• Demand for air cargo up 8.2 percent y/y in October

    Air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 8.2 percent year-on-year in October, according to data released by The International Air Transport Association (IATA).
  • Another record breaking year for Budapest Airport as cargo volume exceeds 100,000 tonnes

    Hungarian gateway Budapest Airport expects to break annual record of cargo volume this year with more than 100,000 tonnes already handled between January and November.
  • LATAM Airlines to launch its longest non-stop flight ever between Santiago and Melbourne, Australia

    Latin America based carrier LATAM Airlines will operate a new, non-stop service between Santiago and Melbourne, Australia, from October 5, 2017.
  • India gives a strong start to IAG’s performance in the peak season

    IAG Cargo’s e-commerce prioritise from India has given it a very good start into the peak season.
  • IAG Cargo launches new Paris to New York route through OpenSkies

    IAG Cargo has launched the start of a new Paris Orly to Newark New Jersey route, its first ever direct cargo route between France and the USA.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

DHL, RCG extend 'Belt and Road' network with new Chengdu-Vienna direct route

DHL Global Forwarding is a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group Supply Chain

May 24, 2018: DHL Global Forwarding (DHL GF) has entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rail Cargo Group (RCG), the freight division of the Austrian Federal Railways, to develop an intermodal rail network between Austria and China.This clearly reflects that

Emirates SkyCargo ropes in David Harman as new Cargo manager Switzerland

Emirates SkyCargo is one of the largest international cargo carriers Air Cargo

May 24, 2018: David Harman is the new Cargo Manager for Emirates SkyCargo in Switzerland.Based in Zurich, Harman will be responsible for overseeing all operational and commercial aspects for the freight division of Emirates in the country.Prior to this, he held the role of vice pre

Xiamen Airlines expands fleet with delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX

Xiamen Airlines is a major Chinese passenger airline based in Xiamen, Fujian Province Aviation

May 24, 2018: In a latest move, Xiamen Airlines has added its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to its fleet, in order to offer its passengers a more capacious and comfortable flying experience.The aircraft is also equipped with several of the latest technologies, including the winglet and a brand new engine. It outperforms the previous-generation model in f

Lufthansa Cargo adds Chengdu to its network

Lufthansa Cargo ranks among the world’s leading air freight carriers. In the 2017 business year, the airline transported around 1.6 million tonnes of freight and mail and sold 8.9 billion revenue tonne-kilometres. Air Cargo

May 23, 2018: Lufthansa Cargo has further increased its freighter network in China by adding direct services to and from Chengdu (CTU). Since 5 May 2018, a Boeing 777F with flight number LH8410 departs Frankfurt every Monday and Saturday and returns from Chengdu every Tuesday and Sunday.“We are very proud to now be serving the western Chinese mega city

Panalpina joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products – Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics and Manufacturing – to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for twelve core industries. Supply Chain

May 23, 2018: Panalpina has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a forum of leading tech and transportation companies for the development and implementation of blockchain standards in the freight industry. The company sees many advantages of blockchain technology for freight forwarding and logistics operations in general, but also for specific areas such as perishables in particular.

DHL Supply Chain acquires Colombia-based Suppla

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. The DHL family of divisions offer a portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, ecommerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. Supply Chain

May 23, 2018: DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has acquired Suppla Group, specialized on providing logistics services in Colombia. Suppla is recognized as a premier logistics provider with local expertise and longstanding customer relationships. With an established products portfolio, including warehousing and packaging services across life sciences and healthcare, retail, con

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

MAB Kargo initiates CEIV pharma certification

MAB Kargo is the air cargo arm of Malaysian Airlines and subsidiary of Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG). Air Cargo

May, 22, 2018: MAB Kargo announced its initiative to obtain the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certificate with a signing ceremony with the International Air Transport Association (IATA).The IATA CEIV Pharma is a standardized global certification programme that guides companies to comply with ex