March 2021

CLIVE: Air cargo recovery stalls in March but space remains tight

By Damian Brett

The recovery in air cargo demand appears to have stalled in March, according to the latest statistics from CLIVE Data…

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Kenyan demand rises for IAG Cargo

By Rachelle Harry

IAG Cargo has transported 53.7 tonnes of cargo in the bellyhold of a British Airways B777-300 aircraft from Nairobi to…

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SriLankan Airlines aims at cargo with first freighter

By Damian Brett

SriLankan Airlines is planning to add its first freighter aircraft to capitalise on growing international trade from the country. The…

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ACS appoints global director for humanitarian

By Damian Brett

Charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed Ben Dinsdale as the company’s global director for humanitarian and government services….

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Tiaca outlines reorganisation as it adds new board members

By Damian Brett

Air cargo organisation Tiaca has added new board members and outlined its recent reoranisation that aims to prepare the association…

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ASL Airlines UK takes off with freighter operations

By Rachelle Harry

Cargo carrier ASL Airlines UK has operated its first flight after receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and operating licence from…

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Cargo.one adds first North American airline with Air Canada

By Rachelle Harry

Airfreight booking tool cargo.one is adding airfreight capacity from Air Canada to its digital offering, its first North American airline….

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WFS awarded Authorised Receiver status in Milan

Ground handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded Authorised Receiver status by Italy’s customs authority at Milan Malpensa Airport….

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Antonov Airlines moves pharma equipment from Germany to the US

By Rachelle Harry

Antonov Airlines has carried pharma equipment, destined for Covid-19 vaccine production, from Germany to the US. DHL Global Forwarding chartered…

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Aeronaves TSM orders more B737 cargo conversions

By Damian Brett

Mexico-based Aeronaves TSM has ordered four additional AEI B737-400SF freighter conversions from Aeronautical Engineers, Inc (AEI). This order follows the…

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Suez containership freed but supply chain delays to continue

By Damian Brett

The huge containership that has been blocking the Suez Canal for more than a week has now been freed. The…

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Cainiao partners with Hong Kong Air Cargo on Southeast Asia flights

By Damian Brett

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network is partnering with Hong Kong Air Cargo to launch cargo flights to Southeast Asia. Initially, Hong…

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Stuck box ship partially re-floated as air cargo remains poised

By Damian Brett

The huge containership that has been blocking the Suez Canal for more than a week has been partially re-floated. Earlier…

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Engine inspection ordered following AN-124 incident

By Damian Brett

Ukrainian authorities have ordered inspections of D-18T series three engines after a Volga-Dnepr AN-124 last year suffered an uncontained engine…

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CMA CGM Air Cargo adds second freighter and route

By Damian Brett

CMA CGM Air Cargo has added two new routes in the US as its second freighter begins operations. The shipping…

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Chinese airlines up domestic capacity from March-October

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal

Chinese carriers will increase their domestic capacity for the summer and autumn schedules, by mounting extra flights and unveiling new…

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US cargo-focussed airports report rapid growth in 2020

By Damian Brett

US airports with a cargo focus last year saw their freight volumes grow rapidly as consumers switched to e-commerce, according…

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DB Schenker sees revenues and profits increase in 2020

By Damian Brett

DB Schenker saw revenues and profits increase last year despite air and ocean volumes both declining. The Germany-headquartered freighter forwarder…

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AMI expands at fast-growing LA ahead of new air cargo security requirements

By Damian Brett

Cargo wholesaler Air Menzies International (AMI) has moved to a new facility at Los Angeles International (LAX) as it looks…

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Bolloré expands healthcare logistics team with two appointments

By Damian Brett

Bolloré Logistics has expanded its healthcare and life sciences operation with the appointment of two new members of the team….

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