April 2020

New deal enables United Cargo customers to lease DoKaSch pharma containers

By Rachelle Harry

United Cargo has announced that it is boosting its TempControl service, thanks to a deal with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions. The…

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Global health crisis and acquisition impact DSV Panalpina Q1 results

By Rachelle Harry

DSV Panalpina saw revenues and airfreight volumes increase in the first quarter of the year, thanks to its acquisition of…

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Forwarders’ air divisions predicted to be hit hardest by Covid-19

By Damian Brett

The freight forwarding market could contract by more than 7% this year as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, according…

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Bolloré Logistics expands Nordic presence

By Damian Brett

Bolloré Logistics has expanded its presence in the Nordics with the acquisition of a majority stake in the Swedish company…

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Emirates SkyCargo: coronavirus outbreak the biggest challenge faced by air cargo

By Damian Brett

The current coronavirus outbreak is the biggest crisis ever faced by the air cargo industry, according to Nabil Sultan, divisional…

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Swissport notes solid 2019 but warns of tough times to come

By Rachelle Harry

In its 2019 full-year results, Swissport has announced that its performance last year was “roughly on par with the previously…

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Cargolux revenues and profits take a hit in 2019

By Rachelle Harry

In its full-year results for 2019, Cargolux revealed that revenues decreased 14% year on year, from $2.6bn in 2018 to…

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Figures highlight extent of air cargo’s move to freighters

By Damian Brett

The latest figures from WorldACD have confirmed expectations of a near 20% decline in cargo demand in March, but have…

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Asian airlines record a 20% drop in cargo demand in March

By Damian Brett

Airlines in the Asia Pacific region saw cargo traffic decline by 21.1% year on year in March as the effects…

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IAG preliminary results give insight into Covid-19 impact

By Rachelle Harry

International Airlines Group (IAG), parent company of IAG Cargo and British Airways, has announced its preliminary results for the first…

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IATA: Governments must ‘cut red tape’ to bridge capacity shortfall

By Rachelle Harry

In its latest air cargo analysis, IATA has drawn attention to the capacity crunch — a knock-on effect of the…

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Turkish Cargo achieves all three IATA CEIV certifications

By Rachelle Harry

Turkish Cargo has become the first cargo airline to achieve all three of IATA’s CEIV certifications: Pharma, Fresh, and Live…

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ULD exchange skypooling reports ‘significant increase’ in usage

By Damian Brett

Online ULD exchange Skypooling is experiencing a “significant increase” in inquiries. The number of offered and asked for ULDs has…

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UPS: Covid-19 weighed on Q1 results

By Rachelle Harry

UPS has said that Covid-19 weighed on its first quarter results for this year. In its consolidated results, UPS’s revenues…

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GEFCO Air and Sea to open new Amsterdam facility

By Damian Brett

Logistics firm GEFCO will open a new Amsterdam warehouse near Schiphol, in June, to support expansion in its air and…

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Virgin Atlantic to offer 90 cargo flights per week in May

By Damian Brett

Virgin Atlantic plans to operate 90 cargo flights per week in May as production begins to restart and coronavirus-related demand…

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TIACA: African air cargo sector faces capacity shortage

By Damian Brett

TIACA has raised its concern that the air cargo sector in Africa could be hit with a capacity shortage on…

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SkyCell set to expand in the US and Asia following investment

By Damian Brett

Pharma container firm SkyCell has raised $62m in growth funding round that will be used to expand its presence in…

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Corporate jet firm adds cargo services

By Damian Brett

Corporate jet charter firm KlasJet has added cargo services to its portfolio by collaborating with cargo airline BlueBird Nordic. KlasJet…

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Caribbean Airlines launches cargo charter operation

By Damian Brett

Caribbean Airlines has introduced cargo charter services to support supply chains within the Caribbean region. The airline said it had…

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