CargoLogicAir launches Atlanta, Dubai, Hong Kong services

U.K.-based cargo carrier CargoLogicAir (CLA) launched new 747 freighter services to Atlanta, Dubai and Hong Kong. Its new Atlanta flight will be its first direct connection from Atlanta to London, adding to its two services from London to Mexico City via Harfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), which were launched in August of last year. […]

CargoLogicAir meets with British official on boosting U.K. trade

Aviation minister for the British parliament’s department for transport, Baroness Liz Sugg, met with executives from London-based CargoLogicAir (CLA) at London Stansted Airport (STN) to discuss CLA’s role in boosting international trade in the realms of pharmaceuticals, aerospace, oil and gas, and the automotive industries. In attendance was recently-appointed CEO David Kerr, chief commercial officer […]

WCS 2018: IATA launches digital tools for dangerous goods declarations

DALLAS – It was a busy conference for dangerous goods (DG) last week at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium. In an effort to encourage electronic management DG handling and improve safety, IATA introduced both its Dangerous Goods AutoCheck (DG AutoCheck) platform and its e-Dangerous Goods Declaration (e-DGD) standards. DG AutoCheck stands as a bridge between the […]

David Kerr assumes role of CEO at CargoLogicAir

David Kerr assumed the position of CEO at U.K.-based all-cargo airline, CargoLogicAir, succeeding Dmitry Grishin. It was originally reported in October 2017 – shortly after Kerr parted ways with his previous employer Etihad Cargo, that he would be joining CLA on Jan. 1. Kerr held various roles during his seven-year career with Etihad, with the […]

CargoLogicAir’s scheduled route pays off with oil and gas industry

Since launching its first scheduled route in August, CargoLogicAir (CLA) has already carried more than 2,000 tonnes of cargo on the twice-weekly U.K.-to-Mexico service. The British all-cargo airline attributed the route’s success to demand from the oil and gas industry for space aboard the 747-400 freighter between the United States and Middle East. The freighter […]

Tel Aviv is newest destination in CargoLogicAir’s freighter network

Volga-Dnepr Group subsidiary and British all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding another destination to its network of scheduled freighter operations with the addition of a weekly 747-400F flight from Frankfurt to Tel Aviv. The new service will begin on Nov. 10, with Friday departures from Frankfurt, but CLA’s outbound service on the route will switch […]

Kerr to join U.K.-based CargoLogicAir in 2018 after leaving Etihad

Three weeks after announcing that he was stepping down as senior vice president at Etihad Cargo, David Kerr has secured a new position in the airfreight industry as incoming CEO at CargoLogicAir (CLA). He is scheduled to take the reins of the U.K.-based all-cargo carrier on Jan. 1, 2018. Kerr, who will continue on at Etihad […]

CargoLogicAir adds scheduled route to Middle East, Hong Kong

British all-cargo airline and Volga-Dnepr Group subsidiary CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding its second scheduled cargo route, with weekly service connecting London and Frankfurt to Dubai and Hong Kong. On the new service, CLA’s new 747-8F will depart London every Saturday with 135 tonnes of cargo capacity, bound for Dubai and Hong Kong via Frankfurt, and […]

Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

Even as the damages from Hurricane Maria are still being assessed in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, more relief continues to arrive to the storm-ravaged region. A 747-400 freighter operated by U.K.-based CargoLogicAir (see photo above) departed from the East Midlands Airport yesterday, carrying 110 tonnes of goods on behalf of the British government […]

CargoLogicAir’s first scheduled route to carry 200 tonnes per week to Mexico

Later this month, British all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) will begin twice-weekly U.K.-to-Mexico service – the first scheduled cargo route the carrier has offered – linking Mexico City to markets in the United States, via Atlanta, and the carrier’s London-based hub. CLA’s new route, to begin Aug. 19, offers a total cargo capacity of more than […]

CargoLogicAir takes delivery of third 747 freighter

After less than 18 months of operation, CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of its third 747 freighter, growing the fledgling all-cargo airline’s fleet to two 747-400Fs and a new generation 747-8F. The London Stansted Airport-based airline, received its U.K. air operator certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority at the start of 2016, and works in […]

AirBridgeCargo pivots away from Africa citing market weakness

AirBridgeCargo’s CEO Sergey Lazarev told Russian Aviation Insider that the carrier’s Africa routes, which had been operated by U.K.-based sister airline CargoLogicAir, had proven to be commercially unfeasible, due to the weakness of the African market. The London Stansted via Frankfurt to Libreville, Johannesburg and Nairobi route has been scrapped in favor of more profitable […]

The rise of the ‘Cargo Supermarket’ at Volga-Dnepr

PARIS — At TIACA’s 2016 Air Cargo Forum last week, the exhibition halls were bustling. Many delegates had already made their initial loop around the hall by the time the first panel, “Air Cargo: What lies ahead?” was presented. During the journey round the halls, one could hardly avoid bumping into large stands presented by Volga-Dnepr Group […]

More freighters hunt for loads across the pond

The North Atlantic seems to be an unlikely arena for new freighter services, but maindeck lift between Europe and North America is on the rise, thanks to several operators. In July, Qatar Airways boosted its footprint in the trans-Atlantic market with the launch of new freighter flights to New York and Halifax. The Middle Eastern […]
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