December 2019

Large unmanned cargo aircraft set to take off, despite regulatory challenges

By James Jordan - HFW

The traditional logistics supply chain is coming under significant and diverse pressures, ranging from climate change to human resource shortages,…

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US airport limitations hurt cargo industry

One international carrier has had to rethink its plans for the US market. Its ambitions for a freighter service to…

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Cargo airports fly with e-commerce

Montreal’s Mirabel airport is gearing up for some infrastructure improvements. Canada’s federal government and the local airport authority have pledged…

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Forwarder Tigers looks ahead to the roaring 20s

Andrew Jillings, group chief executive of Tigers – the logistics and transportation company that specialises in bespoke supply chain solutions,…

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SIA to link Brussels with Singapore

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confirmed that it will inaugurate a non-stop, A350 service linking its home hub of Singapore Changi…

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Cathay Pacific Cargo remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ for 2020

In its regular newsletter to the industry – Cargo Clan – Cathay Pacific Cargo has looked back at what has…

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Icelandair Cargo to handle FedEx shipments in Iceland

Icelandair Cargo has agreed a three-year deal to handle all shipments to and from Iceland for FedEx and TNT that…

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Bamboo Airways goes widebody

Earlier this week (on December 22), Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways took delivery of its first widebody aircraft – a Boeing 787-9…

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FSP seals the deal at New York Stewart

From January 1, 2020, Future Stewart Partners (FSP) will operate and maintain New York Stewart International Airport’s terminal, landside and…

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HAL to submit new plan to CAA on expansion

Following the recent confirmation that Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL), operator of London Heathrow Airport, will delay the expansion of the…

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Dietl and Rock-it do their bit for the environment

Dietl International and parent company Rock-it Cargo have chosen to offset the environmental impact of their shipment of air cargo…

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Boeing makes changes at the top

Boeing has announced that its current chairman, David Calhoun, will take over as chief executive and president of the US…

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Ontario Airport on the up

Southern California’s Ontario International Airport saw its commercial airfreight volumes continue to grow in November, rising 5% year on year…

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ACI World reports on disappointing October cargo figures

Airports Council International (ACI) World, the representative body for airports around the world, has reported that the retraction in the…

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Mixed news for retiring A380s

Germany-based investment analyst Scope Analysis has reported that while the news that Emirates is already retiring A380 aircraft from its…

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BA to drop into Portland, Oregon, from June

From June 1, British Airways will launch the first year-round, non-stop service linking London to Portland, Oregon. The service will…

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Rapiscan’s RTT110 gets the nod from TSA

Rapiscan Systems’ RTT110 cargo and baggage scanner has become the first high-speed Computed Tomography Explosive Detection System (EDS) to be…

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Etihad Cargo receives CEIV Fresh certification

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has been awarded IATA’s Centre of Excellence for Perishable Logistics…

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SpiceJet’s converted B737Fs back in the air after temporary grounding

Indian airline SpiceJet has put all three of its Boeing 737 converted freighters back into service after they were grounded…

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SAA signs up to Illegal Wildlife Trade module of IEnvA programme

South African Airways (SAA) has joined the fight against illegal shipping of animals by signing up to the Illegal Wildlife…

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