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Hactl wins contract for Melbourne-Hong Kong Virgin Australia route

Hactl wins contract for Melbourne-Hong Kong Virgin Australia route

July 13, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) was appointed as cargo ground handler for Virgin Australia’s new services from Melbourne to Hong Kong that started on July 5. At five weekly Airbus A330-200 arrivals, each with 14 tonnes of bellyhold capacity a piece, Virgin Australia could move a significant shareRead More

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Virgin Cargo reaches 49 weekly connections with new Manchester – JFK service

June 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

With the launch late May of a daily flights between Manchester and New York JFK, Virgin Atlantic Cargo now operates seven flights a day, seven times a week between New York and the U.K. In March and April, the airline saw its London Heathrow to New York revenues increase byRead More

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne-Hong Kong route

May 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With no end in sight for the growing Asia-Pacific e-commerce business, Virgin Atlantic Cargo said it will launch a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route on July 5, in partnership with Virgin Australia, bringing total capacity up to five A330-200 flights per week on the route. Each flight will offer 14 tonnesRead More

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Volumes rise for Virgin Atlantic Cargo in ‘challenging’ 2016

March 31, 2017 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s volumes rose 1.8 percent in what the carrier called a “challenging market environment.” Overall, the airline carried 218,000 tonnes of cargo across its international network for the calendar year. A strong second half of the year and high peak-season demand helped boost volumes, although John Lloyd, seniorRead More

Virgin Australia renews cargo deal with Virgin Atlantic Cargo

Virgin Australia renews cargo deal with Virgin Atlantic Cargo

August 25, 2016 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will continue to provide international long-haul cargo sales and management for Virgin Australia through a new, long-term agreement that was renewed between the two airlines. Despite their similar names, the two carriers are distinct airlines. Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin brand, is no longer among theRead More

Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines to ‘co-locate’ U.K. cargo

Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines to ‘co-locate’ U.K. cargo

June 1, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

A long-term agreement signed today by Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo to co-locate their cargo handling at 12 U.K. locations under a “one roof” handling strategy is expected to enhance service while cutting costs, according to representatives of the two carriers. Effective June 8 this year, Delta Cargo willRead More

Alaska simplifies surcharges, prepares for main-deck capacity

Alaska simplifies surcharges, prepares for main-deck capacity

March 3, 2016 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Keeping things simple, Alaska Air Cargo recently joined the growing list of carriers that are  simplifying their pricing models for shipments. Now, two current surcharges will be rolled into Alaska’s base rates, and customers will now be charged only by freight weight and a single screening fee. The simplified pricingRead More

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Virgin Atlantic’s nets can reduce CO2 emissions

September 11, 2015 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

As part of its effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Virgin Atlantic Cargo has started using lightweight cargo nets with “Dyneema,” a fiber made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene. The carrier’s goal is to reduce is CO2 emissions by 30 percent in 2020. Weighing about 20 pounds each, the nets represent almostRead More