Friday, June 14, 2024

New Finnair Cargo terminal in Helsinki on track

Implementation of a new cargo management system (CMS) late in 2016 helped stabilise Finnair Cargo in January and 2017 has started well. Head of global sales, Fredrik Wildtgrube (pictured below) says the CMS has driven customer confidence in the right direction. “In addition we have executed our roadmap relentlessly with a clear customer mindset that has further […]

FTK rise in April for Icelandair

Icelandair’s freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) grew by one per cent in April this year compared to the same month last year. The Iceland carrier carries freight on two Boeing freighters and has an expansive belly operation and FTKs were 8.7 million in the month, up on the 8.6 million in April last year. In the […]

UTi acquisition boosts DSV’s volumes in 2016

Danish freight forwarder DSV handled 574,644 tonnes of airfreight in 2016 – which represented a growth of 85 per cent on 2015 when it processed 311,193 tonnes. The company puts this down to the $1.35 billion acquisition of US freight forwarder UTi Worldwide, as it now has a strong presence in the US, but UTi also has also contributed […]