August 2019

Suparna Airlines launches freighter service from Oslo to Nanjing

Suparna Airlines is to start a twice-a-week Boeing 747-400 freighter service between Oslo, Norway, and Nanjing, China, commencing on September…

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Menzies Aviation renews deal with Norwegian Air

Menzies Aviation has confirmed that Norwegian Air has renewed its cargo handling deal at Los Angeles International Airport. Menzies Aviation…

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Vallair confirmed as source of first Qantas A321 freighter

By Damian Brett

Aircraft lessor Vallair has confirmed that it is the owner of the first of three A321 converted freighters (P2F) that…

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New Sydney airport attracts freight firms

By Damian Brett

Ten of Australia’s major freight companies have entered a memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Western Sydney Airport, due to open…

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DSV-Panalpina merger creates world’s second largest airfreight forwarder

By Rachelle Harry

DSV has announced that its acquisition of Panalpina will finally be completed today in a deal worth $5.5bn. The combined…

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Korean Air Cargo expands in America but cuts domestic services

By Damian Brett

Korean Air Cargo today announced that it would expand its services in the Americas with an additional weekly frequency, but…

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Unilode to digitise ULD fleet after partnering with Nexxiot

Unilode has signed an expanded deal with supply chain management solutions provider Nexxiot that will play a key role in…

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Oman Air Cargo adds mobile app

Oman Air Cargo has successfully launched a mobile app as it continues its drive towards digitisation. The airline said the…

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Tigers South Africa opens e-commerce centre to support demand

By Rachelle Harry

To support the demands of the growing online retail market, Tigers South Africa has opened a new e-commerce centre at…

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Air France KLM reintroduces Lusaka as a freighter destination

By Rachelle Harry

Air France KLM has announced that from September 3, 2019, it will reintroduce Lusaka, Zambia, to its full freighter schedule….

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How to embrace disruption in logistics in the digital age

By Andrew Jillings

In the first of our ‘How To’ series, Tigers chief executive Andrew Jillings says that logistics companies should embrace disruption…

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DHL expands and upgrades Connecticut service centre

By Rachelle Harry

DHL has completed a $4m expansion of its Hartford service center in Connecticut, US, which will enable the company to…

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Cathay Pacific chief executive resigns amid protest row

By Rachelle Harry

Today (August 16) Cathay Pacific announced changes in its senior management team. Augustus Tang will replace Rupert Hogg as chief…

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Panalpina broadens Middle East operations with new Oman office

By Rachelle Harry

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is set to open a new office in Muscat, Oman, in the third…

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Cargo teams at Virgin and Delta set for transatlantic boost

The cargo teams at partners Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are hoping to benefit from an increase in flights…

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LATAM Cargo revenues slide as economic uncertainty takes its toll

By Damian Brett

LATAM Cargo saw its revenues decline the  second quarter of the year, partly as a result of weaker demand in…

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Swissport targets further acquisitions after refinancing

By Damian Brett

Ground handler Swissport said it will target further acquisitions following the refinancing of debt by the group. Swissport Group today…

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Hong Kong cargo operations largely unaffected by recent disruption

By Damian Brett

The protests at Hong Kong International Airport are not expected to cause major delays to cargo shipments. Protests at the…

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GEODIS Germany appoints new freight forwarding project director

By Rachelle Harry

GEODIS has appointed Peter Anetsberger as industrial projects director of its freight forwarding division in Germany. From July 1, Anetsberger…

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Further Hong Kong disruption could hit territory’s reputation as a transport hub

By Damian Brett

The Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics (HAFFA) has warned that the recent disruption to operations at Hong…

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