Monday, July 15, 2024

First converted A330 freighter flies from Cologne/Bonn

On Sunday afternoon, the first commercial air cargo flight with the world’s first Airbus A330-200 passenger to cargo conversion landed at Cologne Bonn Airport. Egyptair Cargo has incorporated the first aircraft of this type in its fleet and will operate between Cologne/Bonn and Cairo three times per week. The aircraft will regularly land at and […]

Egypt a vital market for Lufthansa Cargo

Egypt and Cairo are important trade lanes in the Lufthansa Cargo network in terms of  both freighter and belly traffic. The carrier operates a five times a week MD-11F service from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cairo International Airport. This is complemented by belly services, including a daily Airbus A321 FRA to Cairo route, a three […]

CACC achieves CEIV Pharma at its facility in Cairo

Cairo Airport Cargo Company (CACC) has handled significantly more cargo at Cairo International Airport in 2017 than last year and has  just been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification. Since inauguration of ‘Cairo Cargo City’ in December 2016, CACC has reached a market share of more than 30 per cent of the airport’s tonnage, versus a […]

Panalpina Egypt moves Cairo operations to Cairo Cargo City

Panalpina Egypt has moved its head office and all Cairo operations to the newly developed Cairo Cargo City at Cairo International Airport. Cairo is Egypt’s largest airport serving as the primary hub for several airlines, and it handles about 290,000 tonnes of cargo a year. The 150,000 metre square Cairo Cargo City has three main […]

Industry on security alert after global terrorist acts

Security is on the minds of air cargo industry decision makers after the wave of terrorist attacks and the intense scrutiny of shipments and processes has been further stepped up. Operators across the supply chain are on high alert to potential attacks after the Metrojet flight 9268 on 31 October was ripped apart by a […]