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Qatar Airways Cargo adds weekly freighter into Heathrow

Qatar Airways Cargo adds weekly freighter into Heathrow

June 7, 2017 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

It’s almost impossible to add freighter capacity into Heathrow at this point, due to overcrowding, but late last week, a Qatar Airways Cargo A330 freighter touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport, marking the start of weekly freighter services to L… This content is for currently subscribed users only. To getRead More

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

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Colombo, Dublin to pharma network

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Colombo, Dublin to pharma network

May 30, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

With Colombo just added to Qatar Airways Cargo’s Pharma Network, and Dublin set to come online June 12, the carrier’s pharmaceutical transport network will soon reach 73 destinations globally. The soon-to-commence Dublin route will be serviced by 787 flights, connecting Doha to “one of the leading global hubs for theRead 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

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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Qatar Cargo appoints Siginon as Nairobi ground handler

February 3, 2017 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Siginon Aviation has been appointed Qatar Airways Cargo’s ground and ramp handler for the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, Kenya. Qatar Airways Cargo has served Nairobi for ten years now. Siginon Aviation’s facility includes a 3,000-square-meter perishables center, a 5,000-square-meter general cargo warehouse and specialized storage for dangerous,Read More

Luxembourg Airport cargo volumes rise 8.2 percent in 2016

Luxembourg Airport cargo volumes rise 8.2 percent in 2016

January 20, 2017 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

Luxembourg Airport announced that its cargo volume was up 8.2 percent, compared to last year, reaching 821,000 tonnes in 2016. The growth rate was almost double that of last year’s and well ahead of IATA’s November year-to-date numbers for 2016 – a 3.2 percent rise in global freight-ton-kilometers (FTKs). TheRead More

Executives to Watch: Ogiermann strives for Qatar’s transparency

Executives to Watch: Ogiermann strives for Qatar’s transparency

December 1, 2016 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

Ulrich Ogiermann As head of cargo for Qatar Airways, Uli Ogiermann is quite familiar with rapid growth. The ascent of Qatar’s cargo arm under his leadership has been nothing short of meteoric, with the combination carrier rising from thirteenth place two years ago, to third place in 2016, in termsRead More