Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Vienna Airport and Korean Air lift partnership to a new level

Vienna Airport and Korean Air signed an agreement today to expand their existing partnership. The objective is to jointly meet the growing demand for air cargo services between Korea and Vienna Airport in its capacity as a flight and cargo hub for Central and Eastern Europe. Plans include joint market initiatives targeting freight forwarders and […]

Stable air cargo year 2023 at Vienna Airport

Air cargo handling at Vienna Airport remained stable: More than 172,000 tons were handled for transport by cargo or passenger aircraft in 2023. This represents an increase of two percent compared to 2022. Due to the recovery in global air traffic, more belly capacities were available again in 2023. As a result, this segment was […]

Michael Zach takes over as Head of Ground Services at Vienna Airport

Michael Zach took over the management of ground handling services at Flughafen Wien AG on 1 January 2024 and is thus responsible for all cargo, baggage, and ramp handling as well as aircraft de-icing. Having worked at the airport since 2006, Michael Zach has been responsible for Sales, Finance and Cargo within the Handling Services […]

Air cargo industry charts “journey into the future”

This week, Vienna Airport was the focal point of the international air cargo industry. On 9 October 2023, the first Vienna Cargo Day took place at AirportCity, directly followed by FlyPharma Europe 2023 on 10 and 11 October 2023. More than 400 international air cargo industry representatives gathered at Vienna Airport on these three days […]

First Vienna Cargo Day and FlyPharma at Vienna Airport

In just a few days, Vienna Airport will serve as the venue hosting two important industry events. On Monday, 9 October 2023, the airport is inviting the entire air cargo community to the first Vienna Cargo Day. News and trends on the issues of sustainability, hydrogen and digitalisation will be presented and discussed together with […]

Vienna Airport’s Pharma Handling Centre grows annual tonnage by 64%

The Vienna Airport Pharma Handling Centre (VPHC) increased its total tonnage by 64% in 2022 compared to the previous year. With the handling of more than 3,600 tons of pharmaceuticals, biotech products and other temperature- sensitive goods, an increase of over 1,400 tons was recorded. With the handling of another record tonnage, the highly modern […]

Vienna Airport steps up

The COVID-19 crisis is putting Vienna Airport to the test, just like the entire aviation industry. Vienna Airport is functioning as a reliable airfreight centre for Central and Eastern Europe during the crisis thanks to years of investment into its logistic centre. “Vienna Airport offers its customers fast turnaround times and is well prepared for […]

DHL combines services at Vienna Airport campus

DHL has opened its new campus at Vienna Airport, combining overland, air and ocean freight services for optimal handling and transportation of goods. The Vienna Airport hub in the county of Fischamend adds another important logistics hub and gateway to the DHL Global Forwarding, Freight worldwide network, opening up Austria and Eastern Europe. Prominent guests […]

cargo-partner plays in symphony for orchestra tour

cargo-partner has transported all the instruments for an internationally renowned symphonic orchestra from Austria for their tour of Japan. The logistics provider was approached by a concert tour organiser to manage the shipment from Austria to Japan, having successfully collaborating on a number of projects before. The shipment comprised of the orchestra’s instruments and special […]

cargo-partner inaugurates Vienna Airport iLogistics Center

Three months after the launch of operations, cargo-partner has celebrated the opening of its iLogistics Center near Vienna Airport with a colourful event. The celebration took place at the company headquarters in Fischamend on 26 September with 250 guests, with the facility opening on 1 June 2018, exactly one year after the ground-breaking of the […]

DHL breaks ground at DHL Campus Vienna Airport freight hub

DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight have started construction of the DHL Campus Vienna Airport, a freight hub for Austria and Eastern Europe. The two divisions are building an advanced freight terminal and office building with a total of around 12,000m2 of warehouse space and around 3,500m2 of office space, pooling competencies for air and […]

ENGEL centralises spare parts logistics with cargo-partner

Machine manufacturer ENGEL has centralised its spare parts logistics with cargo-partner at its iLogistics Center near Vienna Airport. The Schwertberg, Austria-headquartered manufacturer of injection moulding machines and parts handling automation has had rapid business growth over the past year, and storage space at its three production facilities in Austria were no longer sufficient to accommodate […]

DHL to open up Eastern Europe with new logistics hub in Vienna

DHL has purchased 60,000 square metres of land at Vienna Airport to act as a freighter hub for Eastern Europe and open up the region to all modes of transport. The contract was signed by DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight, and starting in the summer of 2018, the DHL Campus Vienna Airport will be […]

Positive year for Vienna Airport with cargo growing 1.9%

Vienna Airport has had a positive year with total cargo volumes growing 1.9 per cent to 287,962 tonnes. Operating company, Flughafen Wien Group says air cargo alone was up 1.9 per cent to 206,918 tonnes and trucking volumes by 1.7 per cent to 81,044 tonnes, helping push up total volumes by 1.9 per cent to […]

ACI Europe: freight grows 6.2% in October at European airports

Freight traffic across the European airport network averaged year-on-year (YOY) growth of 6.2 per cent in October, according to the latest figures published by the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe. The European airport trade body says so far this year cargo traffic is up 8.9 per cent – 7.9 per cent at European Union (EU) […]

Vienna Airport expands its cargo capabilities and adds pharma centre

Vienna Airport has added 13,000 square metres of cargo capacity and opened a new Pharma Handling Centre to meet growing air cargo volumes and demand. The developments are part of a €17.9 million investment by operator Flughafen Wien to expand its cargo capabilities and it says further facility expansion of air cargo and locating of […]

ACI Europe: freight traffic up 5.6% in April

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Freight traffic saw solid year-on-year (YOY) growth of 5.6 per cent in April as European gateways continue to see a positive start to the year, according to the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe. ACI Europe says in the first four months of the year cargo was up YOY by 7.4 per cent across Europe’s gateways […]

Vienna Airport to expand Air Cargo Center by one third

Vienna Airport is to spend €16 million ($16.7 million) expanding its Air Cargo Center by one third, and will have one of Austria’s largest photovoltaic facilities on its roof to provide electricity. Space at the Air Cargo Center will increase by a third adding 15,000 m2 and should be operational by the end of 2017. Vienna […]

Alpine country standing tall in tough market conditions

The Austrian market is a challenge, but despite the difficult conditions there was an increase in overall air cargo tonnage of more than four per cent in 2015. Austrian Airlines, which is part of Lufthansa Cargo, has seen good growth, driven by its expanding network and fleet upgrades. Lufthansa Cargo regional director for Austria, East […]

Mechanisms needed to make 100% e-freight adoption a reality

The air cargo industry needs mechanisms to make 100 per cent e-freight adoption a reality, delegates at the Kale Thought Leadership Summit for Air Cargo agreed. At the CLEAR VIEW summit, which took place on 11 and 12 February at the Hotel Hyatt Regency in Dubai, delegates from companies including Celebi, Swissport, Vienna Airport, Lufthansa, […]