Saturday, July 20, 2024

Something fishy about WOW relaunch

The Icelandic low-cost passenger carrier which famously offered $99 flights across the Atlantic before crashing and burning in March, is due to fly again next month without passengers. Instead of self-loading cargo, Icelandic broadcasters are revealing that WOW Air is restarting as a cargo operator. Fish not bargain hunters will be its first loads when […]

Emirates SkyCargo helps Sri Lankan seafood exports to Europe

Sri Lanka’s fish exporters are experiencing a boom following the resumption of shipments to Europe, and Emirates SkyCargo is playing a key role in helping them capitalise on this resurgence. The carrier is currently transporting about 100 tonnes of fish a week from Colombo to markets in Europe and the US, a noteworthy increase over […]

Solar panels to help power Finnair’s new cargo terminal

Solar power will help Finnair keep its salmon and pharmaceuticals fresh at its new COOL Nordic Cargo Hub in Helsinki, which will begin full cargo operations in January 2018. Finnair’s new cargo facility at Helsinki Airport will use solar power produced by 1,200 panels installed on the building’s roof. Each of the panels can produce […]

Miami keeps the perishables flowing into North America

Miami International Airport (MIA) is the main gateway for perishables into the US and accounted for more than 64 per cent of all air imports last year. In 2016, the Florida hub’s perishable imports grew from 809,952 tonnes in 2015 to 846,787 tonnes in 2016 (4.5 per cent increase) as perishables continue to be very strong at MIA. The volumes of US […]