Airports

Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

September 11, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Trade with Latin America and North America helped push cargo volumes at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to a record high for August, the airport reported. Heathrow saw a 13 percent, year-over-year, increase in cargo volumes for August, reaching 139,023 tonnes. Cargo volumes at LHR have been higher, y-o-y, every monthRead More

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

September 8, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – After churning across most of the northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea over the last three days, Hurricane Irma has set a course for the low-lying U.S. state of Florida, packing 150-mile-per-hour winds and expected storm surges of 6 to 12 feet by thisRead More

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DHL Global Forwarding establishes direct routes from Oslo to East Asia

September 8, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

DHL Global Forwarding, the ocean- and airfreight forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is increasing its nonstop flights between Oslo and South Korea and China in a move that is supportive of Norway’s seafood exports, according to a statement from Avinor, which manages the Oslo Airport. The new routesRead More

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Siemens gets order to digitize dnata’s Dubai cargo operations

September 7, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Air cargo keeps getting smarter, and operators in Dubai are eager to be on the cutting edge. With that goal in mind, ground handler and cargo terminal operator dnata placed an order with Siemens Postal, Parcel and Airport Logistics for a cloud-based software platform to manage dnata’s Dubai cargo operations.Read More

WFS’ ground handling volume has grown steadily in North America since January

WFS’ ground handling volume has grown steadily in North America since January

September 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

As is the case with most of the carriers and forwarders reporting on air cargo volume this summer, ground handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) said total volumes across its nearly 60 cargo locations in the United States rose by more than 17 percent in the first seven months of 2017.Read More

Top 5 cargo communities improve supply chain speed, accuracy

Top 5 cargo communities improve supply chain speed, accuracy

August 31, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Less than five years ago, the idea of a “cargo community” at an airport was little more than an attempt by the various cargo executives to know everyone’s names up and down the supply chain. What each member of the supply chain did, however, was largely a mystery. Today, allRead More

Airlink response to Harvey already under way

Airlink response to Harvey already under way

August 30, 2017 at 12:01 am 0 comments

It has been four days since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm – the largest to make landfall in Texas since 1961. As rain continues to fall on the Houston metro area through southern Louisiana today, rapid-response disaster and humanitarian relief organization Airlink is alreadyRead More

Nebraska Task Force 1 working to respond to the effects of Hurricane Harvey in southern Texas.
 

Air logistics firms prepare for Houston recovery as floods continue

August 29, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

While the misery continues along the Texas/Louisiana coast as the lingering Tropical Storm Harvey continues dumping record-breaking rains on the already saturated region, carriers and logistics firms are planning how the Houston area can resume operations amid the growing catastrophe. In a short statement released this morning from Panalpina, theRead More