January 2021

Forwarders say new US cargo security programme is a quick fix

US forwarders have warned that plans for a new US air cargo security programme could be a quick fix benefiting…

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Etihad achieves pharma growth as it continues vaccine rollout

Two years after Etihad Cargo achieved IATA Pharma certification, the carrier has experienced growth in the number of shipments transported…

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Lessor BBAM orders more B737-800 conversions

Lessor BBAM will further expand its freighter fleet with an order for six B737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters, with options for…

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FedEx to cut jobs and integrate TNT air network in Europe

Express firm FedEx plans to cut jobs in Europe and combine air networks as part of the integration of TNT….

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Bolloré Logistics continues sustainability efforts

Bolloré Logistics is further reducing its carbon footprint, following the launch of its CSR programme ‘Powering Sustainable Logistics’ in 2018. The…

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UK-Europe air charter Brexit flights begin to pick up

Air cargo demand between Europe and the UK is starting to pick up as some truckers have put the breaks…

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ST Engineering clinches five-year cargo MRO contract

ST Engineering has signed a five-year airframe heavy maintenance contract with an unnamed air cargo carrier. Under the agreement, ST…

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Chapman Freeborn expands in US

Aircraft charter broker Chapman Freeborn has expanded its presence in the Americas by opening a new northeast US office. The…

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IAG Cargo makes commercial manager promotions

IAG Cargo has promoted Daniel Byrne and Freddie Overton to regional commercial managers. The internal promotions see Byrne appointed regional…

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FedEx confirms acquisition of B777F from Etihad

FedEx Express has confirmed the recent acquisition of a Boeing 777 freighter aircraft from Etihad, as it continues its fleet…

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo to ramp up freight flights

Virgin Atlantic is planning to ramp up its all-cargo operations as demand continues to increase. The airline said that it…

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Polmans joins cargo community platform Nallian

Cargo community platform provider Nallian has appointed Steven Polmans as its chief customer officer. Polmans, who is well known in…

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Japan Airlines integrates Champ API Gateway with its cargo platform

Japan Airlines (JAL) has implemented Champ Cargosystem’s API Gateway solution to its cargo management system, allowing it to offer its…

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Leipzig/Halle expects another busy year for cargo after a record 2020

Leipzig/Halle Airport handled record air cargo volumes last year and it is expecting further growth in 2021. The German airport…

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Cargo demand at Schiphol dips as passenger services take a hit

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport saw cargo volumes decline in 2020, as passenger services worldwide — and bellyhold capacity — were impacted…

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Air France-KLM extends contract with Swissport in Saudi Arabia

Air France-KLM Group has extended its contract with ground handler Swissport for its operations in Saudi Arabia. As a result…

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Sponsored: Air Cargo — A Critical Factor in the Global Economy

Sponsored Content: When the Covid-19 virus began to make its way across the world, few had expected air cargo to be…

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Cargojet looks to add its first B777 freighters

Canadian carrier and lessor Cargojet has raised C$350m to increase its fleet with more B767 freighters and to buy its…

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Air Canada signs up for converted freighters as it targets air cargo

Air Canada will sell two passenger Boeing 767s to be converted into freighters before leasing them back as it targets…

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Cainiao launches cargo container booking service

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, has launched a container booking service for air and seafreight,…

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