August 2019

WFS adds new pharma cargo facility at Paris CDG

By Damian Brett

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is investing €10m in a new Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport…

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Nick Platts to leave Heathrow cargo role

Nicks Platts will leave his position as head of cargo at Heathrow Airport on October 9 as he seeks a…

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Funds raised for cargo development at Baltimore airport

By Damian Brett

An affiliate of Aviation Facilities Company Management has raised more than $36m in financing for a new air cargo facility…

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TIACA selects Hourcade to join transformation team

By Rachelle Harry

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed Celine Hourcade as a project manager. From September, in her new role,…

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Damco renews with BluJay for digital services

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Damco has expanded its deal with supply chain software provider BluJay to include cloud services. The two companies…

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Kuehne+Nagel and Air France KLM in ‘industry first’ system connection

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Kuehne+Nagel (K+N) and airline group Air France KLM have directly connected their space booking systems in what they…

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Qantas Freight expands capacity with B747-8F duo

Qantas Freight has welcomed a new addition to its fleet with the first of two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft touching…

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JetBlue and Aeronex to launch US cargo services

US low-cost carrier JetBlue and Miami-based Aeronex Cargo are to operate a new airfreight service, starting with Fort Lauderdale in…

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B&H upgrades its aerospace credentials

Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has upgraded its ISO accreditation to EN AS 9120b – the specialist standard for the…

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Lufthansa reaches air cargo anti-trust settlement with Deutsche Bahn

German logistics and European rail group Deutsche Bahn has reached an undisclosed settlement with Lufthansa concerning an alleged airline cargo…

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Emirates’ summer surge for perishables and pharma

Emirates SkyCargo transported over 150,000 tonnes of perishables and 27,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals through its Dubai hub this summer. The…

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German cargo market drops by more than 20% in June

By Oliver Link

Airlines and freight forwarders experienced some big declines in German export volumes in June, writes Oliver Link from Air Cargo…

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How to prepare air cargo supply chains for Brexit

By Peter MacSwiney

In the second of our ‘How To’ series, Peter MacSwiney, chairman, Agency Sector Management, examines how companies can prepare their…

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Atlas wins arbitration ruling but pilots’ union will fight on

Atlas Air has secured an important arbitration ruling in its prolonged legal battle with the union that represents its pilots….

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Agility investing $18m in greener logistics

Global logistics provider Agility has so far invested $18m in green supply chain technologies as it pursues an environmental strategy…

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Amazon to invest in Canadian freighter operator Cargojet

By Damian Brett

E-commerce giant Amazon will invest in a third freighter operator as it takes a stake in Canada’s Cargojet. The two…

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Asia Pacific airfreight demand falls 7.7% in July

Asia Pacific airlines saw airfreight demand fall 7.7% in July as declining exports and a worsening trade outlook led to…

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ECS continues European expansion with new office in Portugal

ECS Group has opened an office in Porto (OPO), continuing the GSSA’s European development strategy to expand its network. “Opening…

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Panalpina announces changes to board of directors

By Rachelle Harry

Panalpina has made changes to its board of directors following its merger with DSV. The company said that it had…

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Zoetis joins Pharma.Aero as shipper member

By Rachelle Harry

Animal medicine manufacturer Zoetis has joined Pharma.Aero as a new strategic pharma shipper member, joining a group of pharma shippers…

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