Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Freighter movements down 14% at Schiphol

Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol were down 9.2% in the first half of 2019 due to a weaker market and fewer freighter movements. The Dutch airport handled 767,519 tonnes, with belly cargo volumes up 0.9% but freighter volumes declining 16.4%. Full freighter movements decreased 14.4% though belly air transport movements increased by 3.3%. Shanghai, […]

Schiphol and Atlanta create trade corridor

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is collaborating with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to promote trade and investment between Atlanta and the Netherlands. The memorandum of understanding will enable an exchange of data between Schiphol and Atlanta to facilitate end-to-end planning and capacity optimisation, extend the benefits of the AMS Cargo Community System to Atlanta, and boost trade […]

Bellies are full of cargo at Schiphol

Full freighter movements may have fallen by 10% at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in 2018, but strong passenger links meant that overall volumes only saw a small dip. Total volumes were down 2.5% to 1.72 million tonnes, which head of cargo Bart Pouwels says was due to more effective usage of belly capacity on passenger flights. […]

Schiphol remains Europe’s smartest cargo hub

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is maintaining its position as the smartest cargo hub in Europe through not only smart programmes but also better communication between its own departments. Speaking to Air Cargo Week at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Toronto, the airport’s head of cargo, Bart Pouwels explained that while customers may not look at […]

Region’s growth driven by the traditional and the new

Cargo volumes continue to grow across the Benelux region, with new game-changing cargo sources emerging out of Asia and ongoing challenges as airports face growing capacity constraints, writes Donald Urquhart. Across the Benelux region, like much of the world, 2017 was a good year. For Liege Airport it was a record year. And it is […]

Bart Pouwels to lead the Schiphol Cargo team

Bart Pouwels has been picked to lead the cargo team within the Schiphol aviation department, reporting directly to Maaike van der Windt. He will take on his new role from 1 April in the new department, which consists of five teams for cargo; route and business development; traffic analysis and forecasting; marketing and communications; and […]

Schiphol Cargo releases pharma e-book

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s cargo department, Schiphol Cargo, has released an e-book to help pharma logistics managers succeed at business. The e-book, titled “Vision Pharma Logistics 2020: Insights and practical advice” is the result of interviews with seven pharma and logistics experts. The interviewees talk about the opportunities and pitfalls of pharma transportation, as well as […]