Tag: Zurich

Swissport selected by Ethiopian Airlines for ground services and air cargo handling

Swissport has been successful in winning Ethiopian Airlines as a new customer at Zurich and Geneva airports, handling the airline`s air cargo at Geneva Airport and providing full airport ground services such as passenger and ramp services at both locations. Bruno Stefani, CEO of the DACH, Italy a...

Swiss WorldCargo transports shipment with Envirotainer Releye RLP from Zurich to NY

Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines, is the first airline to have successfully carried out a commercial shipment between Zurich (ZRH) and New York (JFK) with an Envirotainer Releye RLP container onboard. The shipment was transported on flight LX 14 on August...

Swiss WorldCargo launches charter flights to support global supply chains

Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of SWISS, will operate cargo-only flights on some aircraft beginning this week. Swiss WorldCargo is a belly carrier, transporting high-value and care-intensive goods on the existing SWISS passenger network. In these unprecedented times, the carrier is com...

Swiss WorldCargo expands Japan capacity, adds Osaka to its network

Swiss WorldCargo, the airfreight division of Swiss International Air Lines, is expanding its network by adding direct Zurich to Osaka flights to its existing daily Boeing 777-300 operations between Zurich and Tokyo. As of March 1, the non-stop Airbus A340-300 service between Zurich and Osaka wi...

Swiss WorldCargo begins flying to Ljubljana

Swiss WorldCargo will begin cargo operations to Ljubljana, Slovenia, as of today. Swiss WorldCargo will operate flights between Zurich and Slovenia’s capital 7 times/week. Swiss WorldCargo will plan flights using an Airbus A220 and Embraer E-190, with a weekly capacity ranging between 3.5 to ...

Swiss WorldCargo adds belly capacity to Osaka and Washington D.C.

Swiss WorldCargo will add capacity into Japan and the US from March 2020 when it starts new routes to Osaka and Washington D.C. Flights to the two destinations will be operated by an Airbus A340-300 and Airbus A330-300, respectively. Swiss WorldCargo will fly to Osaka five times weekly, whil...

VIDEO: Emirates SkyCargo transports a priceless historical artefact

VIDEO: Emirates SkyCargo transports a priceless historical artefact

Between December 2018 and March 2019, visitors to the Museum Rietberg in Zurich, Switzerland, had the rare opportunity to come face to face with a colossal statue of Buddha more than 2,000 years old. The statue from the Peshawar Museum in Pakistan was safely transported from its home to Zurich ...

Nexiot set for further growth after securing investment

Zurich-based logistics digitisation company Nexiot is poised for further growth after securing a  CHF15 million ($15.5 million) investment  Round Series B-1. SVC Ltd for Risk Capital for SMEs, an investment vehicle of Credit Suisse in Switzerland, is among the companies backing the Zürich-head...

Knecht takes up new business development role at Imperial Logistics International

Zurich-based Imperial Logistics International has appointed Sandro Knecht (pictured above left) to the newly-created post of chief commercial officer - who joins from CEVA Logistics. He will report to recently-appointed chief executive officer, Hakan Bicil, and will be responsible for leading and...

Swiss WorldCargo 777 livery hits the highways in Japan

Swiss WorldCargo in Japan is promoting its Boeing 777-300ER livery on a new truck operated by Road Feeder Service (RFS) provider Hirano Logistics which it is now operating throughout the country. Developed in partnership between Swiss WorldCargo and Hirano Logistics, the branded truck operates on...

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