Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Saudia Cargo adds flights to Copenhagen

On May 22 2021 Saudia Cargo commenced its twice weekly passenger as freighter flights to Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. The new route will support the perishable and pharma market in the region. Saudia Airlines B777-300 passenger planes are being utilised as “preighters” on the route scheduled for Wednesday and Saturday. “We have seen a growing demand […]

WFS opens Copenhagen Airport pharma facility

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has officially opened its pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport, extending its footprint in the Danish capital. The handling agent’s footprint in Copenhagen measures 13,900 sq m when it commenced operations in another 4,700 sq m freight centre. The 1,500 sq m building provides handling in a temperature-controlled environment for 2-8C products […]

WFS to lease extra Copenhagen Airport facility

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is future-proofing cargo operations at Copenhagen Airport by leasing a further facility to support airline and freight forwarding customers. On 1 September, WFS will commence operations in an additional 4,700 sq m freight centre at the airport, increasing its total footprint in Copenhagen to more than 13,900 sq m. Located to […]

SAS Cargo is in the right place for pharma

With its headquarters in the middle of one of Europe’s biggest life science clusters, SAS Cargo is well placed to act as host sponsor of the FlyPharma Conference Europe when it comes to Copenhagen. The Medicon Valley cluster and the Oresund region is host to more than 200 pharma companies and 170 medtech firms. The […]

Copenhagen flights are a fairy tale for LATAM Cargo

LATAM Cargo has become the first cargo airline to offer direct services between Scandinavia and Latin America with flights to Copenhagen, Denmark. The Boeing 767-300F route will cut transit times by up to 48 hours, and will transport an estimated 20-25 tonnes on each weekly flight. The round trip increases connections to between Scandinavia and […]

QCS are happy and they know it

Maintaining its focus on quality of service, Quick Cargo Service (QCS) managed to achieve growth of around 20%, according to Allan Bach Christensen, partner and managing director of QCS Denmark. He says that 2018 showed that a strong quality focus would be acknowledged and rewarded. QCS is growing with two extra members of staff in […]

SAS Cargo brings giant pandas to Copenhagen

SAS Cargo moved Mao Sun and Xing Er the giant pandas from Beijing to Copenhagen on 4 April on flight SK996. The pandas were moved from the Chengdu Panda base as a goodwill gesture from the president of China, Xi Jinping following Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark’s state visit to China in 2014. Mao […]

Mao Sun and Xing Er to fly with SAS Cargo

SAS Cargo will transport Mao Sun and Xing Er the giant pandas from China to Denmark, on their way to their new home at Copenhagen Zoo. The VIP travellers will travel on flight SK996 on 4 April from Beijing to Copenhagen, before being moved onto a specially decorated lorry for the final part of the […]

WFS to build new pharma facility in Copenhagen

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will invest in a state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport, covering an area of 1,500 square metres. Construction will begin in April, and the new building will provide end-to-end handling in a temperature-controlled environment for 2-8C pharma products incorporating acceptance, offload, pre-storage, build-up and storage. Accessible through four dedicated cargo doors, […]

DHL Express invests in hub at Copenhagen Airport

DHL Express will make its largest ever investment in Denmark by spending one billion krone on a new hub at Copenhagen Airport. The facility will feature state-of-the-art automated systems, and be able to handle 37,000 packages per hour, 24 hours a day in a 26,172m2 building, which will be ready in 2023. Packages to and […]

LATAM Cargo opens pharma hub in Copenhagen

LATAM Cargo will open a pharma hub in Copenhagen, Denmark on 1 September to transport goods from Europe to Latin America. Copenhagen will be LATAM Cargo’s 10th hub and second offline location, feeding the Amsterdam-Viracopos-Santiago; Brussels-Montevideo; Amsterdam-Brasilia and Frankfurt-Guarulhos routes, improving services provided to pharma companies in Denmark, Norway and Sweden by offering a better […]

Success is no fairy tale for Denmark

When it comes to Danish airfreight, Copenhagen airport dominates. It handles 90 per cent of total Danish exports and imports compared to other airports in the country and is used by global logistics providers such as DHL, Kuehne & Nagel and Fedex as their Nordic airfreight hub, writes David Craik. In 2017, the airport handled […]

WFS picks up new airline contracts across Scandinavia

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is continuing to grow its product portfolio in Scandinavia with three new airline cargo handling contracts in Denmark and Sweden. In Copenhagen, WFS is now handling 10 Boeing 737 flights a week for Ukraine International Airlines to Kiev, Ukraine’s capital city. WFS provides cargo handling services to 25 online airlines in […]

WFS picks up Air China and Royal Jordanian contracts in Copenhagen

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has picked up new contracts with Air China and Royal Jordanian Airlines at Copenhagen Airport. On 30 May, WFS will begin handling cargo on board Air China’s five Airbus A330 flights a week connecting the Danish capital with Beijing Capital International Airport. It expects to handle around 10 tonnes on each […]

Regional players focus on quality as volumes grow

Everything from medicines and salmon to sophisticated aircraft parts for US fighter jets move in and out of Scandinavia by air. While there is much land and sea traffic with the biggest trading partners such as the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and France, the huge markets in the US and the growing demands of Asia, especially China, […]

Cathay Pacific picks WFS for cargo handling in Brussels and Copenhagen

Cathay Pacific Cargo has awarded cargo handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Brussels and Copenhagen. The Hong Kong airline has signed a three year contract for WFS to provide handling for its direct service to Brussels, which started on 25 March. The Brussels route will operate four times a week transporting passengers and […]

Spirit Handling gains CEIV in Copenhagen

Spirit Air Cargo Handling, the brand name of SAS Ground Handling, has gained its CEIV Pharma certificate in Copenhagen, making it the first cargo handler in Scandinavia to do so. “We are very proud to be the first cargo handler in Scandinavia to receive the CEIV Pharma certificate and are convinced our efforts will become […]

WFS opens new Copenhagen pharma facility as it wins new Air India contract

Air cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is opening a new temperature-controlled facility in Copenhagen. It is also celebrating winning the cargo handling contract for Air India’s new three times weekly Boeing 787 passenger and cargo services linking the city with Delhi. The investment in the facility supports of WFS’ growing pharma volumes and WFS’ […]

SAS Cargo invests in pharma as it goes for CEIV

SAS Cargo is working towards achieving IATA CEIV Pharma certification and has launched a new pharmaceutical service – SAS Pharma Cargo. The carrier says despite holding years of experience in transportation of temperature-sensitive pharma, to offer further excellence to a growing pharma market and meet the standards required by the pharma industry, it has started […]

SAS Cargo working towards gaining CEIV Pharma

The pharmaceutical cargo sector is proving to be a major opportunity for air cargo carriers and SAS Cargo is targeting growth in the market, reports Justin Burns. To grow its pharma volumes, the Scandinavian airline is working towards gaining the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV […]

FedEx opens new Copenhagen Airport facility

FedEx Express has officially opened its new 8,000 square metre facility at Copenhagen Airport, processing 18 flights a week. The facility in the airport’s cargo area is close to the Oresund Bridge to Sweden can sort 3,300 packages per hour, and in addition to the 18 weekly flights, will handle 170 truck movements a week […]