DHL Global Forwarding establishes direct routes from Oslo to East Asia

DHL Global Forwarding, the ocean- and airfreight forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is increasing its nonstop flights between Oslo and South Korea and China in a move that is supportive of Norway’s seafood exports, according to a statement from Avinor, which manages the Oslo Airport. The new routes include two 747-400 chartered freighter […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 8, 2017

Pactl reports stellar growth in May

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co Ltd (Pactl, the biggest handler at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport) reported a 13.0 percent year over year, increase in its May cargo handle to 154,000 tonnes, its best monthly result this year. As Pactl expands its Shanghai operations, the handler is also looking to opportunities outside of Shanghai. Our […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • June 8, 2017

Qantas Freight partners with Sai Cheng on China-U.S. airmail lift

Americans waiting for mail from China may soon get it delivered by way of Australian logistics. This globe-spanning arrangement is part of a one-year deal worked out between Qantas Freight and the Australia Post-China Post joint venture, Sai Cheng Logistics International (Sai Cheng), to fly airmail out of China to the United States. The China […]
  • Lewis King
  • May 17, 2017

Dachser doubles bonded air freight space in Shanghai

Dachser has flipped the switch on its expansion at the Shanghai Pudong Airport. The air freight gateway has now doubled from 3,000 to 6,000 square meters, including office space, which Dachser hopes will streamline air freight processes in the North China region. The German logistics company plans to move more freight through its dual hubs […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 27, 2017

DHL Shanghai receives IATA CEIV-Pharma certification

Once unheard of in Asia, the CEIV-Pharmaceutical certification program is starting to establish beachheads, first in Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS), then at Changi Airport. Now DHL Global Forwarding’s airfreight station in Shanghai has joined the CEIV-certified ranks. The 1,650-square-meter Shanghai facility features 245 square meters of space for air-export temperature-sensitive storage. The facility is […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 14, 2017

Jan de Rijk, China Eastern Airlines team up on new Europe flights

Dutch transportation and distribution provider Jan de Rijk Logistics will start providing road-feeder services in Prague and Amsterdam for China Eastern Airlines, effective today. China Eastern Airlines is starting the route with three A330-200 flights a week. The carrier is also rolling out passenger flights between Shanghai and Amsterdam on A330-200 aircraft four times a […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 23, 2016

Ethiopian Cargo returns to Brussels

In what has got to be a sigh of relief for Brussels Airport, Ethiopian Airlines Cargo will resume operations at the airport beginning March 26, with 12 full cargo flights a week. Last November, Ethiopian moved its cargo operations from BRU to Masstricht-Aachen in the Netherlands because of the Belgian government’s delay in responding to […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 21, 2016

Lufthansa spreads its wings

One would think that Lufthansa Cargo is preparing to conquer the world with all of the new routes and destinations the carrier is adding when its summer schedule kicks in March 27. For starters, a weekly freighter service to Moscow will be added. An MD-11F has already been flying every Monday from Frankfurt to Moscow’s […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 12, 2016

CAL Cargo begins operations in Halifax

Who wants fresh lobster? Nova Scotia is known for its bounty of the savory crustaceans, and there will be plenty of it shipped overseas throughout the holiday season. Now Israel-based CAL Cargo Airlines will carry some of the bounty when it begins operations at Halifax Stanfield International Airport this month. “Not only does this new […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 16, 2015

Ethiopian’s exit from Brussels could sting

Although freight volume at Brussels Airport (BRU) was up by 7.3 percent in October, compared to the same month last year, and the full-freighter segment was strong with 27.1 percent growth, year-over-year, the exit of Ethiopian Airways is expected to have a negative effect on growth in the coming months. Ethiopian moved its cargo operations […]
  • Staff Reports
  • November 11, 2015

Peak season hit by Chinese charter ban

Just as peak season demand was beginning to grow, the Civil Aviation Administration of China has imposed a ban on charter flights from three of the country’s major airports for the entire month of November. David Harris, editor of sister publication Cargo Facts, has more details on the airfreight implications. Bookmark
  • Randy Woods
  • November 11, 2015

IAG and LH: No turning back on long-term strategies

Not for the first time, IAG Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo are pursuing divergent market strategies. But this time it’s not about gimmicky sales tactics and snappy product lines. Both are embarking on wider, life-changing business models that will shape the future growth of both airlines. Whichever carrier succeeds in these fundamental shifts will doubtless be […]
  • Roger Turney
  • October 6, 2015

Panalpina opens office in Myanmar

Part of Panalpina’s global strategy is to enter into developing countries.  As of August, the Swiss forwarder has opened an office in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon. Panalpina’s team in Yangon will be handling air and ocean freight shipments for import and export. Myanmar was cut off from international trade for several decades until a civilian […]
  • Staff Reports
  • September 22, 2015

Air China’s inaugural flight to Edmonton

An Air China Cargo 777F touched down at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) Sept. 3 to be greeted by a traditional water gun salute, commemorating the carrier’s first scheduled stop at the western Canadian airport. Air China Cargo will serve EIA six times each week, with a Shanghai-Edmonton-Dallas-Edmonton-Shanghai routing. This is the first freighter route between […]
  • Staff Reports
  • September 4, 2015
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