Sunday, June 23, 2024

Growth remains on the agenda for Germany

The end of 2017 made welcome reading for the German airfreight sector, discovers David Craik. International Air Transport Association (IATA) figures showed European airlines posted a 10.3 per cent increase in freight demand in September and a 6.4 per cent rise in October. IATA said that one of the key drivers behind the figures – […]

Cargolux flies measuring buoys for wind farms in China

Cargolux has flown two shipments of outsized and highly sensitive measuring buoys from Luxembourg to China for offshore wind farms off the coast of Fujian province. The airline worked with Globaltrans Internationale Logistik to transport the two high-tech buoys to Xiamen, to be used in the planned Zhangpu and Changle wind farms. The buoys measure […]

Cargolux flies 14 racehorses to China from Budapest Airport

Cargolux Airlines International has flown 14 racehorses from Hungary to China on board a Boeing 747-8 Freighter. The 14 Friesian and Shagya Arabian horses took off from Budapest Airport in special freight containers, accompanied by a team of carers and vets. They flew to Cargolux’s Luxembourg base where they were prepared for the 12 hour […]

60 Seconds with Chris Nielen

Cargolux Airlines International has been one of the pioneers in air cargo of animal transportation through its live animals product CV Alive. The carrier’s vice president of sales, Chris Nielen, who joined in October last year, talked to Air Cargo Week about what Cargolux is doing at its Luxembourg Airport hub and any trends in the marketplace. Justin Burns, ACW: How important […]

Nielen takes over as VP of sales at Cargolux

Cargolux Airlines International has appointed Chris Nielen has joined the company as its new vice president for sales and took over on 3 October. Nielen joins from IAG cargo where he held the position of regional commercial manager Europe and has 16 years of experience in the airfreight business, which have enabled him to build a […]