Air Cargo

IATA Publishes October Freight Results

December 4, 2019 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.5% in October 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. […]

Air Cargo

BelugaXL Receives EASA Type Certification

November 13, 2019 0

The BelugaXL has received its type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), paving the way for entry-into-service by early 2020. Airbus says it is an integral part of its industrial system and a […]

Air Cargo

WFS Awarded United Airlines Cape Town Contract

November 12, 2019 0

United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider for the first-ever nonstop service by a US carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. WFS in Cape Town has been […]

Air Cargo

Best Month in History for Liege Airport!

November 8, 2019 0

In these challenging times with air cargo volumes currently being down all over the world, Liege Airport (IATA: LGG) is going against the trend. It has recorded its best month in its history – almost […]

Contracts

Dnata Expands Operations at Washington Dulles Airport

November 4, 2019 0

The Lufthansa Group has awarded a three-year ground handling contract to dnata at Washington’s Dulles Airport (IATA: IAD). The deal became effective from November 1, after dnata had invested US$ 4 million in equipment and […]

Environment

Stuttgart Airport Introduces Electric Cargo Tugs

October 31, 2019 0

Stuttgart Airport (IATA: STR) has moved one step closer to achieving its goal of carbon neutrality – by switching its fleet of cargo tow tractors to the battery powered Goldhofer SHERPA E. The airport said […]

Air Cargo

Hactl Adds Southern Air to Ramp Handling Business

October 28, 2019 0

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – an independent cargo handler – has been awarded the contract to provide ramp handling for Kentucky (USA)-based freighter operator Southern Air Inc. Southern Air – a wholly-owned […]

Air Cargo

Swissport Opens Brussels Airport Pharma Centre

October 23, 2019 0

Swissport International has opened a Pharma Centre for temperature-sensitive cargo shipments at Brussels Airport. The company said facility it is its most advanced temperature-controlled cargo warehouse globally. Dedicated to the handling of pharmaceutical shipments, it […]