Heathrow

Cargo handlers feel the peak season strain

By Damian Brett

Cargo sheds across Europe and North America are struggling to keep up with this year’s peak season demand, causing delays…

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WFS to automate truck processing at Heathrow

By Damian Brett

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will next month add a ‘CargoKiosk’ at Heathrow to automate the processing of trucks….

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Work underway on new dnata Heathrow facility

By Damian Brett

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Aiput fund has started construction of Phase II of dnata City East, a 117,000 sq ft extension…

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Heathrow third-runway plans hit by court ruling

By Lewis Harper and Damian Brett

The UK’s court of appeal has today ruled that plans for a third runway at London Heathrow airport are unlawful…

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Heathrow’s Christmas cargo figures revealed

By Rachelle Harry

London’s Heathrow Airport has revealed that 144,000 tonnes of cargo – the equivalent weight of 68 London Eyes – is…

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Heathrow former head of cargo Platts to join Riyadh Airports Company

By Damian Brett

Heathrow Airport Limited’s former head of cargo, Nick Platts, will join DAA International to help develop Riyadh Airports Company’s cargo…

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British Airways IT issues hit cargo customers

IT problems at British Airways have forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights at London Heathrow and Gatwick. IAG…

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Swissport signs up for ten more years with SEGRO

Cargo handler Swissport has signed a 10-year deal to continue leasing its 104,000 sq ft facility at SEGRO’s Heathrow Cargo…

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Keep calm and cargo on: Heathrow strikes called off

By Rachelle Harry

The UK’s air cargo industry is set to run smoothly this weekend after planned strikes at London’s Heathrow Airport, scheduled…

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UK Aviation 2050: Airfreight must play a defining role

By Alex Veitch

Alex Veitch, head of multimodal policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA), explains why the cargo sector should be a…

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