Sunday, May 19, 2024

Virgin Australia to add Tokyo Haneda to network

Japan will join Virgin Australia’s cargo network with daily services between Brisbane and Tokyo Haneda from March. Daily flights will be launched on 29 March 2020, with cargo space being marketed by Virgin Atlantic Cargo using an Airbus A330 offering 15-20 tonnes of cargo capacity. The route, Virgin Australia’s first service to Tokyo is expected […]

Menzies Aviation renews contracts with Thai Cargo

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Menzies Aviation has renewed its cargo handling contracts with Thai Cargo in Oceania at five airports across Australia and New Zealand. The five-year contract will see Menzies provide cargo handling services at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth airports in Australia, and in Auckland, New Zealand. The Menzies teams will handle 40,000 tonnes of cargo per […]

Manton Air-Sea renamed FedEx Logistics Australia

FedEx Logistics has renamed freight forwarding and 3PL company Manton Air-Sea, which it acquired in October 2018 as FedEx Logistics (Australia). The Sydney headquartered company, which has offices in Melbourne and Brisbane offers the entire suite of FedEx Logistics services. The renamed company give customers access to key trade lanes, allowing them to build supply […]

Antonov earns a reputation on tour with Taylor Swift

Antonov Airlines transported stage and concert equipment for Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour from Australia to New Zealand then onto Japan. Two Antonov AN-124-100s were used to ferry the singer’s light-show system and equipment from Brisbane to Auckland to Tokyo for the final leg of her global tour. Rock-It Cargo was the freight forwarder for […]

Menzies Aviation picks up contract in Australia with Virgin

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded a three year cargo handling contract to Menzies Aviaiton in Australia. The agreement saw Menzies take over cargo handling in Melbourne on 8 June, Brisbane to follow on 9 July and Sydney on 7 August. The move supports Virgin Atlantic’s cargo sales and management agreement with Virgin Australia. Virgin Atlantic […]

Antonov Airlines picks ACP as GSA for Australia

Antonov Airlines has picked Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia. ACP has five offices in the region: Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland, and the representation will be managed by sales and development manager Ken Lyons. Antonov Airlines UK commercial manager, Martin Griffiths says: “We recognise the strong […]

Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne – Hong Kong flights

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is to increase capacity to Australia with Melbourne – Hong Kong flights by its partner, Virgin Australia from 5 July. The five Airbus A330-200 flights a week will offer 14 tonnes of capacity, and Virgin Atlantic Cargo will be responsible for selling all of the capacity on these flights, extending its long-haul […]

Brisbane Wellcamp positions itself to become Australasian cargo hub

Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport is well positioned to become an Australian air cargo hub as other airports struggle with landing slots and limited land availability, cargo and government relations manager, Sara Hales tells staff writer James Muir. The airport in Southern Queensland is located in one of Australia’s most productive agricultural regions, and has been […]

Etihad Cargo reappoints ACP as GSSA in Australasia

ACP Worldwide continues to grow its Australian and New Zealand operation with the re-appointment of its general sales and services agent (GSSA) contract with Etihad Cargo to now also include Brisbane. Effective from 1 October 2016, ACP will extend its current representation in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Auckland to include Brisbane. The company says after […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo renews Virgin Australia sales and management deal

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has renewed its agreement to provide Virgin Australia with international long-haul cargo sales and management. The two airlines have worked together since February 2009 and the extension follows the launch of Virgin Australia Cargo to manage Virgin Australia’s cargo operations across its domestic and short-haul international network last year. Virgin Atlantic will […]

Qantas returns koalas from Singapore to Australia

Qantas has transported four koalas back to Brisbane after their 10 month stay at Singapore Zoo where they were on loan from the Australian government. The koalas, Paddle, Pellita, Chan and Idalia stayed in Singapore from April 2015 on loan from Australia to celebrate Singapore’s 50th anniversary of independence and 50 years of diplomatic relationships […]