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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

China Airlines moves regional hub to DWC

April 17, 2015 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

Taiwan-based China Airlines has relocated its regional freighter hub in the Middle East to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC). The inaugural flight from Taipei was greeted with a traditional water salute by executives from Emirates SkyCargo and DWC. China Airlines stops in the UAE on itsRead More

Brussels Airport reports robust first quarter

April 17, 2015 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

Thanks to strategic investment in cargo traffic, Brussels airport saw a 9.7 percent increase in Q1 2015 year-over-year compared to 2014. This year, more than 120,000 tonnes were handled at Brussels compared to about 109,500 tonnes in 2014. For the month of March, the airport was up 8.2 percent overRead More

Congress gives a nod to legislation to promote trade

April 17, 2015 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

Congressional leaders agreed to advance legislation today, giving President Obama authority to conclude key global trade agreements. The legislation, known as “trade promotion authority,” or TPA, would give the President “fast track” authority to get Congressional approval on impending new trade agreements, such as the trans-Pacific Partnership, the trans-Atlantic TradeRead More

Cargo theft a growing problem in EMEA

Cargo theft a growing problem in EMEA

April 16, 2015 at 9:51 pm 0 comments

In 2014, losses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as a result of cargo theft totaled US$80 million, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association. The association reported an average of  three major cargo crimes occurred each day in 2014, targeting high-value, easy-to-steal goods in the supply chain,Read More

Virgin Atlantic, Jan de Rijk partner in Europe

April 16, 2015 at 9:36 pm 0 comments

An agreement between Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Jan de Rijk Logistics will enable the carrier to reach more than 50 airports in Europe using Jan de Rijk’s road feeder service. The three-year contract allows Virgin the ability to offer more destinations to its customers moving cargo on its flights intoRead More

Lufthansa Technik becomes largest MRO for Avianca

April 17, 2015

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

China Airlines moves regional hub to DWC

April 17, 2015

Taiwan-based China Airlines has relocated its regional freighter hub in the Middle East to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC). The inaugural flight from Taipei was greeted with a traditional water salute by executives from Emirates SkyCargo and DWC. China Airlines stops in the UAE on itsRead More

Brussels Airport reports robust first quarter

April 17, 2015

Thanks to strategic investment in cargo traffic, Brussels airport saw a 9.7 percent increase in Q1 2015 year-over-year compared to 2014. This year, more than 120,000 tonnes were handled at Brussels compared to about 109,500 tonnes in 2014. For the month of March, the airport was up 8.2 percent overRead More