Thursday, July 18, 2024

American Airlines strikes GSSA deal for Prague flights

An American Airlines Boeing 767 gets loaded at Heathrow Airport

American Airlines has appointed Strike Aviation as its cargo GSSA for direct flights from Prague to Philadelphia and for other European markets. The services depart Prague at 11.30am using a Boeing 767-300, arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 3.10pm. Strike will also act as the offline cargo GSSA for Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia, which will be […]

Yusen Logistics acquires Romanian 3PL Tibbett Logistics

Yusen Logistics has extended its business in Central Eastern Europe with the acquisition of Tibbett Logistics. The Japanese company has reached agreement to acquire Tibbett, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group. No financial figure of the deal has been announced and the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval by the […]

DHL expands Parcel Europe network into Ireland and Romania

DHL has added Ireland and Romania to its Parcel Europe network for cross border e-commerce, with Bulgaria and Croatia to join later this year. The countries have joined the network through partnerships with Ireland’s An Post and Romania’s Urgent Cargus. When Croatia joins it will be through the postal service Hrvatska Posta and in Bulgaria […]

Charter packed with automotive parts flown to Turkey

An urgent shipment of automotive parts have been chartered from Romania to Turkey by the X2 Critical Member EAS Group. The 25-tonne payload was transported by the freight forwarder using an Airbus A310 Freighter, and was deemed ‘top urgent’ in order to avoid any production delays in the car manufacturer’s factory. EAS development director, Marco Muggianu says: “The […]

Qatar to serve Bucharest twice daily

Qatar Airways has celebrated five years of flights to Romania by increasing services to Bucharest to twice daily from 1 August. The Airbus A320 flights from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bucharest’s Henri Coanda International Airport will increase to 10 times a week from 2 June before going double daily from 1 August. Qatar Airways […]

Treasures mission for Air Partner

Air Partner has helped to deliver a precious cargo of 445 treasured Romanian artefacts to China for the ‘Treasures of Romania’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing. The air charter firm says it was working on behalf of TNT Romania for the National Museum of Romanian History (MNIR). The shipment was flown […]

Disney production role for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Cargo was the official transportation company for Disney’s Beauty & the Beast production. The carrier moved equipment and sets from Bucharest in Romania to Doha’s Qatar National Convention Centre on board the airline’s Boeing 747 Freighter this month. The 70-tonne shipment, which was arranged by the carrier’s dedicated charter team, took up the entire […]