Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints Nick Diesel as new managing director

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has announced the appointment of Nick Diesel as its new managing director, effective from August 4. Diesel takes over from Phil Wardlaw, who has led the cargo division since 2021 and is departing for a new role. In the interim period from June 3 to August 3, Mark Faulkner...

Swiss WorldCargo develops global partnership with cargo.one

Swiss WorldCargo, the air freight division of SWISS, has broadened its partnership with cargo.one, the platform for digital air cargo bookings. cargo.one offers freight forwarders fast and intuitive access to Swiss WorldCargo’s services from markets in Europe, Asia and Americas. Swiss WorldC...

Qatar Airways Cargo rejoins forces with Animal Defenders International to transport six young lions home to Africa

Qatar Airways Cargo has once again assisted Animal Defenders International, this time by transporting six young lions from the illegal wildlife trade to the ADI Wildlife Sanctuary in Johannesburg. Known as the “Kuwait 6”, the males Muheeb, Saham, Shujaa, Saif, and females Dhubiya and Aziza we...

American Airlines Cargo partners with CargoAi

American Airlines Cargo today announces a strategic partnership with CargoAi, a leading digital enabler in the air cargo industry. This collaboration will aim to elevate airfreight booking capabilities on CargoMART, CargoAi’s cutting-edge platform for freight management with the addition of the...

Saudia Technic welcomes Saudia Cargo headquarters within its MRO village

A new collaboration was forged during the 3rd edition of the Future Aviation Forum in Riyadh between Saudia Technic and Saudia Cargo. The signed agreement will establish Saudia Cargo’s new headquarters at Saudia Technic's Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Village, located at King Abdulazi...

Qatar Airways Cargo elevates live animal transport with launch of advanced animal centre

Qatar Airways Cargo announces the opening of its state-of-the-art Animal Centre and the relaunch of its Next Generation Live product, setting new benchmarks in the transport of live animals. As a leading transporter, with over 550,000 animals including 10,000 horses flown in 2023, the airline rea...

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Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel take the lead in ULD tracking using SkyCell technology

In a significant development initiated at the beginning of this year, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) joined forces with SkyCell. This strategic partnership aims to enhance Unit Load Device (ULD) tracking capabilities across Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s entire ULD fleet, marki...

Emirates Delivers is now available in Saudi Arabia

Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery solution from Emirates SkyCargo, has launched in Saudi Arabia. Shoppers from across the Kingdom can now shop online at their favourite stores in the UK, US and the UAE and use Emirates Delivers for fast, reliable, and cost-effective international deliver...

LATAM Cargo recognized as “the most sustainable cargo airline of the year in the Americas”

The cargo subsidiary of LATAM, LATAM Cargo Chile, was recognized as the most sustainable cargo airline in the Americas at the 2024 Sustainability Awards, presented by the prominent logistics media outlet, Freightweek. This distinction is due to their advancements in climate change, circular econo...

SmartLynx delivers A321F to Levu Air Cargo

SmartLynx Airlines has launched a partnership with Brazilian Cargo solution company Levu Air Cargo (Levu). SmartLynx has signed a dry-lease agreement for one of its A321F making Levu the first company in Latin America to operate this type of aircraft. A dry-lease of SmartLynx's A321F arrived i...

ASL Airlines Australia introduces first B737-800 freighter

ASL Airlines Australia (ASLA) has announced the introduction of its first B737-800BCF to its fleet. The next-generation B737-800BCF is one of the industry’s most efficient and reliable platforms and carries up to 23.9 tonnes (52,900 pounds) of revenue payload, with 5,000ft3 available on the mai...

Cathay Pacific releases traffic figures for April 2024

Cathay Pacific today released its traffic figures for April 2024. The airline carried 117,428 tonnes of cargo in April 2024, an increase of 7.4% compared with April 2023. The month’s cargo revenue tonne kilometres (RFTKs) decreased 0.4% year on year. The cargo load factor decreased by 4.2 pe...

Saudia Cargo achieves record Q1 2024

Saudia Cargo continues to reach new milestones, showcasing their achievements in the first quarter of 2024. These accomplishments follow a transformative success in the past year, marked by resilience and innovation, positioning Saudia Cargo as a key player in the global air cargo industry. Sa...

SriLankan Cargo partners with CargoAi to enhance airfreight booking & payment experience

SriLankan Cargo, the cargo arm of SriLankan Airlines, has partnered with CargoAi to simplify and enhance its airfreight booking and payment processes, and bring more transparency and velocity for users than ever. The integration of SriLankan Cargo’s airfreight services into CargoAi’s ecosyste...

Lufthansa Cargo adds Monterrey to freighter flight schedule along with expanding its belly offer to North America

Starting today, customers of Lufthansa Cargo can book their freight from Frankfurt to the Mexican city of Monterrey. From 03 June 2024, the logistics expert will offer a connection from its home hub to the North American city. The entire route goes from Frankfurt to Mexico City (NLU), then onw...

Etihad Cargo fully prepared for UAE-PLACI

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has announced its complete readiness for the UAE Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) regulations, ensuring that partners and customers will experience no disruptions in their shipments. This achievement underscores the carrier...

APG Cargo (GSSA) announces major expansion of network coverage across Africa

APG Cargo, a global cargo General Sales and Service Agent (GSSA), has announced a substantial expansion of its network across Africa. This expansion is part of the company’s ongoing effort to enhance connectivity and service capabilities in one of the world's most dynamic markets, adding to its...

Swiss WorldCargo expands its network to Toronto, Canada

Swiss WorldCargo  has announced the launch of a new route between Zurich and Toronto, Canada, as part of the expansion of its long-haul network, with the new destination being served by SWISS and Swiss WorldCargo as of today. The addition of Toronto to its international network will support SWIS...

Baltic Cargo hub inserts a time capsule during construction

The Latvian national airline airBaltic, together with UPB Nams, the Ozola un Bula architect office, and RIX Riga Airport, celebrated the next step in the construction of the Baltic Cargo Hub by inserting a time capsule. This Baltic Cargo Hub is set to become the largest dedicated air cargo handli...

Qatar Airways Group becomes official cargo airline partner of MotoGP

Qatar Airways takes pole position, commencing its three-year partnership as the Official Airline Partner and Qatar Airways Cargo as the Official Cargo Airline Partner of MotoGP. The multi-year partnership is built upon the success of the first Grand Prix title sponsored by Qatar Airways, which to...

LATAM group leads flower exports from South America with more than 24,000 tons of flowers shipped for Mother’s Day

The LATAM group, through its cargo subsidiaries, concluded a historic season for Mother's Day by leading the transportation of flowers from South America to the world for this celebration. Over a period of 21 days, more than 24,000 tons of flowers were mobilized from Colombia and Ecuador, marking...

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