Friday, June 21, 2024

CargoLogic Germany joins BARIG

CargoLogic Germany has joined the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG), the Frankfurt-based association representing airline interests. The airline was registered last year as a company name and applied to the German Federal Aviation Authority for an operating permit and Air Operator Certificate. Its home base is Leipzig/Halle Airport, operating with a fleet of […]

CargoLogic Germany takes delivery of first B737F

CargoLogic Germany has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Freighter, landing at Leipzig/Halle Airport on 17 January at 2pm. The first aircraft was welcomed by CargoLogic Germany’s managing director, Ulrich Ogiermann and Dierk Nather, accountable manager for the airline. The German cargo airline plans to start flying from Leipzig/Halle with three Boeing 737s during […]

Industry veteran Ulrich Ogiermann joins Volga-Dnepr

Industry veteran Ulrich Ogiermann has joined Volga-Dnepr Group as senior vice president for operations and deputy general director for CargoLogicManagement. He will be based in London and be responsible for the implementation of Volga-Dnepr’s international cargo airlines group strategy, managing control of the airlines’ annual operational results and standards compliance, as well as the network […]

Qatar Airways Cargo expands freighter fleet to 22

Qatar Airways Cargo has expanded its freighter fleet to 22 after welcoming its 13th Boeing 777 Freighter and its first Boeing 747-8F. The world’s third largest cargo carrier received them at its Doha’s Hamad International Airport home base. The fleet now includes eight Airbus A330F, 13 Boeing 777F and one Boeing 747-8F. Chief officer of cargo, Ulrich […]

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Helsinki to pharma network

Qatar Airways Cargo has added Helsinki to its expanding pharma network, its 74th pharma destination introduced within three months since Dublin was added in June. Finland is very important in the global pharmaceutical market and boasts expertise in research and development, attracting hundreds of clinical trials every year. The pharmaceutical service system in Finland is […]

Qatar becomes 1st carrier to launch Pittsburgh freighter service

Qatar Airways Cargo has become the first carrier to launch a freighter service to Pittsburgh in the US – bringing its Americas all-cargo network to 13. The fast-growing Qatari airline will start a twice-weekly Boeing 777 Freighter service on the route from 11 October. Pittsburgh is the 5th freighter destination in the Americas it has […]

Qatar Airways signs deal to use DoKaSch Opticooler containers

Qatar Airways Cargo has enhanced its pharma services by signing an agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions to use its Opticooler range of containers. The Active Cool Containers RAP and RKN Opticooler are equipped with electric, battery-powered cooling compressors and heaters and require no dry ice. The solution safeguards the efficacy of vita pharmaceuticals throughout the […]

Qatar flies Holstein cows from Europe to meet dairy demand

Qatar Airways Cargo has transported the country’s first two shipments of 230 Holstein cows from Europe on a Boeing 777F as part of a project to set up a new dairy industry in Qatar. These initial shipments are part of a 4,000-head herd that will be making their way to Qatar, as it looks to get […]

Qatar Airways flies oil and gas equipment to Brazil on charter flight

Qatar Airways Cargo transported over 80 tonnes of oil and energy equipment to Brazil on board its Boeing 777 Freighter for DHL Global Forwarding. The cargo was flown from Zhengzhou in China to Cabo Frio in Brazil, with technical stops at the airline’s hub in Doha, and Accra in Ghana. The collaboration was Qatar Airways’ […]

Heathrow welcomes Qatar Airways Cargo freighter service

Heathrow Airport has welcomed the first freighter flight operated by Qatar Airways Cargo, the airline’s second freighter aircraft service to London. The Airbus A330 Freighter landed at Heathrow on 3 June and will depart weekly from Doha on Saturdays returning via Basel, bringing the carrier’s total cargo capacity out of the UK to 1,500 tonnes a […]

50 horses fly first class for FEI World Cup with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Cargo has flown 50 of the finest European horses to Omaha for the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping and FEI World Cup Dressage Finals. The thoroughbreds flew from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska on board a Boeing 777 Freighter, with each horse stall containing two animals, who were joined […]

Qatar Airways takes delivery of 12th B777F

Qatar Airways Cargo has received its latest Boeing 777 Freighter in Doha – taking its freighter fleet to 21. Chief officer for cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann says: “The arrival of our newest Boeing 777 freighter comes at a time when we are consciously strategising our freighter network expansion this year, above and beyond the unprecedented demand and […]

