Boeing delivers first of five 747-8Fs to CargoLogicAir

Boeing and CargoLogicAir took advantage of the Farnborough International Airshow to announce the delivery of the first of five potential 747-8Fs that the U.K. based subsidiary of the Volga-Dnepr Group hopes to receive within its first five years of operations. CargoLogicAir earned its U.K. Air Operator Certificate early in 2016 and commenced twice-weekly 747-400 ACMI […]

Swiss WorldCargo, Cargologic, SATS launch quality corridor

Swiss WorldCargo, Cargologic and SATS have established a secure temperature-controlled, quality corridor between Singapore and Zurich, the consortium announced earlier this week. The three cargo-handling companies have synchronized their Singapore-Zurich facilities and procedures to deliver accurate, reliable shipments along all steps of the airfreight chain. The collaboration, according to a representative, will facilitate paperless cargo […]

AirBridgeCargo takes on Africa

Under an ACMI contract, using the air operator certificate and flight numbers from subsidiary carrier CargoLogicAir, AirBridgeCargo has begun new twice-weekly 747 freighter service to Africa, as of Feb. 14. ABC’s new flights will operate every Thursday and Sunday. The routing will start ex-London Stansted via Frankfurt to Libreville and onto Johannesburg, returning to Stansted […]

CargoLogicAir succeeds with first charters

U.K.-based CargoLogicAir, the offspring of the Volga-Dnepr Group, completed its first charter flights since receiving its AOC from the U.K. Civil Aviation Authority. The launch customer, Chapman Freeborn Italia, organized two 747-400F charters to Bari, Italy. The charter flights flew via Frankfurt, carrying 113 tonnes of automotive parts, including engine base plates. Chapman Freeborn booked […]

CargoLogicAir plans: Five 747s by 2018

The new British all-cargo carrier, CargoLogicAir (CLA), which received its Air Operators Certificate last week, now says it aims to become a leader in the European air cargo market in both scheduled and charter flights by adding four more freighters over the next two years. CargoLogicAir has taken delivery of its first 747-400 freighter from […]

Cargologic Air takes to the skies

British cargo airline Cargologic Air received its Air Operator Certificate from the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority and has taken to the skies with a charter flight to Italy this week. Cargologic Air – a subsidiary of AirBridgeCargo and part of Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group – is operating with a 747-400F, which it leased from Aircastle in […]

Cargologic obtains CEIV certification at Zurich

Switzerland-based ground handler Cargologic has satisfied all of the requirements to obtain its Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification from IATA for handling pharmaceuticals at Zurich Airport, where Cargologic got its start in 1951. The pharmaceutical business is one of the key industries of the Swiss economy, therefore the volume of pharma and […]

Uncharted waters: Three cargo leaders to watch in 2016

After starting with a promising surge in airfreight demand during the U.S. West Coast port crisis, 2015 has proven to be a tough year as the industry endured economic fallout from a slowdown in the Asian economy, falling airfreight demand on prominent trade routes and a marked decline in fuel surcharge revenues. Through it all, […]

Three to watch: Ilin taking AirBridgeCargo Airlines to new heights

Cargo carriers and forwarders alike probably wish they had had the year that AirBridgeCargo Airlines has had. With an 18 percent rise in tonnage in the first nine months of 2015, compared to 2014, and a 28 percent rise, year-over-year, in tonnage carried in September, the scheduled-freight arm of Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group has continued to be […]

Swiss WorldCargo steps up e-AWB process

Swiss WorldCargo is offering a single-process electronic air waybill (e-AWB) system that will allow forwarders to tender all shipments to an airline without a paper AWB, even on trade lanes for which a paper AWB is required. The company said the new process will accelerate the adoption of the e-AWB throughout its network. Presently Swiss […]

Cargologic expands cold storage at Zurich Airport

Cargologic, the ground handling partner for Swiss WorldCargo, expanded its cold storage facilities in early April at Zurich Airport, to provide more space for its customers. Swiss WorldCargo received its Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification from Swissmedic last year. With an increasing volume of pharmaceutical and biotech shipments moving through Zurich Airport – and transfer […]

Swiss WorldCargo, Cargologic, SATS form partnership

Three powerhouses of airfreight and airport services have joined together to improve their cool-chain handling abilities. Oliver Evans, Swiss World Cargo’s chief cargo officer, Marco Gredig, managing director of Cargologic, and Alex Hungate, president and CEO of SATS, signed a memorandum of understanding Jan. 13, outlining the collaboration. The three said they will focus on […]

Switzerland takes step toward more secure air cargo

The electronic consignment security declaration (e-CSD) will be adopted in Switzerland, paving the way for the more secure transport of air cargo. For the last two years, the International Air Transport Association has been working with carriers, regulators, freight forwarders, ground handling agents and other parties worldwide to develop standards and processes for e-CSD data […]
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