Heathrow

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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Seminars aim to tackle Heathrow truck congestion

CCS-UK User Group – the not-for-profit body which represents users of the UK’s air cargo community data system – is…

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European airports see sharp decline in cargo demand in April

European airports in April recorded their sharpest decline in freight traffic since January 2012. According to Airports Council International (ACI)…

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European airports see 1.8% cargo volume decline in Q1 2019

Freight traffic at Europe’s airports fell by 1.8% during the first quarter of 2019 although Belgian freighter-friendly hub Liège saw…

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High Court dismisses legal challenges to Heathrow’s third runway

The High Court in London has ruled against campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a…

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Airports see cargo volumes decline further in February

Major airports suffered another month of traffic declines in February, with the world’s largest airfreight hub reporting a double-digit percentage…

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