Citing increased bombing risk, TSA mandates additional security on Middle East airfreight

Citing the increased threat of a bomb being smuggled on board an aircraft bound for the United States, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued an emergency order requiring stricter scrutiny of air cargo, effective Monday morning. Until further notice, all cargo being loaded onto flights at last point of departure airports in five countries […]
  • Lewis King
  • January 22, 2018

Royal Jordanian, CHAMP Cargosystems collaborate on e-AWB system

Royal Jordanian Airlines has teamed up with CHAMP Cargosystems on a system that enables cargo agents to create electronic air waybills (e-AWB) when making airfreight bookings. In addition to streamlining air cargo tracking and booking capabilities, the e-AWB system developed by Royal Jordanian and CHAMP integrates into a platform used by Jordanian Customs Department and […]
  • Lewis King
  • February 14, 2017

Kerry Logistics to support major retailer

Debenhams, a large, British multinational retail store, has agreed to have Kerry Logistics handle its growing export market in the Middle East. Kerry Logistics will manage all airfreight from Debenham’s distribution center in Peterborough, north of London, to various destinations in the Middle East, including Dubai, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. “Other […]
  • Staff Reports
  • August 18, 2015

UN airlifts winter supplies to Iraq

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) commenced an emergency airlift of needed winter supplies to reinforce its stockpile in northern Iraq with relief items for up to 50,000 vulnerable Syrians.
  • December 3, 2013