November 2019

SAS receives first A350

By Flight Global

Scandinavia’s SAS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, one of eight of the twinjets the carrier has on order, reports…

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Lufthansa hit with $6.4m fine from US FAA

By Rachelle Harry

Lufthansa has been issued a $6,428,000 penalty fine by the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for “allegedly…

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Drewry East-West airfreight rates rose in October

Drewry’s East-West Airfreight Price Index nudged up by 3% to a reading of 93.0 in October, up from 90.8 in…

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DHL Global Trade Barometer depicts weak three-month outlook

By Rachelle Harry

Global air trade has been reduced by three points to a new index volume of 45, the DHL Global Trade…

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Brussels Airport adds pick-up and delivery app

A new app aimed at improving acceptance and delivery of cargo at Brussels Airport has been added to the suite…

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Air cargo volumes down again in October

By Damian Brett

The latest figures from analyst WorldACD show that cargo volumes declined on a year earlier for the twelfth month in…

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Speculation over DSV Panalpina’s next takeover target

By Damian Brett

Investment bank Berenberg has taken a look at suitable takeover targets for fast growing forwarder DSV Panalpina. Although the Copenhagen-headquartered…

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Cathay Pacific: positive peak season for AP region

By Rachelle Harry

Cathay Pacific Cargo has reported a positive peak season, based on its performance and its role in transporting freight related…

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Foundation stone laid for Swissport cargo facility at Frankfurt

German airport operator Fraport and Swissport Cargo Services have laid the foundation stone for the ground handler’s new airfreight facility…

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DHL adds New York to its list of active foreign trade zones

By Rachelle Harry

DHL Global Forwarding, the freight division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has added a new foreign trade zone (FTZ) location…

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Cutting the carbon, global airports going greener

Airports worldwide are tackling climate change, with 288 hubs actively engaged in a global carbon accreditation programme that registered a…

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Logistics City to be built at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

By Rachelle Harry

A new hub called ‘Logistics City’ is to be built near Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The Logistics City will cover an…

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Asia Pacific airlines see cargo demand fall 5.9% in October

Asia Pacific airlines saw continued weakness in the air cargo markets during October, with International air cargo demand in freight…

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CSafe boosts pharma container service network in Europe

CSafe Global has opened two additional European service centres, in Switzerland and Sweden, to meet increasing pharma sector demand for…

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Record October for Leipzig/Halle’s cargo volumes

Germany’s Leipzig/Halle Airport handled record cargo volumes in October, with a year-on-year increase of 6.5% to 112,587 tonnes. Götz Ahmelmann,…

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Collaboration and sustainability top TIACA summit agenda

Partnership, modernisation and sustainability were among the key topics at the TIACA Executive Summit held in Budapest. TIACA also shared…

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CEVA Logistics turnaround strategy proceeding to plan

French container line giant CMA CGM reported a “sustained implementation of the CEVA Logistics’ turnaround plan” for the freight forwarding…

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New study to monitor horse wellbeing in air travel

CHAMP Cargosystems is partnering with the Animal Transport Association (ATA) and data logger supplier Arioneo in a study to monitor…

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Major upgrade for Etihad Cargo’s Abu Dhabi hub

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo have announced plans for a major airfreight facility boost for the Middle East airline’s…

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time:matters gains Bosch preferred supplier status

Time:matters has been awarded preferred supplier status for logistics and global courier services by technology and service company Bosch. Time:matters,…

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