United, Lufthansa Cargo launch trans-Atlantic cargo joint venture

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Service begins on routes from five countries. Transportation

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Cathay Pacific Cargo Awards Cargo Handling Contracts to WFS

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Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) new cargo handling contracts for Brussels and Copenhagen. Cathay Pacific Cargo will operate four flights a week on the new route, transporting both passengers and cargo on their Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

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Bluetooth technology a new wave of transformation for air cargo

The LoadStar

Bluetooth enabled track-and-trace technology is set to transform the air cargo industry. Air cargo is a big ecosystem, and with all the technology you’d think we’d know where everything is and it’s logistically perfect – but it isn’t,” he said at last week’s Air Cargo.

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FedEx tests blockchain for cargo tracking

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Technology is "the next frontier" for supply chain operations, CEO Smith says. Technology

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Saudia Cargo Appoints New CEO

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Omar Hariri has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. The post Saudia Cargo Appoints New CEO appeared first on Airfreight Logistics. appointment Omar Hariri Saudi Arabia Saudia Cargo

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Cargo iQ Awards Kuehne + Nagel and Qatar Airways Cargo with Accreditation

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Kuehne + Nagel and Qatar Airways Cargo have recently been awarded their continuing certification during the World Cargo Symposium hosted in Dallas, Texas. It was also announced during the symposium that Menzies Aviation has become the latest member of Cargo iQ.

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YTO Cargo Airlines Chooses Hactl for Handling

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YTO Express , a Chinese courier firm has chosen Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to become their handling agent in Hong Kong for their aircraft operating arm YTO Cargo Airlines. The post YTO Cargo Airlines Chooses Hactl for Handling appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Air cargo and technology adoption: ‘it’s an embarrassing performance’

The LoadStar

The air cargo industry has an “embarrassing” track record in technology adoption, one senior airline executive said today. Speaking at the Air Cargo China event in Shanghai, Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech said the industry’s slow progress was not for lack of ideas. “I I think, in general, the air cargo industry is still pretty traditional and it’s not really embracing technology.

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Lufthansa Cargo starts fleet replacement programme with order for two 777Fs

The LoadStar

Lufthansa Cargo is tackling the air freight capacity shortage and updating its freighter fleet, with an order for two 777Fs. The post Lufthansa Cargo starts fleet replacement programme with order for two 777Fs appeared first on The Loadstar.

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FlyUs Acquires Global Cargo Management of Germany

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The Netherlands based FlyUs has recently increased their footprint with the acquisition of Global Cargo Management to further enhance their European network. Global Cargo Management is a very well-known and established company based in Munich, Germany with a branch office in Frankfurt also.

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Swissport Cargo Basel Receives IATA Pharma Logistics Certification

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Swissport Cargo Services has recently announced they have been awarded full CEIV Certification for sensitive pharmaceutical logistics at Basel EuroAirport by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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Emirates SkyCargo Receives Cargo iQ Certification

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Dubai based Emirates SkyCargo was recently awarded Cargo iQ Certification. The award was presented at the World Cargo Symposium in Dallas, Texas, USA. Emirates SkyCargo was audited on behalf of Cargo iQ by the external audit company SGS.

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American Airlines Cargo Increases International Network Reach

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American Airlines Cargo has increased the international footprint with the addition of General Sales Agents (GSAs) in three new destinations outside of their network. Not only are they looking to send cargo to the U.S.,

Schiphol Cargo and Schiphol Airport Merge Departments

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Schiphol Cargo of Amsterdam will merge their current Aviation and Marketing Department with Schiphol Airport. The new division of Aviation Marketing and Cargo will be formally launched on April 1 st, 2018 and will be headed up by Ms.

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Turkish Cargo Releases New Promotional Video

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Turkish Cargo , the cargo arm of Turkish Airlines reaching 302 destinations in 121 countries, recently released a new corporate video showcasing the different services the carrier offers. The post Turkish Cargo Releases New Promotional Video appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

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Delta Cargo Launches New Equation Critical Service

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American Air Cargo carrier Delta Cargo recently announced the introduction of a new type of service for international shipments, Equation Critical. The post Delta Cargo Launches New Equation Critical Service appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

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Brussels Airlines Cargo Awarded CEIV Certification

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Brussels Airlines Cargo has received the CEIV Pharma Certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The airline received their award at the recent Air Cargo India conference in recognition of their expertise in pharma transport.

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China Cargo Airlines Launches Shanghai-Pudong to Frankfurt Service

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China Cargo Airlines recently received an auspicious welcome along with a traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony at Frankfurt Airport in Germany, to mark their first operational flights out of the largest aviation hub in Germany.

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Worldwide Flight Services Receives New Cargo Contract Extensions in Paris

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) have been granted an extension to their contract with Qatar Airways Cargo for Cargo handling at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. Eva will also employ WFS for ramp transportation along with cargo handling for their Paris CDG to Taipei, Taiwan flights.

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Turkish Cargo Add Brussels to their Freighter Destination Network

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One of the Worlds leading Air Cargo Carriers Turkish Cargo , has further strengthened their flight network with the recent addition of Brussels Airport in Belgium. This new hub will provide a destination for direct scheduled cargo flights.

