Saturday, May 18, 2024

American Airlines strikes GSSA deal for Prague flights

An American Airlines Boeing 767 gets loaded at Heathrow Airport

American Airlines has appointed Strike Aviation as its cargo GSSA for direct flights from Prague to Philadelphia and for other European markets. The services depart Prague at 11.30am using a Boeing 767-300, arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 3.10pm. Strike will also act as the offline cargo GSSA for Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia, which will be […]

DHL expands Parcel Europe network into Ireland and Romania

DHL has added Ireland and Romania to its Parcel Europe network for cross border e-commerce, with Bulgaria and Croatia to join later this year. The countries have joined the network through partnerships with Ireland’s An Post and Romania’s Urgent Cargus. When Croatia joins it will be through the postal service Hrvatska Posta and in Bulgaria […]

Freight tonnage rise of 1.3% for Frankfurt in February

Frankfurt Airport saw its cargo throughput continue its growth momentum in February, rising by 1.3 per cent to 161,765 tonnes. The airport’s operator Fraport says in the first two months of the year the gateway has handled 325,389 tonnes – a rise of 3.8 per cent. Fraport’s other airports it owns or has a stake […]

5.6% uplift at Frankfurt Airport in January

Frankfurt Airport’s cargo volumes rose 5.6 per cent in January to 168,556 tonnes – which the hub puts down to the growing global demand for goods and the timing of the Chinese New Year. Other gateways within the airport operator Fraport’s ownership saw varying results. Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia handled 861 tonnes, up 14.6 per […]

Frankfurt’s cargo surges following slight recovery of global economy

Cargo volumes at Frankfurt Airport surged by 5.9 per cent in September helped by “the slight recovery” of the global economy. September cargo throughput, which includes airfreight and mail for import, export and transit, increased to 180,252 tonnes, and were up 1.3 per cent to 1.58 million tonnes for the first nine months of the […]

Strong June boosts Frankfurt’s first half results

Frankfurt Airport has seen cargo and mail volumes increase by 3.3 per cent to 179,808 tonnes in June, helping to boost first half results. June is only the second month of 2016 to see a year-on-year increase apart from April, when volumes soared by five per cent due to strong growth in China, Japan and […]

Bright Flight to base AN-26B at Paderborn-Lippstadt

Bright Flight has chosen Germany’s Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport (PAD) as its base for an Antonov AN-26B Freighter with a capacity of 5.5 tonnes. The Bulgarian carrier, which was founded in May 2014 says it can now transport deliveries up to 5.5 tonnes at short notice to any location throughout Europe. Bright Flight says it mainly transports […]

Frankfurt sees small dip in January

Frankfurt Airport has seen cargo volumes dip by 0.1 per cent to 159,650 tonnes in January, while other Fraport operated airports have generally seen positive results during the month. At its other airports, Ljubljana Joze Pucnik International Airport saw a 6.4 per cent rise in January to 751 tonnes, with Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport […]