December 2015

Switch and save with sophisticated software

Logistics management software specialist Softlink Global says it can now offer full e-Air Waybill (e-AWB) connectivity to over 90 airlines…

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Chennai recovers from floods

Freight operations are beginning to return to normal at Chennai airport in India following several days of severe flooding. Freight…

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Singapore centre puts DHL at the cutting edge

DHL has opened an Asia Pacific Innovation Center (APIC) in Singapore, a multi-million dollar facility that will offer a visionary…

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The world’s our lobster, says Emirates

Emirates SkyCargo has now shipped 35,000 tonnes of Cool Chain products through its freighter hub at Al Maktoum International-Dubai World…

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Dubai cargo doing well

Cargo at Dubai International airport was up 7.6% in October at 215,714 tonnes compared with 200,435 tonnes in the same…

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DHL helps India prepare for disaster

Guwahati International Airport is the latest location to benefit from the joint DHL-UN Development Programme (UNDP) Get Airports Ready for…

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Would the owner of a white Boeing 747F, registration TF-ARN…

Many of us will at some time have had to ring up officialdom asking them to remove an abandoned car…

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Hong Kong handler targets online business

Hong Kong Air Cargo Industry Services (Hacis) – the added-value logistics arm of Hong Kong’s largest air cargo handler, Hactl…

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Handler CAS helps forwarders go ‘e’

North America’s largest cargo handler, Consolidated Aviation Services’ (CAS), has launched a web-based tool to help freight forwarders move to…

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Future pharma boost for Tel Aviv-London

IAG Cargo pharma traffic between the UK and Israel will benefit from an aircraft upgrade on the carrier’s London Heathrow-Tel…

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New EU aviation plan lacks detail, say critics

European transport commissioner Violeta Bulc has unveiled a new European Union aviation strategy to a chorus of disapproval from many…

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BRUcargo to launch Air Cargo Belgium with Polmans as chairman

The BRUcargo community in Brussels is launching a new independent organisation that will work to improve the logistics and cargo…

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Forwarder frustration as UK runway decision ‘delayed’

The UK’s main trade association for freight forwarders and logistics service providers said it was frustrated at reports that  a…

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Vueling fueling IAG Cargo growth

IAG has added 26 new stations from its low-cost carrier arm Vueling to the group’s cargo network, bringing its total to 128…

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Brussels promises new rules for drones

European transport commissioner Violeta Bulc has promised a regulatory framework for commercial drones as part of a proposed new aviation strategy…

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AirBridgeCargo renews safety certificate

Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has renewed its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) for a further two years following a five-day…

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No paper please, says Air Canada

Air Canada Cargo says that electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) will become the preferred method of shipping cargo at seven of…

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Oz agents progress towards 100% screening

Australia has made good progress in meeting new US security rules, says the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development in…

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Tailspin ocean box rates puts airfreight volumes at risk, says Drewry

The dramatic decline in ocean container spot market rates has widened the gap between seafreight and airfreight, said supply chain…

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TIACA seeks clarity on US export plan

The airfreight industry is in discussions with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) about what advance information will be needed…

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