Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Chapman Freeborn and AIA Cargo join forces in Ireland

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has signed a strategic cooperation with Airbridge International Agencies (AIA) Cargo to strengthen services in Ireland. UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn is now AIA’s exclusive partner for charters to and from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Working with AIA’s Dublin-based team, the agreement gives local customers greater access to full charter, part […]

AIA joins Mercy Ships’ Cargo Day as first air cargo partner

Airbridge International Agencies has become the first UK-based air cargo company to partner with Mercy Ships for the charity’s annual Cargo Day initiative. Mercy Ships Cargo Day has been running for two years and is a fundraising campaign that asks the shipping industry to unite on 3 October to donate cargo, commissions, address commissions and […]

New offices and contracts help AIA grow

Airbridge International Agencies (AIA) has had a strong year with tonnage growing 25 per cent due to new offices and carrier contracts, says chief executive officer Mark Andrew. The company has opened offices in Cyprus, gained Thomas Cook and Cobalt Air and existing clients have been performing well, including China Southern Airlines, which added a […]

AIA picks Salguero for senior management position

AIA Cargo has appointed Jaime Salguero as worldwide network & commercial vice president, reporting to the company CEO, Mark Andrew. Salguero has 24 years of professional experience in the air cargo industry and significant corporate strategy and global business management experience involving cargo GSSA and airline management across the world. He says: “There are fantastic […]

AIA Cargo sends 23 tonnes of aid to Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

AIA Cargo has assisted the UK’s aid effort to Haiti following Hurricane Matthew by sending 23 tonnes including shelter kits. Cargo from the Department for International Development left Gatwick Airport including shelter kits for 5,000 people, and further aid will include temporary shelters, equipment to purify and carry safe drinking water and solar lights. The […]

Impact of Brexit on GSAs still not known

The UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) – the so-called Brexit – is odds on to have an impact on general sales agents (GSA), although which way it goes its still unknown. Airbridge International Agencies (AIA) general manager for Europe, Mark Andrew (pictured) says there will be an effect “for sure” but says until […]