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Frankfurt-Hahn’s half-year cargo numbers see record growth

Frankfurt-Hahn’s half-year cargo numbers see record growth

July 13, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

“All signs point toward growth,” enthused Roger Scheifele, senior vice president for cargo sales and business development at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN), following the announcement that the German hub’s cargo business had more than doubled its cargo traffic over the first half of 2017.  From January to June, 49,000 tonnes ofRead More

Brown goes green: UPS announces ambitious sustainability goals

Brown goes green: UPS announces ambitious sustainability goals

June 27, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

UPS announced ambitious new sustainability goals today, including a 12 percent reduction of its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global ground operations by 2025. That’s despite the fact that the Atlanta-based integrator expects its volumes to rise concurrently. “Because of our size and scale, we know our commitments canRead More

(UPDATE) Jan de Rijk Logistics logs moderate gains in 2016

(UPDATE) Jan de Rijk Logistics logs moderate gains in 2016

June 15, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

(UPDATED) Netherlands-based Jan de Rijk Logistics posted just shy of 10 percent growth in operating results for 2016. At the same time, last year’s total combined turnover decreased slightly to €208 million, with an operating margin of €18.1 million, a slight increase over 2015’s €16.6 million operating margin. Jan deRead More

Back in black? European air cargo business boom continues

Back in black? European air cargo business boom continues

April 11, 2017 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

With the March numbers starting to trickle in from European carriers and airports, early indicators suggest that the air cargo business is on track for yet another great month across the continent. On the airport side, Heathrow saw what it’s CEO, John Holland-Kaye, described as “surging trade.” Meanwhile, Air France-KLM,Read More

Qatar Cargo launches direct freighter service to Cambodia

Qatar Cargo launches direct freighter service to Cambodia

April 3, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways Cargo began freighter service to Phnom Penh today, focusing mostly on Cambodia’s garments business, which accounts for about 80 percent of the country’s exports. The weekly service, operating on the Doha–Phnom Penh–Doha route, will offer more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way aboard one of theRead More

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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

Strong 2016 closeout raises IATA’s global airfreight volumes

Strong 2016 closeout raises IATA’s global airfreight volumes

February 2, 2017 at 6:20 pm 0 comments

Confirming several other reports on the recent surge in demand for air cargo services, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) found that airfreight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 3.8 percent in 2016, compared to 2015, according to the latest global data. Growth in 2016 was wellRead More

Dubai International cargo volumes close out 2016 up 3.4 percent

Dubai International cargo volumes close out 2016 up 3.4 percent

January 25, 2017 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

After registering a contraction in the third quarter, Dubai International (DXB) cargo volumes recovered in the last three months of 2016, closing out the year at 2.59 million tonnes, up 3.4 percent over 2015’s 2.51 million tonnes. December’s volumes added DXB to a list of airports that saw record numbersRead More