June 2024

Unions oppose Air Incheon’s bid for Asiana’s cargo business

Unions have put yet another obstacle in the path of Korean Air’s delayed acquisition of Asiana Airlines by objecting to…

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Swissport adds pharma shipment consolidation service in Basel

Swissport has opened a new “Cool+Connect” pharma facility at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse that allows it to consolidate shipments at the airport…

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Etihad responds to rising US cargo demand with extra capacity

Etihad Cargo is looking to meet rising demand to the US and Canada through the addition of extra capacity to…

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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport opens K+N leased cargo facility

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Alabama has opened a new $31m air cargo facility that is being leased by Kuehne+Nagel (K+N)…

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SkyTeam Cargo introduces new lightweight pallet

Air cargo alliance SkyTeam Cargo has introduced a new paper-based cargo pallet that it claims will help reduce costs. The…

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Lufthansa Cargo and Korean Cargo announce new SAF partnerships

Lufthansa Cargo and Korean Air Cargo have today both announced new Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) tie-ups with logistics companies. Lufthansa…

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New UK government must support airports’ cargo capacity growth

The incoming UK government must do more to increase cargo capacity at UK airports if the economy is to grow,…

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Air cargo demand rises again for Asia Pacific airlines

Asia Pacific airlines saw another rise in air cargo demand in May that was “driven by buoyant trade activity within…

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Challenge Group looks to expand China connectivity with new tie up

The Challenge Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the owner Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport (CGO) that will…

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Delta Cargo works to restore online booking capabilities

Delta Cargo has restored some of its online booking capabilities after technical issues earlier in the week but spot market…

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Air France KLM and China Cargo sign block space agreement

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) and China Cargo Airlines have ramped up their partnership with the signing of a…

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A321P2F conversion demand set to grow

Airbus A321-200 passenger to freighter (P2F) conversions will become much more common in the future, but the air cargo market…

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Freighter emissions up 25% since 2019

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by freighter aircraft have grown by 25% since 2019, according to environmental campaign group Stand.earth….

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Singapore Airlines selects WFS for Gatwick cargo handling

Singapore Airlines has selected WFS to provide cargo handling services for its new flight to the UK, while it has…

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AirExplore adds three 737Fs

Slovakia-based aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance (ACMI) firm and charter airline AirExplore has taken delivery of three Boeing 737-800 freighters…

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Menzies extends Budapest Airport cargo services

Menzies Aviation has joined forces with Airport Services Budapest Zrt. (AS Budapest) to extend its ground handling, cargo and lounge…

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CMA CGM Air Cargo opts for CHAMP for management systems

CMA CGM Air Cargo has selected CHAMP Cargosystems to provide its cargo management software. The IT firm said that CMA…

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Beijing Capital brings another freighter service to Liege

Liege Airport (LGG) has grown its air cargo business with the addition of a new freighter service operated by Beijing…

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UK’s Royal Mail selects Glasgow Prestwick as e-commerce hub

The UK’s Royal Mail has selected Glasgow Prestwick Airport (GPA) as one of its e-commerce hubs in a move that…

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Etihad Cargo and SF Airlines add freighter service and expand partnership

Etihad Cargo and SF Airlines will launch a new freighter service between Shenzhen and Abu Dhabi to boost cargo capacity…

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