Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Icelandair Cargo recovering after fishing strike hits business

A fishing strike in Iceland in the first two months of 2017 hit seafood exports at Icelandair Cargo and the carrier is still recovering. Fisherman stayed on land after a disagreement with trawler owners over wages and industry taxes. Exports of seafood were affected and as the sector makes up most of its outgoing traffic […]

KLM Cargo and Icelandair Cargo welcomed as TIACA trustee members

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has welcomed KLM Cargo and Icelandair Cargo as its newest trustee members. Both members are long-standing TIACA members and the new status means they will help elect the board of directors that manages affairs and establishes its policy. Icelandair Cargo serves 54 destinations in Europe and North America including […]

Icelandic imports finally start recovery

Both imports and exports grew in the final quarter of 2015, and imports are finally starting to recover following the 2008 financial crisis, Icelandair Cargo managing director, Gunnar Mar Sigurfinnsson, tells Air Cargo Week (ACW). Sigurfinnsson says: “Business was acceptable, especially in the later part of the year.  We saw a very good increase during […]