Coronavirus

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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ONT achieves growth in cargo volumes for five consecutive months

By Rachelle Harry

Ontario International Airport (ONT) in California, US, saw its airfreight volumes increase in July, while the coronavirus pandemic continued to…

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