Sunday, June 23, 2024

Delta Cargo gains IATA CEIV Pharma certification

Delta Cargo has become the first global carrier based in the USA to gain IATA CEIV Pharma Logistics certification. The International Air Transport Association Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (IATA CEIV) certification was awarded to the company at the headquarters level and at its Atlanta hub. Delta has created the first trans-Atlantic network connecting […]

Delta Cargo appoints Wilson as new global sales director

Delta Air Lines Cargo has appointed industry veteran Eric Wilson as managing director of cargo global sales, a role previously held by Rob LeBel. Effective today, he will lead Delta Cargo’s global sales team and sales partners around the world. Based in Atlanta, he joins the leadership team at a time when Delta says it is realising the […]

Delta and Aeromexico sign cargo agreement for US – Mexico services

Delta Cargo and Grupo Aeromexico Cargo have signed a cargo joint cooperation agreement to improve cargo operations between the US and Mexico. The agreement will allow customers to work with either carrier to transport cargo across a broad network of flights and joint trucking operations, and developments are underway to integrate technologies and create a […]

Operational excellence the focus for Delta Cargo

2017 is set to be a year of growth following a year of reconstruction in 2016, Delta Cargo president Gareth Joyce tells Air Cargo Week. He says the intention is to create a clear strategy to grow the business in these challenging times, focusing on what he describes as “operational excellence”. Delta is also aiming […]

Delta launches GPS tracking product for same-day shipments in US

Delta Cargo has launched DASH Critical & Medical to the US domestic market – the first fully GPS-enabled same-day product offered by a US freight carrier. The new service provides real-time tracking and monitoring of any eligible shipment, and customers can ship items up until 45 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure. DASH Critical & Medical is […]

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’s 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 […]

ACW speaks to Delta Cargo president Gareth Joyce

Delta Cargo’s president, Gareth Joyce has been at the helm since the middle of 2016 and has big plans to grow business. ACW: What have been the biggest challenges since you joined Delta Cargo? Joyce: Delta Cargo has the potential to redefine the product and service we offer. We have an opportunity to make this […]

Delta Cargo opens first Latin American Pharma 4 station

Delta Cargo has opened its first Variation Pharma 4 station in Latin America, in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. The station was previously only variation 1 – 3 certified, but can now handle commodities including vaccines, medicines and pharmaceuticals that need storing between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius. Delta Cargo president, Gareth Joyce […]

Virgin and Delta to co-locate cargo handling in the UK

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo are to co-locate their dnata cargo handling facilities under one roof across the UK. The airlines will co-locate their cargo handling at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford and Newcastle from 8 June. The companies say the move will provide single drop-off […]