August 2020

Air China Cargo and Cainiao increase operations at Liege

By Rachelle Harry

Air China Cargo and Cainiao, the logistics division of Alibaba Group, have created a new e-commerce freighter service to enable…

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American Airlines to conduct 1,000 cargo-only flights in September

By Damian Brett

American Airlines will fly 1,000 cargo-only flights in September after only returning to all-cargo operations in March. The airline re-launched…

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Saudia Cargo adds Shanghai to freighter network

By Damian Brett

Saudia Cargo has expanded its freighter network with two flights per week to Shanghai. The airline will utilise a B777F…

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Swissport scores a hat-trick with Qatar Cargo

By Damian Brett

Qatar Airways Cargo has renewed its handling agreement with Swissport covering airport ground services and cargo handling at Amsterdam Schiphol…

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WorldACD: Normality in air cargo still a long way off

By Damian Brett

The latest data from WorldACD suggests that normality is still a long way off for the air cargo industry. The…

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Novo Nordisk renews with SAS Cargo

By Damian Brett

Pharma company Novo Nordisk has signed a deal with SAS Cargo for the transport of medicines. The airline pointed out…

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SpiceJet set to expand international cargo operations with A340 freighter

By Damian Brett

SpiceJet is set to enter the widebody all-cargo market with the introduction of an A340 freighter. Up until now, the…

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Mixed performance for Agility in H1

By Damian Brett

Agility saw its profits dive in the first half, although its airfreight business performed well. The company saw its revenues…

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Saudia Cargo uses cool dollies for pharma shipments

By Rachelle Harry

Saudia Cargo has enhanced its handling capabilities for pharma shipments with the addition of cool dollies to its supply chain….

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Sky Gates Cargo adds new Moscow freighter service

By Damian Brett

Sky Gates Cargo is expanding its freighter network with the addition of services from Moscow Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA). The…

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Seat removal helps boost cargo at Cathay Pacific

By Damian Brett

Cathay Pacific saw its cargo volumes increase in July compared with a month earlier as it began flights using B777…

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Air Canada Cargo signs up to combat illegal wildlife trafficking

By Damian Brett

Air Canada Cargo has become the latest airline to sign up to the United for Wildlife (UFW) Buckingham Palace Declaration…

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Atran expands China freighter network to cater for e-commerce demand

By Damian Brett

Russia-based Atran Airlines has added a new weekly freighter call in China as it looks to capitalise on growing e-commerce…

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Emirates SkyCargo creates emergency air bridge to deliver aid in Beirut

By Rachelle Harry

Emirates SkyCargo has created an air bridge between Dubai and Lebanon to enable it to provide rapid humanitarian relief, on…

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ONT achieves growth in cargo volumes for five consecutive months

By Rachelle Harry

Ontario International Airport (ONT) in California, US, saw its airfreight volumes increase in July, while the coronavirus pandemic continued to…

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How to attract the next generation of logistics professionals

By James Liddell

To most millennials, the semantics of ‘logistics’ are riddled with outdated stereotypes of a heavy haulier, or warehouse shelf stackers. The more desirable elements of the industry –…

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S7 Airlines to enter the freighter market

By Damian Brett

Russian carrier S7 Airlines will enter the freighter market through a deal with lessor GECAS. GECAS will provide S7 with…

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GECAS adds to B737 conversion order

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Lessor GECAS is to take up to 20 more Boeing 737-800 converted freighters, having firmed up orders for 11 of…

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Cargo the bright spot as Cathay navigates “most challenging” period

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal

Cathay Pacific Group reported an operating loss of HK$8.7bn ($1.13bn) for its half-year financial results, in what its chairman called…

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AirBridgeCargo transports 1,000 boxes of yellow fever vaccines

By Rachelle Harry

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has successfully transported a shipment of yellow fever vaccinations from Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport in Russia to…

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