July 2019

CCA to ‘shine a light on collaborative solutions’ for pharma

The Cool Chain Association (CCA)’s next Pharma & Biosciences Conference, to be held in Paris in September, will ‘shine a…

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US airline heads once again point to Gulf airlines’ subsidisation

In an opinion piece published on July 12 in USA Today, the three heads of big American airlines – Doug…

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United Cargo opts for WebCargo by Freightos for new portal

United Cargo has today (July 16) confirmed that it will collaborate with WebCargo by Freightos on the design and creation…

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Pilots supporting strikes less than ‘Prime’ for Amazon

Pilots flying for carriers on behalf of Amazon Air have shown their solidarity for striking Amazon workers this week during…

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BACA rebrands

BACA, the Baltic Air Charter Association, has rebranded, becoming simply The Air Charter Association. BACA was formed in 1949 at…

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Qatar Airways Cargo adds Changi to its transpacific connections

Qatar Airways Cargo has added Singapore Changi as a new destination to its transpacific freighter connections. The Doha-based cargo carrier…

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SIA Cargo has disappointing June

Singapore Airlines Cargo (SIA Cargo) saw its freight traffic fall in June compared with the same month of 2018. Cargo…

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DHL introduces digital twin technology to Tetra Pak warehouse in Singapore

DHL Supply Chain has introduced what it describes as an ‘integrated supply chain solution’ at Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore….

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Teleport invests in e-commerce provider

Teleport, the cargo and logistics wing of AirAsia that was formerly known as RedCargo Logistics, has – along with venture…

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Menzies renews cargo handling deal with Air China at San Francisco

Edinburgh, Scotland-headquartered air services provider Menzies has renewed its cargo handling contract with Air China covering San Francisco Airport. The…

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Top 25 cargo airlines 2018: FedEx at the top as Qatar closes in on Emirates

By Damian Brett

FedEx retained its position as the world’s busiest cargo airline in 2018, but the passenger and freighter fleet of Qatar…

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Virgin selects WTA and Swissport for Israeli cargo services

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded contracts to cargo sales agent WTA Aviation and cargo handler Swissport in Israel to support…

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Hong Kong International registers 6.7% drop in cargo volumes in H1

The world’s largest cargo airport, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), saw freight volumes slide by 6.7% year on year over…

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Delta Air Lines records double-digit drop in cargo revenues

By Damian Brett

Delta Air Lines saw cargo revenues drop for the second quarter in a row on the back of traffic declines….

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Sichuan Airlines takes delivery of its first freighter

By Damian Brett

BOC Aviation Limited has delivered the first of three Airbus A330 freighter aircraft to passenger carrier Sichuan Airlines. The remaining…

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Air cargo rates take a hit in June

The slowdown in global trade is increasingly taking its toll on air cargo freight rates. According to data provider Tac…

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Turkish Cargo on the up in May

Turkish Cargo has reported another month of strong cargo growth in May. The Istanbul-hubbed airline saw sold tonnage increase by…

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IATA and ATA team up on animal transportation programme

IATA has teamed up with the Animal Transport Association (ATA) to promote adoption of CEIV Live Animals certification to help…

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Could Schiphol be set to earn extra slots?

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol could be set to receive an increase in slots from 2021 but it will need to meet…

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ACS utilises An-124 flights for component move

Broker Air Charter Service was recently called into action to move almost 400 tons of components to complete a new…

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