April 2024

Maersk Air Cargo applies for UK operating license

Maersk Air Cargo has applied for an operating license from the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The application, made on April…

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Three airlines vying for Asiana Airlines’ cargo business

Three low cost airlines are reportedly in the running to buy Asiana Airlines’ cargo business as part of conditions for…

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Freighter demand is bright spot for Cargolux in 2023

Luxembourg-headquartered cargo airline Cargolux boosted its 2023 results with demand for dedicated freighter capacity, despite lower demand and rates in…

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Air Charter Service takes on new head of Swiss office

Aircraft charter specialist Air Charter Service has announced Arthur Guibert as the new chief executive for its Switzerland office in…

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Qatar Cargo expands animal transport operation with world’s largest airport facility

Qatar Airways Cargo has opened the world’s largest air cargo animal facility at its Doha hub to meet the rising…

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DSV airfreight volumes up 2.3% in Q1 but profit falls with rates

DSV’s airfreight volumes benefited from strong demand out of Asia in the first quarter of the year, although revenue and…

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Threat to cargo operations from strike action at Heathrow

Aircraft refuelling handlers working for AFS at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) will initiate industrial action for 72 hours beginning on…

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PML Seafrigo hires airfreight director

Food logistics firm PML Seafrigo has hired Paddie Allen as airfreight director to head up the company’s UK airfreight operations….

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Sauvé-Hopkins to head up dnata’s global airport operations

dnata has appointed Clive Sauvé-Hopkins as divisional senior vice president (DSVP), airport operations to oversee the company’s global ground handling…

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Air Canada Cargo adds Chicago to freighter network

Air Canada Cargo will add Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to its freighter network from June 2. The service will…

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Menzies extends cargo handling deal with Malaysia Airlines for Australasia

Ground services provider Menzies Aviation has extended its deal with Kuala Lumpur-based Malaysia Airlines covering cargo, passenger and ramp handling…

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China Southern flies into Doha

China Southern Airlines has launched a four flights a week connection between Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in China and…

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UPS revenue drops 5% in Q1

Express services giant UPS recorded consolidated revenue of $21.7bn in the first three months of this year, a 5.3% fall…

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Avianca Cargo steps up sustainability

Colombia-headquartered freight carrier Avianca Cargo has stopped using conventional plastics in its pallet covers, instead turning to biodegradable plastics. The…

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Finnair’s cargo revenue and yields fall in first quarter of this year

Finland’s flag-carrier Finnair has blamed lower cargo revenue and yields as among the reasons for declining overall revenue earned in…

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K+N sees airfreight turnover and profits fall in first quarter

Both airfreight-related turnover and profit fell year on year in the first quarter of 2024 for Kuehne+Nagel (K+N), contributing to…

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Maersk has a new global head of airfreight forwarding

Maersk has appointed John Wetherell as the global head of airfreight forwarding. This is a new role that creates a…

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EFW and MRO Japan collaborate on freighter conversions

German conversion firm Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), Centre of Excellence for Airbus Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversions and MRO Japan (MJP) have signed…

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WestJet Cargo looks to capitalise on additional Paris flights

WestJet Cargo is hoping to capitalise on the addition of extra weekly bellyhold flights between Calgary and Paris CDG. WestJet…

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Ukraine aims for transfer of stranded AN-124

Ukraine is planning to “confiscate” a Volga-Dnepr-owned AN-124 aircraft that has been grounded at Canada’s Toronto Pearson Airport since the…

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