Monday, July 15, 2024

IATA: rescue plan for UK aviation is needed urgently

IATA has warned of devastating impacts if a rescue plan for the UK aviation industry is not implemented immediately. Without immediate action the Association predicts the UK will face an ‘imminent unemployment catastrophe,’ which threatens to put more than 820,000 people out of work across the entire UK economy and could result in the UK […]

Logistics must take threat of No Deal Brexit seriously

Rees-Mogg and the Brexit Multiverse of Madness

With Boris Johnson receiving the keys for 10 Downing Street, the Freight Transport Association is warning that the logistics sector needs to take the risk of a No Deal Brexit seriously. The Prime Minister has made it clear that the UK will be leaving the European Union on 31 October whether or not a new […]

Askam to drive Masterplan at Doncaster Sheffield

Liz Askam has been appointed as property manager responsible for asset management for Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s tenant property portfolio. She will play a major role in promoting the development opportunities on the airport’s immediate site, a key part of the airport’s 20-year Masterplan. The Masterplan was published in 2018, detailing the future development of the […]

New broom relishes new challenges

The role at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) came about as 32-year industry veteran Ray Wood, head of cargo, was looking for a new challenge having worked with airlines for about 20 years. “The role at DSA is unique in as much that the airport has insourced the cargo handling operations as well as attracting commercial […]

HAE Group keeps scoring in the second half

As 2018 enters its second half, HAE director, UK & Ireland John Ward is confident that the year will prove very strong for the Derbyshire-based multi-platform air cargo industry services provider. He says: “In our experience the first half of 2018 has been very strong, with positive gains made in both volumes and yields. While […]

Will Brexit mean anarchy in the UK?

With huge changes in international trade caused by Brexit and the implementation of the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), all eyes will be on Birmingham next June with the 12th Multimodal being held at the NEC, writes Stuart Flitton. Among the many challenges forwarders are facing is the impending launch of CDS, which will replace the […]

IAG Cargo to upgrade London to Tel Aviv services for pharma

IAG Cargo new hires

IAG Cargo is to upgrade its London to Tel Aviv services from Airbus A321s to Boeing 777-200s from March 2016 to take advantage of Israel’s fast growing pharmaceutical sector. The 777-200s will operate twice a day between Heathrow Airport and Ben Gurion International Airport, replacing the remaining A321. The upgrade will provide a daily capacity […]

No Heathrow expansion unless environmental conditions met

Heathrow Airport expansion should not be approved unless it can demonstrate it can comply with environmental conditions, the UK government’s House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee says. In July this year, the UK government appointed Airports Commission published its final report on increasing runway capacity in London, concluding that Heathrow Airport should have a third […]