Tag: Freight

Munich Airport is the only German airport to record growth in freight transportation

According to data from the German Airports Association (ADV), Munich Airport was the only major German airport to record growth in freight transportation in 2023. With a volume of 284,000 tons, the airport registered a year-on-year increase of 6.6%, while the total volume in Germany fell by 7.1%....

Abu Dhabi International Airport Welcomes First SF Express Flight

Abu Dhabi Airports, the owner and operator of five airports in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, welcomed the first SF Express cargo plane to Abu Dhabi International Airport. The inaugural flight signalled the launch of operations for the global freight leader for the first time in the region. This strat...

PAC Helps Deliver Male Rhino to Honolulu Zoo

Pacific Air Cargo has been delivering its share of precious cargo this year. On Tuesday, November 15, the air freight company helped to deliver Kendi, a male Rhinoceros to the Honolulu Zoo from Los Angeles. Kendi, an Eastern Black Rhinoceros, was born in Cincinnati on July 17, 2017, and had been liv...

Etihad Cargo reinforces commitment to China capacity

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to the Chinese market with the introduction of 15 direct passenger and freighter flights per week. Throughout the pandemic, the carrier remained committed to the market with a wide variety of capacit...

Lufthansa Cargo markets freight capacities of Eurowings Discover

Lufthansa Cargo is now marketing the freight capacities of the new long-haul flights of Eurowings Discover. Europe's leading cargo airline is thus adding further frequencies directly from Frankfurt to the range of services it offers its customers. Initially, routes to the Dominican Republic...

UPS, Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement On Two-Year Contract Extension

The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines have announced a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract extension. The short term agreement provides for contract improvements in compensation and retirement.  Specific details of the agreement will not be disclosed before th...

BIFA warns of deadline for Customs grant scheme applications

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is reminding its members of a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from a £16 million grant scheme. Originally announced by the government in October 2019, the scheme represents an additional round of funding for employee trai...

AIPUT secures pre-let to expand its dnata City East

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has signed a pre-let agreement with its long-standing customer, dnata, promoting the continued growth of its industry-leading air cargo facility at dnata City East, located immediately south of Heathrow Airport.&nb...

IAG Cargo successfully trials autonomous drone technology in Madrid

IAG Cargo today announced that it has successfully trialled autonomous drone technology within its warehouse facility in Madrid. Designed around the automation of freight checks, the technology will help improve efficiency and reliability of its operations. Conducted using technology develo...

Toys R the New Freight

Florida Air Cargo are looking to give Santa a run for his money this winter season as they have announced that they will be flying toys to Nassau. “We loaded one DC-3 so full of toys the flight crew could barely reach the cockpit. It was one of those cases where cargo volume edged out carg...

Swiss WorldCargo opens Cancun-Zurich flights for export

Swiss WorldCargo, the freight division of Swiss International Air Lines, has opened its Cancun (CUN) station for exports. With this development, all flights between Zurich and Cancun can now carry freight on both their inbound and outbound journeys. Swiss WorldCargo connects Cancun and Zurich wi...

Purolator named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures

Purolator is proud to announce that is has been recognized as one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. This national award program, now in its 15th year, recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for creating cultures that enhance business performance and sustain lasting, positive res...

B&H worldwide appoints Michael Pearson general manager – Americas

To further strengthen its international senior management team, B&H Worldwide, the award-winning aerospace logistics provider, has appointed Michael Pearson to the newly created position of General Manager – Americas. Based from the company’s Los Angeles office he is tasked with developing ...

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai to grow presence in Middle East

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering to the Middle East and grow market share in the region. The office, which is located in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), offers Air Partner...

Lionel van der Walt drives global growth at PayCargo with Fintech Solutions for freight

PayCargo is continuing its global expansion with 13 new Vendor customers joining the PayCargo Payment Network since Lionel van der Walt joined as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Americas in July. The appointment of van der Walt followed a global agreement between PayCargo and the I...

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