Coronavirus

FedEx prepares for vaccine distribution with launch of precise tracking sensor

By Rachelle Harry

FedEx has launched a lightweight, sensor-based logistics device called SenseAware ID that enables the highly precise tracking of shipments. FedEx…

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Cathay to park 40% of fleet in long-term storage overseas

By Alfred Chua, FlightGlobal, and Damian Brett

Beleaguered Cathay Pacific will move about 40% of its fleet to long-term storage locations overseas, as it adjusts downwards its…

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K+N opens Brussels and Johannesburg pharma hubs ahead of Covid vaccine

By Rachelle Harry

Ahead of the anticipated widespread distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, which are being tested and trialed as part of various programmes…

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Airforwarders Association: Is the forwarding industry ready for a Covid-19 vaccine?

By Brandon Fried - Airforwarders Association

In the second article of a new column series from the Airforwarders Association, executive director Brandon Fried outlines outlines how…

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IATA: Air cargo sector must act now to overcome the challenges of vaccine distribution

By Rachelle Harry

Air cargo has not only been a lifeline for the financially-troubled aviation sector, it has also acted as a lifeline…

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AFKLMP creates vaccine shipment taskforce

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has formed a taskforce to define the steps needed to help ship Covid-19 vaccines….

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United flies its 5,000th cargo-only PAX flight

By Rachelle Harry

United Airlines Cargo has flown its 5,000th cargo-only passenger aircraft flight since it began operating them in March. During that…

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Survey: Are air cargo supply chains ready for a Covid-19 vaccine?

By Damian Brett

It is only and matter of time until a vaccine is found for Covid-19 and when it is ready for…

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American Airlines to conduct 1,000 cargo-only flights in September

By Damian Brett

American Airlines will fly 1,000 cargo-only flights in September after only returning to all-cargo operations in March. The airline re-launched…

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Saudia Cargo adds Shanghai to freighter network

By Damian Brett

Saudia Cargo has expanded its freighter network with two flights per week to Shanghai. The airline will utilise a B777F…

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