Monday, June 17, 2024

Panalpina completes acquisition of Kenyan forwarder Air Connection

Panalpina has completed the acquisition of Air Connection, a specialised forwarder of flowers and vegetables following approval by the Competition Authority of Kenya. Air Connection was founded in 1993 and has operations close to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi and in Mombasa, specialising in the export of flowers and vegetables from Kenya to destinations […]

Panalpina seeing fresh African perishable trends

Panalpina is well positioned to grow its airfreight perishable volumes from Kenya, but there are some new trends emerging and challenges ahead. In May, it said it would acquire Kenyan forwarder Air Connection, a specialist in the export of flowers and vegetables. This follows the buy-out last year of Airflo in Kenya and launch of […]

Many issues to discuss as Air Cargo Africa returns for another year

There will be much to talk about at Air Cargo Africa in Johannesburg, with five panels discussing issues including Africa‚Äôs potential and overcapacity, and forum sessions including pharmaceuticals and perishables. The action will kick off with a welcome address by STAT Media Group editor-in-chief, R K Patra at 11.00h on Tuesday 21 February, followed by […]