Wednesday, July 24, 2024 partners with its first freighter airlines

AirBridgeCargo Airlines and CargoLogicAir have entered into a global partnership with booking platform, the first cargo airlines to make capacity available for digital booking with instant confirmation. Through the partnership, with two airlines will be able to market their global capacity to’s growing customer base of hundreds of freight forwarding companies digitally. Robert […]

CargoLogicAir female crew celebrate Women’s Day

Captain Jacqueline Robinson and First Officer Carina Krause celebrated International Women’s Day by becoming the first all-female crew to fly a CargoLogicAir Boeing 747 Freighter. As businesses and communities around the world celebrated achievements of women, Captain Robinson and First Officer Krause were making their final preparations at Frankfurt Airport flying to Atlanta onboard a […]

Flying horses is nay problem for CargoLogicAir

CargoLogicAir has demonstrated its expertise in moving live animals by transporting racehorses from the USA to Europe on two Boeing 747 flights. The first flight from Atlanta to London Stansted carried two high value warmblood mares for Horse America who will participate in the Tattersalls’ Newmarket Sales of thoroughbred bloodstock in December. The second flight […]

CargoLogicAir welcomes fourth 747 to its fleet

CargoLogicAir has marked another year of growth with the delivery of its fourth Boeing 747 Freighter. The 747-400ERF joins the fleet on an operating lease and will initially be used to meet customer demand on US routes. The delivery keeps CargoLogicAir on track with its five-year growth strategy, which is based on operating a fleet […]

CargoLogicAir strengthens management team

CargoLogicAir has made new appointments to its executive and management teams as it prepares to take delivery of its fourth Boeing 747-400ERF in October. Frank de Jong joins as chief operations officer, having previously worked as director of product development at CargoLogicManagement and holding executive roles with Martinair. He will report to the chief executive […]

CargoLogicAir to increase services to Atlanta, Dubai and Hong Kong

CargoLogicAir is continuing to increase services with additional flights from the UK to Atlanta, Dubai and Hong Kong. The third flight per week to Atlanta, which returns to London Stansted Airport, is in addition to existing services from Stansted to Mexico City via Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which were launched last August. The 2018 […]

CargoLogicAir airs views on aviation with UK government

Senior executives from CargoLogicAir have met with aviation minister, Baroness Sugg to emphasise the airlines commitment to UK aviation and boosting international trade. The minister met with chief executive officer, David Kerr; chief commercial officer, Steve Harvey; technical director, John Nicholas and head of HR, Pamela Rablin during a visit to London Stansted Airport to […]

Grishin hands over the reins at CargoLogicAir to Kerr

Dmitry Grishin has handed over the reins at CargoLogicAir to the new chief executive officer (CEO), David Kerr who joins from Etihad Cargo. Kerr joined CargoLogicAir having left his role as senior vice president for Etihad Cargo at the end of 2017, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the airline sector with him […]

Justin Carr to take over as Etihad vice president of cargo

Etihad Airways has announced changes to its leadership team, with Justin Carr taking over as vice president of cargo. Carr joined Etihad from DHL as vice president cargo commercial, and is taking over from David Kerr, who is leaving at the end of the year to join CargoLogicAir as chief executive officer. At DHL, Carr […]

First Etihad Cargo 777F touches down in Miami

Miami International Airport (MIA) welcomed the first weekly Boeing 777F flight by Etihad Cargo on 7 November. The new scheduled freighter flights, make a stop in Columbus, Ohio before continuing to Miami, Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi. The route launch makes Miami the airline’s third US cargo route and fourth in the Western Hemisphere, joining Columbus, Tucson and […]

CargoLogicAir adds Tel Aviv to scheduled freighter network

British freighter carrier CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding Tel Aviv in Israel to its growing network of scheduled freighter operations – the third route it has launched this year. Starting on 10 November 2017, the London Stansted Airport based carrier will operate a weekly Boeing 747-400 Freighter service to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt. The flight will […]

Kerr to takeover as CEO of CargoLogicAir from 1 January

Etihad Cargo senior vice president, David Kerr will takeover as chief executive officer (CEO) of British freighter carrier CargoLogicAir on 1 January next year. Last week, it was announced that Kerr was leaving Etihad at the end of the year to “pursue another opportunity“ and the UAE carrier also appointed Justin Carr as vice president […]

Carr joins Etihad Cargo, Kerr to pursue other opportunities

Etihad Cargo has confirmed two senior management changes with the arrival of Justin Carr and the departure of David Kerr. Senior vice president David Kerr will be leaving the company at the end of the year “to pursue another opportunity within the industry” while Justin Carr is joining as vice president cargo commercial. Commenting on […]

