankfurt, and has more than 70 airlines in its portfolio. Visit […]

VIDEO: Heathrow Airport’s head of cargo Nick Platts

AZura Productions speaks to London Heathrow Airport’s head of cargo, Nick Platts at air cargo europe in Munich this week to discuss engagement and collaboration across the air cargo supply chain. Heathrow is the largest UK port by value, handling 30 per cent of UK exports and its ambition is to become one of Europe’s best […]

VIDEO: Unilode president and CEO Dr Ludwig Bertsch

AZura Productions spoke to Unilode president and chief executive officer, Dr Ludwig Bertsch at air cargo europe in Munich this week to discuss the benefits for airlines to outsource their ULD management operations. Unilode was rebranded from CHEP Aerospace Solutions earlier this year and manages 120,000 uni load devices (ULD) for more than 40 carriers. Visit […]

VIDEO: Jan Krems and Peter Gerber

AZura Productions spoke at air cargo europe to United Cargo president, Jan Krems and Lufthansa Cargo, chief executive officer Peter Gerber. The two carriers entered into a joint venture agreement earlier this year and they discussed how the air cargo industry must transform itself to meet the challenges of the future. Visit for more information and […]

VIDEO: Success In Worldwide Cargo

In this video brought to you by AZura Productions, Saudia Cargo vice president operations, Joseph Chris Notter discusses the success of combined freighter and bellyhold cargo services across its network. Saudia Cargo has a freighter fleet consisting of Boeing 747-8s, 747-400s and 777s as well as bellyhold space on passenger aircraft including 747s, 777s, 787s, […]

VIDEO: The Future For London Cargo

Heathrow Airport was given approval by the UK Government on Tuesday for a third runway, which is set to significantly boost its cargo operations and business. Azura Productions spoke to the hub’s head of cargo, Nick Platts to discuss the future for London cargo and the latest on plans at Heathrow. Heathrow is exhibiting at […]

ACF video projects in Paris attracting great interest

AZura Productions’ ‘Industry Views’ video project at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris is attracting a variety of interest with some of the industry’s leading companies already taking up the option. Air cargo businesses interested still have the chance to sign up for a video, which will involve short interviews conducted during the show […]

Industry videos to be filmed at TIACA ACF 2016

Air cargo businesses can be part of the official International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) ‘Industry Views’ videos at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris from 26-28 October. In collaboration with TIACA, AZura Productions, a business unit of Air Cargo Week, is making a series of videos during ACF 2016. The promotional videos will focus […]