June 2019

China Airlines signs up for Boeing 777 Freighters

Taiwan’s China Airlines is planning to order six Boeing 777 freighters as it looks to modernise its cargo fleet. The…

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CAL to add new Houston call as it targets oil and gas

CAL Cargo Airlines will add a new call at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport as it looks to cater for…

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Jetran to convert three B757s with Precision

Lessor Jetran International (Jetran) has awarded Precision Aircraft Solutions with a contract to convert three Boeing 757-200 aircraft into freighters….

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Volga-Dnepr Group to increase use of Leipzig/Halle Airport

The Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase its use of Leipzig/Halle Airport. The MoU, signed…

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AF KLM Cargo awarded with FlowerWatch accreditation

During the International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) recently held in Nairobi, Kenya, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) became…

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Crane Worldwide opens Guyana office

Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new office in Guyana on the back of the South American country’s growing economy….

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TIACA and CHAMP team up to launch sustainability programme

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is establishing a new working group to define and deliver a sustainability programme for…

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Emirates SkyCargo helps cinema speaker firm reach a wider audience

Emirates SkyCargo has helped Krix, a family-owned South Australian business specialising in cinema and home-theatre speakers, expand to a wider…

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Vistara signs up for Cargo Flash system

Indian airline Vistara (Tata SIA Airlines) has selected the nGen Cargo system for its international and domestic cargo operations The…

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Amazon to lease 15 more freighters from GECAS as it ramps up delivery operation

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced it will lease a further 15 B737-800 converted freighters from lessor GECAS as it continues…

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Ukrainian court orders seizure of five An-124s

A court in Ukraine has ordered the seizure of five of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124 aircraft. In a statement, Ukraine-based law firm…

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GECAS orders 10 more B737-800 converted freighters

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) signed an agreement with Boeing at the Paris Air Show exercising 10 purchase rights to…

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Chapman Freeborn to target growth following acquisition by Avia Solutions

Aviation group Avia Solutions Group has entered into an agreement to acquire UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn Group as the broker aims…

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Former Air Cargo Week editor Ian Martin Jones passes away

We are sad to report that Ian Martin Jones, ex-editor of Air Cargo Week and Heavylift and Project Forwarding, passed…

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to benefit from A330-900neo order

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is set to benefit from the overall airline’s order of 14 Airbus A330-900neos – the first UK…

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Cargolux returns to Santiago de Chile to meet perishable demand

Cargolux Airlines has restarted services to Santiago de Chile on a re-designed South American routing that aims to cater for…

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Shipper turns to airfreight to avoid ocean tariff troubles

A Canadian apparel firm is upping its use of airfreight as it anticipates that there will congestion at Asian ports…

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Kerry Logistics teams up with Spanish postal service to target Chinese e-commerce

Kerry Logistics has announced a new partnership with Spanish national postal service Sociedad Estatal de Correos y Telégrafos as the…

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Hong Kong sees cargo volumes slide again in May

The world’s largest cargo hub, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), saw cargo volumes drop again last month. The airport reported…

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Saudia Cargo hopes to benefit from new passenger destinations

Saudi Airlines Cargo is hoping to benefit from two new route launches – Jeddah to Athens and Marrakesh. Athens is…

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