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Failure to extend Brexit talks ‘very risky’, say UK forwarders

By Damian Brett

UK freight forwarder association BIFA has said that the government’s refusal to extend trade deal talks with the European Union…

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Cargo handlers respond to forwarder criticism of Covid-19 surcharge

By Damian Brett

Cargo handlers Menzies Aviation and Swissport have respond to freight forwarders’ criticism of surcharges introduced following the coronavirus outbreak. The…

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Finnair the latest carrier to convert cabins for cargo

By Damian Brett

Finnair is the latest airline to reveal that it is making changes to cabins to handle more cargo. The Helsinki-based…

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Lufthansa strips out seats to create extra cargo space

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa will take out the seats from several of its aircraft as it looks to create space to carry extra…

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Lufthansa Cargo set to tackle the coronavirus crisis

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo will continue to roll out the use of passenger aircraft to carry freight over the coming weeks as…

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Dachser Mexico ships masks in coronavirus relief flight

By Damian Brett

Dachser Mexico provided air transportation for the shipment of more than 3m surgical and respiratory masks to Germany, to help…

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Air cargo demand, yields and revenue fall in the first two months of 2020

Worldwide air cargo demand fell 3% year-over-year (YoY) in the first two months of 2020, a larger decrease than the provisional…

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BUD welcomes Suparna freighter with medical supplies from China

A Boeing 747F charter flight by Chinese carrier Suparna Airlines transported nearly 70 tons of protective medical equipment from China…

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Virgin Atlantic operates it first cargo-only charter

Virgin Atlantic has operated its first cargo-only charter amid the operational challenges brought by Covid-19 upon the global aviation industry….

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ASL Airlines in medical supplies airlift from China to Belgium

ASL Airlines Belgium is operating 10 B747 freighter flights each week between Liege airport in Belgium and China. Initially, these…

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