September 2020

SpiceJet launches cargo services to serve north east India

By Rachelle Harry

SpiceJet has launched 14 cargo services to and from north east India, using its Bombardier Q400 aircraft, to move perishables,…

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Emirates SkyCargo marks 15 years of flights to mainland China

By Rachelle Harry

Emirates SkyCargo has marked 15 years of operations to mainland China through which it has provided a “continuous and robust…

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E-commerce demand fuels FedEx revenues as it prepares for Covid vaccine

By Damian Brett

FedEx saw its revenues and profits improve in its fiscal first quarter as a surge in e-commerce demand propelled performance….

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Swissport Cargo Services to expand at Frankfurt

By Damian Brett

Swissport Cargo Services Deutschland is set to open a new cargo handling warehouse at Frankfurt Airport developed by operator Fraport….

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FedEx prepares for vaccine distribution with launch of precise tracking sensor

By Rachelle Harry

FedEx has launched a lightweight, sensor-based logistics device called SenseAware ID that enables the highly precise tracking of shipments. FedEx…

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IATA confirms the departure of Glyn Hughes as head of cargo

By Damian Brett

IATA has confirmed that head of cargo Glyn Hughes will leave the organisation as part of a wider restructuring. Hughes…

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SAL takes over operation of more airport customs security areas

By Damian Brett

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has started operating customs security areas across most of Saudi Arabia’s airports. It is hoped the…

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2020 in numbers: The year of freighters and preighters

By Chris Seymour, head of market analysis, Ascend by Cirium

The airfreight sector had just come out of its worst year for traffic in a decade, driven by weak global…

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DB Schenker adds charter flights while high-tech firms turn to airfreight

By Damian Brett

DB Schenker has expanded its air charter operation as it responds to a tightening of capacity. The German freight forwarder…

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Geodis promotes Honious to president and CEO Americas

By Rachelle Harry

Geodis has promoted Mike Honious into the role of president and chief executive, Americas, effective from October 3. Honious will…

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Carousel Logistics co-founder and CEO hands over the reins

By Damian Brett

Carousel Logistics co-founder and chief executive Graham Martin has announced that he will be handing over the reins of the…

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WFS expands at OR Tambo as new cargo contracts get underway

By Damian Brett

Ground handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has expanded its cargo handling operations at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport to accommodate…

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Sponsored: IAI Aviation Group outlines B767 conversion services

Sponsored Content: IAI Aviation Group (formerly Bedek) – Conversions & Upgrades Division – B767 Conversions IAI’s Aviation Group (formerly Bedek)…

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Chapman Freeborn helps transport mobile Covid hospital to Conakry

By Damian Brett

Chapman Freeborn recently played a role in an operation to transport Covid-19 medical equipment from Johannesburg, South Africa to Conakry,…

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Forwarder a. hartrodt to roll out CargoWise platform

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder a. hartrodt will roll out the CargoWise platform across its network of more than 100 locations and more…

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UK forwarders concerned about the end of EU transition period

By Damian Brett

UK forwarders have significant reservations over whether they will have the capacity to handle major changes to the UK’s trading…

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CCS-UK trials IATA One Record technology

By Damian Brett

London Heathrow Airport’s air cargo community has ompleted its first trial of IATA’s ONE Record technologies, which aim to replace…

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Starlux Airlines deploys IBS Software’s iCargo platform

By Rachelle Harry

Taiwan-based Starlux Airlines has deployed IBS Software’s iCargo platform as it prepares to expand operations. The new carrier said that…

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Cathay to park 40% of fleet in long-term storage overseas

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal, and Damian Brett

Beleaguered Cathay Pacific will move about 40% of its fleet to long-term storage locations overseas, as it adjusts downwards its…

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DHL launches airfreight charter covering three continents

By Rachelle Harry

DHL Global Forwarding (GF) has introduced an airfreight charter service, which connects Asia Pacific to Europe and the US. Managed…

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