U.S. customs and Border Protection select WFS to operate the first centralized examination station for air cargo at New York JFK

WFS has been awarded a five-year contract by CBP, one of the world’s largest law enforcement organizations and the United States’ first unified border entity, which takes a comprehensive approach to border management and control, combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural ...
dnata to boost Zürich Airport cargo capacity by 50%

dnata to boost Zürich Airport cargo capacity by 50%

dnata will boost its cargo handling capacity at Zürich Airport by 50 per cent in response to continued solid demand across its operations. Having signed a lease agreement with the airport authority, the cargo handler is to operate its new 9,500m² advanced warehouse facility as the sole occupant...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection select WFS to operate the first centralized examination station

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been selected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to operate a new Centralized Examination Station (CES) at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). WFS has been awarded a five-year contract by CBP, one of t...

Menzies Aviation-Siginon Aviation obtains IATA’s CEIV Pharma accreditation in Nairobi

Menzies Aviation-Siginon Aviation, a strategic partnership providing cargo handling services in Kenya, has announced that it has been awarded the IATA CEIV Pharma accreditation for its recently expanded facility in Nairobi, Kenya. This marks the seventh Menzies Aviation location to be awarded the...

Hermes 5 SaaS selected by Georgi Group for German air cargo operations

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has signed a contract with the Georgi Group to deliver its latest cloud-based cargo management system, Hermes 5, to the company’s two cargo handling facilities in Germany. Known for its road feeder services across Europe, Georgi also operates cargo handling s...

Swissport welcomes Gulf Air as a new customer in Geneva

Swissport Geneva has won Gulf Air as a new customer at Geneva-Cointrin airport, Switzerland. The company also renewed its contracts with high passenger volume airlines that operate multiple flights per week, including Saudia, EgyptAir, and Kuwait Airways. The Bahraini airline has signed a 3-ye...

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Frankfurt CargoHub: Fraport Unveils Master Plan and Extensive Investment Package for Cargo Operations at FRA

Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), is strategically gearing its hub towards the projected growth in the air cargo industry. With global trade on the rise, airfreight volumes at the Frankfurt CargoHub are expected to surpass three million metric tons by 204...

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Swissport adds 3rd air cargo center in Liege, Belgium

Swissport International continues to grow at Liège Airport, Belgium, adding a third air cargo center at one of Europe’s major gateways for international air cargo. The extension is driven by additional capacity for eCommerce and forwarder handling, expanding the overall capacity by 17 percent to ...

Menzies Aviation and Malaysia Airlines reaffirm partnership in Australia and New Zealand

Menzies Aviation has successfully extended a major contract with Malaysia Airlines for a further five years. Menzies will continue to provide passenger, ramp and cargo services at five locations across Australia and New Zealand, including Sydney Airport (SYD), Melbourne Airport (MEL), Adelaide Ai...

Hactl gains global recognition for branding and design

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has received two Gold Awards among a total of six accolades, in the latest annual international ASTRID Awards for outstanding achievement in corporate design and branding. Hactl received the Gold Award in the Video category for its "The Best Team" Vid...

Swissport adds freight forwarder handling in Germany

Following the expansion of the partnership with JAS Worldwide at Frankfurt Airport, Swissport now also provides freight forwarder handling in Germany. The new service complements Swissport’s existing portfolio of air cargo services for airlines and will now be rolled out globally across the com...

Joloda Hydraroll launches Joloda Air Cargo Equipment

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Lufthansa Cargo continues to rely on the cargo handling services of Vienna Airport

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Airport automation: Start-up secures $7mn to 'revolutionise' cargo operations with AI

Airport automation: Start-up secures $7mn to ‘revolutionise’ cargo operations with AI

Tech start-up Moonware has secured $7mn in venture capital to automate airport cargo operations through artificial intelligence (AI). In hopes to "revolutionise the aviation industry", the company said that with the funding it is ready to address the industry's "operational inefficiencies". Th...

Swissport receives TAPA FSR-C certification for its cargo services in Vienna

Swissport Cargo Services Austria received TAPA FSR-C certification from Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) EMEA, constituting a significant milestone for its air cargo handling operations at Vienna International Airport (VIE) in Fischamend. This certification strengthens further Swis...

Air Canada partners with SATS for its return to Singapore

Air Canada has awarded a passenger, ramp, and cargo handling contract to SATS as it prepares to resume flights to Singapore’s Changi International Airport for the first time in over 30 years. The airline will launch four Boeing 787-9 flights a week connecting Vancouver and Singapore, starting 4...

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