Tag: flowers

Qatar Airways Cargo says it with flowers on Valentine’s day

Transporting over 4,000 tonnes of flowers all around the world over a two-week period is a logistical prowess that only few airlines can achieve and Qatar Airways Cargo is certainly at the top of the list. Exported from two main areas, Latin America (Ecuador and Colombia) and Africa (Uganda and K...

Network Airline Management transports tons of flowers for International Mother’s Day 2022

Network Airline Management transports more than 800 tons of freshly cut flowers in the run up to International Mother’s Day 2022. Flying into Europe from Nairobi, NAM’s B747 Freighter aircraft have fulfilled this year’s high demand once again to make Mother’s Day that extra bit special. ...

Network Airline Management Transports More Than 1000 Tons of Flowers for Valentine’s Day 2021

Network Airline Management has transported over 1000 tons of freshly cut flowers in the run up to Valentine’s Day from Nairobi, Kenya into the UK and Europe, to help romantics celebrate the 14th February in style. Network Aviation Group has been supporting Kenya’s renowned horticulture indus...

IAG Cargo flies nearly 450 tonnes of flowers across its network for the lovestruck

IAG Cargo, part of the IAG group, announces its work to help the lovestruck keep the magic alive this Valentine’s Day, reporting the transportation of nearly 450 (438) tonnes of flowers across its network, or approximately 18 million stems, with popular blooms including fresh cuts of roses, chrys...

Avianca Cargo launches new Bogota-Dallas/Fort Worth freighter route

Avianca Cargo will start a new twice a week freighter route from 2 October that will operate on a Bogota – Dallas Fort Worth – Bogota routing. The new route will be serviced by an Airbus A330-200F aircraft, and payloads are set to be made up of mainly perishables such as salmon and red fruit...

WorldACD: Air cargo still declining but did not get any worse in July

Air cargo has been struggling this year but in July while it still declined again, it did not get any worse and showed one of smallest decreases since January, according to WorldACD Market Data. The analyst reported total chargeable weight was down 4.2 per cent year-over-year (YOY) but up 5.1 pe...

WorldACD: Air cargo contracts 9% in June and almost 5% in first half of 2019

WorldACD Market Data has reported that the first half of 2019 ended with June showing a worldwide decrease of almost nine per cent in air cargo transported, further widening the gap with figures in 2018. Combined with a year-on-year (YOY) yield decrease of 6.3 per cent in USD, the airlines suffe...

AFKLMP Cargo receives FlowerWatch accreditation

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has received FlowerWatch accreditation for all the fresh flowers it ships from Nairobi to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. AFKLMP Cargo is the first airline group to receive this proof of quality and standardisation, seen as an important step towards furt...

LATAM Cargo carried more than 7,400 tonnes for Mother’s Day

LATAM Cargo transported more than 7,400 tonnes of fresh flowers for International Mother's Day (12 May) from South America. During the last three weeks before Mother's Day the demand of flowers increased close to 90 per cent and together with Valentine's Day, marks the peak of the flower export ...

Panalpina expands perishables network in South America with acquisition of CargoMaster

Panalpina continues to expand its Perishables Network in South America through the acquisition of CargoMaster S.A. in Colombia and its subsidiary Laseair S.A. in Ecuador. The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details of the deal which will make the freight forwarder the largest ...

AFKLMP flies flowers with love in time for Valentine’s Day

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has met seasonal peak flower demand for Valentine’s Day and reported it flew 10 per cent more flowers than last year. The airline group shipped about 3,300 tonnes of flowers to Europe from leading production and export countries such as Kenya, Ecuad...

Panalpina flies roses on ‘Love Plane’ charter in time for Valentine’s Day

Panalpina has flown 1.6 million roses on a 'Love Plane' Boeing 777 Freighter charter flight from Nairobi to Sydney in time for Valentine’s Day. Kenya is one of the world’s largest exporters of cut-flowers, which represent the country’s second largest export commodity after tea, and Australi...

Lufthansa Cargo to fly 900 tonnes of flowers with love for Valentine’s Day

Lufthansa Cargo will transport 900 tonnes of the long-stemmed flowers on its Quito – Frankfurt, Bogota – Frankfurt and Nairobi – Frankfurt routes this year on freighters for Valentine's Day – equivalent to some 10 million individual roses. Most of the roses begin their journey in Bolivia,...

UPS adds extra flights to meet flower demand on Valentine’s Day

UPS is gearing up its global logistics of love network to deliver an estimated 89 million flowers in time for Valentine’s Day on Thursday (14 February) as had added extra flights to meet global demand. The express freight company said the projection is an increase of one million from the number...

Emirates SkyCargo gears up for Valentine’s Day

Emirates SkyCargo is gearing up for Valentine's Day on 14 February and to meet the spike in demand for flowers in early February has added additional freighter flights. Major flower producing nations around the world including Kenya and Ecuador are harvesting and air freight additional quantities...

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