Budapest airport handles record cargo volumes in 2017

Budapest Airport processed a record 127,145 tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 13.4% on the previous year, and 39.1% on 2015. The Hungarian hub ended the year with a balanced market share, with imports at 47.8%, and exports at 52.2%. January to February 2018 figures were a record 21,750 tonnes, up 17.4% on the same period last year. “Our cooperation agreement with STO Express and EKOL last year is testament to our continuous ... [+]

Strong start to 2018 for WFS In North America

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) North American operations have made a successful start to 2018 by winning and renewing cargo handling, ramp and passenger services contracts with airline customers at eight U.S. stations. At Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, WFS won the freighter handling contract for Turkish ... [+]

1GSA adds another member to growing network

1GSA – the recently-launched independent GSA network – has appointed Goodman GLS Co. Limited as its exclusive member for Korea. The Goodman GLS GSSA business was launched in 2014, as part of a well-established group with diverse freight-related interests. It currently represents Westjet, Cubana, and the ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide Acquires 2 B777 Freighters for ACMI Service

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced on March 6 the acquisition of two Boeing 777 Freighters from LATAM Airlines. Both 777 aircraft will operate in ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) service for DHL Express through Atlas’ Southern Air subsidiary, with the first starting service ... [+]

Delta Becomes 1st Major Carrier to Offer Real-Time Bluetooth Tracking on Container Shipments

With the introduction of new Bluetooth tracking technology, Delta will soon become the first U.S. passenger airline to provide, real-time tracking for unit load devices (ULDs). This move marks a new era for Delta Cargo and the more than 500 million kilograms of cargo it flies ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo Named International Carrier of the Year by Airforwarders Association

American Airlines Cargo has been named the International Carrier of the Year by the Airforwarders Association (AfA), a trade group that represents the interests of U.S.-based air freight providers. The award was announced yesterday during the Air Cargo Conference in Austin, Texas. The International Carrier of ... [+]

Dubai Airports to upgrade southern runway at DXB

Dubai Airports recently confirmed plans to close Dubai International’s (DXB) southern runway for a 45-day period in 2019 to conduct a comprehensive upgrade designed to boost safety, service and capacity levels. DXB operates 24/7, 365 days per year with over 1,100 aircraft movements per day featuring ... [+]

United Cargo Recognizes WFS in Amsterdam as ‘Station of the Year’ for 3rd year in a row

United Cargo has acknowledged the ‘outstanding achievement’ of the Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) team in Amsterdam for winning the airline’s ‘Best Station of the Year’ in its Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region in 2017 and for a third consecutive year. The award was ... [+]

MIA Foreign Trade Zone cleared for landing

The Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) recently gained final approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce to designate Miami International Airport's entire 3,230-acre land parcel as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) magnet site. The magnet site designation allows existing or prospective airport tenants to operate manufacturing, warehousing ... [+]

Video outlines Qatar Airways Cargo service out of Pittsburgh

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched new service out of Pittsburgh International Airport in October 2017. With twice weekly Boeing 777 freighters out of Pittsburgh, businesses in Pennsylvania are offered a direct uplift for exports to Qatar Airways network of over 150 destinations via Doha. [embed][/embed] [+]