Saturday, July 13, 2024

Copenhagen flights are a fairy tale for LATAM Cargo

LATAM Cargo has become the first cargo airline to offer direct services between Scandinavia and Latin America with flights to Copenhagen, Denmark. The Boeing 767-300F route will cut transit times by up to 48 hours, and will transport an estimated 20-25 tonnes on each weekly flight. The round trip increases connections to between Scandinavia and […]

Brussels Airport joins forces with MVD Free Airport

Brussels Airport and MVD Free Airport have signed a memorandum of understanding to formalise their relationship of friendship and cooperation. As operators of international airports with similar missions to operate as air cargo hubs of regional relevance, seeing eye-to-eye related to challenges that the global pharma distribution is facing. They have worked on several initiatives […]

va-Q-tec expands in South America with Montevideo operations

Va-Q-tec has opened a new Latin American head office and operations facility in Montevideo, Uruguay as it looks to expand in the region. The site will function as a key hub for va-Q-tec’s rental services and as a fulfilment station from July 2018 onwards. Group director sales Latin America and president of va-Q-tec Uruguay, Edgardo […]

Montevideo aims to be the gateway to South America

With a relatively small internal market, Uruguay has set its stall out to become a gateway to the whole of South America, writes Neil Madden. Sandwiched between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay has introduced an attractive tax, legal and administrative framework to transform the country into a competitive point of entry for global shippers. The results […]

Uruguayan airport aiming to be LATAM’s pharma hub

Ambitious Montevideo (MVD) Free Airport has big plans and is aiming to be Latin America’s (LATAM) main pharmaceutical hub. Last month, the Uruguayan gateway became a member of Pharma.Aero and the 7th airport to join following the launch by founding members Miami International Airport and Brussels Airport last year. MVD Free Airport managing director, Bruno […]

Pharma.Aero welcomes three new members 

Pharma.Aero has welcomed an additional three members in the shape of freight forwarder Expeditors, cool chain container specialist Envirotainer and Uruguay’s Montevideo (MVD) Free Airport. This brings the total number of companies in Pharma.Aero to 18 members. It was launched in May last year, and founded by Brussels Airport and Miami International Airport. MVD Airport […]

Pangea Logistics members fly motorbikes around the world

Freight forwarder members of Pangea Logistics Network have been busy transporting motorbikes around the world to locations including Moscow and Panama. Indian member Connect Cargo transported a Bjaj Dominar 400 from Mumbai to Moscow for the Motorspring Moscow 2017 international fair for outdoor vehicles. It says the team had to work hard due to the […]

IATA WCS 2017: Montevideo in Uruguay set to join Pharma.Aero

Carrasco International Airport (MVD Free Airport) is set to join the Pharma.Aero organization over the next month, the gateway’s managing director Bruno Guella tells Air Cargo Week. Speaking at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi today, he says the Uruguayan airport in Montevideo only has to tie up a few […]

AMI opens up South America with Miami office

AMI is taking a major step in developing its business in South America with the opening of an office in Miami and establishing a strategic partnership with Brazil-based wholesaler Craft Group. AMI Miami will serve the local airfreight agent community and act as the control centre for transhipments between its US and global networks and […]

LATAM signs joint business ventures with American and IAG

LATAM Airlines Group has signed joint business ventures with its oneworld partners, American Airlines and IAG. As a result of the agreement, IAG and American Airlines customers will get access to LATAM’s network of over 100 destinations with more than 1,000 flights a day. LATAM, which consists of LAN and TAM, and its affiliates will […]