Latam Cargo Increases European Freight Network

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Chilean Air Freight carrier Latam Cargo has recently launched a new cargo service directly linking both Brussels and Madrid to South America. The post Latam Cargo Increases European Freight Network appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Increases Services to Johannesburg

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo has recently unveiled plans to launch a second daily flight between Johannesburg and London, the company intends to launch the service in October later this year. The post Virgin Atlantic Cargo Increases Services to Johannesburg appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

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Technology Modernization Introduced for American Airlines Cargo

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American Airlines Cargo recently announced that they are set to introduce a next-gen system for cargo management. This will be the largest investment by the cargo company to date, this investment will place the company in the prime environment for future development.

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DB Cargo UK announces top appointments

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Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has appointed Dirk Nolte (pictured) as chief operating officer (COO). Neary has worked for 25 years in rail freight with DB Cargo UK and its predecessor companies DB Schenker, EWS and British Rail. News Home Page People DB Cargo

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American Airlines Cargo Boosts Lime Exports from Brazil

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Major US Airline, American Airlines Cargo has recently carried out multiple shipments of limes from Brazil to feed the increasing demand during the country’s peak growing season. ” The post American Airlines Cargo Boosts Lime Exports from Brazil appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

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Leipzig Halle Airport Sets New Cargo Record for March

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German airport Leipzig Halle handled approximately 298,532 tonnes of air cargo for the period of January to March, the airport is Europe’s fifth-largest cargo and has seen a growth of 12.3 million tonnes of air cargo as a whole.

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First-quarter air cargo volumes on the up, but yields struggle

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Air cargo volumes rose 4.8% The post First-quarter air cargo volumes on the up, but yields struggle appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Loadstar leads Recommends air cargo air cargo data air cargo market Drewry Freightos WorldACD

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New Agreement Signed Between Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics

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Award-winning carrier Qatar Airways Cargo has recently signed a partnership agreement with Expo Freight Logistics to provide weekly scheduled charter services further enhancing their ongoing partnership.

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Capacity constraints pushing forwarders toward block space air cargo agreements

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The post Capacity constraints pushing forwarders toward block space air cargo agreements appeared first on The Loadstar. Air E-Commerce Loadstar posts News Perishables air cargo Calculating Capacity Capacity Concerns Fruitlogistica 2018 Morgan Cargo

Cargo Chief offers freight booking software for 3PLs

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C4 and Booking Assistant products apply digital search tools and predictive analytics to capacity records. Technology

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Turkish Cargo Receive Accolade at Schiphol Aviation Awards

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Turkish Cargo was chosen as the second best air cargo brand in Europe by the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) authority, one of the busiest airports in Europe and in the world in terms of passenger and cargo traffic. Awards Turkish Cargo

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IAG Cargo first quarter revenues up despite declining volumes

The LoadStar

IAG Cargo has recorded 10.9% First quarter revenues hit €276m compared to €267m a year earlier, a 3.3$% increase on a non-currency adjusted basis, with the good news in cargo coming amidst a 1,293% increase in group profits. Air Loadstar posts News IAG Cargo The Purse Strings

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Etihad Cargo and IFHC Transport Endangered Houbara Birds

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Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Cargo in partnership with the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) have recently completed the safe transportation of over 100 Houbara Bustards ending with the birds being released into their natural surroundings.

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Delta Cargo Online

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Delta Cargo launched the online booking platform for its air transportation. Full functionality for site visitors who do not have a Delta Cargo account number or a registered account at deltacargo.com. The company also implemented a system of electronic contracts and the exchange of electronic documents. 77% of all work with documents now takes place online, making the shipping process easier and accurate than ever before.

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Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics (EFL) sign partnership agreement

The LoadStar

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics (EFL) have signed an agreement for weekly scheduled charter services, taking their partnership to the next level. Air Company News Qatar Airways Cargo15 May 2018.

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Etihad Cargo Receives Opticooler from DoKaSch Temperature Solutions

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German company DoKaSch provider of temperature-controlled air cargo containers and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Cargo recently signed a master agreement with DoKaSch Opticooler. Etihad Manager Cargo Pharmaceuticals Miguel Rodríguez (left) and DoKaSch CEO Andreas Seitz (right).

E-commerce driving revolution in air freight: ‘make it happen’, says Saudia Cargo chief

The LoadStar

The air cargo industry has received an opportunity to revolutionise and get investment – and it must take it. Rainer Muller, executive director of Saudia Cargo, urged the industry to “make it happen” and to ensure it gained the advantages of the rise of e-commerce. Speaking to The Loadstar at Air Cargo India last week, Mr Muller said: “Integrators have shown us how it can be done.

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dnata Renews License at Zurich Airport for Cargo and Ground Handling Services

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Dubai Headquartered dnata was recently awarded a further seven years license to provide full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport , the license is valid from December 2018 until December 2025.

‘Pipe-dream’ cargo comes true for ABC ? Air Cargo News

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Customs & Border Patrol is essential to your cargo clearing customs. The post ‘Pipe-dream’ cargo comes true for ABC ? Air Cargo News appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

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