August 2019

Spanish hubs lead the way for freight growth in Europe

By Damian Brett

Six out of the 20 fastest growing cargo airports in Europe over the last ten years are based in Spain,…

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Ethiopian Cargo adds freighter operations to Thailand and Vietnam

By Rachelle Harry

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services is introducing a weekly B777 freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam. Tewolde GebreMariam,…

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Air Canada Cargo adds perishables to GTA dnata tie-up

By Damian Brett

Air Canada Cargo has extended its cargo handling deal with GTA dnata in Toronto to include all AC cool chain…

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Volga-Dnepr Group to restructure management team after tough first half

By Damian Brett

The Volga-Dnepr Group has announced it will restructure the business after performance in the first half of the year was…

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AEROTUF to supply SONOCO ThermoSafe with new temperature-controlled Pegasus ULD

By Rachelle Harry

Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco, has announced the creation of the passive, temperature-controlled Pegasus ULD that will be manufactured…

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LATAM Cargo ups US-Colombia and launches US-Peru services

By Rachelle Harry

LATAM Cargo will double its services between the US to Colombia by adding 12 more passenger flights between Bogota and…

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Unilode and OnAsset complete Bluetooth ULD trial

By Damian Brett

ULD firm Unilode Aviation Solutions and OnAsset Intelligence have completed trials of its smart-phone app that can track Bluetooth-equipped ULDs…

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21 Air scoops long-term ACMI deal for US-Mexico services

By Damian Brett

US-based freighter operator 21 Air is reported to have won an ACMI contract with AeroMexico. The carrier recently announced it…

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Halifax Stanfield Airport breaks ground on new logistics centre

By Damian Brett

Work has started on a new logistics centre at Halifax Stanfield Airport (HIAA) in Canada. The new centre is due…

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DHL signs multi-year airfreight deal with Komatsu

By Rachelle Harry

DHL Express and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a new multi-year agreement with leading construction and mining business Komatsu. DHL –…

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JAL and Kalitta add new transpacific codeshare

By Damian Brett

Kalitta Air and Japan Airlines (JAL) have been given permission to add a new cargo codeshare on services between Chicago…

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Florida’s Airglades International to be converted to cargo-only hub

By Rachelle Harry

Hendry County in South Florida and the current operator of Airglades International Airport (AIA) have sought approval from the US…

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Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific extend partnership up to 2024

By Rachelle Harry

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific have had their joint venture partnership re-authorised for another five years (up to 31…

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SATS and TUM CREATE look to AI to digitise air cargo

Handler and aviation catering services provider SATS is working with TUM CREATE, a research platform for the improvement of Singapore’s…

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Airport Authority Hong Kong reports air cargo traffic decline

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA), operator of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), has revealed that cargo throughput at the gateway…

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SIA Cargo sees a dip in volumes

Singapore Airlines Cargo (SIA Cargo) experienced a decline in cargo volumes last month (July). The freight carrier shipped 103,200 tonnes…

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United Airlines to add new connections to Japan

United Airlines has confirmed that it is to launch new links between four of its US hubs and Tokyo’s Haneda…

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CEVA Logistics renews contract with Borr Drilling

By Rachelle Harry

CEVA Logistics has renewed its contract with Borr Drilling. The new contract is valid until the end of August 2020….

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Chapman Freeborn charter moves MRI scanner to the Maldives

Chapman Freeborn recently transported an MRI machine from Dubai to a hospital in Addu Atoll, the Maldives. The shipment was…

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ACS arranges flight simulator shipment: for real

The Florida office Air Charter Service (ACS) recently chartered a Boeing B747 to move a 35-tonne flight simulator from Texas…

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