Covid-19

Broker predicts rise in UK air cargo demand as Covid isolation cases surge

By Damian Brett

Charter broker Air Partner is expecting an increase in UK air cargo flights as supply chains come under pressure from…

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UK’s logistics sector calls for Covid isolation exemption amidst ‘ping-demic’

By Damian Brett

The UK’s logistics sector is calling on the government to exempt workers from Covid isolation rules. The call comes as…

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Austrian Airlines to end ‘preighter’ operation

Austrian Airlines has announced that it is ending its preighter operation after 15 months. The Lufthansa Group-owned airline’s long-haul passenger…

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KLM deploys custom-made cargo seat bags

By Damian Brett

KLM Cargo is deploying custom-made cargo seat bags on B777 flights as it looks to boost cargo carrying capacity. Cargo…

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Emirates SkyCargo marks a year of PAX-freighter flights

Emirates SkyCargo operated its first passenger freighter flight a year-ago today. The Dubai-hubbed carrier said that on March 16 2020,…

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Air cargo vaccine supply chains yet to take off

By Damian Brett and Roger Hailey

Demand for air cargo services to carry Covid-19 vaccines has yet to reach the levels many expected. Last year, the…

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Cathay Pacific to launch Covid-19 vaccine transport solution

By Damian Brett

Cathay Pacific Cargo has developed new solution specifically for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. The airline said its new vaccine…

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The insurance implications for airlines carrying Covid-19 vaccine cargo

By Philip Clayton and Andy Bowman, Willis Towers Watson

In this guest-written article, Philip Clayton and Andy Bowman of risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company Willis Towers Watson…

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UK-France border reopens but backlog expected

By Damian Brett

France has reopened its border with the UK but supply chain backlogs are expected to continue as trucks take time…

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Supply chains set to swing into action as Europe approves vaccine

By Damian Brett

European pharma supply chains are set to swing into action after the European Medicines Agency approved the use of the…

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