Saturday, July 20, 2024

Chapman Freeborn expands OBC team

Chapman Freeborn’s OBC has made a series of new appointments as it continues to expand its global hand-carry services to meet increasing demand. The Cologne-headquartered on-board courier (OBC) specialist has promoted Pasquale Bellarosa to director of sales and operations, and hired Tobias Riener, who has joined in the role of director of business development and is introducing hand-carry services to […]

Volga-Dnepr and Chapman Freeborn assist historic Solar Impulse flight

Solar Impulse 2 completed its historic solar-powered flight around the globe with the logistics support of Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr Airlines. Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr provided logistical assistance with the provision of both cargo and passenger chartered aircraft to transport spare parts, a mobile hangar and the technical team to support the record-breaking round-the-world trip. […]

Chapman Freeborn focuses on India for OBC growth

Chapman Freeborn is to focus on India as it expands its on board courier (OBC) as the nation sees strong economic growth. India has seen economic growth of 7.6 per cent and manufacturing industries have been strong helped by the governments ‘Make in India’ initiative. This has increased demand for hand-carry services for automotive cargo, […]

Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards announced in Shanghai

Ecstatic winners raising their trophies aloft brought the glittering Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards to a successful end last night, which celebrated excellence in the airfreight industry. The luxurious Kerry Hotel’s Shanghai Ballroom was the venue, seeing nine rounds of a crescendo of cheering and applause for the prestigious accolades up for grabs. […]

Volga Dnepr and Chapman Freeborn keep the lights on in Malaysia

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Chapman Freeborn have used an Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD Freighter to deliver a 19-tonne welding system for a power station in Malaysia. The 19-tonne portable welding equipment and other cargo was necessary to repair a main rotor, which had malfunctioned at an energy companies’ power station providing electricity for the Malaysian state of Sarawak. […]

CargoLogicAir operates its first charters

CargoLogicAir has operated its first charter flights, sending automotive parts to Italy and fresh flowers from Kenya to the UK. Its launch customer was Chapman Freeborn Italia, which it organised two Boeing 747-400 Freighter charters to Bari, Italy, via Frankfurt (Germany). The Bari flight carried a total of 113 tonnes of automotive parts, including engine […]

The Waco System launches new associate vendor membership

  Chapman Freeborn and Cargoguide are the inaugural associate vendors of The WACO System – a new membership level created by the global freight management network. The new membership level is open to suppliers providing critical services to The WACO System’s independent forwarder members. The WACO System’s executive director, Richard Charles says: “The new category enhances […]

Chapman Freeborn launches new Poland operation

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has increased its investment in Poland with the launch of a new office in Katowice to meet increased demand for its specialist aviation services. The group – which currently employs over 80 people in its Warsaw office – will target expansion for its range of products, including cargo and passenger aircraft charters, […]

Tributes paid to Intradco managing director, Eddie McMullen

Tributes have been paid to Intradco managing director, Eddie McMullen, who died on 19 November, aged 66. McMullen had been in the air cargo industry for over 40 years and was sadly diagnosed with brain cancer in February this year, though “in true Eddie style he battled until his final days, and never let his […]

Chapman Freeborn partners up with Norway’s Airbroker

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has started a strategic partnership with Oslo-based Airbroker to further enhance both companies’ business in the international air charter market. The aircraft charter specialist is now the exclusive partner for all of Airbroker’s charter requirements outside of its home market of Norway. The new agreement has been established to give Norwegian customers greater […]