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Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

April 21, 2015 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO of Matternet, a company that manufactures a small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), announced at the CNS conference this morning that his company will work with carrier Swiss WorldCargo and postal logistics firm Swiss Post on a project to test the Matternet ONE drone as anRead More

Port crisis gives Rickenbacker a boost

April 21, 2015 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – David Whitaker, vice-president of business development and communications at Rickenbacker Airport, has had more than 100 charters make stops at his airport since mid-February. The all-freighter airport, south of Columbus, U.S., has three arrivals and departures weekly from both Cathay Pacific and Cargolux, in addition to activity fromRead More

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

April 20, 2015 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – In the past year E-cargo saw its biggest jump yet, with 25 percent of CNS members in the United States getting on the EAWB bandwagon, up from 7 percent. Warren Jones, the president of CNS said it has benefitted his company, and his customers. Indeed, a common themeRead More

Menen Praises CNS, Scolds Industry for Inertia

Menen Praises CNS, Scolds Industry for Inertia

April 20, 2015 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – Former Emirates SkyCargo head Ram Menen, even in retirement, proved that he can still captivate an air cargo audience during his keynote address yesterday for the Opening Session of the CNS Partnership Conference. His message was warmly received, but his message was mostly an admonishment as he scoldedRead More

Social Media Gives Cargo a Voice and a Face

Social Media Gives Cargo a Voice and a Face

April 20, 2015 at 10:35 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – Cargo doesn’t have a voice. That is what customs broker and moderator Scott Case said as he opened the session Monday on social media at CNS 2015. Case said social media is our digital footprint, and it’s important that our message on these platforms be understood as weRead More

LUG aircargo introduces ramp service at Frankfurt

April 17, 2015 at 10:51 pm 0 comments

LUG aircargo handling company is implementing a new ramp service and time slot management system at its terminal in Cargo City South at Frankfurt International Airport, effective May 11. LUG’s software automates the allocation of loading bays for the delivery and collection of shipments, as well as for road-feeder services.Read More

Lufthansa Technik becomes largest MRO for Avianca

April 17, 2015 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

Avianca Holdings Group and Lufthansa Technik AG, international provider of technical services for commercial aircraft, have recently signed several maintenance, repair and overhaul contracts, making Lufthansa Technik the largest components maintenance provider of the airline group. Lufthansa Technik is providing total component support for Avianca’s 787 fleet, currently consisting ofRead More

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

April 20, 2015

ORLANDO – In the past year E-cargo saw its biggest jump yet, with 25 percent of CNS members in the United States getting on the EAWB bandwagon, up from 7 percent. Warren Jones, the president of CNS said it has benefitted his company, and his customers. Indeed, a common themeRead More

Port crisis gives Rickenbacker a boost

April 21, 2015

ORLANDO – David Whitaker, vice-president of business development and communications at Rickenbacker Airport, has had more than 100 charters make stops at his airport since mid-February. The all-freighter airport, south of Columbus, U.S., has three arrivals and departures weekly from both Cathay Pacific and Cargolux, in addition to activity fromRead More

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

April 21, 2015

ORLANDO – Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO of Matternet, a company that manufactures a small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), announced at the CNS conference this morning that his company will work with carrier Swiss WorldCargo and postal logistics firm Swiss Post on a project to test the Matternet ONE drone as anRead More