Flying taxi startups using European technology to debut in Asia

The world’s first passenger-drone services may debut in Asia -- but the technology behind these flying taxis will be largely European. Volocopter GmbH of Germany said Thursday it will open a landing facility in Singapore later this year for trial flights, while Austria’s FACC AG is working to produce hundreds of passenger drones for Chinese partner EHang the […]

Austrian company begins construction on logistics facility in Carinthia

Today, Austrian 3PL Gebrüder Weiss has begun construction on its 9,000-square-meter logistics facility in Maria Saal – a town in Austria’s southernmost province of Carinthia – citing an increased demand for its final-mile services and need for greater warehouse capacity as catalysts for the project. The company handles air, land and seafreight – handling 320,000 […]

Dachser opens Austria logistics center

German logistics firm Dachser broke ground at a new transport and warehousing center in Austria’s Tyrol region, and will begin operations in late 2017. The 20,000-square-meter facility, located in the city of Stans, will replace Dachser’s current site in Hall, Austria. Once completed, the new Tyrol center will include 30 gates and a 4,600-square-meter storage […]

Quehenberger expands joint logistics center in Austria

Salzburg-based Quehenberger Logistics and German drugstore chain, dm-drogerie markt, have expanding their joint operations with a new €10 million distribution center and warehouse in the Austrian city of Enns. The new 15,000-square-meter facility, which took nine months to build, includes three logistics halls to handle pharmaceuticals and other freight. The new property has an external […]

Cargolux flies freighter to Vienna

Cargolux will introduce a weekly 747 freighter service to Vienna beginning Saturday. The new stopover in Austria’s capital is an extension of the existing Saturday flight from Hanoi, Vietnam and Hong Kong.
  • August 2, 2013