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IATA responds to Dutch plans for green tax on air cargo and passengers

By Damian Brett

IATA has published research claiming that people would rather see investment in green aviation technology than “environmental taxes” following the…

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UK businesses struggling to fund Brexit preparations

Declining profit margins have left UK logistics businesses struggling to fund their Brexit preparations, according to the 2019 Logistics Report….

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Bellyache for Munich as freighter volumes soar

An 11.3% increase in 2018 freighter volumes at Munich airport in 2018 failed overcome a fall in bellyhold cargo. The…

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East Midlands Airport calls on government to “unlock” its cargo potential

East Midlands Airport (EMA) wants the UK government to “unlock its potential” as a major airfreight hub, with management tabling…

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CargoLogic Germany gains NCC approval as it taxis for takeoff

By Damian Brett

New Leipzig-based airline CargoLogic Germany has announced that it recently gained non-commercial (NCC) operations approval from the European Union Aviation…

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European airports see sharp decline in cargo demand in April

European airports in April recorded their sharpest decline in freight traffic since January 2012. According to Airports Council International (ACI)…

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Volga-Dnepr dismisses court’s An-124 seizure order as unlawful

By Damian Brett

The Volga-Dnepr group has dismissed a Ukrainian court’s order to seize five of its An-124-100 aircraft. The Russia-headquartered airline group…

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Chapman Freeborn to target growth following acquisition by Avia Solutions

By Damian Brett

Aviation group Avia Solutions Group has entered into an agreement to acquire UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn Group as the broker aims…

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Leisure Cargo files for insolvency following loss of major customer

Germany-based GSA Leisure Cargo has filed for bankruptcy following the loss of a major contract. The company at one time…

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Air Cargo Europe takes a digital focus

Air Cargo Europe, held every two years in Munich, will focus on all things digital. Artificial intelligence (AI) is entering…

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