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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]