Thursday, July 18, 2024

Lufthansa Cargo and Fraport Ground Services extend contract

Lufthansa Cargo and Fraport Ground Services have signed a contract to extend their ground handling partnership at Frankfurt Airport. The agreement has been signed for a term of eight years and runs from January 2018 to December 2025. Freeport member of the executive board and executive director of labour relations, Michael Müller says: “We are very […]

Lufthansa Cargo starts Sharjah to HK freighter service

Lufthansa Cargo and freight handler Sharjah Aviation Services are to start an MD-11 freighter service connecting Sharjah International Airport to Hong-Kong International Airport – the world’s busiest airfreight hub. The twice weekly service will operate from the UAE airport on Tuesdays and Saturdays during the 2016/17 winter schedule. Sharjah Aviation Services operates a 24,000 square metre cargo facility and […]

IATA: Sluggish trade, Brexit and weak demand all risks to air cargo

Airfreight’s momentum is at risk from a sluggish trade outlook, the aftermath of Brexit and weak demand, though strong consumer confidence and low oil prices could reenergise growth, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) says. In its Q2 2016 Cargo Chartbook, IATA says air cargo continues to outperform the global merchandised trade but growth remains […]