Kuehne + Nagel break ground on Swiss pharma handling facility

With chemicals and pharmaceuticals currently driving the Swiss export economy, following an export slump in 2015, Kuehne + Nagel has responded by breaking ground last week on a 16,300-square-meter “Pharma Hub Switzerland.” The Swiss logistics company said the new capacity will strengthen its position in the country’s pharma and healthcare industry. Pharma Hub will be […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 26, 2017

Blockade backlash: Qatar to ‘expedite’ launch of new routes as Doha airfreight surges

Qatar Airways will “expedite” the launch of new routes in response to the ongoing blockade by Saudi Arabia and other Arabian Gulf and North African countries, the carrier’s CEO, Akbar al Baker, told Bloomberg earlier this week. The airline upped the ante today, announcing that it was moving to buy up stakes in American Airlines, […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 22, 2017

Amerijet announces first scheduled trans-Atlantic route to Brussels

Days after Brussels Airport (BRU) announced an 8.5 percent rise in month-over-month cargo throughput for the month of May, Amerijet CEO Vic Karjian said he plans to start operating a direct cargo route between Miami and Brussels. The new service will commence in the second quarter of 2018, with two frequencies per week. Amerijet said […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 13, 2017

Ethiopian Airlines sets late June date to open new cargo terminal

Ethiopian Airlines has set this year’s ICAO Global Air Cargo Development Forum, hosted by Ethiopia, as the date for the inauguration of its Cargo Terminal-II. The event takes place from 27th to 29th June 2017. The new 150,000 square meter Cargo Terminal includes facilities such as the dry cargo terminal warehouse, the perishable cargo terminal […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 12, 2017

Pactl reports stellar growth in May

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co Ltd (Pactl, the biggest handler at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport) reported a 13.0 percent year over year, increase in its May cargo handle to 154,000 tonnes, its best monthly result this year. As Pactl expands its Shanghai operations, the handler is also looking to opportunities outside of Shanghai. Our […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • June 8, 2017

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

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 change planes on the second leg […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 6, 2017

Building a better hamburger: The importance of consistent quality

Hamburgers are great, either cooked on the home grill or savored in the finest of gourmet restaurants. Every so often, if in a rush, nothing is more pleasing than a straightforward and cheap one from a fast-food chain. The quality, so to speak, is always intact as these burger chains maintain a consistent and agreed-upon […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 2, 2017

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

With the revolution of e-commerce spreading across the industry, innovation has become more important than ever for businesses involved in air logistics. To provide you with the tools needed to survive these coming changes, Air Cargo World is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the second annual ELEVATE event, which will take […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 1, 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Colombo, Dublin to pharma network

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 the pharmaceutical industry,” with nine of […]
  • Lewis King
  • May 30, 2017

The Power 25: How long can the good times last?

EARLY RISERS For this year’s Power 25, the positive trends outweighed the bad. Last year, we at Air Cargo World predicted DSV, following its completed absorption of UTi, would be a fast riser – and rise it did, leaping up seven spots on the Power 25 list, from No. 16 to No. 9. Now that […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 27, 2017

Alaska Airlines delivers Copper River salmon to the Lower 48

For many places around the world, the delivery of fresh salmon is a commonplace occurrence. But in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, there is a hotly anticipated annual return for seafood fans throughout the region. San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but Seattle – the home of Air Cargo World – has […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 19, 2017

Overheard at Cargo Facts Asia

SHANGHAI – Last month, Air Cargo World co-hosted the sixth annual presentation of Cargo Facts Asia, in Shanghai. A record crowd of senior executives from all links in the air cargo supply chain gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Pudong for tremendous networking opportunities with peers from around the globe, and presentations and discussions by some of […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • May 18, 2017

DHL Global Forwarding triples temperature-controlled facilities at Brussels Airport

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 and healthcare industry,” DHL Global Forwarding […]
  • Lewis King
  • May 17, 2017

dnata acquires AirLogistix USA, enters US market

On May 10 2017, Dubai-based ground handler and cargo terminal operator, dnata announced it was making an entry into the U.S. market with the acquisition of two AirLogistix USA facilities in the Lone-Star State. In recent years, AirLogistix USA has invested heavily in dedicated perishables facilities to support the growing volumes of perishables moving by […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • May 11, 2017
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