July 2019

Lufthansa Cargo chills out with CSafe RAP

Lufthansa Cargo is the latest airline to qualify and approve the CSafe RAP temperature-controlled container for pharma shipments. The German…

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Entries open for TIACA’s new Sustainability Award

By Rachelle Harry

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has announced that it will host its first ever Sustainability Award, as part of…

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Cargojet piles on the pounds for e-commerce peak demand

Canadian overnight freighter operator Cargojet said that it handled “record volumes” and added capacity to meet e-commerce demand for overnight…

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K+N airfreight volumes fall 5.8% in first half 2019

Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) saw first half 2019 airfreight volumes fall 5.8% to 813,000 tons, blaming “stagnating markets” in some…

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Flexport switches freighter flights to new operator

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Flexport has switched its transpacific air charter operation from Western Global to a service run by Plus Logistics,…

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Amazon to create 2,500 jobs and ‘robotics opportunities’ in Ohio hubs

Amazon is to open two new Ohio fulfillment centers, creating more than 2,500 full-time jobs and opportunities to work alongside…

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FTA ‘No deal Brexit’ memo to Johnson and Hunt: Keep Britain trading

Britain’s next Prime Minister, either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, has been warned by the FTA that a ‘No deal…

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Panalpina: Airlines to tighten capacity in a weaker 2019 peak season

Airfreight’s 2019 second half peak season will be weaker than 2018 and 2017, with airlines managing capacity more tightly in…

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Delta Cargo focusses on investments

Over the last three years Delta Air Lines has invested four times the amount that it spent in the preceding…

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Changes at the head of Cathay Pacific’s cargo business

Cathay Pacific has changed the reporting lines of its cargo division. Freighter fleet network planning will now fall under the…

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Cargo-partner to expand with new offices

Logistics firm cargo-partner is expanding with new offices in Australia, the UAE, Austria and Malaysia as it pursues organic growth….

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JF Hillebrand appoints new CFO

Beverage industry logistics firm JF Hillebrand has appointed Jeroen Visser to succeed Thorsten Beer as group chief financial officer and…

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Panalpina sees airfreight increase despite competitors targeting its customers

Panalpina recorded an increase in airfreight volumes in the first half of the year despite competitors targeting its volumes and…

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Atlas expects more shippers to add their own air cargo networks

By Damian Brett

Shippers are expected to increasingly create their own air cargo networks as they look to enhance the control they have…

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FCS hoping to re-introduce Frankfurt truck slot booking next year

By Damian Brett

Cargo handler Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) is hoping to re-introduce a truck slot booking programme next year after it stopped…

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Amazon’s record breaking Prime Day puts supply chains under pressure

By Damian Brett

Prime Day was once again the largest shopping event in Amazon history with more than 175m items ordered. Over the…

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Turkish Cargo steps in to transport exhausted griffon vulture

Turkish Cargo stepped in to transport from Turkey to Serbia an endangered griffon vulture which became unwell during its annual…

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Geodis expands at Schiphol to meet growing demand

Geodis Netherlands has opened a new airside gateway at Schiphol airport to help expedite the processing of cargo through the…

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Cargolux Italia adds new B747F service to South Korea

Cargolux Italia has launched a brand new routing between Milan-Malpensa and Incheon in South Korea as it targets Italy’s top…

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Qatar Airways Cargo: Taking it personally

By Damian Brett

The last time Air Cargo News spoke to Qatar Airways chief officer cargo Guillaume Halleux, the airfreight market was in…

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