October 2020

Swissport set to operate at new Berlin airport

By Rachelle Harry

Swissport International is set to start operations at the German capital’s new Berlin Brandenburg (BER) Airport. After having moved its…

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Union urges action as coronavirus cases rise among UPS pilots

By Rachelle Harry

UPS pilot unions are warning that a spike in Covid-19 cases amongst members could impact the company’s performance during peak…

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ATSG freighter deployments boost Q3 revenues and profits

By Rachelle Harry

Freighter lessor and operator ATSG saw revenues and profits increase in the third quarter of this year, partly due to…

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Laredo International takes aim at cargo with development project

By Damian Brett

Aviation Facilities Company Management (AFCO), in a joint venture with American Triple I Partners (ATI), has been selected to develop…

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IAG Cargo charter ops bump up Q3 revenues

By Rachelle Harry

In its latest financial figures, IAG Cargo has revealed that it made use of its scheduled capacity and “bespoke” charter…

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Everyone’s a winner at the Air Cargo News Awards

American Airlines Cargo last night scooped the prestigious Cargo Airline of the Year Award 2020 at a unique 36th Air…

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Blue Dart sees profits rise in Q2

By Roger Hailey

India’s Blue Dart Express handed its staff a $352 bonus after posting a ₹414m ($5.6m) profit after tax for its…

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Logistics Plus branches out into the cargo charter market

By Roger Hailey

Logistics Plus (LP) has created a dedicated LP Air Charter Group within the company to focus on expanding its air…

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Fraport to develop a cargo handling data exchange

By Roger Hailey

Frankfurt Airport management company Fraport is developing FRA-OS, a digital data exchange platform for cargo handling at Germany and Europe’s…

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Charter operation switches from sea to air

By Roger Hailey

Charter firm deugro Air Chartering devised a modal shift from sea to airfreight to transport an oversized compressor from Germany…

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ABC B747-8F transports lengthy cargo

By Rachelle Harry

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has partnered with TVS SCS / Pan Asia Logistics Germany to transport equipment, measuring 16 m in…

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Asian volumes boost UPS in Q3

By Roger Hailey

Strong outbound demand from Asia helped fuel a 15.9% increase in third quarter 2020 consolidated revenues for UPS to $21.2bn….

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Astral adds first B767F through ATSG deal

By Damian Brett

African cargo airline Astral Aviation has expanded its fleet to include B767F aircraft through a deal with lessor ATSG. A…

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DSV targets e-commerce with Prime deal while air cargo improves in Q3

By Damian Brett

DSV Panalpina has acquired e-commerce specialist forwarder Prime Cargo, while it has also announced continued growth in its airfreight business…

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Senator establishes US Midwest base at RFD

By Rachelle Harry

German shipping firm Senator International has named Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) as its US Midwest hub. The company has…

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Kalitta Air to become first operator of converted B777 freighter

By Damian Brett

Kalitta Air will become the first airline to operate Boeing 777-300ERSF converted freighters after signing an agreement with lessor GECAS…

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Aramex recruits Kipp to COO role

By Damian Brett

Aramex has announced the appointment of Thomas Kipp as the company’s new chief operating officer. Kipp brings over 25 years…

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IAG Cargo promotes Peek to head of sales

By Rachelle Harry

IAG Cargo has promoted Darren Peek, formerly regional commercial manager – Europe and Africa, into the newly created role of…

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AAPA notes “markedly depressed” demand in September

By Rachelle Harry

In its September 2020 traffic results, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) said that cargo and passenger demand has…

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Forwarder LILA looks to the horizon after PPE win

By Damian Brett

UK-based freight forwarder LILA International Logistics is aiming to expand next year after a success 2020. The start-up forwarder was…

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