July 2020

FAA approves Pemco’s B737-700 combi programme

By Damian Brett

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Pemco Conversions’ Passenger-to-FlexCombi (FC) conversion programme for Boeing 737-700s. The Pemco B737-700FC…

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FTA welcomes UK government’s Freeport plan

By Damian Brett

Logistics organisation Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the UK government’s plans to establish 10 freeports but said questions about…

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TIACA begins its search for a new director general

By Rachelle Harry

TIACA has commenced its search for the newly-created role of director general. Applications for the position can be submitted, by…

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CEVA launches new cargo booking platform

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder CEVA has launched a new booking portal as it continues its digital drive. The system will initially be…

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Volga-Dnepr Group expands Cainiao partnership with Madrid freighter flights

By Damian Brett

Volga-Dnepr Group (VDG) has added a new freighter flight from Hong Kong to Madrid on behalf of the Cainiao Network —…

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Covid-19 impacts Munich Airport cargo volumes

By Rachelle Harry

Munich Airport has experienced a 78% year-on-year decline in cargo volumes during the second quarter of this year. The airport…

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NTSB releases Atlas Air freighter crash findings

By Jon Hemmerdinger, FlightGlobal

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that Atlas Air flight 3591 crashed outside Houston in 2019 after the…

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UPS supports e-commerce growth with weekday-cost Saturday deliveries in Europe

By Rachelle Harry

UPS has launched a service enabling deliveries on Saturdays at it’s top European e-commerce markets: the UK, Germany, France, Netherlands,…

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Doncaster Sheffield runway temporarily shuts after cargo B747F excursion

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Doncaster Sheffield airport in the UK was forced to temporarily close its runway after a Boeing 747-400F (like the one…

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Transpacific airfreight rates edge back up

By Damian Brett

Transpacific airfreight rates increased last week as two US carriers temporarily back tracked on their plans for services to Hong…

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Volga-Dnepr Group restructures in light of Covid-19

By Damian Brett

The Volga-Dnepr Group is restructuring the organisation of the business in order increase flexibility by streamlining processes and speed up…

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Virgin Atlantic finalises $1.5bn refinancing and aims for profit in 2022

By Damian Brett

Virgin Atlantic has finalised a $1.5bn (£1.2bn) refinancing package over the next 18 months, which the UK-based carrier says marks…

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Mesa Air Group to operate DHL Express freighters

By Damian Brett

Mesa Air Group has won a contract to provide air cargo services for DHL Express utilising Boeing 737-400F cargo aircraft.  Under the…

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Cargolux marks 50-year anniversary with retro-branded aircraft

By Rachelle Harry

Cargolux is celebrating 50 years’ of operations by carrying out a special flight with one of its Boeing 747-400ERF freighters. …

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UPS appoints Hwang to board of directors

By Rachelle Harry

UPS has appointed Angela Hwang to its board of directors, effective immediately. Her appointment brings the total number of directors…

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AEI set to convert aircraft for CargoAir

By Rachelle Harry

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has signed a contract with CargoAir that will see it converting a Boeing 737-400SF freighter for…

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Dachser starts work on Kassel facility

By Rachelle Harry

Logistics firm Dachser has held a ‘ground breaking ceremony’ to mark the construction of its new facility in Lohfelden in…

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TAP enhances digital systems with CHAMP API integration

By Rachelle Harry

TAP Air Cargo has implemented CHAMP’s application programming interface (API) with its computer system, enabling it to “improve its internal…

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Senator International expands US freighter operations

Hamburg-headquartered logistics firm Senator International has expanded its Senator Atlantic Bridge (SAB) by adding Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) as…

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ANA Cargo appoints new EMEA cargo VP

By Damian Brett

ANA Cargo has appointed Sadami Sugimoto as its new vice president, cargo and mail, for the Europe, Middle East and…

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