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Turkish Cargo adds two more African destinations to freighter network

Turkish Cargo adds two more African destinations to freighter network

July 12, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Turkish Cargo continues its expansion into Africa, with the July 1 launch of a scheduled cargo flights to Johannesburg and Madagascar. After noticing rising exports in bellyholds, the carrier is adding freighter capacity to meet demand. South Africa’s major export markets include Europe and the Americas, where Turkish has expandedRead More

IAG Cargo extends reach to tap South African perishables

IAG Cargo extends reach to tap South African perishables

March 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

To capture some of the booming perishables market in Africa, IAG Cargo has added three-times-a-week, London Gatwick to Cape Town service to its winter schedule, using a 777-200 aircraft, beginning Nov. 24. The new seasonal frequencies will supplement IAG’s thrice-weekly A330-300 Madrid-Johannesburg service, which is set to begin Aug. 1,Read More

AirBridgeCargo takes on Africa

AirBridgeCargo takes on Africa

February 16, 2016 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

Under an ACMI contract, using the air operator certificate and flight numbers from subsidiary carrier CargoLogicAir, AirBridgeCargo has begun new twice-weekly 747 freighter service to Africa, as of Feb. 14. ABC’s new flights will operate every Thursday and Sunday. The routing will start ex-London Stansted via Frankfurt to Libreville andRead More

ACP Worldwide to serve Air China in Africa

ACP Worldwide to serve Air China in Africa

November 3, 2015 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

ACP Worldwide has been chosen as the cargo GSA across South Africa for Air China and will sell capacity on the airline’s first ever nonstop, direct flight between China and Africa.  The first inbound flight was on Oct. 29, with the first outbound on Oct. 30. Services using a 777-300ERRead More

IAG transports six white rhinos via A380

IAG transports six white rhinos via A380

October 27, 2015 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

An A380 is not the first place one would expect to find a one-tonne rhinoceros, but IAG Cargo recently managed the feat on a flight from Johannesburg to Miami on Oct. 25. On British Airways’ first A380 flight from Joburg to Miami, IAG Cargo’s Live Animal division oversaw the safeRead More

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

ACP Worldwide is new GSA for Saudia Cargo

August 27, 2015 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo GSA across South Africa for Saudia Cargo. The Jeddah-based carrier currently operates three weekly B747 freighter flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah and Amsterdam, which are shared frequencies with Nairobi. In addition to this freighter capacity, ACP will also be able to sell belly spaceRead More

Tiny Djibouti gets a lift from Qatar

Tiny Djibouti gets a lift from Qatar

July 29, 2015 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Beginning Aug. 1, Qatar Airways Cargo will expand its African service with a weekly flight from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, its seventh African freighter destination. The new service will use A330Fs, carrying more than 170 tonnes of perishables for import to Djibouti every week. With aRead More