Delta Cargo appoints new regional management team

Delta Cargo has appointed Gonzalo Hernandez as General Manager – Cargo Sales-Asia Pacific. He started his new role on July 1, in which he will manage the Cargo Sales functions for Japan, Korea and throughout Southeast Asia, including the cargo business for Delta’s joint venture (JV) partnership with Korean Air. Jonathan Corbi, who is based in Atlanta, became interim General Manager for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI) region, ... [+]

German Government Bails out Lufthansa

The shareholders of Deutsche Lufthansa AG voted in favor of accepting the capital measures and the participation of the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany in Deutsche Lufthansa AG. The corresponding proposal received the necessary majority at today’s Extraordinary General Meeting ... [+]

Qatar Airways Becomes Largest Passenger and Cargo Airline

Qatar Airways continues to succeed demonstrating the airline’s strength and resilience despite the illegal blockade imposed by neighboring countries on 5 June 2017. The State of Qatar can be proud that it is home to not only the Best Airline in the World but also the current largest passenger ... [+]

SAL launches pharma facilities at KFIA Cargo Village

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has launched the operations of its state-of-the-art pharma facilities recently opened at the Dammam-based King Fahad International Airport’s Cargo Village. The new warehouses will support the infrastructure of pharma and medical equipment handling facilities as per the international standards ... [+]

Medicinal products more transparent

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo improve transparency in the pharmaceutical logistics chain. Together, the two leading players in the airfreight pharmaceutical industry have created a direct host-to-host connection to ... [+]

Investments in airport pharma facilities paying off for WFS

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe, the United States and Africa generated significant increases in time- and temperature-sensitive volumes in the first five months of 2020, and will provide vital support to airlines, freight forwarders and their ... [+]

CHAMP Weight & Balance is going to Bermuda – but not on vacation…

Longtail Aviation, Bermuda’s only Air Carrier, has added its first B747-400F Freighter to its VIP charter capability. Operations Specifications for the Boeing 747 were issued to Longtail CEO Martin Amick on June 5 by the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority. “The timing is right,” Amick commented. ... [+]

Boarding Pass for Cargo: What Flies on the Emirates Seat?

 In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the world have witnessed an increase in the demand for essential commodities such as personal protective equipment and medical devices. However, with limited air cargo capacity available due to suspension of the majority of passenger flights, air cargo carriers have ... [+]

Emirates reaffirms its green commitment

While people around the planet continue to grapple with the pandemic, there's also a call to pause and reflect on another cause – Time for Nature, the theme of the UN's World Environment Day on 5 June. Emirates, acutely aware of its role in the planet's ... [+]

Air Cargo Capacity Crunch

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in April showing that demand dropped 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever recorded. Still, there was insufficient capacity to meet demand because of the loss ... [+]