August 2021

Greece wildfire aid: Four helicopters carried on single AN-124 charter flight

Chapman Freeborn Australia has chartered an Antonov AN-124 aircraft to transport four helicopters to Athens to support Greece’s fight against…

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PVG quarantines pile pressure on air cargo supply chains

An increasing number of Covid cases at Shanghai Pudong International Airport are piling on extra pressure to strained airfreight operations…

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Atran Airlines completes first live animals flight in Europe

Freighter operator Atran Airlines has completed its first live animals transportation project in Europe. The carrier recently transported 42,640 one-day-old chicks,…

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Vietnam Airlines selects WFS for Schiphol flights

Vietnam Airlines has selected Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its new cargo handler at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. WFS will provide…

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China Southern Cargo gains AOC

China Southern Cargo has received its AOC as the parent group spins off its freighter operating business. The new C…

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United Cargo launches new website with improved tracking

United Cargo has launched a new customer facing website as it continues its digital development. The carrier said that new…

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Ethiopian teams up with IAI on new B767 freighter conversion line

Ethiopian Airlines Group has teamed up with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to launch a B767-300ER freighter conversion line in Ethiopia….

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Menzies expands cargo handling presence in Central America

Aviation services company John Menzies has expanded its cargo handling presence in Central America through an investment in Interexpresso. The…

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Eley joins B&H Worldwide’s Asia business development team

Logistics provider B&H Worldwide has hired Joel Eley to join its business development team in Asia. Eley, who has experience in supply…

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Delta Cargo celebrates 75 years of flying freight

Delta Cargo is this month celebrating its 75th anniversary. The airline’s cargo division was launched in August 1946 when a…

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Qatar Cargo rolls out on WebCargo in 39 more countries

Qatar Airways Cargo will roll its capacity on air cargo booking platform WebCargo to 39 more countries on August 23….

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Jas Worldwide to acquire Greencarrier Freight Services

Jas Worldwide has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Swedish-headquartered forwarder Greencarrier Freight Services International. Greencarrier Freight Services International…

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No plans to sell DB Schenker as DSV rumours resurface

DB Schenker has said there are no current plans to sell the company as rumours of DSV Panalpina’s interest in…

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Record cargo volumes at ANC as passenger numbers pick up

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) has handled record air cargo volumes during the first half of 2021, as its…

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Unisys offers piece level tracking for air cargo

IT company Unisys Corporation has launched a new software functionally that allows airline to track shipment status and location at…

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Air Canada Cargo joins IATA Net Rates

Air Canada Cargo has continued its digital push by placing its prices on IATA’s Net Rates platform. The agreement means…

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DP DHL to acquire ocean freight forwarder JF Hillebrand

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP DHL) has revealed plans to acquire ocean freight forwarding expert JF Hillebrand Group and its…

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Crane Worldwide Logistics opens warehouse facility in Amsterdam

Crane Worldwide Logistics has invested in a warehouse facility near Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. Located at the Schiphol…

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SpiceJet to transfer cargo and logistics business to SpiceXpress

India-based carrier SpiceJet has announced plans to transfer its cargo and logistics business to its subsidiary company SpiceXpress. SpiceXpress will…

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Magma Aviation promotes Helyar to chief strategy officer

Freighter operator Magma Aviation has promoted Tom Helyar to chief strategy officer. Helyar joined Magma Aviation in 2011 as financial…

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