Airports

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

June 6, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

On April 20 of this year, a special passenger arrived on a United flight from London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare. He was in good health and spirits the last time someone had checked on him a few hours before wheels up. But when it came time for him to changeRead More

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Virgin Cargo reaches 49 weekly connections with new Manchester – JFK service

June 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

With the launch late May of a daily flights between Manchester and New York JFK, Virgin Atlantic Cargo now operates seven flights a day, seven times a week between New York and the U.K. In March and April, the airline saw its London Heathrow to Ne… This content is forRead More

UPS opens 76,000-square-foot healthcare-logistics facility near Bogota, Colombia

UPS opens 76,000-square-foot healthcare-logistics facility near Bogota, Colombia

June 6, 2017 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

UPS opened a 76,000-square-foot healthcare-dedicated facility near Bogota, Colombia, as the U.S.-based integrator ramps up investment in healthcare logistics in Latin America. The multi-client facility features temperature-sensitive storage and technology that Francisco Ricaurte, UPS Colombia country manager said would, “lower costs, streamline inventory and meet increasing demands across Latin AmericaRead More

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

June 1, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With the revolution of e-commerce spreading across the industry, innovation has become more important than ever for businesses involved in air logistics. To provide you with the tools needed to survive these coming changes, Air Cargo World is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the second annualRead More

Study: Airports still weak link in preventing illegal animal trafficking

Study: Airports still weak link in preventing illegal animal trafficking

May 31, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Criminal organizations that smuggle endangered animals and animal products are exploiting security vulnerabilities at large hub airports, according to a new study conducted in collaboration with the U.S. government, the transportation sector and more than 20 other partners. One weakness in particular, lack of communication, is allowing smugglers to stayRead More

IAG Cargo restores full services following epic IT failure

IAG Cargo restores full services following epic IT failure

May 30, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

IAG Cargo’s IT outage, which snarled operations last weekend, appears to be resolved. A statement from the cargo carrier said that “Following the significant operational disruption we encountered on May 27, our IT systems are now back up and running and today we are operating a full flight schedule atRead More

Sydney, Australia - March 4, 2013: Air freight containers, branded by a number of airlines including Qantas, Air New Zealand and Vietnam Airlines, on the tarmac at Sydney Airport.

Air freight cargo containers branded with various operators on the tarmac at Sydney Airport.

Airports around the world register strong first-quarter volumes

May 30, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

More evidence is in that air freight demand has turned the corner, and the question now is how long the demand will last. That’s one possible conclusion to be drawn from the latest report from Airports Council International (ACI), the trade association of the world’s airports, which registered freight volumesRead More

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne-Hong Kong route

May 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With no end in sight for the growing Asia-Pacific e-commerce business, Virgin Atlantic Cargo said it will launch a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route on July 5, in partnership with Virgin Australia, bringing total capacity up to five A330-200 flights per week on the route. Each flight will offer 14 tonnesRead More