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JD Logistics eyes a fleet of 100 freighters

By Damian Brett

JD Logistics, the logistics arm of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.Com, is hoping to operate a fleet of 100 freighter aircraft…

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Could Amazon soon add B777 freighters to its fleet?

By Damian Brett

Ever since Amazon launched its US domestic freighter operation in late 2015 there has been speculation that the company could…

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Geodis appoints Adler in automotive role

By Damian Brett

Geodis has appointed Jürgen Adler as vice president automotive vertical market. Adler has more than 25 years’ experience in the…

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Swissport gains CEIV Fresh in Kenya

Swissport Kenya has been awarded the IATA CEIV Fresh certification for perishable cargo, making it the only ground handler with…

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FedEx Express to invest more than $400m in Saudi Arabia over ten years

FedEx Express will transition to a direct-serve presence in Saudi Arabia to meet the Middle East country’s growing international shipping…

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Chapman Freeborn organises An225 charter flight for COVID test kits to Austria

Broker Chapman Freeborn worked with forwarder Gebrüder Weiss in Austria to transport COVID-19 test kits on an An225 freighter aircraft,…

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Silk Way Airlines celebrates 20th anniversary

Azerbaijan-based freighter carrier Silk Way Airlines has celebrated its 20th anniversary. The airline, serving a network of charter destinations worldwide, has…

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FedEx adds Europe-Japan flights to meet demand

FedEx Express has launched a new B777 freighter service between Europe and Japan as demand from the Asia Pacific market…

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Etihad Cargo interlines with Astral and KQ to accelerate vaccine rollout in Africa

By Rachelle Harry

Etihad Cargo has signed a pharma interline agreement – officially named ‘Service Legal Agreement’ (SLA) – with Astral Aviation and…

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Peli BioThermal relocates US HQ to increase production capabilities

Pharma packaging firm Peli BioThermal has relocated its US headquarters (HQ) from Plymouth to Maple Grove, both in Minnesota, to…

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