May 2019

LATAM sees declining cargo traffic in first quarter

Reporting its first-quarter operating results last week (the period ending 31 March), South American carrier LATAM revealed that cargo revenues…

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DHL Supply Chain rolls out latest version of ‘smart glasses’

DHL Supply Chain, the arm of the Deutsche Post DHL Group that handles contract logistics, is rolling out the latest…

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Brussels Airport leads injunction against air traffic control provider

Brussels Airport Company and Brussels Airlines have launched interim injunction proceedings that apply for continuity of service delivery by Belgian…

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ACL opens new Greenville facility

Last Friday, ULD firm ACL Airshop held an opening ceremony marking the opening of the doors on a new manufacturing…

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Dachser Air & Sea moves into Sweden market

Germany-based Dachser Air & Sea Logistics division has entered the Swedish market, opening an office for air and sea freight…

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Ohio cargo gateway to benefit from FAA grant

Last week, the Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA) confirmed that Rickenbacker International Airport, the cargo-focused air gateway in Ohio for…

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DSV’s Krefeld facility beds in

DSV staff moved into a new facility in Krefeld in 2015 that brought together numerous service and operations offered by…

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CHAMP adds Japan to Traxon Global Customs coverage

Luxembourg-headquartered CHAMP Cargosystems has begun offering Advance Cargo Information (ACI) filing to Japan Customs via its customs compliance solution, Traxon…

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DSV sets out its Offer Prospectus on Panalpina takeover

Denmark-headquartered DSV has laid out terms associated with its takeover of Panalpina in a document known as an Offer Prospectus….

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UPS adds new connections to Saturday pick-ups

Last week (mid-May), UPS announced that it had expanded the number of countries that are available to its US customers…

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DHL Express collaborates with EHang on last-mile drone delivery

DHL Express has agreed a strategic partnership with EHang in an effort to jointly operate a fully automated and intelligent…

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AirBridgeCargo reports growth in outsize shipments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the Boeing 747 freighter operator that forms part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has confirmed that demand for…

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Tigers supports K&N Filters’ operations in China

Tigers is working with K&N Filters, a high-performance automotive air filter and air filtration manufacturer that is expanding its operations…

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UPS finishes Louisville Centennial expansion project

Express services giant UPS has completed a multi-phase expansion of its Louisville Centennial ground package sortation and distribution facility. “Tripling…

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Atran teams up with Cainiao to link Hangzhou and Riga

Atran Airlines, the Russian express services carrier within the Volga-Dnepr Group, has introduced a new route into its network that…

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Turkish Cargo flies into Porto

On 12 May, Turkish Cargo added Porto to its wide-ranging freighter network. An industrial hub, the second-largest city in Portugal,…

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Sea-Tac welcomes season’s first Copper River salmon

On 17 May, about 18,000 pounds of fresh Copper River salmon arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) aboard an Alaska…

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DHL Express confirms continuing presence at Bahrain Airport

DHL Express has inked a contract that extends the lease on its facility at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) for another…

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Hong Kong Airport’s freight throughput continues to wane

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled 394,000 tonnes of cargo in April, down by 8.1% on the same month of…

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Cathay Pacific Cargo volumes fall in April

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried a total of 163,694 tonnes of cargo and mail in April, a fall of…

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