Monday, July 22, 2024

Tough business environment in Brazil as weak economy takes its toll

Cargolux Airlines International

2016 has been a challenging year for RIOgaleao Cargo as it has been for most Brazilian airports, which it says is due to the “unprecedented economic and political crisis” that has impacted all sectors of the Brazilian economy. The gateway says as a result, imports and exports volumes have dropped quite significantly versus the previous […]

Emirates flies Olympic horses to Rio

The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted Airport on 29 July on a special cargo plane bound for the Rio Olympic Games taking place from 5-21 August. With 34 horses from 10 nations on board, the equine cargo worth millions of dollars, was loaded into customised pallets for the almost 12-hour flight […]

American Airlines transports gear and equipment for Rio Olympics

American Airlines Cargo has delivered over 65 tonnes of broadcast equipment and athletic gear to Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the Olympic Games, which start on 5 August. Broadcasting equipment was shipped out of Japan and London to Rio for high-resolution filming at the sporting festival. One of the largest shipments of this kind […]

LACHS to operate Horse Inn at Liege

Only a few months before the Rio Olympic Games and timing it perfectly, Liege Air Cargo Handling Services (LACHS) has been awarded a three-year contract to manage the Horse Inn at Liege Airport. The Horse Inn is for horses being transported by air and accommodates them during transit by road. It represents an investment of […]

Liege opens ‘Horse Inn’ ready for the Olympic Games

Liege Airport has opened a ‘Horse Inn’ a new infrastructure designed to upgrade its overall service provision for the transportation of horses and give horses on the move a first-class stopover. The gateway says there is a “real need” for a specific rest and loading area for horses, which is only set to increase and says it is […]

Brazilian hub getting set for a big year

Rio Galeao–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport’s cargo business goes from strength to strength and 2016 is set to be a banner 12 months with volumes to rise as Rio de Janeiro welcomes the Olympic Games. Rio Galeao Cargo’s director, Patrick Fehring says in February the Brazilian airport will open a new 4,300 square metre domestic […]