Friday, June 14, 2024

Qatar Airways Cargo now serves Vienna

Qatar Airways Cargo will now regularly operate one weekly air cargo flight from Doha to Vienna. The new cargo connection will be operated once a week effective immediately and comprises an important addition for Vienna Airport as an air cargo location. Qatar Airways will regularly operate cargo-only flights to Vienna from its domestic flight hub […]

K+N opens exclusive handling area at Vienna Airport

Kuehne + Nagel has been given its own exclusive handling area at the 1,600 sqm Vienna Pharma Handling Center (VPHC). The pharma centre was opened in December 2018, and is part of the Air Cargo Center with direct access from both land and airside areas. The facility provides two separate temperature-controlled areas, with a 1,600 […]

Swissport opens second Vienna airport warehouse

Swissport International has opened its second air cargo warehouse at Vienna International Airport, bringing its total space to 7,000 square metres. The Swissport operated facility, which has a surface area of 2,100 square metres, has direct airside access, allowing shipments to be transported to be transported to and from the aircraft much faster than before. […]

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 […]

Vienna Airport embraces Nallian’s data platform

The cargo community at Vienna International Airport is embracing Nallian’s open data sharing platform to help reduce congestion and improve efficiency. Vienna is developing an Airport City with the opening of the Pharma Handling Center and more projects underway, but says land availability is not endless so digital transformation and collaboration are the way to […]

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 […]

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 […]

EzyCustoms supports Thai Airways cargo declarations on new Vienna route

THAI Airways is submitting electronic cargo declarations on its new flight services to Vienna to Austrian Customs for advance clearance using EzyCustoms. The product validates the shipment data according to the Customs requirement before the submission of the Entry Summary Declaration. The system also allows THAI Airways to receive the acknowledgement and status messages returned […]

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 […]

Egypt a vital market for Lufthansa Cargo

Egypt and Cairo are important trade lanes in the Lufthansa Cargo network in terms of  both freighter and belly traffic. The carrier operates a five times a week MD-11F service from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cairo International Airport. This is complemented by belly services, including a daily Airbus A321 FRA to Cairo route, a three […]

First station outside Europe opened by time:matters

Time:matters has further extended its network for sameday transport of cargo by opening its first station outside of Europe in Tel Aviv, Israel. The station is now open for time-critical shipments and export shipments with direct flights and there will be access to 90 direct connections a week to and from Tel Aviv. Time:matters says the […]

New GSA for Air India in Austria

Mondial Airline Services – the Austrian office of the Global GSA Group – has been appointed as the new general sales agent (GSA) of Air India in Austria. Air India currently flies three times a week utilising a Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Vienna to Delhi. Mondial Airline Services managing director, Aytekin Saray says: “Air India is […]

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 […]

Transhipments, Europe and Taiwan give HKIA a boost in August

Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had a strong month in August with transhipments and trade with Europe and Taiwan giving it a significant boost. Cargo rose by 3.6 per cent to 374,000 tonnes in August with transhipments increasing 11 per cent year-on-year. Year-to-date volumes are up 0.5 per cent to 2.84 million tonnes and on […]

Lufthansa reconnects Munich with Tehran

Lufthansa has relaunched nonstop services Munich – Tehran with three times a week Airbus A330-300 services from today (4 July). Flight number LH602 will leave Munich at 22.10h on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, landing in Tehran at 05.20h. The return flight, number LH603 will leave Tehran at 06.55h on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, landing back […]

Lufthansa warns of disruption during ver.di trade union strike

Lufthansa Cargo has warned of delays and disruption due to strikes by the ver.di trade union at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover airports today (27 April). The airline warns that striking union members in the ground handling, passenger checks and fire services will result in flight cancellations, primarily at Frankfurt and Munich. Lufthansa […]