Thursday, July 18, 2024

60 seconds with Doncaster Sheffield’s Ray Wood

Having spent 20 years working with airlines, Ray has taken up the role of head of cargo at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. He opens up to Air Cargo Week about golf, VW Golfs, and where not to buy a car. He is not to blame for what is possibly the most annoying Christmas pop song ever […]

New broom relishes new challenges

The role at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) came about as 32-year industry veteran Ray Wood, head of cargo, was looking for a new challenge having worked with airlines for about 20 years. “The role at DSA is unique in as much that the airport has insourced the cargo handling operations as well as attracting commercial […]

Ray Wood heads up cargo at Doncaster Sheffield

Doncaster Sheffield Airport has welcomed Ray Wood as head of cargo, bringing with him over 20 years of airfreight experience in the airline industry. He joins from Virgin Atlantic where he was regional sales manager for cargo, and prior to this he worked for IAG Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo. Wood joins the team following a […]

Rathor named UK regional sales manager at Virgin

Sumith Rathor has been appointed regional sales manager – UK at Virgin Atlantic Cargo, taking over from Ray Wood. In his new role, he is based at the Cargo Point office near London Heathrow, taking over from Wood who has left to join Doncaster Sheffield Airport as head of cargo. Rathor joined the airline in […]

Young freight forwarders treated to day out with Virgin

Three young talented UK freight forwarders were treated to a Familiarisation Day at Virgin Atlantic in recognition of their success at the BIFA Young Freight Forwarder of the Year award. Award winner Louis Perrin, a director of Hemisphere Freight Services was joined by fellow finalists Katie Brown, airfreight manager at TPS Global Logistics and Cargonet […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo makes senior sales team appointments

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has made two senior appointments to its sales team, which it says comes at a time it is seeing soaring volumes, most notably from its home market in the UK. Ryan Ellis (pictured above left) takes up the position of head of global accounts while Ray Wood (pictured above right) joins the […]