Sunday, May 19, 2024

Air Canada Cargo spreads its global network

In 2019, Air Canada Cargo has been busy extending its network, adding capacity on European and South American routes. Vice president Tim Strauss says the new routes have been performing well and the airline has high hopes for the planned services. Toronto – Vienna services were opened in the spring and seasonal Montreal – Bordeaux […]

Air Canada to market DDC’s drone delivery services

Air Canada has entered into a sales agency agreement with Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) to market its services. Under the terms of the agreement, Air Canada Cargo will act as a sales agent of DDC for the purpose of marketing and pursuing sales of drone delivery services across Canada on routes where it has sought […]

Tim Strauss joins Drone Delivery Canada board

Air Canada’s vice president of cargo, Tim Strauss has joined Drone Delivery Canada’s advisory board to help the company execute its commercial strategy. Strauss has 31 years of air cargo experience in both the airline and freight forwarding industries, having held leadership roles in global sales and operations at Northwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and […]

60 seconds of summer with Air Canada Cargo’s Tim Strauss

Hawaiian shirt-wearing Tim Strauss joined Air Canada Cargo as head 18 months ago after a spell at Hawaiian Airlines where he was MD cargo before becoming vice president cargo in July 2014. He previously worked for Delta Airlines Cargo as MD global operations. Just don’t get any BBQ sauce on his Hawaiian shirt. ACW: Hawaiian […]

First IATA CEIV Live Animals certificate awarded to Air Canada Cargo

Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive certification under IATA’s new Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animal Logistics (CEIV Live Animals). The new standardised global certification programme to improve and reinforce the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air earlier this year, with Air Canada Cargo being chosen […]

TIACA internship programme nurtures young talent in Canada

TIACA welcomes six new members to the Board of Directors

TIACA is expanding its Air Cargo Supply Chain Internship this summer to develop talent among young airfreight professionals in Canada. The programme is being headed by Air Canada Cargo and involves staff from a number of Toronto-based logistics companies taking part in a series of visits at each other’s sites to learn and explore new […]

IATA launches CEIV Live Animals to improve welfare and safety

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) programme is designed to increase the level of competency, operations, quality management and professionalism in the handling […]

Strauss set to replace Turpin at Air Canada Cargo

IAir Canada Cargo Expands Footprint in Frankfurt

Hawaiian Air Cargo’s vice president of cargo – Tim Strauss (pictured below) – is set to take over from the retiring Lise-Marie Turpin at Air Canada Cargo from 1 April, according to reports. Turpin has been vice president of cargo for the Canadian carrier since 2008, but is to retire at the end of April. Strauss […]