August 2021

Kerry Logistics connects Asia and US with own-controlled freight service

2021-08-04T00:38:00+01:00August 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Hong Kong-based forwarder Kerry Logistics Network is launching a trans-Pacific airfreight service, Kerry Freight Controlled Network (KCN) this month to connect multiple locations in Asia to its Americas hub at Huntsville International Airport (HSV) in [...]

Air cargo industry calls for support from new ICAO secretary general

2021-08-04T00:06:41+01:00August 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Juan Carlos Salazar this week began his three-year term as secretary general of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a role previously occupied by Fang Liu. Members of the air cargo community, including the International [...]

DHL takes sustainability one step further with Eviation order

2021-08-03T23:36:22+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

DHL Express has become the launch customer for the cargo version of the Alice electric aircraft by Seattle-based Eviation, with an order for twelve units.  DHL, which expects to take delivery of the aircraft in 2024, told Air Cargo World that it plans to [...]

UK’s CHIEF customs declaration system to end in 2023 – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T15:45:48+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

The UK’s HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will close the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system that handles declarations in 2023. The UK began using the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) that [...]

China Southern Airlines approves Releye pharma container – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T15:15:01+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

China Southern Airlines has approved Envirotainer’s Releye RLP temperature-controlled pharma container for use across its network. The unit uses rechargeable batteries, with a single battery charge able to power the system for over 170 hours. [...]

Air Methods launches Spright drone solution – AIR CARGO WEEK

2021-08-03T14:38:50+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

Aerail photograph of agricultural fields, and residential area with Barr Lake near Denver, Colorado. Air Methods announced today the launch of Spright, a newly formed drone solution designed to help improve healthcare access and minimise [...]

Kerry Logistics expands transpacific airfreight services – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T14:10:34+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

Huntsville Airport. Image source: via Kerry LogisticsKerry Logistics Network has launched new transpacific airfreight services, connecting Asia and the US, in response to increased market demand driven by the pandemic. The logistics provider said its [...]

DHL Express makes historic investment in all-electric freighters – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T13:08:32+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

DHL Express has ordered 12 fully electric freighter aircraft as it looks to create an electric express network and make a “pioneering step into a sustainable aviation future”. The aircraft are Alice eCargo aircraft from [...]

FedEx Express expands intercontinental network with APAC services – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T10:31:31+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

FedEx Express has launched four new intercontinental Boeing 777 freighter flights, originating from its Asia Pacific (APAC) hubs, to destinations on the trans-Pacific, intra-Asia, and Europe lanes. The flights will provide weekly capacity of around [...]

GEODIS in New Zealand gears up for major expansion – AIR CARGO WEEK

2021-08-03T08:54:04+01:00August 3rd, 2021|

GEODIS, a leading global transport and logistics operator, has announced a strategic move to a new facility at Auckland Airport, following strong and sustained growth in the New Zealand market. The 5700 sq m facility [...]

Cathay Pacific to operate twice-weekly PIT charter service through end of year

2021-08-03T00:45:33+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways is operating twice-weekly charter services between Southeast Asia and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) starting today and continuing through the end of the year. The service operates using a reconfigured 777-300ER [...]

Japan Airlines expands European cargo handling agreements with WFS

2021-08-03T00:14:01+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed new deals and extended existing cargo handling agreements with ground services company Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) for the airline’s growing European cargo operations. The deals cover operations in Liege (LGG) [...]

ULD Care’s Rogers to join Aug. 4 webinar discussion on ULD best practices

2021-08-02T23:42:10+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Bob Rogers, Vice President and Treasurer of ULD Care Bob Rogers, vice president and treasurer for industry group ULD Care, will join this week’s Air Cargo World live webinar panel discussion, “Spotlight on ULDS: Blueprints [...]

Japan Airlines expands cargo handling contract with WFS – Air Cargo News

2021-08-02T17:21:38+01:00August 2nd, 2021|

Image source: Japan Airilnes via JRPR.Japan Airlines has expanded its partnership with handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) for its cargo operations in Europe. The agreement will see WFS providing cargo handling services in Liege for [...]

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