Thursday, July 18, 2024

AN-22 Antei returns to service with flights to Iraq

Antonov Airlines’ AN-22 Antei returned to commercial service by operating two flights between Spain and Iraq. The AN-22 performed two Madrid-Baghdad-Madrid flights between 27 – 31 October for DSV Spain, the logistics operator of the Spanish Ministry of Defence carrying helicopters and spare parts. Due to the height of the AN-22’s cargo compartment at 4.4 […]

Albion Aviation represents Prime Aviation in Europe

Albion Aviation Group has been appointed general sales agent (GSA) in Europe for Prime Aviation. As the GSA, Albion Aviation will exclusively sell Prime’s network on a per kilo basis, and offer full and part-charter capacity from the UAE to destinations in the Middle East, CIS and Africa. Prime Aviation operates scheduled services from Sharjah […]

Tandem Global extends Middle Eastern network

Tandem Global Logistics Network has extended its Middle Eastern network with an exclusive partner in Iraq and a new facility in Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi office of Kuwait partner Al-Rashed International Shipping Company has joined the network, and is Kuwait’s largest shipping and logistics company with operations across Kuwait, Iraq and other countries in the […]

SkyCell delivers 2.5 tonnes of life saving drugs to Iraq

SkyCell containers have transported 2.5 tonnes of compassionate drugs from London to Baghdad to treat patients suffering from copper poisoning. Copper poisoning is a widespread problem in Iraq due to the burning of electronic waste and plastics, with copper overdoses affecting mental functions, irritating the nerves and nervous system leading to inflammatory conditions such as […]

Silk Way West Airlines flies humanitarian aid to Iraq

Silk Way West Airlines has supported the German NGO Wings of Help by flying urgently needed aid supplies to Iraq where more than 23,000 children were awaiting help. A Boeing 747 Freighter departed Frankfurt Hahn Airport on 23 June, loaded with infant food, nappies and rusk, and on 26 June an Ilyushin 76 of Silkway […]

RUS Aviation resumes flights from Sharjah to Sulaymaniyah

RUS Aviation successfully resumed operation of its scheduled cargo flights from Sharjah to Sulaymaniyah on 20 March 2018. This was the first commercial cargo flight to land in Sulaymaniyah airport after the reopening of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports in northern Iraq. RUS Aviation will continue to operate scheduled freighter service from Sharjah to Sulaymaniyah twice […]

O&G focus as Copperchase upgrades facilities in Najaf

Najaf Airport is to have its cargo facilities upgraded with the sole cargo handling contract going to Copperchase Iraq, managing the business under the brand “Pegasus Cargo”. The multi-million dollar investment by Copperchase includes a new cargo terminal, freighter-parking apron and fully equipped ground handling capabilities. The capabilities and services provided by Pegasus at Najaf […]

ACS West Coast office expecting a record breaking year

Air Charter Service (ACS) says its US West Coast office is set for a record breaking year. ACS says it has arranged as many charters as it did in 2014 with two months of the financial year left, which finishes on 31 January. The year started strongly because of the US West Coast port strike […]

Air Charter Service moves fire trucks to Iraq

Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved three fire trucks from Turkey to Iraq using two Ilyushin IL-76s. The customer had wanted to use an Antononv AN-124, as that would have been the obvious choice, but ACS suggested the client design ramps to load the fire trucks onto two IL-76s, saving them over $200,000. ACS commercial director, Justin […]