September 2020

CCT appoints new CEO

Pharma packaging firm Cold Chain Technologies (CCT) has appointed Ranjeet Banerjee as chief executive and member of the board of…

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Air Cargo Belgium and CHAMP team up

By Damian Brett

Air Cargo Belgium has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CHAMP Cargosystems on the future testing of technology. The…

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AFKLMP Cargo expands pharma capabilities at Schiphol

By Rachelle Harry

In preparation for the widespread distribution of Covid-19 vaccines when they become available, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo)…

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Amazon Air expands freighter operations during summer

By Damian Brett

Amazon Air expanded its daily flight schedule by 27% over the summer according to a report issued by the Chaddick…

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Saudia Cargo expands fleet with Boeing 747-400F

By Rachelle Harry

Saudia Cargo has increased its cargo capacity across its network with the addition of a Boeing 747-400F freighter, bringing the…

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RwandAir seeks to acquire freighter

By Lewis Harper, FlightGlobal

RwandAir wants to bring in its first dedicated freighter as it seeks to take advantage of rising demand for air…

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JAL and Matternet team up on drones

Japan Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with California-based drone maker Matternet to explore medical delivery services by drone,…

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Drew takes over cargo top job at Etihad

By Damian Brett

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has promoted Martin Drew to the role of managing director – cargo and logistics. Responsible for…

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United Cargo carries out 5,000th cargo-only PAX flight

By Rachelle Harry

United Cargo has carried out five thousand cargo-only flights using passenger aircraft. The carrier has been operating the flights since…

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Turkish Cargo grabs market share in first half

By Damian Brett

Turkish Cargo increased its market share in the first half of the year on the back of its “special cargo…

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SAS Cargo achieves IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification

By Rachelle Harry

SAS Cargo has achieved IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification despite Covid-19 restrictions. SAS Cargo said that due to Covid-19 restrictions, the…

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Fraport cargo division to be affected by company-wide restructuring

By Oliver Link - DVZ

The cargo division of Fraport is set to be merged into a newly created division as part of the its…

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Boeing expands conversion capabilities as orders roll in

By Damian Brett

Boeing has signed agreements to open additional conversion lines in Guangzhou, China, and Singapore to meet strong market demand. The…

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EL AL Cargo expands operations with B747F partnership and Dubai flights

By Damian Brett

EL AL has further expanded its cargo operations through a new service to Dubai and also by entering into a…

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Cargolux expands in China with Shenzhen frequency

By Damian Brett

Cargolux has added Shenzhen to its network as it looks to strengthen its presence in China. The freighter operator said…

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AirBridgeCargo celebrates 10 years at Zhengzhou

By Damian Brett

AirBridgeCargo (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of flights to/from Zhengzhou.   On the September…

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Eastern Airlines appoints Duggan as it reveals freighter ambitions

By Damian Brett

US carrier Eastern Airlines has appointed Mike Duggan as director of international cargo business development as it prepares to expand…

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The Covid vaccine distribution challenge facing supply chains

By the University of Antwerp and Pharma.Aero

In recent weeks and months, both positive and negative reports have appeared in the international press about the rat race…

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GA Telesis signs up for a second B737 conversion with AEI

By Damian Brett

GA Telesis is exercising an option for a second B737-800SF freighter conversion with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI). The second aircraft…

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Volga-Dnepr Group notes ‘stable’ first-half results

By Rachelle Harry

Volga-Dnepr Group, which is in its 30th year of operations, said it has performed with “stability and consistency” in the…

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