June 2017

Turkish adds freighter flight to Kano in Nigeria

Turkish Cargo has announced another new freighter service into Africa, with the launch of an Airbus A330F to Kano in…

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UK airfreight gets Customs declaration fallback service in case of a system collapse

The UK’s airfreight industry has implemented a new Customs declaration fallback system to prevent an airfreight meltdown like that experienced…

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American Airlines Cargo adds new Heathrow cool facility

American Airlines Cargo has opened a new Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) facility at its London Heathrow (LHR) cargo centre. The…

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NAM and Astral join forces for Red Cross aid flights to Somaliland

Network Airline Management (NAM) has transported over 57 tonnes of urgent relief goods on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross to…

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Turkish Cargo launches freighter flights to Johannesburg and Madagascar

Turkish Cargo is launching scheduled Airbus A330 freighter flights to Johannesburg in South Africa and Madagascar, off the southeast coast of…

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Cargolux adds Atlanta to US services served from Zhengzhou in China

Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta to destinations served from its Chinese hub in Zhengzhou (CGO). The North American city becomes…

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New rate structure for cargo tenants at Chicago O’Hare

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is to have a new uniform rate structure for aeronautical real estate leases. With several…

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Ethiopian inaugurates second Addis Ababa cargo terminal

Africa’s largest cargo operator, Ethiopian Airlines, has inaugurated its Cargo Terminal-II facility at home hub Addis Ababa The ceremony was attended by Ethiopia’s…

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Turkish Cargo freighter to Sao Paulo

Turkish Cargo has launched scheduled Airbus A330 freighter flights to Sao Paulo in Brazil, one of the largest industrial and…

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Banks and developers express interest in Anchorage airport cargo projects

Six companies have formally expressed interest in commercial development and financing options for warehousing, distribution and product assembly operations in…

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Kelly announces ‘enhanced security measures’ for all commercial flights to the US

US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly has announced “enhanced security measures” for all commercial flights to the US, describing…

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TNT Express operations “significantly affected” by cyber attacks

FedEx Corp has confirmed that the "worldwide operations" of its TNT Express subsidiary have been "significantly affected" by the cyber attacks…

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Top 25 air forwarders revealed: DHL maintains top spot

DHL Global Forwarding, Kuehne+Nagel (K+N), DB Schenker and UPS maintained their position as the leading four airfreight forwarders in 2016,…

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Innovative logistics technology under the spotlight

Logistics technology drivers Kaleido Logistics and RocketSpace have showcased the work of the second group of ten startup businesses within…

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Stavros Evangelakakis new chairman of Cool Chain Association

Stavros Evangelakakis is the new chairman of Cool Chain Association (CCA), taking over from Sebastiaan Scholte who has served in…

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ATSG keen to extend mystery express network contract

US-based lessor of mid-size freighters Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) would like to extend its short term express network contract with…

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Amazon not looking to replace the likes of UPS and FedEx

E-commerce giant Amazon has provided clarity on its moves into airfreight and other cargo transport modes, saying it is not…

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What does Amazon’s move into oceanfreight tell us about its plans for air cargo?

Amazon now looks set to move into ocean freight following the development of its airfreight and trucking operations. A listing…

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Forwarders unfazed by air cargo carriers’ e-tailer links

Are the "disrupters" from the e-commerce world, such as Amazon, about to derail the historical air cargo carrier-forwarder link by…

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Reports that Amazon is to launch US overnight freighter ops

Reports suggest that e-commerce giant Amazon is to acquire up to 20 B767 freighters from Boeing in order to launch…

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