February 2017

E-AWB penetration down in January

The latest figures from IATA show that electronic air waybill (e-AWB) penetration declined in January compared with December. The latest…

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Ed Force One helps ACS to a record year for contracts

Air Charter Service (ACS) arranged almost 12,500 contracts in 2016, making it a record year for the UK-based aircraft broker….

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Aviance Ghana opts for Kale Logistics software

Ground handler Aviance Ghana has signed up to use Kale Logistics Solutions’ web-based airport cargo management system. Kale said that…

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IAG Cargo to embrace technology with new customer portal and WMS

IAG Cargo will look to further embrace technology to create efficiencies and improve its product offering in the year ahead…

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DHL’s green award for Lufthansa Cargo

German airline Lufthansa Cargo has been named a ‘preferred carrier’ by DHL Global Forwarding and presented with a GoGreen carrier…

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo to add new US destinations

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will offer space on a new daily service from London to Seattle and extra flights from Manchester…

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Asia Cargo Monthly: Slow start to the year for Asian carriers

It was a slow start to the year on the cargo front for airlines based in the Asia region, with…

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First flight for Tunisia’s Express Air Cargo

New Tunisian freighter operator Express Air Cargo has completed its first commercial flight, operating a Boeing 737-300F between Tunis and…

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AEI adds KF Aerospace as authorised conversion centre

A rise in demand for passenger to freighter aircraft conversions has seen Aeronautical Engineers Inc (AEI) select Canada’s KF Aerospace…

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DHL recruits for Americas hub surge

DHL Express is to recruit 900 staff as it completes the latest $108m expansion of its Americas Hub at the…

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Atlas confident on pilot recruitment and aircraft supply

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) remains confident about the future supply of aircraft for freighter operations and is positive about…

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ABX Air pilots agree settlement

ABX Air has reached a settlement with its pilot unions on a dispute which had grounded 75 flights for DHL…

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Asia Pacific airlines off to a good start

Figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) show that Asia Pacific-based airlines made a good start to the…

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South African airports plan for an upswing

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) is taking steps to ease congestion at the country’s major cargo gateways, particularly Johannesburg’s OR Tambo…

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DO NOT POST YET UPS strike looms, says union

AWAITING COMMENT FROM UPS The prospect of a strike at UPS in the US has come closer says the Teamsters…

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Air cargo under no immediate threat from start-ups but should still be watchful

The air cargo industry should not ignore the threat of start-ups but in the short term there is no major…

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No panic for this panda

Piles of your favourite food before departure, staff on hand to minister to your every need and your own private…

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China Airlines signs with WFS in Chicago

China Airlines has signed a new cargo contract at Chicago O’Hare International Airport with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), extending its…

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United extends tempcontrol network

United Cargo has added Barcelona, Spain and Bordeaux-Merignac, France to its tempcontrol network of certified handling locations. With the addition…

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UK transport institute chooses Robin Proctor as new chief

Robin Proctor is to become the next president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK,…

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