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...

TIACA welcomes six new members to the board

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that six new members have been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors ensuring effective representation across the industry. The new Board members bring together a wealth of knowledge and experience from across the industry. New B...

transport logistic China and air cargo China stage a comeback

The transport logistic China and air cargo China will take place in Shanghai again this year after the pandemic forced the events to take a six-year break. The Shanghai New International Expo Centre will once again take centerstage as the place where the global logistics and air cargo industry ga...

Peter Penseel to join Delta Cargo as SVP and President

Peter Penseel will join Delta Air Lines as SVP and President – Delta Cargo, effective June 1. In this role, Peter will be responsible for driving revenue and profitable growth, delivering industry-leading customer service, and ensuring operational excellence within Delta’s Cargo business. ...

Brisbane Airport begins construction of $50million parcel facility

Brisbane Airport is beginning construction of its largest industrial project, a state-of-the-art $50million parcel facility for Australia Post. BAC is managing the design and delivery of Australia Post’s StarTrack Premium site, making it the postal service’s second largest in Queensland. T...

Swissport joins Airbus “Open Cargo Lab”

Swissport International AG has joined the OpenCargoLab initiative, to contribute to the development of data-driven processes for air cargo handling jointly with a group of leading industry players. Launched by Airbus, the OpenCargoLab is as a platform to evaluate how digital innovation, including...

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Menzies Aviation bolsters leadership in Portugal

Menzies Aviation has announced a series of high-level appointments to support the expansion of its commercial and operational footprint in Southern Europe. In Portugal, Rui Gomes has been appointed as Vice President Portugal, joining from Samsic Portugal where he held the position of COO, oversee...

Vietjet air and Swissport sign memorandum of understanding

Swissport International AG been selected to support and advise Vietnamese low-cost carrier Vietjet Air in developing state-of-the-art air cargo handling services as well as managing air cargo centres to the highest international standards. A memorandum of understanding between Swissport Internati...

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