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DHL Global Forwarding triples temperature-controlled facilities at Brussels Airport

DHL Global Forwarding triples temperature-controlled facilities at Brussels Airport

May 17, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

DHL Global Forwarding Belgium has tripled the size of its temperature-controlled facilities at Brussels Airport, growing its existing GDP-licensed cool-chain area from 1,750 square meters to a total area of 5,300 square meters. “This extension confirms our ambition to remain a leading provider of logistics services to the life-science andRead More

BRU looks to optimize ground handling with ‘BRUCloud’ app

BRU looks to optimize ground handling with ‘BRUCloud’ app

May 3, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Last week, during a panel discussion at Cargo Facts Asia, in Shanghai, speakers were asked to identify the weakest link in the air cargo supply chain, and, to no surprise, fingers were pointed at ground handlers. While no panelist offered a fix-all solution that could remedy the relationship between carriersRead More

Qatar Airways adds freighter capacity to Brussels

Qatar Airways adds freighter capacity to Brussels

April 18, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways Cargo has swapped out one of its A330Fs for a larger 777F on its Brussels service in response to burgeoning pharma trade ex-Europe. Qatar Airways Cargo currently operates seven weekly A330F flights into Brussels, and eight widebody passenger flights. Next month, Qatar Airways Cargo plans to introduce itsRead More

Pharma Aero launched to improve cool-chain handling

Pharma Aero launched to improve cool-chain handling

May 26, 2016 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

An alliance officially launched today between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Brussels Airport (BRU) establishes an international pharmaceutical air-hub alliance that will allow the two airports, and future members, to more effectively share strategy and expertise in the movement and handling of pharma products. The organization aims to build aRead More

Panalpina earns its first CEIV-pharma cert at Brussels

Panalpina earns its first CEIV-pharma cert at Brussels

April 28, 2016 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Continuing a long string of supply-chain stakeholders that have concentrated on improving their pharmaceutical handling operations at Brussels Airport, Panalpina’s facility has earned its Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharma traffic. The achievement represents the first Panalpina station to earn a cert via the IATA’s much-sought-afterRead More

Brussels Airport forges new cargo community organization

Brussels Airport forges new cargo community organization

April 20, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Brussels Airport, still recovering from last month’s terrorist bombings at its passenger terminal, has strengthened its cargo operations with a new cargo community organization, called “Air Cargo Belgium.” The new entity, launched April 18, groups all companies under the less formal “BRUcargo” platform, along with any related stakeholders or officialRead More

Limited freighter flights resume at Brussels

Limited freighter flights resume at Brussels

March 23, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

A day after terrorist attacks brought Brussels Zaventem Airport to a standstill, express carriers and forwarding firms at the airport got the green light to resume cargo operations on Wednesday, although flights are being carried out under contingency plans. Passenger flights remain shut down through at least Thursday as authoritiesRead More

Terrorist attacks close Brussels Airport

Terrorist attacks close Brussels Airport

March 22, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Following terrorist attacks that killed at least 30 people and injured more than 200 hundred at Brussels Airport and the Maelbeek Metro station, all flights and other operations,  including cargo, have been cancelled, at least for the day, according to a statement from the airport. “On behalf of the entireRead More