Tag: Belgium

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 ...

2023 was a 'mixed year' for Belgium's Liege Airport

2023 was a ‘mixed year’ for Belgium’s Liege Airport

2023 was a mixed one for Liege, the airport said, with a decline in freight traffic and an increase in passenger traffic. With 1,005,676 metric tons transiting through its facilities, the airport is still in pole position in Belgium and among the European leaders. In terms of passenger activit...

Swissport awarded Cargo Ground Handler of the Year

Air Cargo Belgium has awarded Swissport with the Cargo Ground Handler of the Year Award in recognition of its outstanding performance in general air cargo operations. The company has made a name for integrated cool chain logistics at its Swissport Pharma Centres, where it provides seamless services...

WFS And DSV Extend Growing Global Partnership with New European Gateway Contract in Liege

DSV has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a long-term European Gateway cargo handling contract in Liege, Belgium, extending their growing global partnership. This latest agreement between the two companies reflects WFS’ diversifying role at the centre of the air logistics supply chain. ...

Network Airline Management Transports More Than 1500 Tons of Flowers for Valentine’s Day 2023

Network Airline Management has transported a huge 1500 tons of freshly cut flowers, from Nairobi, Kenya into Liege, Belgium, to meet additional demand ahead of Valentine’s Day this year. This year’s “Valentine’s Day Flower Rush” throughout the first 2 weeks of February, saw Network oper...

Kuehne+Nagel brings Swarovski’s crystals to EMEA customers faster than ever

Swarovski, the crystal manufacturer and jewelry brand, partners with Kuehne+Nagel for an EMEA fulfilment and distribution centre in Tessenderlo, Belgium. The highly automated distribution centre improves lead times to the market, consisting of Swarovski stores, retailers as well as direct-to-cons...

dnata extends partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo in Belgium

dnata, global air and travel services provider, and Qatar Airways Cargo, air cargo carrier, have extended their partnership in Belgium. The multi-year extension of the contract will see dnata continue to deliver a range of cargo handling and road feeder services for the airline from its state-of-...

Peli BioThermal releases new Crēdo Cargo Shipper

Peli BioThermal, the life science industry’s cold chain partner from discovery to distribution, announces its newest version of Crēdo™ Cargo, a key component of the Crēdo™ on Demand rental program. The new version includes an anti-tampering system for the coolants, providing extra safet...

Pharma.Aero to take part in the Second Pharma Logistics Masterclass in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has set its sights on Belgium, as a leading global pharmaceutical hub, to establish a global distribution corridor to serve the world in vaccine delivery and future life science needs. The collaboration builds on the capabilities of Abu Dhabi’s healthcare sector as a leading life sci...

Nallian takes Luxembourg Airport visibility and efficiency to the next level

With 893.090 tons of Cargo in 2019, Luxembourg Airport is one of the most important cargo airports in Europe. In order to respond to business needs and to meet customer expectations, lux-Airport has engaged Nallian, a specialist of collaborative solutions in logistics and air cargo based in Belgium...

Scan Global Logistics is Expanding to Belgium and the Netherlands

The fast-growing Nordic based global transport and logistics company, Scan Global Logistics, opens three new offices in the strategically important Benelux region, focusing on an improved service level for their customers and strengthening their Air and Ocean business. The new offices in Hoofddorp,...

Liege Airport to leverage Alibaba Cloud’s Aviation Brain to bolster operational efficiency

Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, and Liege Airport – the biggest cargo airport in Belgium – have announced a joint plan to work together to empower Liege Airport with Aviation Brain, a proprietary Artificial Intelligence (AI) program from Alibaba Cloud that aims t...

New general managers to spearhead next stage of WFS’ growth in Belgium and Scandinavia

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has strengthened its regional management team in EMEAA with the appointments of new General Managers in Belgium and Scandinavia. Michel Fiorani joins WFS, the world’s largest air cargo handler, as General Manager Belgium, based in Brussels. He has over 19 ye...

Brussels Airport’s tonnage falls 8.7% in August, freighter traffic down 17.1%

Cargo tonnage at Brussels Airport fell by 8.7 per cent in August with the 17.1 per cent freighter traffic downturn the chief reason for the decline. The Belgian gateway processed 52,269 tonnes in the month, as the reduction in the number of freighter flights compared to last year hit figures. ...

Emirates celebrates 5 years of flying pharma from Belgium and seafood from Norway

Life-saving medication manufactured in Belgium and fresh salmon from Norway are just two of the commodities flown by Emirates SkyCargo from the two countries - as it celebrates five years of operations from the two countries. The Dubai-based carrier has flown over 235,000 tonnes of cargo to and ...

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