Tuesday, May 28, 2024

WestJet renews ULD partnership with Jettainer

WestJet has renewed its ULD management partnership with Jettainer for another five-years, extending the contract two years before expiring. The Canadian airline has grown significantly since the partnership started in 2015, including taking delivery of the first of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in January. The number of containers and pallets to be controlled has been […]

Hernig to leave Jettainer, Sonntag to take over

Jettainer will change its management, with Carsten Hernig moving over to Lufthansa Cargo after five years at the top. On 1 July, Thomas Sonntag will take over as managing director of the outsourced unit load device management company. Hernig will take up the role as head of region Latin America and Caribbean at Lufthansa Cargo […]

Jettainer provides AA Cargo with Cool Management

Jettainer has welcomed American Airlines Cargo as a customer for its ‘Cool Management’ system, giving the airline access to the ULD provider’s Cool Center of Excellence in Abu Dhabi. After a successful test run, the centre has been managing the entire fleet of American Airlines Cargo’s reefer containers. The ‘Cool Management’ service includes leasing, managing […]

Jettainer to manage ULD fleet for WAMOS Air

Jettainer has taken over the container management and maintenance for WAMOS Air on a five-year deal with the Madrid, Spain-based airline. WAMOS’s fleet of former Pullmantur Air aircraft consist of seven Airbus A330-200s and five Boeing 747-400s. The fleet are primarily used for leisure charter services with some flights operating on behalf of Pullmantur Cruises […]

Jettainer and CORE join hands for ULD tracking

Jettainer and CORE Transport Technologies have entered into a strategic partnership to use COREInsight tracking in containers and pallets. The Bluetooth tags, which can be retrofitted without additional certification of the ULDs, are automatically recorded and evaluated by strategically installed readers at the airports, meaning scanning by hand is no longer necessary. Jettainer managing director, […]

Jettainer tests digital containers for the next generation

Jettainer has started testing its enhanced digital container, focusing on registering and recording shocks and damage, as well as temperature changes. The outsourced ULD management subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo has worked with IT experts from Lufthansa Industry Solutions to revise the original device and equipped it with new functions. Initially 100 units will be equipped […]

Lufthansa Cargo is Jettainer’s first cool management customer

Unit load device (ULD) company Jettainer has welcomed Lufthansa Cargo as its first custumer for its ‘Cool Management’ service. From now on, the ULD firm is not only managing the temperature-controlled ULDs for its parent company, but also units leased by Lufthansa Cargo. Additionally, Jettainer is also upscaling its services at Abu Dhabi International Airport […]

Oman Air signs ULD outsourcing contract with Jettainer

Oman Air Cargo has signed a five year unit load device (ULD) outsourcing contract with Jettainer, effective from today (5 October 2017). The airline will utilise lightweight ULDs constructed from carbon fibre as well as partly recycled composite materials, which Jettainer says will result in reducing CO2 emissions, improve payload and increase fuel efficiency. Jettainer’s […]

Jettainer picks Muehlenkamp as director of operations

Frank Muehlenkamp has taken over as director of operations at Jettainer, making him responsible for the complete management and maintenance of about 90,000 containers and pallets worldwide. He started his career at the ground operations department at the Lufthansa hub in Frankfurt, then spent two years at Augsburg Airways before returning to the Lufthansa Group. […]

ACE: Etihad extends ULD deal with Jettainer to 2021

Etihad Cargo has extended its unit load device (ULD) management with Jettainer until 2021, and so-called ‘smart-ULDs’ will also be introduced in that time. The smart-ULDs autonomously provide information about the container’s position, temperature and maintenance status and Etihad Cargo will be the first airline for the new containers, which are fitted with GPS for […]

Jettainer and Lufthansa to develop “intelligent” containers

Jettainer and Lufthansa Industry Solutions are to cooperate on creating “intelligent” containers to help accelerate maintenance and control procedures in the future. The containers will be able to provide information including location, temperature changes, shocks and other external factors independently and provide information about its state. The new generation of containers will accelerate maintenance and […]

Jettainer launches JettCare staff awareness course

Jettainer will train thousands of ground service staff as part of its JettCare programme to create awareness for the value and importance of airfreight containers and pallets. The outsourced unit load device (ULD) management company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo, will make the staff ‘ULD-X-Perts’ by training them to handle ULDs correctly, […]

IATA WCS: Jettainer and DoKaSch sign ULD repair agreement

Jettainer and DoKaSch have signed an agreement to improve the processes for repairing unit load devices (ULD). The companies signed the agreement at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Cargo Symposium in Berlin on 15 March on Jettainer’s stand. The agreement is designed to speed up repair procedures between the two companies. Jettainer and DoKaSch […]