Etihad Cargo to upgrade IT systems with IBS iCargo

Etihad Cargo is to replace its IT systems with IBS Software’s iCargo solution, having signed a multi-million dollar, multi-year contract in Abu Dhabi. The iCargo system will manage the airline’s air cargo sales and operations worldwide, automating its network-wide booking, pricing and capacity management functions with real-time revenue management-based evaluation capabilities, as well as performing […]

Multi-pronged strategy for Thai as it looks to develop business

Thai Airways (TG) International is pressing on with multi-pronged plans to further develop its cargo operations, senior officials have said, writes Michael Mackey. The strategy starts from the ground up, Thai’s managing director of cargo and mail department, Dumrungchai Sawangcharoen (pictured above) told reporters on the inaugural flight of Thai’s new Airbus A350-XWB from Toulouse. The […]

Etihad Cargo predicts modest growth in 2017

2017 will be a year of modest growth at Etihad Cargo following a strong start, senior vice president David Kerr (pictured) predicts. He says the first two quarters have been the strongest for a couple of years and Etihad Cargo has enhanced its fleet and network. Etihad Cargo took delivery of an Airbus A330 Freighter […]

RAM Cargo and Etihad Cargo pen MoU

Royal Air Maroc and Etihad Airways signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop cooperation over cargo activities on 29 May in Casablanca. The signing was penned by Royal Air Maroc chairman and chief executive officer, Abdelhamid Addou, Etihad Airways senior vice President cargo of David Kerr, and Royal Air Maroc cargo manager, Amine El Farissi. Royal Air Maroc Cargo is […]

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 […]

Rocky 2016 for the UAE’s heavyweight players

2016 was a topsy-turvy year for Middle East airfreight. August saw just a 1.8 per cent increase in demand, the slowest since 2009 as the region was hit by weak volumes on Asian and North America routes. Increases in airfreight capacity, sea freight and world trade volatility were contributory factors. The year ended strongly and […]

Abu Dhabi the next port of call for IATA’s WCS

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) World Cargo Symposium (WCS) takes place for the 12th time from 14-16 March in Abu Dhabi. This year’s WCS is themed ‘Transform Today: Shape Tomorrow’ and will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) and will welcome delegates from key stakeholders across the air cargo supply […]

Etihad Cargo receives QEP accreditation

Etihad Cargo has received Qualified Envirotainer Providers (QEP) accreditation from Envirotainer at its Abu Dhabi hub and five other stations across its network. The airline is now accredited at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as well as Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, New York John F. Kennedy International Airport, Manchester Airport, Melbourne International Airport and […]

Biggest monthly uplift in tonnage for Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo has achieved its busiest month ever in October this year – uplifting 53,785 tonnes of cargo and thereby surpassing its previous best recorded in November 2014 – by 501 tonnes. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier says this reflected growth in perishables traffic from Africa, US inbound and outbound traffic, and volumes from Europe to Asia Pacific. […]

Racehorses fly first class to Kuwait with Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo has transported 72 elite racehorses from the UK to Kuwait following the European racing season. The racehorses, worth a combined £36 million ($45 million) travelled from Stansted Airport to Kuwait City on board a Boeing 777 Freighter, where they will spend the winter months training and racing. Etihad Cargo has transported more than […]

Etihad Cargo adds Stansted, East Midlands and Copenhagen to network

Etihad Cargo has expanded its European freighter network to nine destinations with new routes to Stansted Airport and East Midlands Airport in the UK, and Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The routes will be served using Boeing 777 Freighters, and joins Amsterdam, Frankfurt (both Main and Hahn), Milan, Brussels and Zaragoza as Etihad Cargo freighter destinations. […]

Etihad Cargo targets more luxury car shipments

Etihad Cargo has launched a new service for guests who want to travel with their luxury car over the summer as it looks to boost business in the sector. Drivers can enjoy up to 20 per cent off air cargo rates and their seat, when they book in First or Business Class. The carrier is also […]

Etihad Cargo launches twice-weekly freighter flights to Brussels

Etihad Cargo has increased capacity to Belgium with twice-weekly Airbus A330 Freighter flights, adding to the daily passenger services with bellyhold space. The Abu Dhabi based carrier says Brussels Airport will benefit from Etihad Cargo’s infrastructure for transporting and handling products that require an unbroken cold chain, particularly pharmaceuticals and perishables. Etihad Cargo launched its […]

Etihad to develop cargo services from Parma Airport

Etihad Airways and Parma Airport have signed an agreement to develop cargo traffic at the airport of the central Italian city. The exclusive agreement initially includes the establishment of a cargo transit centre at Parma Airport to receive cargo for forwarding to Milan Malpensa Airport for onward transport. The project will be developed in conjunction […]

Etihad and Masdar Institute design new cool dolly

Etihad Cargo has jointly launched a new design for a cool dolly for temperature sensitive cargo, developed with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. The hybrid cool dolly uses thermoelectric module technologies, modified compressor units and a power bank attached to solar panels for sustainable recharging, which it says will ensure temperature is regulated […]