July 2020

Turkish Cargo avoids volume declines despite Covid crisis

By Damian Brett

Turkish Cargo did not see its volumes decline in May, despite the overall air cargo market reporting a double-digit percentage…

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VIDEO: Hi Fly strips out A380 seats for cargo flights

By Damian Brett

Hi Fly has become the first aircraft operator to convert an A380 to a cargo-only setup by temporarily removing the…

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time:matters gives update on Lufthansa capacity

By Rachelle Harry

Lufthansa has expanded its bellyhold operations by increasing frequency and destinations of its passenger flights. In a statement, time-critical logistics…

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Volga-Dnepr and Geodis partner on 48 An-124 flights

By Damian Brett

Volga-Dnepr recently teamed up with freight forwarder Geodis to complete 48 An-124 flights carrying medical supplies to France. The freighter…

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Saudia Cargo operates 1,500 flights in 100 days to combat pandemic

By Rachelle Harry

Saudia Cargo has carried out more than 1,500 flights in 100 days — since March this year, when Covid-19 restrictions came…

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Bollore to extend Europe-Africa cargo flights

By Damian Brett

Bollore Logistics is extending its special weekly cargo charter freight service between Europe and West Africa, the Wara Air Service,…

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Emirates SkyCargo: Rapid response

By Damian Brett

In the latest issue of Air Cargo News, Nabil Sultan, divisional senior vice president of Emirates SkyCargo, tells Damian Brett…

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Tyler takes over at American Airlines Cargo as part of restructuring

By Damian Brett

American Airlines has named Jessica Tyler as president of cargo and vice president of airport excellence, taking over from Rick…

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Shanghai airfreight rate declines show signs of slowing

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rate declines out of Shanghai have shown signs of stabilising over the last week. The latest figures from TAC…

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DHL signs up to ATSG freighter for Asia flights

By Damian Brett

Last month, Freighter lessor Air Transport Services Group deployed a Boeing 767-300 converted freighter to cover the DHL Express network…

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Lufthansa Cargo confirms outsourcing of Frankfurt freight handling to Fiege

By Rachelle Harry

Lufthansa Cargo has confirmed that it will outsource its Frankfurt general cargo handling to Fiege, as previously reported by Air Cargo…

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Swissport announces head of cargo Belgium

By Rachelle Harry

Swissport has appointed Koen Gouweloose into the role of head of cargo Belgium, effective from July 1. Gouweloose joined Swissport…

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Emirates SkyCargo expands network to cover 100 destinations

By Rachelle Harry

This month, Emirates SkyCargo has expanded its network to cover 100 destinations across six continents. The carrier said it enhanced…

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TAP Air offers capacity on cargo.one

By Rachelle Harry

Portuguese carrier TAP Air Cargo is now hosting its available airfreight capacity on cargo.one, following the integration of its systems…

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Airforwarders Association: How to handle the all-cargo screening mandate

By Brandon Fried, Airforwarders Association

In the first article of a new column series from the Airforwarders Association, executive director Brandon Fried outlines how we…

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Smiths Detection updates dangerous goods scanner

By Rachelle Harry

Security firm Smiths Detection has enhanced its HI-SCAN 10080 XCT scanner with iCMORE algorithms to enhance its ability to detect…

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Pilot expands in US and Mexico with acquisitions

Logistics and transportation provider Pilot Freight Services (Pilot) has expanded its presence in the US Midwest and along the US-Mexico…

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CLIVE: Airfreight industry is slowly getting back on its feet

By Rachelle Harry

Airfreight market analyst CLIVE Data Services has said the industry is “slowly getting back up on its feet” after reporting…

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EL AL provides update on cargo operations

El Al Israel Airlines has given an update on its cargo schedule. The carrier advised that is operating cargo flights…

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DHL Supply Chain invests $70m in pharma and healthcare operations

By Rachelle Harry

DHL Supply Chain is continuing to invest in its life sciences and healthcare capabilities in North America. The company has…

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