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DFW: Balancing cargo needs for the short and long term

March 28, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

It’s hard enough to stay one step ahead of the competition – try thinking three decades down the road. That’s the challenge that John Ackerman, executive vice president of global strategy and development for Dallas–Fort Worth Airport (DFW), said he must contend with in today’s fickle and often unpredictable airRead More

Momentum for cargo builds for Asia-Pacific airlines in February

Momentum for cargo builds for Asia-Pacific airlines in February

March 28, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

Air cargo markets across Asia picked up momentum last month, posting solid increases in demand, according to preliminary February traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). International air cargo demand for member carriers registered growth of 11.3 percent in freight tonne kilometers (FTK), compared to February lastRead More

International trade drives Aeroflot cargo business

International trade drives Aeroflot cargo business

March 27, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. Moscow-based Aeroflot, located midway between Europa and Asia, saw cargo and mail volumes grow 29.2 percent in February, driven by strong international freight volumes, while domestic volumes were flat. Full-year revenues for the Russian carrier rose 19.4Read More

One man’s trash: DHL and Gatwick convert waste into energy

One man’s trash: DHL and Gatwick convert waste into energy

March 24, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain have flipped the “On” switch for the airport’s new waste management plant, making Gatwick the first airport to turn airport waste into energy onsite. DHL’s new £3.8 million waste plant not only disposes of, but also converts waste into energy to heat Gatwick’s wasteRead More

Kerry posts strong profits, pushes ‘One Belt One Road’ investments

Kerry posts strong profits, pushes ‘One Belt One Road’ investments

March 24, 2017 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

A 24 percent increase in Kerry Logistics International Freight Forwarding (IFF) profits pushed growth in the company’s core net profit up 4 percent, to US$142.1 million for 2016, as total revenue increased 14 percent, to $2.71 billion. The IFF division growth was propelled by contributions from recently acquired Apex MaritimeRead More

Alibaba Group to open first overseas ‘e-hub’ in Malaysia [VIDEO]

Alibaba Group to open first overseas ‘e-hub’ in Malaysia [VIDEO]

March 23, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Alibaba Group is setting up its first overseas “e-hub” for what CEO Jack Ma calls the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP). The new outpost, in Malaysia’s new Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), is expected to be launched by the end of 2019. The news underscores the pace at which theRead More

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Ethiopian Airlines adds Ahmedabad to India cargo network

March 22, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will add Ahmedabad, the carrier’s fifth cargo gateway to India, to its global cargo network as of March 28, 2017. The Addis Ababa based carrier also finalized preparations to launch new flights to Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo, set to start 26-28 March 2017. EthiopianRead More

Amazon, DHL reported to be in partnership in Cincinnati

Amazon, DHL reported to be in partnership in Cincinnati

March 21, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Soon after Amazon made its announcement last month that it would build a huge new air hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG), rumors began circulating about a possible partnership with DHL’s Americas Hub. Well, according to a story in The Lane Report, the rumors appear to be true. As reportedRead More