Friday, May 24, 2024

Camilo Garcia leaves IAG Cargo to join Freightos

Camilo Garcia has left IAG Cargo to take up the role of global vice president business development at Freightos Group. In his role, Garcia will be heading up airline relationships at WebCargo by Freightos, the business unit for digitising logistics service providers. Writing on the WebCargo by Freightos website, Garcia explained why he left IAG […]

IAG Cargo opens Constant Climate centre in Madrid

IAG Cargo has opened a pharmaceutical centre in Madrid dedicated to its Constant Climate product for transporting time and temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products. Work on the facility began in June 2018, which features two dedicated temperature-controlled chambers totalling over 900m2. The Good Distribution Practice certified facility will allow IAG Cargo to increase the volumes of temperature […]

IAG Cargo shows nerves of steel with Pittsburgh flights

IAG Cargo will add Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to its network with four flights a week from London’s Heathrow Airport from 2 April 2019. The Pittsburgh route, which will be the only direct flight from the UK to the city, will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with a cargo payload of up to 14 tonnes […]

IAG Cargo prevents lettuce shortage in the UK

IAG Cargo has prevented a national shortage of lettuce in the UK with one shipment alone carrying over 30,000 of the vegetables from Los Angeles. As the UK swelters in its heatwave, lettuces were disappearing fast from supermarket shelves, but IAG Cargo has plugged the gap with a shipment of over 30,000 heads of iceberg […]

IAG Cargo to connect Heathrow with Durban

IAG Cargo will increase capacity to and from South Africa by 90 tonnes a week with direct flights between London’s Heathrow Airport and Durban. The Boeing 787-8 service will be launched on 29 October, operating on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays offering up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight. The British Airways service will […]

MASkargo joins the IAG Cargo Partner Plus programme

EFW re-delivers first A330P2F to Altavair for MasAir Cargo operation

IAG Cargo has welcomed MASkargo as the ninth carrier in its Partner Plus programme to interline on each other’s airlines on a commercially booked basis. The partnership comes after Air New Zealand joined the programme in November 2017. The other existing members are American Airlines Cargo, the Avianca Group, China Southern Airlines, Finnair, Japan Airlines, […]

New short-haul European freighter routes for IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo is starting two new short-haul freighter routes operating from Madrid to Amsterdam and Frankfurt to London via Paris. The Airbus A300 freighter Madrid – Amsterdam service was launched on 18 August and will enable easier access for shipments between the Dutch capital and Latin America. The A300 has a 42 tonne payload and […]

IAG Cargo to increase Middle East capacity

British Airways Boeing 777-200

IAG Cargo is to increase capacity to the Middle East by splitting Abu Dhabi and Muscat flights and Bahrain and Doha services into four separate flights. The group says separating the services will increase capacity to the region by 83 per cent. To Abu Dhabi route will be served daily by a Boeing 787-9, which […]