Tag: COVID-19

Korean Air cargo chief talks up airline’s cargo focus

Source Flightglobal, Alfred Chua. In early February 2020 news of a novel coronavirus from the Chinese city of Wuhan began gaining prominence. At the Seoul headquarters of Korean Air, a meeting was called and a decision was made: the airline would shift its focus to cargo, and start the process o...

With TCE, ECS Group keeps a trained eye on safe operations

TCE, one of ECS Group’s ten New Abilities available for individual purchase, offers a comprehensive pallet of services relating to operational air cargo safety, security, and quality. Quality, safety, and security are three vital aspects when it comes to airline operations. Over at Frankfurt/Ma...

Tower Cold Chain open Global HQ celebrating expansion and innovation

On June 10th Tower Cold Chain officially opened their new Global Tower Headquarters in Reading. The MP of Reading, the Rt Hon. Alok Sharma joined to cut the ribbon and have a tour of the extensive warehouse and innovation centre. Tower has recently played a key role in ensuring the critical deliv...

Emirates SkyCargo responds to growing global demand by reinstating dual hub operations in Dubai

Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it will be reactivating its cargo hub in Dubai South, Emirates SkyCentral DWC, for dedicated freighter aircraft operations from 26 March 2022. The move will mark a return to dual hub cargo operations in Dubai for the air cargo carrier after a period of nearly ...

National Airlines airlifts testing kits to various U.S. States

Responding to the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases in the U.S., National Airlines is airlifting testing kits to different states in the country. During this month-long mission, in a series of N8 B747-400F flights, around 4,000,000 testing kits will be delivered to the respective state authorities...

Jettainer has a new representative in the Asia-Pacific region

Jettainer is strengthening its foothold in the Asia-Pacific region appointed Edward Neo as its new General Manager for Sales APAC. He has been catering to the needs of customers in the region from his base in Singapore sinceDecember 1. Edward Neo has over 20 years of sales experience in a nu...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines transports packaging machines for COVID-19 associated items

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group and one of the leaders in air transportations for the healthcare sector, has accomplished five Boeing 747F charter flights with packaging machines for COVID-19 associated materials from Frankfurt (Germany) to Atlanta (USA). Over 200 tons of mach...

CEVA Logistics supports Indonesia COVID-19 relief efforts

CEVA Logistics is continuing to support the fight against the COVID-19 virus through the transport of oxygen concentrators from the U.S. to Indonesia via Singapore. As part of the broader Singapore Changi Airport community, CEVA is participating in the aid project organized by the Changi Airpor...

Cargolux proudly supports Singapore Changi Airport community

As member of the Singapore Changi airport community, Cargolux has contributed to vast initiative to support Indonesia in the fight against COVID-19 The airport community teamed up to arrange a donation of oxygen concentrators to Indonesia that is currently experiencing a surge of COVID-19 infection...

Singapore Changi Airport donates oxygen concentrators to Indonesia

In response to the ongoing global health crisis, the Changi Airport community has come together to support Indonesia in its fight against the pandemic with a donation of 1,380 oxygen concentrators. These are donated by Changi Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Changi Airport Group (CAG), toge...

Central hub for relief supplies: further flights from Leipzig/Halle to Namibia

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is ramping up its activities as a hub for humanitarian aid: at the end of last week, two further relief planes took off from the airport, destined for Windhoek, Namibia. On board the  Antonov 124 aircraft were urgently needed medical supplies, including masks and ve...

IATA: Air Cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air cargo markets for June showing a 9.9% improvement on pre-COVID-19 performance (June 2019). This pushed first half-year air cargo growth to 8%, its strongest first half performance since 2017 (when the industry poste...

Government of India entrusts EXG for oxygen cylinders project

Express Global Logistics (EXG) successfully executed a project to import 300 oxygen cylinders from China for the Government of India. The shipment comprised a total volume of 108mt of empty cylinders packed in 150 wooden boxes. A Boeing 747-400F was chartered from Tianjin Binhai Internati...

Resuming Airline Operations & Seeking Opportunities in Post-COVID-19 Era!

EVA International Editorial Team COVID-19 has posed a continuous threat to the global economy and public health. One of the hardest-hit businesses in the world is the aviation industry which contributes to 3.6 percent of the world’s GDP by creating a total of 65.6 million jobs globally in avia...

Aviation leaders join forces to deliver life-saving Covid relief aid to India

A Boeing 747 freighter carrying 50 tonnes of urgently-needed Covid relief aid, including life-saving oxygen machines, will arrive in New Delhi this week to support India’s efforts to help victims of coronavirus, thanks to the coordinated efforts of a group of aviation leaders. The delivery of ...

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