Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Cargo expand relationship and European connections to HKG

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo have expanded their partnership with a joint business agreement (JBA) to connect 14 European hubs to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). Previously the pair's JBA covered only westbound flights from Hong Kong, to Europe. Seeing the agreement through will enable joint marketing of capacity on both airlines’ freighter aircraft, and […]

ABC increases frequencies to Asian destinations

Moscow-based subsidiary of the Volga Dnepr Group, AirBridgeCargo (ABC), is bolstering its footprint in Asia by increasing frequencies to its popular trans-Eurasian routes, including Narita (NRT), Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) and Shenzhen (SZX). As of the end of March, frequencies to each destination will now be eight, two and six per week, respectively. “Based […]

Gebrüder Weiss completes its Georgia facility expansion

Austrian 3PL Gebrüder Weiss has completed the expansion of its logistics facility in Tbilisi, Georgia – an investment the company said bolsters its presence in the Caucasus region. The new addition provides an extra 2,300 square meters of handling capacity for the operation, as well as 7,800 square meters of paved open space and 300 […]

DHL Express invests big in Copenhagen hub

DHL Express is investing €134 million in its facilities at Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to underpin its presence in the Nordic hub for its trans-Eurasian operating shippers, in preparation for increased demand from its pharmaceutical and fashion industry clients. The 26,000-square-meter building will accommodate office space and an automated sortation facility capable of handling five times […]

Cargo-Partner plows ahead with logistics facility in Slovenia

Austrian logistics services company Cargo-Partner is on track to finish its Slovenia logistics facility – which began construction in June 2018 – by this summer. The 82,000-square-foot “iLogistics Center” will be located directly next to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) – previously known as Brnik Airport – a regional hub that receives most of its traffic from routes […]

DHL GF adds LCL service for ‘One Belt, One Road’ rail link to China

DHL Global Forwarding is launching a trans-Eurasian, less-than-container load (LCL) railway service between Duisburg, Germany, and Chengdu, China, with a 29-day lead time. The move will expand China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative, which aims to connect European and Asian economies via railway along the ancient “Silk Road” route. Launched in 2015, the US$4-8 trillion […]