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Brazilian supply-chain company to launch cargo aircraft fleet

Brazilian supply-chain company to launch cargo aircraft fleet

April 21, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

A Brazilian supply-chain solution company, Modern Logistics, has the official go-ahead to operate a fleet of cargo aircraft. Modern Logistics plans to scale up to 15 logistics centers and a fleet of 32 aircraft in the next few years. Modern Logistics, the company in question, offers third-party logistics solutions viaRead More

Turkish Cargo doubles freighter capacity into Oslo on strong seafood exports

Turkish Cargo doubles freighter capacity into Oslo on strong seafood exports

April 19, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Thanks to a strong start to the year for seafood exports, Turkish Airlines doubled its freighter capacity into Oslo Airport this month. Turkish Airlines’ cargo division launched flights to Oslo Airport on March 10, before upping capacity. The route will be serviced by an A330-200F.  Martin Langaas, director of cargoRead More

SATS’ new ‘Airhub’ to triple e-commerce capacity at Changi

SATS’ new ‘Airhub’ to triple e-commerce capacity at Changi

April 17, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

SATS Ltd. has unveiled its new eCommerce “AirHub” at Changi Airport, Singapore. The US$21 million facility, backed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), increases Changi’s e-commerce mail sorting capability, in response to growing online retail volumes. The new 6,000-square-meter facility features technology that SATS says increases processing capacityRead More

IAG Cargo adds Madrid-Basel freighter service

IAG Cargo adds Madrid-Basel freighter service

April 14, 2017 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

IAG Cargo has launched a new freighter service between Madrid and Basel to meet the demands of Switzerland’s pharmaceutical sector. The route adds more than 29,000 kilograms of lift per flight, expanding capacity on IAG Cargo’s short-haul freighter network by 6 percent. The new service has been running on aRead More

UPS adds 400 ‘dangerous’ commodities to its fly list

UPS adds 400 ‘dangerous’ commodities to its fly list

April 12, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

UPS is heading into the “danger zone,” saying it is ready to handle a wider range of higher-risk goods. The express giant is now allowing an additional 400 “dangerous” commodities onto its global air network, as well as increasing the size of allowable shipment. The company is also adding moreRead More

Air & Sea Logistics business slumps at Dachser despite overall growth

Air & Sea Logistics business slumps at Dachser despite overall growth

April 10, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

German logistics firm Dachser saw a 3.7 percent increase in road logistics in 2016, with revenue up 3.7 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) to EUR4.3 billion in the division, but the big loser in 2016 was Dachser’ s Air & Sea Logistics sector, where revenues declined 3 percent to EUR1.5 billion. DachserRead More

Atlas Air reaches tentative deal with dispatchers union over Amazon’s CVG move

Atlas Air reaches tentative deal with dispatchers union over Amazon’s CVG move

April 7, 2017 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

Dispatchers working for carriers Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide are set to receive a four-year extension on their contract, including pay increases and relocation benefits, after its operations move to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) as part of Amazon’s planned relocation to CVG from Wilmington. Atlas Air WorldwideRead More

January, February cargo volumes warrant ‘cautious optimism,’ IATA says

January, February cargo volumes warrant ‘cautious optimism,’ IATA says

April 6, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) February 2017 data shows an 8.4 percent increase in demand in global air freight markets, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), compared to the same period last year. Adjusting for the impact of the leap year in 2016, demand increased by 12 percent, almostRead More