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FedEx to add freighters and boost spending to meet demand

By Damian Brett

FedEx will boost spending over the coming year and add more freighter orders to meet growing e-commerce demand. Announcing its…

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Soaring e-commerce and the need to support aviation

By Alex Veitch, Logistics UK’s general manager of public policy

At the start of June, Logistics UK partnered with Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) to present…

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Cainiao adds Africa air cargo service to drive down delivery times

By Damian Brett

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network has launched its first air cargo route between Hong Kong and Africa as it looks to…

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Emirates expects gradual return of bellyhold capacity

By Roger Hailey

What will be the size and shape of freighter fleets in a post-pandemic world and what can we expect in…

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Austrian Airlines to end ‘preighter’ operation

Austrian Airlines has announced that it is ending its preighter operation after 15 months. The Lufthansa Group-owned airline’s long-haul passenger…

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Crane Worldwide adds China charter flights to combat supply chain disruption

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder Crane Worldwide Logistics will in July launch charter flights between China and the US to combat ongoing issues…

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Hat-trick of new cargo airlines plan for take-off

By Damian Brett

The past week has seen three new companies – in the UK, Italy and Vietnam – reveal plans to enter…

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DB Schenker and Volocopter exhibit heavy lift cargo drone

By Rachelle Harry

DB Schenker and heavylift drone firm Volocopter have teamed up with the aim of developing emissions-free airfreight solutions. Last week,…

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Ostend Airport, Port of Zeebrugge and Versluys to develop air-sea logistics platform

By Rachelle Harry

Belgium’s Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Port of Zeebrugge, and warehousing firm Versluys Logistics, have teamed up to develop a digital freight…

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DHL Express on the rapidly changing Asian market

By Damian Brett

The express market in Asia is growing rapidly and while that presents an opportunity, capitalising on that growth has its…

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