October 2020

US cargo carriers quizzed on PSP funds

By Damian Brett

Four US cargo carriers have been asked to hand back or demonstrate that they needed more than $630m in Covid-19…

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LOT and Group Concorde transport 53.5 tonnes of cargo on Dreamliner preighter

By Rachelle Harry

LOT Polish Airlines and its India GSSA, Group Concorde, have transported 53.5 tonnes of cargo on a single cargo-only Dreamliner…

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Lufthansa Cargo outlines winter freighter plans

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo has revealed its freighter schedule for the winter season, with an average of 35 flights per week to…

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Turkish Cargo adds direct routes to network

By Rachelle Harry

Turkish Cargo has expanded its network with the addition of numerous direct routes to destinations in Europe, the Middle East…

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Sponsored: How can air cargo be utilised for cost-effective transportation?

Sponsored Content: Chapman Freeborn, part of the Avia Solutions Group Over the last couple of months, air cargo demand has…

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Sine Draco selects Ascent Aviation for A321 conversion project

By Damian Brett

Sine Draco Aviation Development has selected Ascent Aviation Services in Tucson, Arizona, for modification and completion of its prototype A321…

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‘Biggest product launch in the history of mankind’ set to hit general cargo

By Damian Brett

General cargo shippers using airfreight when a Covid-19 vaccine is launched are set to face capacity shortages and price hikes….

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Copenhagen Airport relies on preighter capacity to develop as “airfreight gateway to Scandinavia”

By Rachelle Harry

Copenhagen Airport (CPH) has revealed that continuous ‘preighter’ operations have helped it to establish itself as an “airfreight gateway to…

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GlobalX signs up for Vallair A321 freighters

By David Kaminski-Morrow - FlightGlobal

US company Global Crossing Airlines is intending to lease 10 converted Airbus A321 freighters from the asset management specialist Vallair,…

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India limits non-scheduled freighter flights to six airports

By Damian Brett

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has limited non-scheduled and ad hoc cargo flights by foreign carriers to six…

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Dnata enters Indonesian market with new partnership

By Damian Brett

Ground handler dnata has expanded its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region and entered the Indonesian market through a partnership with…

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Nippon Express USA implements CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB

Nippon Express USA, the US freight forwarding division of the Japan-based Nippon Express Group, has started using CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB…

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Leipzig reports record increase in airfreight volumes

By Damian Brett

Leipzig/Halle Airport recorded the strongest growth in volumes of airfreight in September for eight years as all-cargo operators continue to…

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K+N reports improved airfreight market in Q3

By Damian Brett

Kuehne+Nagel’s airfreight operating profits and revenues were up in the third quarter of the year on the back of improved…

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AirBridgeCargo transports vaccine manufacturing equipment

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported vaccine manufacturing equipment to US as part of a Covid-19 production project. The carrier said…

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Emirates SkyCargo targets perishables with Haneda flights

By Damian Brett

Emirates SkyCargo has commenced twice-weekly scheduled cargo flights to Tokyo Haneda (HND) airport. The flights will be operated on Emirates’…

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The challenge of securing temp-controlled facilities for the Covid-19 vaccine

By Damian Brett

One of the key challenges the air cargo industry faces when it comes to the  Covid-19 vaccine supply chain is…

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AFKLMP Cargo and Bolloré transport pharma from Italy to US

By Rachelle Harry

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has partnered with Bolloré Logistics to complete a transatlantic pharma delivery. The carrier…

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Etihad Cargo adds CSafe Global’s RAP containers to PharmaLife service

By Rachelle Harry

Etihad Cargo is rolling out temperature-controlled container firm CSafe Global’s RAP containers across its network, as part of its PharmaLife service which offers…

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United Airlines reports $1.8bn Q3 loss as revenue falls 78%

By Pilar Wolfsteller, FlightGlobal

United Airlines reported a $1.8bn loss for the third quarter as it restructured its operations to reflect lower demand following…

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