ABC adds Bangladesh to freighter network

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the British all-cargo subsidiary of the Russia-based Volga Dnepr Group, has added Dhaka, Bangladesh, to its international network with a twice-weekly 747 freighter frequency to address demand for exports from the South Asian hub. The flight will be operated in conjunction with ABC’s Shanghai service to “give customers a vast choice of […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • February 25, 2019

Etihad Cargo strikes fashionable deal with Trinity at Rickenbacker

High fashion still seems to be in fashion in the airfreight arena, as Etihad Cargo announced yesterday that it has signed a deal with forwarder Trinity Logistics USA, Inc., to operate a weekly widebody freighter service to deliver couture clothing items from Sri Lanka to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S. After experimenting with […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 12, 2016

Could ‘Silk Road’ rail corridor threaten air cargo’s fashion market?

When Beyoncé appears in public, a multibillion dollar fashion industry takes note of her attire, rushes to manufacture the low-cost equivalent, and then move it to markets as fast as possible. Air cargo has historically provided the critical link that makes this business model work, however news that a shipment of designer jeans left Wuhan, […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 6, 2016

Yusen opens perishables storage facility in Cambodia

Japan-based Yusen Logistics has opened one of Cambodia’s largest temperature-controlled distribution center in Phnom Penh, which is becoming a significant air cargo destination for its textiles and perishable exports. The 33,000-square-foot facility has almost twice the capacity of the existing warehouse and includes a 4,237-square-foot temperature-controlled storage area. With the expansion, Yusen is looking to […]
  • Lewis King
  • August 2, 2016