July 2020

Etihad Cargo partners with air cargo screening app

Etihad Cargo has formed a partnership with supply chain solution app E2open, that will help it to automate its cargo…

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PayCargo integrates with Unisys for air cargo payments

By Damian Brett

PayCargo’s online payment solution is now directly integrated with Unisys’ cargo management system. The two partners said the tie-up would…

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US regional cargo carriers call for covid-19 payroll scheme extension

By Damian Brett

The Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) is one of a number of aviation companies calling on the US government…

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K+N sees airfreight revenues and profits rise in H1

By Rachelle Harry

Kuehne + Nagel’s air division experienced an increase in revenues and profits in the first half of the year despite…

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Airfreight rates from Hong Kong and Shanghai stabilise

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates from Shanghai and Hong Kong showed some signs of stabilisation last week, according to the latest figures from…

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SF Airlines’ freighter fleet hits 60

By Damian Brett

Fast expanding express carrier SF Airlines’ fleet reached 60 aircraft with the delivery of a B757-200 on Sunday. The aircraft…

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PML uses airfreight charters to “ride coronavirus storm”

By Rachelle Harry

Perishable logistics firm PML has “risen to the challenge” presented by the Covid-19 outbreak and has launched its air charter…

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Schiphol cargo demand down despite more freighter flights

By Damian Brett

An increase in freighter flights at Amsterdam Schiphol in the first half of the year was not enough to offset…

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Air Partner performance boosted by airfreight operations and repatriation flights

By Kate Sarsfield, FlightGlobal

The strong demand for airfreight transport, group travel and repatriation flights during the coronavirus pandemic helped to bolster the performance…

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Digital air cargo bookings continue to grow despite Covid-19 outbreak

By Damian Brett

The use of air cargo online booking portals looks set to increase over the coming months, despite a slowdown in…

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WorldACD: Airfreight rates pushed up by capacity crunch in H1 2020

By Rachelle Harry

The latest figures from WorldACD show that although airfreight demand decreased by 18% year on year in the first six…

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HAECO strips out B777 seats for Cathay cargo flights

By Damian Brett

HAECO Xiamen has stripped out seats from Cathay Pacific B777s to increase their cargo capacity. The conversion and maintenance firm…

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Forwarder Tigers appoints MD for China

By Damian Brett

Tigers has appointed Jana Schebera as its new managing director, China, adding a further layer of freight forwarding expertise as…

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FTA to become Logistics UK later this month

By Damian Brett

UK supply chain group the Freight Transport Association has officially changed its name to Logistics UK. The group first announced…

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Cathay cargo volumes under pressure as company issues profit warning

By Damian Brett

Cathay Pacific Cargo saw its airfreight volume declines deepen in June as urgent demand for personal protective equipment continued to…

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TAPA EMEA names advisory board members

By Rachelle Harry

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has created a new Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) advisory board to help…

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Qatar Cargo appoints Menzies Aviation as Heathrow ground handler

By Rachelle Harry

Qatar Airways Cargo has appointed Menzies Aviation to handle airfreight from the carrier’s passenger and freighter aircraft, as well as…

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Air Canada Cargo’s Tim Strauss in surprise move to Amerijet

By Damian Brett

Air Canada Cargo’s Tim Strauss will become the new chief executive of freighter operator Amerijet from mid-August. The air cargo…

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E-commerce boosts airfreight demand at Ontario International Airport

By Rachelle Harry

Ontario International Airport in California saw airfreight volumes increase in the first half of this year. The hub attributed this…

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DHL: Supply chains set to diversify in response to covid-19

By Damian Brett

DHL is expecting supply chains to diversify over the coming months in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The express giant…

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