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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

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LUG announces new links in Frankfurt cold-chain services

August 25, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

In its most recent efforts to strengthen its cool-chain operations, ground-handler LUG aircargo handling is expanding its temperature-controlled Health Care Center for pharmaceutical transport at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). The first step of the Health Care Center’s expansion will increase its size to 650 square meters, with eight rooms offering storageRead More

Strong exports drive Hong Kong Airport cargo volume growth

Strong exports drive Hong Kong Airport cargo volume growth

August 14, 2017 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) reported year-over-year growth in cargo volumes of 11 percent in July, as volumes rose to 422,000 tonnes, with improvements in global trade. Exports supported most of that growth as they increased by 15 percent in July, while transshipments rose by 10 percent. July’s increase inRead More

LUG takes over Etihad’s Frankfurt, Munich cargo handling

LUG takes over Etihad’s Frankfurt, Munich cargo handling

February 10, 2017 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

Ground handler LUG aircargo will take over freight handling operations for Etihad at Munich this month, and will assume the carrier’s Frankfurt Airport operations in March. Etihad entered into a code-share agreement with Lufthansa between the same airports late last year, creating the potential for Lufthansa freight to move betweenRead More

AirBridgeCargo becomes largest all-cargo carrier at Schiphol

AirBridgeCargo becomes largest all-cargo carrier at Schiphol

January 13, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ 1,000-plus 747 freighter flights into Amsterdam Schiphol and Frankfurt airports made the all-cargo carrier Schiphol’s largest all-cargo customer, and second only to KLM in terms of total cargo volumes for the year. It is also the second biggest cargo carrier in Frankfurt. The announcement mirrors Schiphol’s own newsRead More

ELEVATE panelists discuss rising importance of innovation in logistics

ELEVATE panelists discuss rising importance of innovation in logistics

October 13, 2016 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

MIAMI – Air Cargo World kicked off the inaugural session of its very first ELEVATE Airfreight Conference this week with a panel discussion titled “The Rise of Air Cargo Innovation.” Panelists agreed the industry is nearing an inflection point, and the flatness of the air cargo industry is finally starting toRead More

The politics of turmoil: Overcoming global supply chain disruption

The politics of turmoil: Overcoming global supply chain disruption

October 4, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

When word spread through social media that rebel factions in the Turkish Army had taken both bridges crossing the Bosporus, Ömer’s mind jumped to airfreight arriving at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport and containers sitting on the docks at a port to the city’s south for which he was responsible. “Containers wereRead More

‘Innovation Space’ wins Frankfurt Airport’s first innovation challenge

‘Innovation Space’ wins Frankfurt Airport’s first innovation challenge

September 15, 2016 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

High-tech solutions to problems we didn’t even realize we faced tend to grab both headlines and funding as companies compete for market share in an increasingly online economy. But at Frankfurt Airport’s first innovation challenge event, the jury “reaffirmed that virtual space cannot fully replace real space.” The winner, calledRead More