July 2020

FedEx pilots call for Hong Kong flights to be suspended

By Damian Brett

FedEx pilots have called on the express company to suspend services to Hong Kong as a result of “unacceptable risks”…

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AEI to modify B737-800SFs for GA Telesis

By Rachelle Harry

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has entered an agreement with GA Telesis that will involve it modifying and delivering up to…

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Lane to lead UPS’ corporate affairs and communications

By Rachelle Harry

UPS has appointed Laura Lane as chief corporate affairs and communications officer. Lane will oversee UPS’ public policy and government…

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WFS wins ground handling contract with Airest

By Rachelle Harry

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won a contract with Estonia-based carrier Airest to handle cargo from its Saab 340 freighter flights…

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Air cargo declines narrow in June as market remains ‘exceptionally challenging’

By Damian Brett

Airfreight traffic declines showed some signs of improving in June but business remains “exceptionally challenging”, according to the latest IATA…

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GEODIS Ireland names managing director

By Rachelle Harry

Logistics firm GEODIS has appointed Gary O’Connor as managing director (MD), Ireland, effective from June. In his new role, O’Connor…

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Asia Pacific air cargo demand shrinks in June

By Damian Brett

Air cargo carriers based in the Asia Pacific region saw cargo demand drop by double-digit percentage levels in June, but…

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Airfreight rates to the US continue to pick up

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates out of major Asian origins to North America showed signs of increasing last week as demand shows signs…

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Lufthansa Cargo set to continue using CHAMP solutions

By Rachelle Harry

Lufthansa Cargo extended its partnership with CHAMP, through which it will be able to continue accessing CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB and…

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MasAir expands with B767 freighter lease

By Damian Brett

MasAir has taken delivery of an ATSG-owned B767-300 converted freighter as it looks to expand its ACMI services. The Mexican…

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Boeing to deliver two 737-800BCFs to AFG

By Rachelle Harry

Boeing has signed an agreement with plane trader Aircraft Finance Germany (AFG) to modify and deliver two 737-800 Boeing converted…

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Gebrüder Weiss expands e-commerce hub near Vienna

By Rachelle Harry

Gebrüder Weiss’s home delivery division has invested €6.8m in expanding its hub for e-commerce shipments, located in Maria Lanzendorf near…

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Digital cargo bookings increase at Air France KLM

By Damian Brett

Air France KLM Martin Air Cargo (AFKLMP) has noted an increase in the use of its digital booking services since…

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MD of CargoLogic Germany set to vacate top job

By Oliver Link - DVZ

The German cargo airline CargoLogic Germany has to look for a new managing director, according to Air Cargo News sister…

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Cargo.one raises $18.6m as it looks to triple in size

By Rachelle Harry

Digital booking platform cargo.one has raised $18.6m in venture funding in its Series A round to help it achieve significant…

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Unilode partners with dnata to enhance Bluetooth ULD operations

By Rachelle Harry

Unilode Aviation Solutions and dnata have signed an agreement that involves all dnata warehouses being equipped with Unilode’s Bluetooth readers…

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Rhenus opens sustainably-powered warehouse in Gurugram

Rhenus Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Gurugram, India, to support its logistics operations in Asia and Asia-Pacific. The…

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Meador joins ODW Logistics

By Damian Brett

ODW Logistics has appointed Gary Meador as its chief operating officer. Meador comes to ODW from UPS Supply Chain Solutions…

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Silk Way West signs five-year ULD deal with ACL Airshop

By Damian Brett

Silk Way West Airlines has confirmed a five-year ULD agreement extension with provider ACL Airshop. ACL Airshop has been a…

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DHL expands FTZ presence with new Texas site

By Damian Brett

DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its foreign trade zone (FTZ) presence in the US with a new site at the…

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