November 2020

IBS Software and CargoAi partner to drive up customers’ air cargo revenues

By Rachelle Harry

IBS Software has announced a partnership with CargoAi which, it says, will enable its customers to extend their presence in…

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TIACA bids farewell to Vladimir Zubkov

By Rachelle Harry

TIACA has bidded farewell to Vladimir Zubkov, who served as secretary general from January 2017 to August 2020 and special…

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Lufthansa Cargo and DB Schenker operate first CO2-neutral freighter flights

By Rachelle Harry

Lufthansa Cargo and DB Schenker have teamed up to carry out the first ever CO2-neutral freighter flights, powered by sustainable…

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Volga-Dnepr Airlines confirms suspension of An-124-100s following prior incident

By Rachelle Harry

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has confirmed the temporary suspension of its An-124-100 freighter aircraft, effective from November 25. The carrier’s An-124-100 fleet…

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SAL opens pharma hub at Riyadh Airport ahead of vaccine launch

By Rachelle Harry

Saudi Arabian Logistics Company (SAL) has opened new pharma and perishable facilities at the Cargo Village at King Khalid International – Riyadh…

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Kuehne+Nagel and Qatar Cargo team up for UNICEF charity flights

By Damian Brett

Forwarder Kuehne+Nagel (K+N) and Qatar Airways Cargo are donating airfreight services to UNICEF, supporting the United Nation’s children’s agency in…

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Abu Dhabi leads Covid vaccine Hope Consortium

By Roger Hailey

Abu Dhabi is spearheading the launch of the Hope Consortium to facilitate Covid-19 vaccine distribution across the world, amid an…

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MasAir Cargo adds third B767F to fleet

By Roger Hailey

Mexican freighter operator MasAir Cargo has added a third Boeing 767 freighter to its fleet, marking the continuation of its…

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Astral Aviation ready to transport vaccines to and within Africa

By Roger Hailey

Kenya’s Astral Aviation is ready to support the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines to and within Africa. The Nairobi-hubbed airline, operating…

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Cargo-partner begins rollout of CargoWise platform

By Rachelle Harry

Freight forwarder cargo-partner has commenced the rollout of the CargoWise platform, owned by WiseTech Global, across its global netowork. CargoWise…

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IAG Cargo resumes flights to South Korea

By Rachelle Harry

IAG Cargo has resumed its direct service from London Heathrow to Seoul-Incheon in South Korea after having suspended the route…

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Air France KLM signs up for SkyCell’s hybrid containers

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has signed up to re-introduce SkyCell’s hybrid pharma containers as the industry continues to…

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Charter brokers prepare for Brexit freighter demand

By Damian Brett

Charter brokers are preparing for urgent demand when the UK’s 12 month European Union exit transition period comes to an…

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SpiceJet improves cargo access to Leh with new freighter service

By Rachelle Harry

SpiceJet has launched a seasonal freighter service that conncets the Indian city of Leh with the rest of the country….

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Qatar Cargo selects Wexco as Australia GSA

By Damian Brett

Qatar Airways Cargo has appointed Wexco as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia. Qatar Airways serves five major Australian…

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UPS ramps up dry ice production ahead of Covid-19 vaccines

By Damian Brett

Express firm UPS is ramping up its dry ice production capability as part of efforts to prepare for the launch…

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Lufthansa Cargo commits to UN sustainability programme

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo is stepping up its sustainability drive by committing to meet goals set by the United Nations. The cargo…

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IATA: Cargo demand set to return to near 2019 levels next year

By Damian Brett

Air cargo volumes are expected to return to near 2019 levels next year, according to IATA’s latest market forecast. The…

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Cargolux renews with Siginon at JKIA

Cargolux has renewed its ground handling contract with Siginon Aviation at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). The renewal of…

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CBD Aviation enters conversion market with EFW deal

By David Kaminski-Morrow - FlightGlobal

China Development Bank’s Irish leasing subsidiary CDB Aviation has ordered freighter conversion of a pair of Airbus A330-300s for operation…

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