August 2019

BIFA expands training team with Sumner appointment

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Liz Sumner as trainer –…

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time:matters strengthens Europe-Asia network with new locations

By Rachelle Harry

Time critical logistics firm time:matters has opened three new stations in Japan, Singapore and Thailand, bringing the total number of…

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Agility profits up despite tough airfreight market

Logistics and infrastructure firm Agility saw net profits increase by 8.1% year on year in the second quarter despite its…

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US delays China tariff increases for certain products

By Damian Brett

The ongoing tariff trade war between China and the US took an unexpected twist last night when the US announced…

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Mallory Alexander adds dedicated project freight division

Mallory Alexander International Logistics has increased its service offering with the addition of a dedicated project freight division, headed by…

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Panalpina’s new Frankfurt pharma centre gains GDP approval

Panalpina’s newly opened Healthcare Logistics Center in Weiterstadt near Frankfurt/Main Airport has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification. On August…

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Air Partner in South Sudan aid effort

The freight division Air Partner recently helped transport more than 400 tonnes of aid to South Sudan on behalf of…

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Hong Kong flights resume as airport adds new security measures

By Damian Brett

Passenger flights from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) have re-started today as the Asian hub has put extra security measures…

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Hong Kong flights suspended for second day

By Damian Brett

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has again suspended all passenger flights due to ongoing protests just hours after re-starting operations….

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Air Astana appoints Flight Directors as UK GSA

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, has appointed Flight Directors as its new General Sales Agent (GSA) for the…

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Hong Kong Airport flights re-start after cancellations this morning

By Damian Brett

UPDATE: FLIGHTS ONCE AGAIN SUSPENDED CLICK TO READ MORE Passenger flights at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) have re-started today…

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UPS announces new chief financial officer

Express firm UPS has announced that chief financial officer Richard Peretz will retire and be replaced by Brian Newman, currently…

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Trucks loaded with cargo could be flown into the UK as part of no-deal Brexit plans

The UK government has issued a tender worth up to £300m calling for companies to transport trucks, trailers and vans…

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Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests in terminal

By Rachelle Harry

Hong Kong airport, one of the busiest in the world, has cancelled its departing passenger flights as a result of…

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Qantas to add A321 freighters after signing A$1bn e-commerce deal

By Damian Brett

Australia Post and Qantas Freight have announced an expanded domestic and international airfreight agreement to support the growing demand for…

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Cathay Pacific takes action following China warning over protests

By Rachelle Harry

Cathay Pacific has suspended a pilot who was arrested amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong. It has also fired two…

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Menzies Aviation expands into Canada with GTO Global Logistics deal

By Damian Brett

Menzies Aviation has acquired Canada-based GTO Global Logistics as the wholesale airfreight provider gains its first foothold in Canada. GTO…

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cargo-partner’s new iLogistics Center commences operations

By Rachelle Harry

cargo-partner’s new warehouse complex – the iLogistics Center – located near Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia, has commenced operations ahead of its official…

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AirBridgeCargo maintains Oslo flights despite Moscow ban on salmon transhipment

AirBridgeCargo is maintaining its freighter services from Oslo Airport despite Moscow placing a ban on the transhipment of Norwegian salmon….

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Tiaca to take an industry-wide approach to air cargo innovation at executive summit

Tiaca Board members will host a series of executive working sessions to discuss innovation and challenges to improve cross-discipline collaboration…

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