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Dubai launches Covid-19 vaccine logistics alliance

By Damian Brett

Dubai has launched a logistics alliance that aims to speed up distribution of Covid-19 vaccines around the world through the emirate….

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Hope Consortium adds more forwarders to Covid-19 vaccine distribution efforts

By Damian Brett

More freight forwarders have joined the Hope Consortium, a UAE-based public-private partnership, to support the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines across…

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Air France-KLM extends contract with Swissport in Saudi Arabia

By Rachelle Harry

Air France-KLM Group has extended its contract with ground handler Swissport for its operations in Saudi Arabia. As a result…

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Qatar Airways restarts Saudi Arabia flights after blockade is lifted

By David Kaminski-Morrow, FlightGlobal

Qatar Airways has begun redirecting flightpaths through Saudi Arabian airspace, after the lifting of a blockade imposed more than three…

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Cathay Pacific adds new Riyadh freighter service

By Damian Brett

Cathay Pacific Cargo is launching a new scheduled freighter service between Hong Kong and Riyadh as it looks to capitalise…

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Emirates SkyCargo transports Covid-19 vaccine to UAE

By Damian Brett

Emirates SkyCargo has flown Covid-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to the UAE for the first time. The vaccines were transported…

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Hope Consortium adds forwarders to aid in Covid-19 vaccine distribution

A group of freight forwarders have been selected by the the Hope Consortium, a UAE-based public-private partnership, to support the…

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Latam Cargo launches flights to Qatar

By Rachelle Harry

Catering to demand from Chile’s fruit harvest season, Latam Group has started operating flights to Qatar for the first time….

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Qatar Cargo supports Norway’s seafood exporters with Harstad-Narvik service

By Rachelle Harry

From next week, Qatar Airways Cargo will operate cargo-only flights, using its Boeing 777-300 passenger aircraft, from Doha, Qatar, to…

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Dnata launches digital airfreight handling platform in Dubai

By Rachelle Harry

Air services provider dnata has launched a cloud-based airfreight handling platform for its operations in Dubai, which enables freight forwarders…

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