Carriers

Is airfreight doing enough to tackle cargo crime? [VIDEO]

Is airfreight doing enough to tackle cargo crime? [VIDEO]

September 22, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

BUDAPEST – “The product comes first,” said Jason Breakwell, vice chairman of the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) program for the EMEA region. “And generally, high-value products are moving in and out of affluent counties.” All this means that cargo crime hits much closer to home than many airfreight companiesRead More

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

LATAM Cargo posts stronger August numbers, but still down for 2017

September 22, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

LATAM Airlines Cargo reported its fourth straight month of gains in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs) for August. However, the beleaguered Chilean carrier’s RTKs, year-to-date, are still lower compared with the same period in 2016, as struggling Latin American economies weighed on cargo volumes in the region during the first halfRead More

DoKaSch Opticooler now available on China Airlines network

DoKaSch Opticooler now available on China Airlines network

September 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

Germany-based container manufacturer DoKaSch Temperature Solutions recently partnered with China Airlines to expands its global network and lease Opticooler temperature-controlled ULDs to customer in the carrier’s network. Opticooler is designed for “extremely temperature-sensitive air cargo shipments,” said China Airlines in a statement. “In this strongly competitive market, it is keyRead More

Volga-Dnepr, Airbus Defence partnership delivers Sentinel-5P satellite

Volga-Dnepr, Airbus Defence partnership delivers Sentinel-5P satellite

September 20, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

The partnership between Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Airbus Defence and Space cooperated on a special delivery for the European Space Agency, transporting a Sentinel-5P satellite from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Arkhangelsk, Russia, using an An-124-100 freighter before the satellite completed the last leg of its journey to Russia’s Plesetsk CosmodromeRead More

Irma recovery efforts continue as next hurricane threatens Caribbean

Irma recovery efforts continue as next hurricane threatens Caribbean

September 19, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Even as yet another major cyclone – the Category 5-level Hurricane Maria – plows through the Caribbean region today, cargo groups and nonprofits are scrambling to provide food, medicine and other relief supplies to help the islands recover from the last major storm, Hurricane Irma. Disaster relief charities Airlink, LIFT, Patient Airlift ServicesRead More

Airfreight takes stock of rise in cold-chain transport [VIDEO]

Airfreight takes stock of rise in cold-chain transport [VIDEO]

September 18, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

BUDAPEST – Speaking at the fifth Pharma & Bioscience Conference in Budapest, IAG Cargo’s global head of pharmaceuticals and life sciences Alan Dorling noted today that, despite “a huge amount of change,” the aviation logistics business still had a long way to go to meet the demands of shippers. DorlingRead More

FedEx, NBA team up to airlift pets left behind in Florida after Irma [VIDEO]

FedEx, NBA team up to airlift pets left behind in Florida after Irma [VIDEO]

September 18, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

After delivering more than $11 million worth of critical supplies for Florida relief workers on Friday in the wake of Hiurricane Irma, FedEx gave a free ride to more than 150 dogs and cats that had been stranded by the storm during last week’s evacuation. Today, the rescued animals areRead More

Cathay Pacific August results mirror industry-wide strength in cargo demand

Cathay Pacific August results mirror industry-wide strength in cargo demand

September 18, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Cathay Pacific and its subsidiary carrier Cathay Dragon reported an uptick in cargo volumes of 12 percent year-over-year in August, in line with large y-o-y increases reported so far for August by other carriers in Asia and in the Americas, as airfreight demand growth remains strong. Cathay airlines reported totalRead More