September 2020

WFS and Airbus partner on Beirut aid flight

Ground handler Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) team in Toulouse, provided ground and cargo handling services for a humanitarian flight organised…

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Meneguette takes VP role at LATAM Cargo Brazil

By Damian Brett

LATAM Airlines Group has appointed Otávio Meneguette as LATAM Cargo Brazil vice president, responsible for leading the company’s air cargo…

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Hellmann appoints Thielemann-Hald to automotive top job

By Damian Brett

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Monika Thielemann-Hald as global head of automotive logistics. Thielemann-Hald succeeds Martin Wehner, who has now…

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Sponsored: International Airport Nursultan Nazarbayev looks forward to air cargo growth with new transit services from Aerotranscargo

Sponsored Content: Aerotranscargo has launched transit cargo flights on a Southeast Asia-Europe route via Nur-Sultan’s airport (NQZ). A Boeing 747-400F inaugural…

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US DOT allocates $5.8m to Chicago RFD for cargo apron

By Rachelle Harry

The US Department of Transportation (US DOT) has allocated $5.8m to Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) to expand its cargo operations….

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CSafe Global continues visibility pilots

Temperature controlled packaging firm CSafe Global has continued with trials of its shipment visibility tools. The company said that the…

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AerSale swoops on 24 B757s as it eyes cargo conversions

By Damian Brett

Lessor and MRO firm AerSale has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire 24 Boeing 757-200 passenger aircraft that it…

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IAG Cargo notes its heaviest uplift on Mumbai-London B777 flight

By Rachelle Harry

IAG Cargo has uplifted 50,026 kgs of cargo on a single flight on its long-haul route from Mumbai to London…

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Shipping group CMA CGM invests in air cargo

By Damian Brett

French shipping group CMA CGM has acquired a 30% stake in Groupe DUBREUIL Aéro as it looks to gain access…

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Volga-Dnepr Airlines teams up on charter flight to Moria refugee camp

By Rachelle Harry

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has teamed up with Chapman Freeborn Airmarketing to carry out a charter flight to deliver aid to refugees…

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IATA to hold annual general meeting virtually

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal

IATA will move its annual general meeting — traditionally the biggest event in the airline calendar — online, as the…

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AAPA renews call for government action after airlines’ poor August

By Greg Waldron, FlightGlobal

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has reiterated its call for better regional coordination for air travel amid the…

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RVL Group introduces King Air ‘quick change’ to increase cargo capacity

RVL GROUP’s new Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft has a ‘quick-change cargo system’ which takes less than 60 minutes to…

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Turkish Cargo continues to invest in digitalisation

By Damian Brett

Turkish Cargo has continued with the digitalisation of its operations with the integration of Robotic Process Automations (RPA) to minimise…

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GEFCO hit by cyber attack

Freight forwarder GEFCO has confirmed that it came under an external cyberattack last Sunday “designed to disrupt our business” but…

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Emirates SkyCargo partners on aid flights with IHC

By Damian Brett

Emirates SkyCargo and International Humanitarian City (IHC) have signed an memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on humanitarian logistics and…

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Schiphol cargo community creates vaccine task force

By Damian Brett

The Schiphol cargo community has created a task force to prepare for a Covid-19 vaccine. A taskforce led by Air…

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Row erupts over post-Brexit border delays

By Damian Brett

UK hauliers have been warned to expect delays of up to two days and queues of up to 7,000 trucks…

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More forwarders expand airfreight operations as capacity outlook remains uncertain

By Damian Brett

Geodis and DSV are the latest freight forwarders to secure air cargo capacity as they note an uncertain supply outlook….

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Preighters’ flight-time limited to reduce fire risk

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

European safety regulators are intending to impose a 2,000h flight-time limit on passenger aircraft converted to transport freight (also known…

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