October 2018

Schiphol freighter slots may be increased

Freighter services at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport could be increased after the Dutch government reversed its previous rejection of the ‘local…

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DSV airfreight grows above market rate in third quarter

The DSV Air & Sea division reported a 10% increase in airfreight volumes for the first nine months of 2018,…

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IAG Cargo Q3: tonnage down, yield up

IAG Cargo has reported commercial revenues of €290m for the third quarter, an increase of 8.1% on 2017 at constant…

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DB Schenker expands training options

DB Schenker and the Fraunhofer Institute have developed an innovative employee training program on packaging and order-picking processes as part…

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DHL sets up strategic partnership for supply chain operations in China

Deutsche Post DHL Group will transfer its supply chain operations in China to S.F. Holding in a ten-year strategic partnership…

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Airfreight is vital to UK economy, says report

The UK economy is more dependent on airfreight than many of its neighbours, with nearly half (by value) of the…

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Saudia Cargo appoints chief ground handling officer

Saudia Cargo has appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak to lead the airline’s ground handling business unit. The appointment of Al-Mubarak as chief ground…

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Need for speed: Shippers want the air cargo industry to move more quickly

The chairman of the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) has called on the air cargo industry to strive for faster supply…

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More encouraging results for Ontario

Cargo traffic at Ontario International Airport in the US continued its positive development in September, with commercial freight and mail…

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Air Canada breaks ground on Edmonton facility

Air Canada is constructing a new 50,000 sq ft facility to house its ground support equipment service and cargo teams…

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Dallas and Paris airports sign cargo growth agreement

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and French airport operator Aéroports de Paris (ADP) have signed an agreement to develop air…

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DHL Parcel UK strengthens UK presence

DHL Parcel UK (formerly UK Mail) is to take over 3,500 Pass My Parcel ServicePoints across the UK in the…

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‘Cosmic Girl’ hooks up with LauncherOne

A specially modified Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft dubbed ‘Cosmic Girl’ is currently at California’s Long Beach Airport, where…

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Swiss WorldCargo takes off for new Winter destinations

Swiss WorldCargo, the airfreight division of Zurich-based Swiss International Air Lines, has launched flights to new destinations in Asia, South…

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Frankfurt cargo volumes decline despite surge in airmail

Although airmail tonnage grew strongly at Frankfurt for the first nine months of 2018, cargo fell 0.8% compared to the…

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Record tonnage for Heathrow

Five new services to China helped London Heathrow Airport achieve a record high of 1.3m tonnes, up 1.5%, in the…

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Air Charter Service works on Indonesia relief efforts

Air Charter Service’s global offices have been sourcing aircraft to carry relief goods to Indonesia since the earthquake and tsunami…

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Panalpina increases profitability in a ‘very volatile environment’

Panalpina’s airfreight volumes increased 4% in the first nine months of 2018, in line with estimated market growth of 4%….

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CEVA stakeholder CMA CGM to provide “exit option” to other shareholders

CEVA Logistics is to broaden the partnership with CMA CGM, its major shareholder and strategic partner. As part of this…

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Fourth B747 freighter for CargoLogicAir

CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747 freighter, which will initially be used to meet customer demand…

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