Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Virgin and Delta to add flights for summer 2020

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines will boost UK-US flights for the summer of 2020, joining forces at London’s Gatwick Airport for the first time. Gatwick will become Delta’s seventh trans-Atlantic destination with flights from Boston starting on 22 May. One day before, Virgin will launch daily flights to New York JFK from Gatwick, with […]

The customer is at the core of everything

Cargo may have contributed $865 million to Delta Air Lines’ top line revenue, but it’s not all about the money, the customer is at the core of everything says vice president Shawn Cole. Delta Cargo had a successful year in 2018, with record on-time performance and significant investments in products, processes, technology and infrastructure. 2019 […]

5 years of success for Virgin-Delta joint venture

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo are promising customers more choice and automation as their trans-Atlantic joint venture celebrates its fifth anniversary. The partnership has increased customers’ access to major cities in the UK and North America with a 20% rise in the number of flights since the joint venture began. Customers now have a […]

Delta Cargo introduces CSafe RAP containers

Delta Cargo is introducing CSafe RAP containers to its cold-chain programme, with the units being aimed at pharma and life-science companies requiring strict temperature control. The CSafe RAP utilises heating and compressor driven cooling technologies along with superior insulation to maintain constant temperatures even at extreme ambient temperatures, along with a battery life exceeding 120 […]

Delta Cargo to extend ULD tracking off the airport

Delta Cargo is extending ULD tracking to businesses off the airport, allowing customers to track ULDs from their own warehouses to the final destination. The service provides customer benefits by eliminating all paperwork at the dock door when units are loaned out and producing a digital Uniform Control Receipt to be emailed to the shipper. […]

Delta Cargo and CarePod to make air travel for pets safer

Delta Cargo has entered into an exclusive long-term partnership with CarePod, a pet technology start-up that has developed a new standard of first-class safety and care for pets travelling by air. With a new range of smart, pet travel products and services, CarePod will help Delta carry and monitor pets throughout the network with real-time […]

Figueroa will make sure Delta Cargo’s service is top notch

Delta Cargo has appointed Rafael Figueroa as managing director – cargo operations and customer experience, taking over from Julian Soell. This autumn, Figueroa will move from Aeromexico Cargo to Delta Cargo to lead a team of over 1,600 employees, managing Delta Cargo’s customer service. The airline says Figueroa’s appointment is part of an international talent […]

Delta and Korean Air launch cargo joint venture

Delta Cargo and Korean Air Cargo have launched their cargo cooperation following the start of their joint venture partnership on trans-Pacific routes. The joint venture routes will allow customers to work with either carrier to transport shipments across a range of flights, providing access to more than 290 destinations in the Americas and more than […]

Lindsey Jalil takes over from Kristin Colvile at Delta Cargo

Lindsey Jalil has taken up the role of managing director – commercial at Delta Cargo, replacing Kristin Colvile who has been promoted to chief executive officer and managing director of SkyTeam. Jalil will lead Delta Cargo’s commercial activities including alliances, distribution, marketing and communications, products, technology, reporting and revenue management. Delta Cargo vice president, Shawn […]

60 seconds with Delta Cargo’s Shawn Cole

Shawn Cole is vice president of Delta Cargo, responsible for ensuring that the airline’s logistics division continues to deliver on superior commercial, financial and operational performance. In his most recent role, Shawn served as Vice President – Financial Since joining Delta in 2008, Shawn has served as managing director in financial planning and as a […]

Delta Cargo to offer Bluetooth tracking technology for ULDs

Delta Cargo is set to become the first US belly cargo provider to offer real-time tracking for unit load devices with the introduction of Bluetooth tracking technology. The technology will replace manual tracking for all shipping containers, and will allow Delta’s cargo control centre to accurately monitor and reroute shipments that are delayed due to […]

Delta Cargo launches Equation Critical for time critical shipments

Delta Cargo has launched a new GPS enabled service called Equation Critical for international time sensitive shipment. The premium service for shipments that must travel on the next available flight, offer GPS tracking and moves with the highest priority across Delta’s network, allowing customers to know where their shipment is, anywhere in the world in […]

Delta Cargo expands IATA CEIV network across Europe

Delta Cargo has expanded its IATA CEIV network across Europe with the addition of Dusseldorf Airport, operating the facilities in conjunction with Air France KLM. The airline has 50 pharma approved stations around the global with seven International Air Transport Assocation Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (IATA CEIV) approved facilities all connected to Delta’s […]

Virgin and Delta’s LHR pharma traffic set for bright future

The new joint Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo Pharma Zone at Heathrow Airport is already paying dividends for both belly carriers. The facility was opened in September and developed in response to customer requirements and to support the growing pharmaceutical volumes moved by both and to capture further pharma business on the world’s busiest […]

Delta Cargo launches re-designed website

Delta Cargo has launched a totally re-designed website, deltacargo.com, providing customers with a one-stop shop for all their cargo needs, making the shipping process easier than ever before. Customers can now book, check-in, manage and track their shipments entirely online, via a computer or mobile device, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Plus […]

Virgin and Delta open joint Pharma Zone at Heathrow Airport

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo today launched a new Pharma Zone at their joint facility at London Heathrow Airport. This is the first joint venture cargo between the UK and the US, which is the world’s biggest trade lane for pharmaceuticals. The Pharma Zone will support the growing volumes of temperature-controlled healthcare and life science […]

Delta picks Bhatnagar as director of Cargo Control Center

Delta Cargo has chosen Vishal Bhatnagar for the role of director of the Cargo Control Center. He will oversee central control and delivery performance of all freight and mail destined worldwide from booking, to tendering, to build-up, to plane-side, to loading, to unloading and then customer pick-up. Bhatnagar will also manage worldwide trucking, global logistics […]