HKG to focus on e-commerce, high-value cargo and developing regional connectivity

In a new report outlining its vision for the future, Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) has identified cross-border e-commerce, high-value cargo, and enhancing regional services as the three major focus areas for its airfreight business that will help it maintain the top spot on the list of busiest cargo airports. The airport authority said that […]
  • Jeff Lee
  • May 30, 2019

Swissport Cargo USA opens warehouse at Chicago O’Hare

Swissport Cargo USA opened a new 138,000-square foot facility, located in the North Cargo Area of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The ground handler said that it’s facility’s automated material handling system was the “first of its kind in the region” that could accommodate over 120 10-ft ULDs at a time using pallet platforms and electric ULD […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 24, 2017

Qatar Airways adds freighter capacity to Brussels

Qatar Airways Cargo has swapped out one of its A330Fs for a larger 777F on its Brussels service in response to burgeoning pharma trade ex-Europe. Qatar Airways Cargo currently operates seven weekly A330F flights into Brussels, and eight widebody passenger flights. Next month, Qatar Airways Cargo plans to introduce its eighth weekly service to Brussels, […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 18, 2017

Every silver lining has a cloud at Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is the sixth airline to be awarded IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharmaceuticals, the carrier announced. Of course, every silver lining has its cloud, and in Lufthansa’s case, it comes in the form of impending layoffs early next year. According to IATA, Lufthansa’s Cool/td Active and Cool/td Passive […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 13, 2016