Monday, July 15, 2024

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 […]

Hyderabad International Airport starts mango exporting initiative to Korea

GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) – the operator of Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) – has started exporting mangoes to South Korea as it looks to boost perishables traffic through the indian airport. The gateway says it is part of envisioning Indian PM Narendra Modi’s vision to increase the income of Indian farmers. It has exported an initial […]

Lufthansa Cargo: Perishable volumes might see fall

Flowers, fruits and vegetables volumes may fall as customers shift from scheduled freighters to charter services and belly flights, Lufthansa Cargo head of operations Fresh/td and cross functions, Oliver Blum tells Air Cargo Week. Blum says: “On the routes from Ecuador and Columbia, we have recently shifted from scheduled freighters services to our network on […]