Tag: Vienna Airport

Vienna Airport signs cooperation agreements with Incheon Airport and Korean Air

Vienna Airport has laid the groundwork for handling growing air cargo volumes in collaboration with Incheon Airport in South Korea and Korean Air. Intensified joint marketing development activities and designing of optimal cargo services should serve to meet the increasing demand for air cargo ca...

Vienna Airport and Korean Air lift their partnership to a new level

Vienna Airport and Korean Air signed an agreement today to expand their existing partnership. The objective is to jointly meet the growing demand for air cargo services between Korea and Vienna Airport in its capacity as a flight and cargo hub for Central and Eastern Europe. Plans include join...

Stable air cargo year 2023 at Vienna Airport

Air cargo handling at Vienna Airport remained stable: More than 172,000 tons were handled for transport by cargo or passenger aircraft in 2023. This represents an increase of two percent compared to 2022. Due to the recovery in global air traffic, more belly capacities were available again in ...

Michael Zach takes over as head of ground services at Vienna Airport

Michael Zach has taken over the management of ground handling services at Flughafen Wien AG as of the 1th January 2024 and is now responsible for all cargo, baggage, and ramp handling as well as aircraft de-icing. Having worked at the airport since 2006, Michael Zach has been responsible for Sale...

First Vienna Cargo Day and FlyPharma at Vienna Airport

In just a few days, Vienna Airport will serve as the venue hosting two important industry events. On Monday, 9 October 2023, the airport is inviting the entire air cargo community to the first Vienna Cargo Day. News and trends on the issues of sustainability, hydrogen and digitalisation will be p...

Vienna Airport Pharma Handling Center grows annual tonnage by 64 percent

The Vienna Airport Pharma Handling Center (VPHC) increased its total tonnage by 64 percent in 2022 compared to the previous year. With the handling of more than 3,600 tons of pharmaceuticals, biotech products and other temperature-sensitive goods, an increase of over 1,400 tons was recorded. W...

Payload Asia Awards 2022: Awards for Airport Apron and Cargo Handling at Vienna Airport

Thanks to its Air Cargo Centre, Vienna Airport was honoured with the award “Ground Handler of the Year” by the trade magazine Payload Asia. The award acknowledges the top quality in the apron and cargo handling and underlines Vienna Airport’s excellent positioning as a high-performance, int...

New Cargo Airline at Vienna Airport: Qatar Airways Cargo now regularly serves Vienna

In addition to passenger flights, Qatar Airways is now also regularly operating cargo flights to Vienna. Last Friday evening, the first scheduled cargo flight of Qatar Airways Cargo landed at Vienna Airport. The new cargo connection will be operated once a week effective immediately and compri...

Korean Air Cargo relies on Vienna Airport as cargo hub

Korean Air Cargo is recording rising freight figures at the airfreight hub Vienna Airport: In the pandemic years 2020 and 2021, tonnages increased by more than 40 percent, and the South Korean airline is also recording steadily rising growth rates on its route between Seoul-Incheon and Vienna in the...

Vienna Airport and Lufthansa Cargo launch pharma cooperation

The Vienna Airport Pharma Handling Center (VPHC) at Vienna Airport now also handles pharma freight for Lufthansa Cargo. As part of a cooperation between the Lufthansa Group's cargo subsidiary and Vienna Airport, the handling of all pharma cargo transported on board Austrian Airlines aircraft to or f...

Vienna Airport records strong growth in belly cargo

Vienna Airport reports a continuing stable cargo business at the beginning of the year. Freight tonnages in January and February 2022 continued the good level of the previous year and strong growth in belly freight. The return of passenger flights roughly doubled the volume of belly freight in...

Swissport grow Vienna warehouse capacity

By Edward Robertson Swissport is growing its warehouse capacity by nearly 50 per cent at Vienna Airport. The ground handler has signed a seven-year lease for two air-cargo terminals, measuring 8,000 square metres each, which will allow it to grow its forwarder handling business. The new st...

Vienna Airport established as a crisis-proof air cargo center

The COVID-19 crisis is putting Vienna Airport to the test, just like the entire aviation industry. Vienna Airport is functioning as a reliable airfreight center for Central and Eastern Europe during the crisis thanks to years of investment into its logistic center. "Vienna Airport offers its cus...

DHL consolidates freight operations at new Vienna Airport logistics hub

Yesterday, DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group's air and ocean freight specialist, together with DHL Freight - celebrated the opening of DHL's new Vienna Airport campus. The state-of-the-art logistics hub will combine the strengths of the three different transport modes - overland, ai...

cargo-partner opens iLogistics Center near Vienna Airport

On Wednesday (26 September) cargo-partner celebrated the official opening of its innovative iLogistics Center near Vienna Airport. The iLogistics Center near Vienna Airport had taken up operations on 1 June 2018 – exactly one year after the ground-breaking of the construction. After several mon...

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