September 2020

China Eastern tweaks bellyhold cargo deal with China Cargo

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal

China Eastern Airlines has adjusted its bellyhold freight business deal with sister carrier China Cargo Airlines, in light of changing…

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Lucky for some: Lufthansa Cargo adds another B777F

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo has taken delivery of its second Boeing 777 freighter in as many months – giving it access to…

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time:matters expands US domestic Sameday Air network

By Rachelle Harry

Time-critical shipment firm time:matters has expanded its US domestic Sameday Air network with the addition of eleven airports as destinations….

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Infographic: SkyTeam Cargo celebrates 20 years

SkyTeam Cargo has celebrated its 20 year anniversary. The cargo alliance was founded on September 28, 2000, by Aeromexico Cargo,…

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IATA: Slow improvement in air cargo demand in August

By Damian Brett

The latest statistics from IATA show that air cargo volumes are improving only slowly despite a pick up in business…

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Delta Cargo facilitates airfreight bookings with API interface

By Rachelle Harry

Delta Cargo has launched its new, free application progamme interface (API) that enables its cargo customers to connect their own…

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Qatar Cargo signs up for SkyCell containers

By Damian Brett

Qatar Airways Cargo has signed a lease agreement for temperature-controlled pharma containers with SkyCell. The airline said the addition of…

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PayCargo looks to expand after securing investment

By Damian Brett

Digital cargo payment system PayCargo has secured funding that it will use to expand the business and develop new technologies….

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John Menzies looks to expand in cargo despite volume decline

By Damian Brett

Ground handler John Menzies saw its cargo volumes decline in the first half of the year but is looking to…

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Emirates SkyCargo launches Guadalajara freighter service

By Rachelle Harry

Emirates SkyCargo has launched a new service to Guadalajara in Mexico – its second cargo destination in Mexico and 15th…

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IAG Cargo launches direct London-Lahore service

By Rachelle Harry

IAG Cargo has launched a direct service from the London Heathrow to Lahore in Pakistan.  The service will run four…

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Quito Airport records recovery in cargo exports

By Damian Brett

Ecuador’s Quito International Airport has seen its export cargo volumes pick up over recent months following the resumation of services…

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Astral teams up with Drone Delivery Canada to target Kenya market

By Damian Brett

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) and Africa-based freighter operator Astral Aviation’s drone division are teaming up to potentially launch drone operations…

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Fourth AEI-converted B737-800SF for Aviation Holdings

By Rachelle Harry

AEI has entered into a partnership that will see it providing Aviation Holdings III Investments with its fourth B737-800SF freighter…

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Qatar Airways appoints SVP cargo, sales and network planning

By Rachelle Harry

Qatar Airways Cargo has appointed Kirsten de Bruijn into the role of senior vice president, cargo sales and network planning….

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AirBridgeCargo continues vaccine preparation with SkyCell shipment

By Damian Brett

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has completed the transportation of 12 SkyCell containers from Hong Kong (China) to Amsterdam (Netherlands). The operation…

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Azul gears up for cargo growth with E195 adaption

By Damian Brett

Brazilian carrier Azul is gearing up for growth in e-commerce by adapting four of its Embraer E195 aircraft to a…

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Etihad Cargo launches new pharma service

By Damian Brett

Etihad Cargo has launched PharmaLife, a specialised pharma and healthcare product which replaces the carrier’s TempCheck product. The company said…

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Qatar Cargo sees volumes improve while revenues decline

By Damian Brett

Qatar Cargo saw its volumes increase during the last fiscal year despite being affected by the ongoing China-US trade war…

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Qatar Airways lands QR7.3bn state injection after heavy pre-crisis loss

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Qatar Airways Group has turned in a pre-tax loss of QR6.96bn ($1.9bn) and a net loss of just over QR7bn,…

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