Monday, July 22, 2024

Copenhagen flights are a fairy tale for LATAM Cargo

LATAM Cargo has become the first cargo airline to offer direct services between Scandinavia and Latin America with flights to Copenhagen, Denmark. The Boeing 767-300F route will cut transit times by up to 48 hours, and will transport an estimated 20-25 tonnes on each weekly flight. The round trip increases connections to between Scandinavia and […]

Brussels Airport joins forces with MVD Free Airport

Brussels Airport and MVD Free Airport have signed a memorandum of understanding to formalise their relationship of friendship and cooperation. As operators of international airports with similar missions to operate as air cargo hubs of regional relevance, seeing eye-to-eye related to challenges that the global pharma distribution is facing. They have worked on several initiatives […]

Lufthansa Cargo adds summer freighter connections

Lufthansa Cargo will be adding freighter connections for the summer, putting the two new Boeing 777 Freighters into service. Capacity will increase 10% with increased flights across Asia, the Americas Africa utilising Lufthansa Cargo and AeroLogic’s freighter capacity on the summer schedule starting on 31 March. In Asia, two flights a week will be added […]

va-Q-tec expands in South America with Montevideo operations

Va-Q-tec has opened a new Latin American head office and operations facility in Montevideo, Uruguay as it looks to expand in the region. The site will function as a key hub for va-Q-tec’s rental services and as a fulfilment station from July 2018 onwards. Group director sales Latin America and president of va-Q-tec Uruguay, Edgardo […]

Montevideo aims to be the gateway to South America

With a relatively small internal market, Uruguay has set its stall out to become a gateway to the whole of South America, writes Neil Madden. Sandwiched between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay has introduced an attractive tax, legal and administrative framework to transform the country into a competitive point of entry for global shippers. The results […]

IATA WCS 2017: Montevideo in Uruguay set to join Pharma.Aero

Carrasco International Airport (MVD Free Airport) is set to join the Pharma.Aero organization over the next month, the gateway’s managing director Bruno Guella tells Air Cargo Week. Speaking at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi today, he says the Uruguayan airport in Montevideo only has to tie up a few […]