February 2020

IAG Cargo: Decline in revenues reflects market conditions

By Rachelle Harry

IAG Cargo has reported a 7.2% year-on-year decrease in revenues in its full-year results for 2019. From January 1 to…

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Etihad Cargo partners with ECS Group subsidiaries as part of strategised commercial transformation

By Rachelle Harry

Etihad Cargo has entered into cargo service provider (CSP) agreements with ECS Group subsidiaries. As part of one of the…

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Drewry Index: Dip in rates reflects impact of coronavirus

By Rachelle Harry

Airfreight rates continued to slide in January, declining 5% from December and 11% from a year earlier. The latest Drewry…

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Agility names new chief executive for logistics division

By Rachelle Harry

Global logistics provider Agility today announced its new chief executive of global integrated logistics (GIL) business: Chris Price (pictured), effective…

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Heathrow third-runway plans hit by court ruling

By Lewis Harper and Damian Brett

The UK’s court of appeal has today ruled that plans for a third runway at London Heathrow airport are unlawful…

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CargoLogicAir confirms suspension of services as China crisis takes its toll

By Damian Brett

UK freighter operator CargoLogicAir (CLA) has confirmed to Air Cargo News that it has suspended operations as its exposure to…

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B&H Worldwide expands Melbourne facility

Specialist aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide, has expanded its warehouse and offices in Melbourne, Australia to cater for growing demand…

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Kuehne + Nagel highlights “stable” 2019 airfreight results

By Rachelle Harry

Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has released its full-year results for 2019. The Group overall saw its net turnover increase by…

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Davies Turner goes electric for greener forklifts

UK freight forwarder Davies Turner has powered up with Doosan electric forklift trucks, a greener replacement in the warehouse for…

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KLM urges staff to cut costs as coronavirus effect hits business

KLM has announced budget cuts in response to a slowdown in business resulting from the coronavirus outbreak, according to a…

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All Swissport warehouses to install ULD tracking

Swissport plans to equip all of its warehouses with Unilode and Descartes Bluetooth technology by the end of the year….

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Call for pharma packaging to improve volumetric efficiency

The pharmaceutical industry needs to face up to the potential challenge of falling airfreight capacity and higher rates, says Dominic…

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Government reactions to coronavirus inconsistent, says AAPA

Measures taken by governments in response to the coronavirus outbreak are not always helpful, according to the Director General of…

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Airport Authority Hong Kong welcomes budgeted measures for cargo

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has welcomed the measures announced in the Financial Secretary’s 2020-21 Budget for supporting the development…

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Emirates SkyCargo appoints new cargo manager for India

Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new cargo manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi…

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Ethiopian freighter flights help China fight the coronavirus

Ethiopian Cargo has transported around 1,000 tonnes of medical kits to China to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus)….

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Silkway West maintains China freighter schedule and honours block space agreements

Azerbaijan-based B747 freighter operator Silkway West Airlines is maintaining its flight schedule to China, despite the coronavirus epidemic, and is…

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They’re off! InstoneAir’s new airstable debuts for Saudi Cup thoroughbreds

InstoneAir and Luck Greayer (LG) Bloodstock Shipping have combined their expertise to support the world’s most valuable horse race, The…

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Delhi and Manchester united by Virgin Atlantic Cargo hat trick of flights

Virgin Atlantic will launch a three times a week passenger service to Delhi from Manchester in October this year. The…

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Market talk: CargoLogicAir suspends operations?

By Damian Brett

Rumours continue to circulate that UK-based freighter operator CargoLogicAir has suspended operations. Some reports have suggested that the company is…

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