News Briefs: CEVA opens Singapore HQ & More

A new taxiway, linking Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s ‘Kaag’ runway with the airport’s Sierra cargo zone, has halved live runway crossings for the frequent freighter aircraft that visit Schiphol every week. The new link is also reducing taxi distances saving fuel, CO2 emissions and time. The new taxiway enables landing aircraft to taxi direct to the Sierra […]

Many returning winners at ACE Awards

SHANGHAI – There were many familiar faces among the winners on March 10 during the Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Awards ceremony, held in conjunction with IATA’s World Cargo Symposium here. But there were also some notable newcomers that climbed the ranks in this celebration of the top airlines and airports, as chosen by Air Cargo […]

News Briefs: Swissport in Astana, East Midlands boom, V-Day flowers bloom

Swissport International will take over the ground handling at Astana International Airport in Kazakhstan. Airport Management Group, which took over six airports in Kazakhstan earlier this year, signed a memorandum of understanding with Swissport to phase in its services. Additionally a new joint venture, Swissport Kazakhstan, will take over passenger handling at Astana May 1 […]

Dubai still reigns as cargo central

Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), also called Al Maktoum International, reported that the combined freight handled by both facilities jumped 18.1 percent in 2014, further strengthening the Middle East’s position as a world trade center. At nearby Abu Dhabi, freight volume jumped 17 percent in 2014. Breaking out […]

Cargo continues climb at Schiphol

Cargo tonnage through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has continued its positive trend for the third quarter of 2014, up 6.7 percent over the same period of 2013, and 8.1 percent for the year to date. Every month of 2014 to date has exceeded 2013 figures. The third quarter was the strongest in 2014 so far, and also the […]
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