September 16, 2020

Emirates SkyCargo marks 15 years of flights to mainland China

By Rachelle Harry

Emirates SkyCargo has marked 15 years of operations to mainland China through which it has provided a “continuous and robust…

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E-commerce demand fuels FedEx revenues as it prepares for Covid vaccine

By Damian Brett

FedEx saw its revenues and profits improve in its fiscal first quarter as a surge in e-commerce demand propelled performance….

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Swissport Cargo Services to expand at Frankfurt

By Damian Brett

Swissport Cargo Services Deutschland is set to open a new cargo handling warehouse at Frankfurt Airport developed by operator Fraport….

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FedEx prepares for vaccine distribution with launch of precise tracking sensor

By Rachelle Harry

FedEx has launched a lightweight, sensor-based logistics device called SenseAware ID that enables the highly precise tracking of shipments. FedEx…

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IATA confirms the departure of Glyn Hughes as head of cargo

By Damian Brett

IATA has confirmed that head of cargo Glyn Hughes will leave the organisation as part of a wider restructuring. Hughes…

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SAL takes over operation of more airport customs security areas

By Damian Brett

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has started operating customs security areas across most of Saudi Arabia’s airports. It is hoped the…

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2020 in numbers: The year of freighters and preighters

By Chris Seymour, head of market analysis, Ascend by Cirium

The airfreight sector had just come out of its worst year for traffic in a decade, driven by weak global…

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DB Schenker adds charter flights while high-tech firms turn to airfreight

By Damian Brett

DB Schenker has expanded its air charter operation as it responds to a tightening of capacity. The German freight forwarder…

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