Saturday, July 20, 2024

Royal Mail to Boost International E-commerce Services at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

New partnership announced at Air Cargo China 2024 exhibition as UK’s flagship parcel service settles on new UK international e-commerce hub. Glasgow Prestwick Airport (GPA) is to be Royal Mail’s newest international e-commerce hub in the United Kingdom (UK). Prestwick was selected by Royal Mail due to the numerous benefits it offers over alternative airports […]

Royal Mail and Skyports Drone Services launch fully electric drone deliveries in Orkney

Royal Mail and Skyports Drone Services have launched the Orkney I-Port operation, a drone delivery project established in partnership with Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority and Loganair. Royal Mail and Skyports Drone Services have established a daily inter-island mail distribution service between three islands on Orkney. The project will initially operate for three months, with […]

Amazon fined £65,000 for breaching dangerous goods regulations

Online retailer Amazon has been fined £65,000 ($85,000) for breaching dangerous goods regulations in the UK. Amazon was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court for four counts ‘of causing dangerous goods to be delivered for carriage in an aircraft’ under the Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 2002. In addition to the £65,000 fine, Amazon was also […]

Amazon guilty of shipping dangerous goods in the UK

Amazon has been found guilty in the UK of shipping dangerous goods by air following a prosecution by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The online retailer was found guilty by a jury at Southwark Crown Court on 20 September 2016 on four counts ‘of causing dangerous goods to be delivered for carriage in an aircraft’ […]

Norwegian Cargo signs Royal Mail agreement

Norwegian Cargo has signed a two-year framework agreement with Royal Mail’s Gatwick Air Mail Unit (GAMU). This deal will see the carrier support international shipments between the UK, Scandinavia and the US. Norwegian has increased capacity this year and in 2016 will operate daily flights from Gatwick Airport to New York and flights to Los Angeles […]