Saturday, July 20, 2024

AIA Cargo appointed as GSA for Cobalt Air

Cobalt Air has appointed Airbridge International Agencies Ltd (AIA Cargo) as its worldwide cargo general sales agent (GSA). This marks another positive milestone in the development of Cobalt Air, Cyprus’ fastest growing airline, and will enable it to generate additional revenues across its growing network by maximising its capacity. Cobalt Air operates scheduled services using […]

Supply chains can be more secure without major costs

Air cargo supply chains can be made more secure without a major impact on costs while increasing throughputs and reducing processing times at major air cargo terminals and airports, a Eurosky initiative has found. The European Commission funded initiative intends to provide air cargo security solutions while improving operational efficiency to reduce costs and lead […]

VIDEO: AIA’s Alexis Sioris, Lina Palli and Panagiotis Zaga

AZura Productions interviewed Athens International Airport’s (AIA) Alexis Sioris, Lina Palli and Panagiotis Zagas at air cargo europe to discuss how they achieve efficient cargo flows and what their next phase will be. With the inauguration of the new Athens International Airport in 2001, the cargo division under Sioris adopted a strategy to make the cargo operation […]

Emirates to launch year-round Athens – Newark flights

Emirates Airline is to offer the only year-round non-stop service between Greece and the US with Dubai – Athens – Newark flights from 12 March. The daily Boeing 777-300ER service to Newark Liberty International Airport will provide 19 tonnes of bellyhold cargo capacity and is the first direct flight between the US and Greece since […]

Air Charter Service becomes bear charter service

Air Charter Service (ACS) became bear charter service when it transported three bear cubs from Georgia to Greece. The orphaned cubs, Georgia, Mollie and Louisa, were found wandering the streets of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, following devastating floods, and then kept in the city’s dog pound. An animal charity and ACS arranged for the bears […]

Air New Zealand Cargo moves lifeboat to aid refugees

Air New Zealand Cargo has assisted Greek rescue teams working to search for refugees and migrants crossing the Aegean Sea, by moving a lifeboat and engine from New Zealand to Greece. The rigid inflatable lifeboat and its engine weighing some 240 kgs was donated by the Bethells Beach Surf Life Saving patrol based in Henderson, New Zealand and […]

Emirates expands routes around the world

Emirates Airbus A380

Emirates Airline is to continue expanding around the world in 2016 with extra flights and upgrading aircraft throughout the year. Since the start of January, it has announced new routes to the Philippines, increased and upgraded services to the US, more flights to Switzerland and Greece, and different aircraft for Africa and Australia. From 30 […]

Fraport signs contract to operate 14 Greek airports

Fraport and Copelouzos Group have signed contracts with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund to operate 14 Greek airports for 40 years, in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion). The transaction is expected to close in late 2016 and Fraport will be the majority stakeholder in the airports, with its Greek partner, Copelouzos […]