Saturday, June 22, 2024

Kuehne+Nagel charters Antonov to send 111 tonnes of UNICEF goods to Ukraine

A massive donation, worth 10 million Swiss francs, by Kuehne+Nagel has enabled 111 tonnes of humanitarian aid to be flown to Ukraine. The company’s Emergency & Relief Logistics team in Copenhagen, Denmark partnered with large humanitarian aid organisations to quickly set up critical aid missions funded by its donation. As a result, the largest charter […]

TIACA ES: Astral to start testing the Flyox drone

African carrier Astral Aviation is to start testing its two-tonne Flyox drone in Malawi next month as it looks to start operating regular flights, writes Justin Burns. Speaking at The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Executive Summit in Miami in the ‘Unmanned aircraft and new airline technology’ session on 19 October, chief executive officer, Sanjeev […]

LM-100J freighter showcased in Paris and gains more orders

Lockheed Martin has secured an order for five of its civilian LM-100J freighters from an undisclosed customer bringing its total order book to 25, writes Rob Coppinger at the Paris Air Show. The LM-100J is an updated version of the Lockheed’s L-100 Hercules and incorporates technologies developed from the military version of the aircraft, the […]

American Airlines Cargo supports earthquake affected Ecuador

American Airlines Cargo has shipped more than 20 pallets of water purification units to families across Ecuador whose lives were devastated when an earthquake hit the region last month. The massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake affected local water treatment plants and supply networks, which were severely disrupted in towns such as Manta and Portoviejo. American Airlines […]