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4 08, 2021

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

2021-08-04T00:38:00+01:00August 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

4 08, 2021

Air cargo industry calls for support from new ICAO secretary general

2021-08-04T00:06:41+01:00August 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

DHL takes sustainability one step further with Eviation order

2021-08-03T23:36:22+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

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

2021-08-03T15:45:48+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

China Southern Airlines approves Releye pharma container – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T15:15:01+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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. [...]

3 08, 2021

Air Methods launches Spright drone solution – AIR CARGO WEEK

2021-08-03T14:38:50+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

Kerry Logistics expands transpacific airfreight services – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T14:10:34+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

Geodis set for expansion at Auckland Airport – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T13:38:48+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

Freight forwarder Geodis will move to a new facility at Auckland Airport in New Zealand in response to growth in the market. The company said that the new 5,700 sq m facility will feature temperature-controlled [...]

3 08, 2021

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

2021-08-03T13:08:32+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

Hospitality firm Levy drops airfreight in green push – Air Cargo News

2021-08-03T11:02:49+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

Hospitality firm Levy UK & Ireland has dropped the use of airfreight in its supply chain as it looks reduce its environmental impact and focus on more local produce. The company, which designs menus for [...]

3 08, 2021

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

2021-08-03T10:31:31+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

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

2021-08-03T08:54:04+01:00August 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

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

2021-08-03T00:45:33+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2021

Japan Airlines expands European cargo handling agreements with WFS

2021-08-03T00:14:01+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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) [...]

2 08, 2021

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

2021-08-02T23:42:10+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

2 08, 2021

Grounded pilots swamp aviation recruiters in fight for jobs

2021-08-02T19:01:55+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When U.K.-based Goose Recruitment kicked off a recent campaign to find 30 Boeing Co. 737 cargo pilots for a client in Europe, 400 resumes poured in within 48 hours. Most of the applicants used to [...]

2 08, 2021

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

2021-08-02T17:21:38+01:00August 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

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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