Airports

Growing partnership positions Emirates as Dubai handler for Cargolux

Growing partnership positions Emirates as Dubai handler for Cargolux

September 14, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Luxembourg-based carrier Cargolux expanded its growing partnership with Emirates SkyCargo in a move that has Emirates’ cargo operation handling all Cargolux flights in and out of Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) as of this month, Cargolux announced. The switch will grant Cargolux customers transporting airfreight to or from Dubai accessRead More

DHL Express opens new facilities in Budapest Airport ‘BUD:2020’ program

DHL Express opens new facilities in Budapest Airport ‘BUD:2020’ program

September 14, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

DHL Express has expanded its operations at Budapest Airport as part of the €160 million “BUD:2020” development program at the airport, which includes the addition of warehouse and office complexes on an area covering about 60,000 square meters. The new expansion includes a 15-year lease between DHL Express and BudapestRead More

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

September 14, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

While fashion week was under way in New York, Qatar Airways Cargo was making a different kind of fashion statement with a shipment of more than 100 tonnes of clothing on a charter flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S.. The 777 freighter shipmentRead More

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

September 13, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SEATTLE — The good times keep rolling for air cargo in 2017 with month after record-setting month, but a panel at the Airforwarders Association’s (AfA) regional meeting at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) last night discussed an important point: How do you deal with too much of a good thing?Read More

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

September 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000Read More

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Regional industry, belly growth drive record volumes at Budapest Airport

September 13, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Strong industrial activity across Central Europe pushed cargo volumes at Hungary’s Budapest Airport up 19.6 percent over the first seven months of 2017 to a record high, as the airport readies for even more U.S. traffic with the launch of new routes early next year. The latest numbers put theRead More

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

September 12, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Like most European airports this summer, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) reported another rise in cargo volume in August, compared with the same month last year.  aAirport owner and manager, Fraport AG, reported a 5.4 percent increase, year-over-year, to 181,102 metric tonnes in August. The German airport also set a new AugustRead More

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

September 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – As Hurricane Irma completed its rampage across Florida over the weekend, additional emergency response teams started recovery efforts in the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands, with logistics nonprofit Airlink and United Airlines airlifting vital K-9 search and rescue dogs and other equipment here at Luis MuñozRead More