August 2020

Cargolux paints surgical mask on nose of B747-8F

By Lewis Harper, FlightGlobal

Cargolux has updated the livery of one of its Boeing 747-8 freighters to include a surgical mask on the nose…

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CHAMP partners with Google for API connections

By Damian Brett

CHAMP Cargosystems has selected Google Cloud to provide an application programming interface (API) platform and “self-service portal”. The platform, Google…

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Cargolux and FedEx operate aid flights to Beirut

By Rachelle Harry

Cargolux and FedEx have conducted aid flights carrying supplies for Beirut as the city continues to recover from the deadly…

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SpiceJet conducts first A340 ‘freighter’ flight

By Damian Brett

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has expanded its intercontinental cargo operations with the launch of its first long-haul “freighter” flight. The…

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SF Express conducts successful large UAV trial

By Damian Brett

Express giant SF Express has completed a successful trial of a large cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight, according to…

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Scoot increases cargo network capacity with A320ceo conversion

By Rachelle Harry

Scoot has removed the passenger seats of one of its A320ceo aircraft to double its cargo-carrying capability to almost 20…

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Schöneich takes up European director role at AirbridgeCargo

By Oliver Link, DVZ

Diana Schöneich is the new European head of the Russian freight carrier Airbridge Cargo (ABC), according to Air Cargo News…

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Swissport secures €300m funding commitment

By Damian Brett

Ground handler Swissport has received a funding boost as it continues to battle through the difficult trading conditions resulting from…

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United flies its 5,000th cargo-only PAX flight

By Rachelle Harry

United Airlines Cargo has flown its 5,000th cargo-only passenger aircraft flight since it began operating them in March. During that…

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Lufthansa Cargo expands pharma operations with two new facilities

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo has expanded its pharma operations with the opening of a new hub in Munich and another in Chicago….

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Leipzig/Halle’s freight volumes continue to grow

By Damian Brett

Leipzig/Halle continued to record growth in its airfreight volumes in July, despite the coronavirus outbreak. The German freighter hub registered…

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Ambitious Mas Air Cargo set for European expansion

By Damian Brett

Mexican freighter operator Mas Air Cargo has revealed plans to expand operations to Europe. The airline recently received its third-country…

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Survey: Are air cargo supply chains ready for a Covid-19 vaccine?

By Damian Brett

It is only and matter of time until a vaccine is found for Covid-19 and when it is ready for…

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Intradco Global shows ‘pigs can fly’ with delivery to China

By Rachelle Harry

Intradco Global has successfully flown three planeloads of breeding pigs from Europe to China. The animals were flown on three…

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Dachser US expands airfreight capacity with Chicago-Frankfurt route

By Rachelle Harry

Dachser’s US division has launched a weekly airfreight service between the North America and Europe, in response to growing demand….

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Volga-Dnepr moves solar power plant equipment to Vietnam

By Damian Brett

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown high voltage equipment to be used in the construction of a 450MW solar power plant in…

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Korean doubles down on cargo amid challenging passenger market

By Greg Waldron, FlightGlobal

Korean Air’s second quarter operating profit on the back of strong cargo performance offered a dash of positive news to…

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Boeing confirms delivery of Volga-Dnepr Group’s first B777F

By Damian Brett

Boeing has confirmed the delivery of the Volga-Dnepr Group’s first Boeing 777 freighter. Yesterday, the aircraft joined the Volga-Dnepr Group’s…

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Nauru orders second B737 freighter conversion

By Damian Brett

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) will provide Nauru Airlines with a second 10-pallet position B737-300SF freighter conversion. Modification work on the…

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Forwarder Davies Turner notes move from airfreight to rail

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Davies Turner has seen an increase in the number of customers using rail as an alternative to air…

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