Tag: London

Hong Kong Air Cargo connects Hong Kong and London

Hong Kong Air Cargo has launched a new intercontinental e-commerce route to London Stansted, the first UK route. The first flight, RH364 departed from Hong Kong International Airport at 00:05 HKT on February 4 and landed in London at 11:50 GMT. The airline operates this route with the Airbus A...

Etihad Cargo Flies High, Surpassing Operational Performance Targets In 2022

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, exceeded its operational performance targets in 2022. The carrier achieved 80.5 per cent on-time-performance (OTP) for freighter departures and 84.1 per cent OTP for freighter arrivals, ahead of its 80 per cent target. The car...

IAG Cargo expands Asia-Pacific capacity with restart between London and Tokyo

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced the restart of its direct service between London Heathrow and Tokyo airport with daily flights commencing from 13th November. The revival of this service will be welcomed by IAG Cargo customers from both regions af...

Rock-It Global opens new London facility with onsite screening

Rock-It Global has completed its rebrand, launching a new logo and website, and bringing together over four decades of expertise in live event logistics from Rock-It Cargo, Sound Moves, Waiver, Cargo Live, and Rogers Customs Broker. Rock-it Global along with Dietl, Cosdel, and Dynamic Internatio...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo to commence new services to Pakistan from London and Manchester

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will commence flights between the UK and Pakistan this Monday, supporting growing trade volumes between exporters and importers in both countries. Flights are set to launch from London Heathrow to Lahore on 7th December, Manchester to Islamabad on 10th December, and London Hea...

IAG Cargo Restarts London To Tokyo, Enhancing Global Network Offering

IAG Cargo has restarted its direct service from the United Kingdom to Tokyo. The service will run year-round, three times per week from London Heathrow.   Restoring the London – Tokyo service, which was paused due to coronavirus, will be welcomed by IAG Cargo’s customers on both sides o...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to launch new services to Pakistan from London and Manchester

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will be launching flights between the UK and Pakistan in December 2020, supporting growing trade volumes between exporters and importers in both countries. Trade in goods and services between the UK and Pakistan is worth some £3.3 billion a year, rising 4.7% year-on-year i...

CEVA Logistics embarks on electric vehicle trial in London

CEVA Logistics in the UK is using its Urban Distribution Hub at Dartford, Kent to undertake an electric vehicle trial for lorries delivering into central London. It also has become the first partner in Tevva’s electrify initiative, which aims to support companies to research electric vehicle tech...

Turkish Cargo expands the ‘Pharma Corridor’ in its wide flight network.

Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing global air cargo brand thanks to its wide flight network, keeps bringing health to the world by carrying pharmaceuticals between destinations certified by the global aviation authorities. The successful brand has created a pharma corridor between over 400 stat...

Antonov Airlines Named Air Business of The Year at FTA Logistics Awards

Antonov Airlines has scooped the Air Business of the Year Award at the FTA Logistics Awards 2019 which took place at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London. Antonov Airlines was shortlisted with two other finalists for the prize that is awarded to an air business that has generated exceptional r...

FedEx Fleet Modernization Continues with Introduction of New Boeing 767F

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, is continuing to modernize its European air fleet to improve environmental performance and operational efficiency, with the introduction of a new Boeing 767F cargo jet into its ...

Heathrow Airport trucking system launches automatic freight movement updates

A community data system that aims to speed up delivery and collections at Heathrow Airport has been upgraded and is now providing two users with automatic shipment status updates. The two firms using the CCS-UK module collaborated with CCS-UK and CCS-UK User Group to produce a system enhancement...

Push ahead on Heathrow expansion for the sake of post-Brexit trade, says FTA

An expanded Heathrow Airport is vital to support the UK’s global trading ambitions post-Brexit, according to FTA. Heathrow Limited’s Airport Expansion Consultation closes today (13 September 2019), and the FTA is urging the Department for Transport (DfT) to support Heathrow Limit...

Heathrow Airport’s tonnage falls 9.9% in August

Heathrow Airport’s air cargo tonnage fell 9.9 per cent to 126,864 tonnes in August with the North American and Asia Pacific markets seeing the biggest regional falls. The only regions that grew freight traffic positively in the month at the UK hub were Africa which saw a 4.2 per cent uplift to...

Nick Platts to leave role as head of cargo at Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport’s head of cargo Nick Platts will leave his position on 9 October to seek a fresh challenge. Platts has been in charge of cargo at the UK hub for four and half years, since 2015 and revealed the news in an email to his industry contacts. When he was appointed, he became the fir...

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