Vienna Airport signs cooperation agreements with Incheon Airport and Korean Air

Vienna Airport has laid the groundwork for handling growing air cargo volumes in collaboration with Incheon Airport in South Korea and Korean Air. Intensified joint marketing development activities and designing of optimal cargo services should serve to meet the increasing demand for air cargo ca...

BUD Cargo City expansion sees Menzies increase European freight capacity

Budapest Airport’s (BUD) Cargo City was officially opened a 10,000sqm extension thanks in part to a multi-million-dollar investment by Menzies Aviation. Beau Paine, Global Head of Cargo, Menzies Aviation, said: “BUD Cargo City has established itself as a key gateway to Central and Eastern Eur...

Vienna Airport and Korean Air lift their partnership to a new level

Vienna Airport and Korean Air signed an agreement today to expand their existing partnership. The objective is to jointly meet the growing demand for air cargo services between Korea and Vienna Airport in its capacity as a flight and cargo hub for Central and Eastern Europe. Plans include join...

Solar panels at Prague Airport help Menzies cut emissions

Menzies Aviation, the leading service partner to the world’s airports and airlines, has successfully installed hundreds of solar panels at its cargo facility at Prague Airport (PRG), saving almost 140 tonnes of Co2 each year. Almost 900 panels have been installed at the 14,000 sqm cargo warehou...

Brussels Airport doubles its own solar energy with new solar panels in cargo zone

Brussels Airport is investing in more green energy with the aims to eliminate CO2 emissions completely by 2030. The newest buildings in the western section of the cargo zone are currently being fitted with a large number of solar panels, covering a total surface area of 65,000 m². Half of the...

Ontario International Airport sees slight drop in air cargo shipments

Ontario International Airport in California experienced a marginal decline in air cargo shipments during January, with figures showing a decrease of less than 6% compared to the same period last year. Commercial freight, totaling 56,429 tons, experienced a modest drop of just 3.3%. The minor d...

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Budapest Airport enhances its Cargo City capacities

Budapest Airport witnessed the accomplishment of another significant milestone in cargo development in December, notably the finalisation of an additional 10,000m² handling warehouse extension, complete with offices and operational infrastructure. These additions, set to augment the existing car...

Frankfurt Airport celebrates year-on-year cargo volume growth for January

Frankfurt Airport celebrates year-on-year cargo volume growth for January

Frankfurt Airport yesterday released its traffic figures for January, welcoming an 8.8 per cent year-on-year increase in cargo volumes compared to the same period in 2023. Last month the German airport recorded more than 154,000 metric tonnes of cargo, noting a "significant rise" compared to Janu...

Robotics company to move into innovation hub at Munich Airport

In Exotec, LabCampus has gained another cutting-edge tenant for the innovation hub. As a pioneer in scalable robotic systems, Exotec not only brings a great deal of software and technology expertise to the table but also a network-oriented entrepreneurial spirit. This fits in perfectly with th...

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport will "dramatically escalate" the industrial action set to begin tomorrow with a further 14 days of strikes. Unite announced on 31 January that its members would walk out on the airport over a pay dispute with DHL A...

DHL modernises Frankfurt Airport operations with new air freight centre

DHL modernises Frankfurt Airport operations with new air freight centre

DHL Global Forwarding and Fraport today officially began construction of a new air freight centre at Frankfurt Airport to expand and modernise its operations. Tobias Schmidt, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Europe, and Anke Giesen, Fraport's executive director for retail and real estate, led the cer...

IATA awards ISAGO safety accreditation to WFS at London Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) accreditation for its cargo handling operations at London Heathrow Airport following an independent audit of its operational management and control systems in accordance ...

IATA: Air cargo demand surged 10.8% in December

IATA: Air cargo demand surged by 10.8% in December 2023

IATA (the International Air Transport Association) has released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand rebounded in 2023 with a particularly strong fourth quarter performance despite economic uncertainties. Its figures show that full-year demand in 2023 reached a level ...

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport have announced strike action in February over a low pay offer. Industrial action was called after 180 workers who undertake ramp duties, provide aircraft handling and oversee the tower at the airport rejected a pay...

Stable air cargo year 2023 at Vienna Airport

Air cargo handling at Vienna Airport remained stable: More than 172,000 tons were handled for transport by cargo or passenger aircraft in 2023. This represents an increase of two percent compared to 2022. Due to the recovery in global air traffic, more belly capacities were available again in ...

Fraport and DAKOSY partner up to establish new, digital cargo community system

Fraport and software provider DAKOSY have announced a new joint venture to establish, operate and develop its Cargo Community System for air freight transport. The coalition will further develop with 'allivate', a platform which aims to digitalise air cargo processes both at Frankfurt Airport and...

Etihad Cargo, Abu Dhabi Airports and Abu Dhabi Food Hub sign MoU

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi Airports, a key enabler of the emirate’s aviation sector, and Abu Dhabi Food Hub – KEZAD, the region’s largest and first dedicated food wholesale market and logistic hub, have signed a tri-party memorandum of understanding ...

Hamad International Airport welcomes DHL’s new flight

In line with its ongoing expansion strategy, Hamad International Airport (DOH) welcomes the first DHL Boeing 767-300 flight, marking a significant milestone in DHL's growth within Qatar and reinforcing the airport’s position as a regional logistics hub. The new flight, which landed at Hamad Int...

DHL Express commits £16mn to electric GSE at UK airport

DHL Express commits £16mn to electric GSE at UK airport

DHL Express has announced plans to invest in electric ground support equipment over three years for its operations at East Midlands Airport. The logistics company has committed £16mn towards electric GSE (e-GSE) vehicles as it aims to make its airport ground handling operation fully electric by ...

Michael Zach takes over as head of ground services at Vienna Airport

Michael Zach has taken over the management of ground handling services at Flughafen Wien AG as of the 1th January 2024 and is now responsible for all cargo, baggage, and ramp handling as well as aircraft de-icing. Having worked at the airport since 2006, Michael Zach has been responsible for Sale...

IAG Cargo to open applications for 2024 graduate scheme at London Heathrow

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), is looking for eleven budding logistics professionals to join its two-year graduate programme commencing in September 2024 based at London Heathrow. Having first launched in 2012, the programme has produced numerous senior busin...

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