Monday, July 22, 2024

Peli BioThermal opens Basel and Berlin service centres

Peli BioThermal has opened service centres in Basel and Berlin, supporting its portfolio of Credo reusable shippers from parcel to pallet sizes. Situated in key logistics locations for both pharmaceutical manufacturing and transfer, the Basel and Berlin hubs will enable clients to receive and return Credo temperature controlled packaging. The locations complement existing and expanding […]

Auslander takes over at Leisure Cargo, Sieger and Schafer to leave

Ralf-Rainer Auslander has taken over the management of Leisure Cargo, with previous managing directors Klaus Sieger and Thilo Schafer leaving the company at the end of September. Leisure Cargo is a subsidiary of Zeitfracht Luftfahrt, based in Berlin offering air cargo management for a range of international and regional tourist airlines. It has a network […]

DHL keeps its cool to move four 140 ton waste heat boilers

DHL Global Forwarding has chartered the Antonov AN-225 to help transport four waste heat boilers from Germany to Saudi Arabia. The multi-modal movement is being handled by DHL Industrial Projects, a unit of DHL Global Forwarding specialising in safe and reliable transport for oversized and heavy-lift cargo. Four boilers weighing 140 tons each, and measuring […]

Antonov lands the AN-225 in Berlin for ILA Air Show

Antonov has landed the AN-225 Mriya in Berlin with its Ukrainian owner announcing that it is ready to provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme. The AN-225, which has a 250 tonne payload, is taking part in the Berlin Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace Air Show. Antonov is providing the SALIS […]

Air Berlin files for insolvency as Etihad pulls funding

Air Berlin has filed to commence insolvency proceedings at a local Berlin court after leading shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew its financial support. Air Berlin said in a statement it will continue flying with the help of government loans. it has more than €2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) of losses in a little over six years and […]

Kerry Logistics expands in Europe by acquiring Multi Logistics

Kerry Logistics has expanded its European operations through the acquisition of Multi Logistics, a specialist in film and media logistics. The acquisition will add four offices to Kerry’s German network, bringing the total to seven, including its regional headquarters in Frankfurt as well as Bremen, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin. Each office offers local and multinational […]

Peter Gerber talks paperless processes, pharma, Amazon and freighters

Lufthansa Cargo CEO and chairman, Peter Gerber

Paperless processes must become a reality, pharmaceuticals will be a key pillar in the future of airfreight, freighters will remain essential and Amazon must be dissatisfied if it is moving into airfreight, are just some of the views express by Lufthansa Cargo chief executive officer and chairman, Peter Gerber. He was speaking on Tuesday in […]

Lufthansa Cargo sees decline in volumes and earnings in 2015

Lufthansa Cargo saw a 2.3 per cent decline in the amount of cargo it carried in 2015 and EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) fell a massive 97.6 per cent, it has revealed at its annual results in Berlin today. The German airline handled 1.63 million tonnes last year, down on the 1.66 million in […]

IATA WCS: WCS 2017 to be held in Abu Dhabi

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the 11th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) will be held in Abu Dhabi between 14 and 16 March 2017. The announcement was made by IATA global head of cargo, Glyn Hughes, at the closing of the 10th WCS in Berlin, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel […]

IATA WCS: calls for continued transformation in air cargo industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for continued transformation in the air cargo industry with a focus on raising the quality of its offering at the opening of the 10th annual World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Berlin. The association says global air cargo sector continues to face a difficult business environment. The anemic […]