Category Archives: Cargo

Financial Boost for Chatham Islands Airport

The long-awaited upgrade of New Zealand’s most remote regional airport moved one step closer last week when the Board of Chatham Island Airport Ltd signed … More ››

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dnata Achieves GDP Certification for Pharmaceutical Cargo in Switzerland

Dubai-based dnata has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the pharmaceutical handling services at the company’s Zurich facility. GDP is a program … More ››

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United Airlines Orders Nine 787-9 Dreamliners

United Airlines has announced it is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 airliners, the longest-range member of the … More ››

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Primera Air Collapses

After 14 years in business, the Icelandic owned, Danish-registered budget airline, Primera Air, ceased operations at midnight on October 1. The carrier had offered low-cost … More ››

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Emirates Adds Edinburgh

Emirates has performed the inaugural flight of its new service between Dubai and Edinburgh. The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER touched down in the Scottish capital just before … More ››

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Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Scheduled for September 28

Ryanair has advised customers that it has pre-cancelled 190 (8%) of its 2,400 scheduled flights on Friday September 28 due to what it described as “a … More ››

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Swissport Opens its Second Largest Air Cargo Hub in Germany

Through its acquisition of Stuttgart-based cargo handler Apron GmbH, Swissport International now has Stuttgart Airport as its second largest German cargo hub. Only its recently … More ››

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ACI World Publishes 2018 World Airport Traffic Report

Airports Council International (ACI) World has published the 2018 edition of its annual World Airport Traffic Report (WATR) which found that global passenger and cargo … More ››

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A World First for Frankfurt Airport

The World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) shipment has been processed at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from healthcare specialist Abbott Diagnostics in Wiesbaden was … More ››

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Airlines Swap Terminals at Hamburg

As part of a new terminal plan at Hamburg Airport, several airlines changed terminals during the night of September 18 to 19.  Eurowings has moved … More ››

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