Thursday, July 18, 2024

SAS Cargo and Unilode extend partnership

SAS Cargo and Unilode Aviation Solutions have extended their ULD management partnership for a further five-year term until 2026. Unilode and SAS Cargo have been partnering since 2011 for ULD management and repair services. The renewed agreement will see Unilode supply containers and pallets from its pooled ULD fleet and continue to provide maintenance and […]

Max Knagge appointed CEO of SAS Cargo

Max Knagge, SAS’ head of sales for the US market, has been appointed as CEO of SAS Cargo following Leif Rasmussen, who is leaving his position as CEO of SAS Cargo Group A/S after 38 years of service in SAS. The transition starts immediately, with Max Knagge formally assuming the role on January 1st 2021. […]

Unisys and SAS Cargo announce partnership extension

SAS Cargo Group A/S and Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) have extended their partnership with the carrier now offering its air freight services through Unisys’ Cargo Portal platform. Cargo Portal is one of the world’s most popular multi-carrier air cargo booking portals, processing more than one million bookings per year and providing carriers with access to more than 6,000 forwarders and shippers […]

SAS Cargo reopens important freight corridors to China

SAS has started flying between Copenhagen and Shanghai again, marking the carrier’s return to Asia. The route is operated by a brand new Airbus #A350, a state-of-the-art aircraft that is one of the most modern and fuel-efficient in the industry, emitting up to 30% less than previous comparable aircraft. This fully loaded A350 took off […]

SAS Cargo partners with Novo Nordisk to secure transport of medicines

SAS Cargo has signed an agreement with Novo Nordisk to secure capacity to transport life-saving medicines “during these highly challenging and unpredictable times.” The relationship between SAS Cargo and Novo Nordisk goes back a long time. When airfreight was still in its infancy at the end of the 1960s and Novo Nordisk needed to transport […]

SAS upgrades fleet with first A350-900

SAS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 as part of an extensive fleet modernisation for the Scandinavian carrier. The airline has eight A350-900s on order, and will also take delivery of 54 Airbus A320neos through direct purchase and lease contracts. The first A350-900 will start operating on Copenhagen – Chicago services on 28 […]

SAS Cargo partners with WebCargo by Freightos

SAS Cargo will provide freight forwarders with a 21st century customer experience by partnering with WebCargo by Freightos. They will launch a fully digital eBooking platform offering dynamic rates and specific capacity, with WebCargo by Freightos becoming the first user of SAS Cargo’s digital APIs. Via WebCargo by Freightos, dynamic rates, capacity and eBooking will […]

SAS Cargo is in the right place for pharma

With its headquarters in the middle of one of Europe’s biggest life science clusters, SAS Cargo is well placed to act as host sponsor of the FlyPharma Conference Europe when it comes to Copenhagen. The Medicon Valley cluster and the Oresund region is host to more than 200 pharma companies and 170 medtech firms. The […]

SAS Cargo brings giant pandas to Copenhagen

SAS Cargo moved Mao Sun and Xing Er the giant pandas from Beijing to Copenhagen on 4 April on flight SK996. The pandas were moved from the Chengdu Panda base as a goodwill gesture from the president of China, Xi Jinping following Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark’s state visit to China in 2014. Mao […]

Mao Sun and Xing Er to fly with SAS Cargo

SAS Cargo will transport Mao Sun and Xing Er the giant pandas from China to Denmark, on their way to their new home at Copenhagen Zoo. The VIP travellers will travel on flight SK996 on 4 April from Beijing to Copenhagen, before being moved onto a specially decorated lorry for the final part of the […]

Unilode to digitise SAS Cargo’s ULD fleet

SAS Cargo and Unilode Aviation Solutions will deepen their collaboration with the ULD provider digitising the airline’s fleet this year. The agreement forms part of Unilode’s digital transformation programme, which is based on BLE5 technology and a global reader infrastructure. This enables ULD tracking and measuring temperature, humidity, light and shock in airfreight shipments, among […]

SAS Cargo invests in pharma as it goes for CEIV

SAS Cargo is working towards achieving IATA CEIV Pharma certification and has launched a new pharmaceutical service – SAS Pharma Cargo. The carrier says despite holding years of experience in transportation of temperature-sensitive pharma, to offer further excellence to a growing pharma market and meet the standards required by the pharma industry, it has started […]

Declining revenue proving a challenge for ATC

ATC Aviation is one of the main players in the US general sales and service agent (GSSA) marketplace and continues to grow. Last year, it was awarded a contract to represent DHL Aviation’s ACS International GSSA work, and in 2016 it added Air Serbia Cargo across the US, as well as Solar Cargo in the […]

SAS Cargo working towards gaining CEIV Pharma

The pharmaceutical cargo sector is proving to be a major opportunity for air cargo carriers and SAS Cargo is targeting growth in the market, reports Justin Burns. To grow its pharma volumes, the Scandinavian airline is working towards gaining the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV […]

New SAS Cargo route between Sweden and Los Angeles

SAS Cargo has launched a new direct route with cargo capacity between Stockholm and Los Angeles with daily flights full year, starting 14 March 2016. The carrier says this new route will strengthen SAS Cargo’s offer for fast deliveries between Scandinavia and the US West Coast. It will mainly be serviced by an Airbus A330, […]

‘Contradictory’ price fixing cartel fine overturned

Fines of 790 million euros ($868 million) imposed by the European Commission against airlines for fixing fuel and security surcharges has been overturned, as the decision was ‘contradictory’. In 2010, the commission had fined Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Cargolux, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, LATAM Airlines Group, Martinair, Qantas, SAS Cargo and Singapore Airlines […]