October 2020

ATRAN Airlines and Volga-Trucks complete multi-modal delivery of spare parts

By Rachelle Harry

ATRAN Airlines (ATRAN), a Volga-Dnepr Group carrier, has teamed up with SIS Logistik to carry transport spare parts from Frankfurt…

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Volga-Dnepr Airlines transport 430 tonnes of power plant equipment to Afghanistan

By Rachelle Harry

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has partnered with Blue Water Shipping to carry out a number of flights using its Antonov-124-100 ramp freighter…

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Growth in freighter services boosts cargo volumes at Brussels Airport

By Rachelle Harry

Brussels Airport has reported an increase in cargo volumes for the fourth consecutive month. Volumes from January to September this…

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Digitalisation and partnerships key for Cathay Pacific’s new head of cargo

By Damian Brett

Digitalisation and the continued expansion of its partnership programme are two key priorities for Cathay Pacific’s new head of cargo….

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Air Atlanta Icelandic to establish new AOC

By Damian Brett

Air Atlanta Icelandic is establishing a new AOC in Malta and says it would one day consider adding freighter aircraft….

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Delta Cargo celebrates 50-year anniversary of its DASH service

By Rachelle Harry

Delta Cargo is celebrating the 50th anniversary of DASH, its same-day express shipping service for small packages sent within the…

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Maersk launches airfreight forwarding operations with charter flights

By Damian Brett

Shipping giant Maersk has launched airfreight forwarding operations with the addition of charter flights between Thailand and Japan. The company…

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SmartLynx Malta expands into freighter market

By Rachelle Harry

SmartLynx Malta, a subsidiary of ACMI and charter provider SmartLynx Airlines, has signed a lease contract with VALLAIR that will…

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Cargo department to change hands again as Schiphol restructures

By Damian Brett

Schiphol Airport’s cargo department is set to change division again as part of a restructuring at the airport. The Dutch…

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Emirates SkyCargo maintains perishables supply chains

By Rachelle Harry

Following the disruption to passenger services — and bellyhold capacity — caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, supply chains for food products…

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El Salvador Airport targets cargo with new terminal

By Damian Brett

El Salvador Airport has awarded German airport management firm Munich Airport International (MAI) and construction company EMCO a concession to…

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Air cargo not yet prepared for Covid-19 vaccine

By Damian Brett

A survey of air cargo stakeholders has found that only 28% of the sector feels well prepared for a Covid-19…

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Oslo Airport re-examines seafood terminal project

By Damian Brett

Oslo Airport is re-examining the possibility of adding a dedicated seafood terminal after initial plans fell through in 2019. The…

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Sponsored: IAI Aviation Group notes increasing demand for Boeing 737 conversions

By IAI Aviation Group

As leader in passenger-to-freighter (P-2-F) aircraft conversions, IAI BEDEK has successfully converted more than 260 aircraft, which have collectively accumulated…

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Strong year for ATSG as subsidiary delivers fifth converted freighter to UPS

By Rachelle Harry

Air Transport Services Group, Inc (ATSG) subsidiary firm Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM) has delivered a fifth converted Boeing 767-300 freighter…

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Chicago Rockford starts construction of new cargo facility

By Rachelle Harry

Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) has started constructing a 90,000 sq ft cargo hub as part of a two-phase expansion…

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Pigs fly with AirBridgeCargo

By Rachelle Harry

AirBridgeCargo Airlines has transported 719 breeding pigs Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow to Vladivostok on a Boeing 747-8F charter flight….

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DHL Express plans Israel-UAE freighter flights

By Rachelle Harry

Following the recent negotiation of a peace agreement between Israel and the UAE, DHL Express has completed its first shipment…

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Alibaba targets South America e-commerce with Atlas Air deal

By Damian Brett

Alibaba’s supply chain business Cainiao Smart Logistics Network has inked a freighter charter deal with Atlas Air as it targets…

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Geodis adds emissions calculator to website

By Rachelle Harry

Geodis has added an emissions calculator to its website that enables users to find out the environmental impact of freight…

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