Tag: London Heathrow

IAG Cargo transitions Heathrow truck fleet from diesel to HVO

IAG Cargo transitions Heathrow truck fleet from diesel to HVO

IAG Cargo has completed a transition from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) for its 160-strong ground vehicle fleet at London Heathrow. HVO is a drop-in replacement for white diesel, made from plant waste and from fully renewable materials - meaning that it has a si...

IATA awards ISAGO safety accreditation to WFS at London Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) accreditation for its cargo handling operations at London Heathrow Airport following an independent audit of its operational management and control systems in accordance ...

IAG Cargo to open applications for 2024 graduate scheme at London Heathrow

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), is looking for eleven budding logistics professionals to join its two-year graduate programme commencing in September 2024 based at London Heathrow. Having first launched in 2012, the programme has produced numerous senior busin...

Menzies Aviation expands cargo business at Heathrow Airport

Menzies Aviation has renewed and secured several new key cargo contracts with airlines at London’s Heathrow Airport. The airlines include Thai Airways Cargo, Middle East Airlines, Royal Air Maroc Cargo, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines Cargo and Tarom. Karl Aldwinckle, vice preside...

IAG Cargo launches new facility at London Heathrow

New Premia will serve as IAG Cargo’s new home for handling premium loose shipments, enabling double the amount of cargo to be managed daily. To accommodate this increase in cargo handling capacity, significant focus has been given to designing bespoke IT systems and systems integration to regul...

Threat of industrial action forces United Airlines climb down

Airline drops outsourcing plans as Unite wins cost of living pay boost Airport operations workers employed by United Airlines at London Heathrow have secured a new pay deal which includes an improved pay offer and a commitment from the company to abandon outsourcing plans. The workers had ...

IAG Cargo delivers Q3 revenues of €373 million

Today, IAG Cargo, the cargo division of IAG (International Airlines Group) reports its financial results for Q3 2022, with revenues of €373 million for the period from July 1 to September 30, 2022. The Q3 results take IAG Cargo’s year-to-date revenue to €1,216m, up 3.6 per cent in compariso...

IAG Cargo opens applications for London-Heathrow based apprenticeship scheme

IAG Cargo has launched its 2023 apprenticeship scheme commencing in January which combines on the job operational training with recognised qualifications. There are 14 roles available, working in the fast-paced environment at IAG Cargo’s hub at London-Heathrow. The scheme is designed to supp...

IAG Cargo restarts cargo-only services to Bangkok and Hong Kong from London Heathrow

IAG Cargo announces it is restarting its cargo-only services between London Heathrow -Hong Kong and has restarted its cargo-only London Heathrow-Bangkok service as consumer spending continues to accelerate. Daily flights from London Heathrow-Hong Kong will restart on 1st June and four-times weekl...

IAG Cargo transports over a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide

IAG Cargo today announces it has flown over a million Covid-19 vaccines around the world, as its Constant Climate product springs into action to support countries fight against Covid-19. Through IAG Cargo’s dedicated facilities at London Heathrow, Madrid and Dublin over a million doses of Covi...

IAG Cargo celebrates 1000th charter flight

IAG Cargo ended 2020 with the departure of its 1000th charter flight since March that year. The new charter flights were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic and utilise aircraft from the Group that would, in normal times, not be available. This offering continues to be managed by a dedicat...

Milan joins Virgin Atlantic’s cargo-only network in September

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is extending its cargo-only network to Italy, launching twice-weekly services connecting London Heathrow and Milan. Starting with the first flight on Saturday 12th September, the airline will subsequently commence Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 flights from London every Thursda...

Cargo Customers launch trans-Atlantic Joint Venture

Air France-KLM Cargo, Delta Air Lines Cargo and Virgin Atlantic Cargo are promising cargo customers more connections, greater shipment routing flexibility, improved trucking options, aligned services and innovative digital solutions with the launch of their expanded trans-Atlantic Joint Venture (JV...

A Record-Breaking Start for Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s New A350-1000S

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is already celebrating the benefits of the airline’s new Airbus A350-1000s with record loads being achieved since the first aircraft entered service. The airline has so far taken delivery of three A350-1000s as part of Virgin Atlantic’s $4.4 billion order for 12 A350s. ...

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Cargo open new technology-inspired export facility at London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo have opened a state-of-the-art export facility at London Heathrow to future-proof the joint venture’s growth plans in the U.K. market. This is supported by new technologies that will enhance business continuity, as well as deliver significant improvements and...

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