ACE Awards 2018: Top Airports chart

  AIRPORT SURVEY CRITERIA Airports are rated by freight forwarders, cargo agents and third-party logistics providers on the following criteria: Performance: Quality of customer service; handling of exceptions Value: Competitiveness of rates and charges; customs clearance efficiency Facilities: Airside capacity; apron capacity and aircraft parking; warehousing; operational restrictions; ground connectivity In addition to highlighting winners, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 27, 2018

ACE Awards 2018: Top airports, carriers chosen for Air Cargo Excellence

CARRIERS The top vote-getter in the Large Carrier category (1 million tonnes of cargo handled and up) came as little surprise: Cathay Pacific Airways, which was a Platinum Award winner last year, won the Diamond Award this year. A spokesperson from Cathay Pacific Cargo said 2017 was the strongest year for growth in airfreight demand […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 27, 2018

Ready for Takeoff: The world’s top 50 cargo airports prepare for e-commerce

The previous year was not expected to be a particularly promising one in terms of air cargo at the world’s airports. The industry had just been through about 15 years of steady, but modest growth, in the range of 3 to 4 percent each year. With the specter of the Brexit and a rise in […]
  • Staff Reports
  • November 1, 2017

5 most anticipated airport cargo capacity expansions

As demand continues to increase for air cargo and e-commerce, the world’s airports are preparing to expand where possible to handle the expected load. Here is a list of some of the most eagerly awaited airport projects that will help expand global airfreight capacity.   1) Chicago, U.S. — DHL’s Global Gateway Facility Just last […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 31, 2017

ACE Awards 2017: Winners for top airports

Pivoting to the airport side of the ACE results, South Korea’s Incheon Airport came out on top in a strong field in the million-tonne-plus category. ICN won the Diamond Award last year in the large Asian airport listings, but this year’ s Diamond win represents large airports worldwide. Incheon’s 123-point overall score was the highest […]
  • Randy Woods
  • March 28, 2017

In Control: Mixed results for airports in 2015

Mixed results in 2015 Moving into 2015, ACI said that, although the rate of growth in airfreight demand has slowed, volume still grew by 3.4 percent for the first half of 2015. However, in its mid-year assessment, ACI said the industry appears set for relatively low growth in the second half of 2015, compared to […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 26, 2015

AirBridgeCargo adds flights from Asia to Moscow

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia’s largest international cargo airline and a part of Volga-Dnepr Group, is increasing its Boeing 747 freighter flights linking Tokyo and Seoul with Moscow.  Beginning Oct. 1, ABC will increase its scheduled flights from Moscow to Tokyo’s Narita Airport and on the onward connection to Seoul, Korea, to three services a week. […]
  • September 29, 2014

Incheon Airport carries out fifth annual eco-friendly cargo project

Incheon International Airport Corporation supplied eco-friendly biodegradable air cargo packaging vinyl to four major operators as part of its fifth Green Cargo Hub project. The operators were Incheon Airport of Korea Airport Service, Asiana Airlines, Swissport and AACT. Vinyl covers are used to protect cargo from damage and water infiltration. With the Green Cargo Hub […]
  • January 2, 2014

Incheon shifts into next expansion phase

The new man at the helm of Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) is not wasting time. Chang-Soo Jung, who previously served as vice minister of land, transportation and maritime affairs in the South Korean government, started as president and CEO of IIAC in early June. In an exclusive interview with Air Cargo World, he outlines […]
  • July 30, 2013

AN-225 makes first flight to EuroAirport

Chapman Freeborn and Air Cargo International have completed an Antonov AN-225 charter to transport five giant compressors, totaling 140 tonnes, from South Korea to France.
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  • July 11, 2013