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Turkish Cargo expansion strategy pays off with stunning H1 growth

Turkish Cargo expansion strategy pays off with stunning H1 growth

August 22, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Turkish Cargo announced that its freighter driven growth strategy has pushed income up 24 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) for the first half of 2017. The carrier increased its cargo destinations from 55 at the start of 2016 to 72 by the end of August 2017, with seven new destinations added inRead More

Atlas Air pushes into Asia Pacific with second 747 Nippon Cargo CMI deal

Atlas Air pushes into Asia Pacific with second 747 Nippon Cargo CMI deal

August 22, 2017 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced today that its Atlas Air unit has entered into a CMI agreement to operate a second 747-400 freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an option for additional aircraft in the future. Service is scheduled to begin in September 2017. As was the case withRead More

Dubai International continues single digit cargo growth into July

Dubai International continues single digit cargo growth into July

August 22, 2017 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Dubai International (DXB) continues its rollercoaster of single digit monthly cargo growth into July, gaining 5 percent year over year to pull the seven-month average up slightly to 2.1 percent. DXB recorded an increase in cargo over July, with freight volumes rising year-over-year to 213,258 tonnes. During the first sevenRead More

CEVA adds temperature control at Dublin facility

CEVA adds temperature control at Dublin facility

August 22, 2017 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

New pharma shipping and handling options at CEVA Logistics’ Irish outpost are evidence that the country’s “bio boom” is still going strong. The supply-chain management company  has introduced  a temperature-controlled “building-within-a-building” at its warehouse in Dublin to handle temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments. The 15,000-square-foot facility is authorized under the HealthRead More

DHL gains CEIV certification in Hamburg, Frankfurt

DHL gains CEIV certification in Hamburg, Frankfurt

August 22, 2017 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

DHL Global Forwarding’s airfreight stations in Frankfurt and Hamburg received IATA’s CEIV pharma certification for life sciences and healthcare. The company also said that it was expediting the certification of its other facilities, as it pushes to lock in market share in the high-margin pharma transport business. DHL began seekingRead More

Chicago O’Hare adds cargo capacity as volumes surge

Chicago O’Hare adds cargo capacity as volumes surge

August 21, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

The 240,000-square-foot second phase of Chicago O’Hare’s US$220 million cargo development project came online last week, as a 15 percent year-over-year increase in year-to-date cargo volumes puts the Midwest airport on track to handle 1.8 million tonnes in 2017. The northeast cargo development is backed by a $160 million investmentRead More

Heathrow Airport, American Airlines 777 on stand during cargo loading, May 2013.

Heavyweight Air Express to handle American Airlines Cargo UAE sales

August 21, 2017 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

American Airlines Cargo selected Heavyweight Air Express (HAE) as its general sales agent (GSA) in the United Arab Emirates, switching from its previous GSA, Airline Cargo Resources after that group chose to downsize its Middle East operations. In mid-2016, American also chose HAE as its GSA for several countries acrossRead More

DHL breaks ground in Bochum, cuts ribbon in Dallas

DHL breaks ground in Bochum, cuts ribbon in Dallas

August 21, 2017 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group is investing in local parcel centers to support its e-commerce and international shipping operations. As part of that strategy, DHL Parcel broke ground today on 40,000-square-meter “mega parcel” center in Bochum, Germany, just days after DHL Express opened a shipping facility near Dallas, Texas, on Aug.Read More