Champion horses fly first class for Chi Al Shaqab with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Cargo has flown over 100 champion horses from Amsterdam for the annual CHI AL SHAQAB equestrian event in Doha. The horses flew on board a Boeing 777 Freighter for the event of jumping, dressage and para-dressage from 2 – 4 March. The CHI AL SHAQAB is the first equestrian competition of its kind […]

Qatar Airways Cargo to start third weekly freighter flight to Budapest

Qatar Airways Cargo is to add a third weekly service to Budapest Airport after half a year of successful operations. The third Airbus A330-200 Freighter flight with over 60 tonnes of capacity will operate on Fridays from 7 October, adding to the existing Thursday and Sunday A330-200F services and daily Airbus A320 flights with bellyhold […]

Qatar becomes first carrier to implement IATA’s Cargo-XML

Qatar Airways Cargo has become the first carrier to fully adopt, implement and integrate the next generation messaging standard, Cargo-XML in its cargo management system – CROAMIS. The Cargo-XML messaging is an initiative mandated by International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a preferred standard for electronic communication between airlines and shippers, freight forwarders, ground-handling agents, […]

Qatar keeps improving and innovating with 21% growth

Qatar Airways Cargo has seen freight tonne kilometres increase by 21 per cent so far in 2016 and is working on continuing to improve and innovate services for customers, chief cargo officer Ulrich Ogiermann tells Air Cargo Week (ACW) staff writer James Muir. It has seen the launch of a number of new services, both […]

Qatar Airways Cargo automates freighter weight and balance systems

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched its Freight Load Control Centre at its Doha hub, and it says the system will be an integral part of effective pallet loading procedures for its freighters. It says automating the weight and balance system will simplify manual processes by reducing the time required to set-up the load-sheet prior to […]

New QR Live product launched by Qatar Airways Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo has unveiled its ‘QR Live’ product, for the safe and comfortable transportation of horses, pets, exotic animals and livestock. The world’s third biggest air cargo carrier, which has a double decker stand at Air Cargo China, booth number 207, launched the new product at the event yesterday in Shanghai. Qatar says QR […]

Qatar outlines expansion plans and target markets

Qatar Airways Cargo is to expand its freighter and bellyhold network across the globe including in China and is to develop a new European hub at Luxembourg Airport. During a press conference at Air Cargo China on 14 June, the carrier’s head of cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann says the carrier, which runs a freighter to Guangzhou three […]

Qatar targets sustainable growth through network expansion

Despite now being the world’s third largest air cargo carrier, Qatar Airways Cargo shows no signs of slowing  down with Asia and the Americas its top target markets. The carrier’s chief cargo officer, Ulrich Ogiermann says in the first quarter of 2016 tonnage is up 23 per cent compared to the same time last year. […]

Qatar Airways Cargo launches mobile app

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched its first mobile app QR Cargo, available for both Android and iOS devices via Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The app aims to provide ease and convenience to the cargo airline’s customers, by having all the important information at their fingertips on their mobile devices. In addition to […]

Qatar Airways transports horses for CHI Al Shaqab

Qatar Airways Cargo has transported 118 show jumping and dressage horses from Belgium to Qatar for the CHI Al Shaqab, which is taking place in Doha from 2 – 5 March. The horses were transported between Liege and Doha on three specially chartered Boeing 777 Freighters equipped with air stables. The precious cargo travelled with […]

Qatar Airways Cargo volumes up 37.5% in 2015

Qatar Airways Cargo saw cargo volumes increase by 37.5 per cent in 2015 to 1.5 million tonnes with all business areas seeing strong growth. Imports into Doha increased by 29 per cent, with export traffic up by 10 per cent and transshipments shot up by 39 per cent compared to 2014. The increase in volumes […]

Qatar Airways Cargo expands in Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific

Qatar Airways Cargo is to start Airbus A330 Freighter services to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City from March 2016 as the airline continues to expand its network. The Ho Chi Minh service will fly on Thursdays and Saturdays, providing 120 tonnes of capacity in addition to 72 tonnes of bellyhold capacity on daily […]

Qatar Airways to continue expanding beyond 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo saw double digit growth in 2015 and is expecting more for this year, with new routes and additional aircraft. Chief officer for cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann tells Air Cargo Week (ACW) that between January and October 2015, Qatar Airways Cargo saw freight tonne kilometres (FTK) increase by 27 per cent and the airline […]

Qatar Airways expands freighter fleet to 16 aircraft

Qatar Airways Cargo has increased its fleet, having taken delivery of its seventh Airbus A330 Freighter and its first Boeing 747 Freighter. The new aircraft will be used on routes to the Indian cities of Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai, as well as Bahrain, Brussels and London’s Stansted Airport. Qatar now has 16 freighters in its […]