Lodige building Swissport facility at FRA

Germany-based logistics systems supplier Lodige Industries announced today it is constructing a new cargo handling facility for Swissport’s new cargo terminal in the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) Frankfurt Cargo City Sud. Lodige’s cargo handling system in Swissport’s new facility is intended to help the ground handler meet its speed, reliability and efficiency targets in the coming […]

DHL, UPS make major investments in US facilities

Both DHL and UPS have announced major investments in their U.S. facilities, with plans to spend $3.8M and $1.4B, respectively.  DHL announced its decision yesterday to invest $3.8M to expand its Cleveland facility in response to a further anticipated surge in demand for international shipping and e-commerce, and to support  the region’s manufacturing industries.   The expanded DHL facility will be located near the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and be 20,000 square […]

Amazon expands MEM presence with fulfillment center

Amazon expanded its presence in the Memphis metropolitan area with a groundbreaking yesterday at its newest fulfillment center in Raleigh, Tenn., a community located 20 miles north of Memphis International Airport (MEM). The 855,000-square-foot facility will be Amazon’s sixth fulfillment center in the state. Amazon bought the property for the facility for US$3 million and filed […]

dnata, Toll Group join new Australian airport freight precinct project

Ground handler dnata and logistics company Toll Group have signed a partnership to collaborate with Western Sydney Airport (SWZ) on the design of the freight precinct at the new Western Sydney International Airport; they join 10 other freight industry stakeholders already involved in the project. While Australian airports currently transport more than 1 million tonnes […]

Swissport set to launch Australia ops

Swissport launched its first cargo operations in Australia with the recent signing of a seven-year lease agreement for a new cargo facility at Melbourne Airport (MEL). The new facility is 5,000 square meters and will include space for handling and storage of general cargo, animals, pharmaceuticals and perishables. The company plans to open the facility […]

CSafe expands South Korean service center

CSafe Global, an active temperature-controlled container manufacturer, has expanded its service center at Incheon Airport (ICN) to accommodate the growing demand for its specialized air cargo containers for pharmaceutical and other temperature-sensitive products in South Korea and the Asia Pacific region, the company said. “With the expanded warehouse space and increased repair service throughput, not […]

Atlas Air opens new hangar, joins Jet Fuel Innovation Summit

Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide, recently opened a new US$19 million hangar dedicated to maintenance, repair and overhaul of widebody aircraft at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).   FEAM Aero, which has operated at the airport since 2015, cut the ribbon Wednesday on the 103,000-square-foot facility, where it will repair and maintain […]

LATAM Cargo opens new perishable hub in Sao Paulo

LATAM Cargo recently opened a new USD $3.5 million perishable hub in Brazil’s Guarulhos (GRU) that is intended to support the carrier’s FRESH shipment program for perishable products en route from South America to destinations worldwide The perishable hub occupies a space of 1,637 square meters and increases LATAM Cargo’s storage capacity at GRU by […]

Carbon capture key to net zero aviation emissions, says Carbon Engineering CEO

With the aviation industry becoming increasingly conscious of the global challenge of climate change, carbon capture technology company Carbon Engineering believes it has the solution to mitigating the impact of air travel emissions: removing CO2 already in the air. The Canadian startup partnered with Occidental Petroleum to expand its direct air capture technology, which has […]

FAA and San Bernardino give massive airport cargo facility green light

With the completion of a multi-year environmental impact research study, San Bernardino International Airport’s (SBD’s) controversial Eastgate Air Cargo Facility – pursued in partnership with Texas-based real estate developer Hillwood Enterprises and regional economic development groups Alliance California and Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP) – has received approval for its final ground release. The San […]

Bombardier makes good on its commitment to deliver SAF loaded aircraft

Bombardier has delivered its first aircraft filled with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Latitude 33 Aviation, a private jet charter, executive jet management and aircraft sales and acquisitions company. Latitude 33 typically manages 30-35 aircraft, the majority of which are available for private charter.    “Their trust as the first customer to fly away from […]

DB Schenker opens solar-powered logistics center in Dubai

DB Schenker has opened a new, massive logistics and distribution center, named DLC II, in Dubai near Dubai World Central International Airport (DWC). According to the logistics company, the building is its first fully solar-powered logistics center in Dubai and will serve as a base for the company’s long-term plans to develop a logistics hub […]

Zhengzhou Airport crafts aerotropolis strategy with Economic Zone development

Zhengzhou Airport (CGO), located in China’s central Henan province, is working to become a Chinese cargo hub with the construction of its Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone (ZAEZ). The airport, which already hosts flights from international carriers such as Cargolux and AirBridgeCargo, has made several moves over the past year to grow its business with the […]
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