Monday, July 15, 2024

Globe Air Cargo USA celebrating 30th anniversary

Globe Air Cargo USA, a subsidiary of the ECS Group, counts on an amazing team of 61 proud and loyal airfreight professionals working from eight offices strategically located in all the major US gateways: New York, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Miami. Owing its longevity and prosperity to its ability to […]

Air cargo demand and rates continue to slide

Global air cargo rates and volumes have continued their gradual overall decline in the last few weeks despite a broadly stable capacity environment, the latest figures from WorldACD Market Data reveal, as air and ocean freight demand experience a slack period after two relentlessly frenetic years. Looking at the week of July 18th to 24th […]

Sowing the seeds of success

This year has been challenging for the air cargo industry, but Turkey has been performing better than the worldwide market, says Nursel Guven. The managing director of Globe Air Cargo Turkey tells Air Cargo Week that the available data shows a decrease in tonnage, but revenue is increasing. She says worldwide tonnage and revenue was […]

Globe Air Cargo signs exclusive EgyptAir contract

ECS Group’s Turkish subsidiary, Globe Air Cargo Turkey has signed an exclusive contract with EgyptAir Cargo to market its cargo from 1 September. The subsidiary has been EgyptAir Cargo’s preferred sales agent for three years and signed the contract to manage marketing of cargo capacity on 21 August. Based in Istanbul and founded in 2015, […]

Exclusive: ECS Group’s Globe Air Cargo signs up Finnair stateside

In a key move in the Americas, ECS Group subsidiary Globe Air Cargo will represent Finnair Cargo in the United States from May 1. The airline, which serves major gateways at Chicago, Miami, New York and San Francisco directly from Helsinki, will utilise an Airbus 350 on the routes. The A350 has a maximum cargo […]

Royal Air Maroc launches new service with ECS Group

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) Cargo has launched a new service working with the ECS Group – dedicated to the shipment of personal belongings from the US and Canada to an extended number of countries in Africa. This initiative will have special promotional rates for all freight bookings made until the 15 November. This service will […]

Sales strong for Globe Air Cargo

Strong industry performance has boosted year-on-year sales revenue by six per cent this year at Globe Air Cargo with all carriers it represents seeing surging numbers. The ECS Group subsidiary sells cargo in the UK for Aeromexico, Biman Bangladesh (pictured above), Bulgaria Air, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Gulf Air, Middle East Airlines, MNG, Royal Air […]

Oman Air picks ECS Group as Benelux sales partner

Oman Air Cargo has chosen ECS Group as its sales partner in Europe’s Benelux region, in a contract to be serviced by ECS subsidiary, Globe Air Cargo (GAC). The airline plans to improve its market presence in the Benelux region and the partnership, which started on 1 April 2017, will provide the carrier with overnight […]

ECS appoints Bittner as new MD of Globe Air Cargo

ECS Group has announced the appointment of Martin Bittner as its new managing director (MD) of Globe Air Cargo, Germany. Bittner assumed the role on 1 January, taking over the helm from Mark Grinsted who will retire after serving 14 years with the group. Grinsted will hang his boots up on 31 March shortly before […]

Yields continue to be pressured and e-freight adoption slow

The air cargo industry will see continued pressure on yields as cost appears to “take a back seat ” – in the opinion of Globe Air Cargo managing director, Michelle House. The general sales agent (GSA), is part of the ECS Group, and House says she is seeing some of carriers adding capacity onto already […]

Aeromexico appoints ECS Group as GSSA in the Netherlands

Aeromexico has appointed the ECS Group company, Globe Air Cargo, as its general sales and service agent in the Netherlands. The appointment, effective from 29 May, will focus on all European products, including perishables, pharmaceuticals and other niche products, and ECS says it offers opportunities at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to shorten transit times for temperature […]

Airborne International appointed Finnair’s GSSA for Germany

Finnair Cargo has appointed Airborne International as its general sales and service agent (GSSA) for Germany from 1 March. Airborne International, based at Frankfurt Airport’s Cargo City South will take over from Aero Cargo International, which will remain Finnair’s German GSSA until 29 February. This announcement follows from 2015, when it appointed three new GSSAs. […]