Airfreight news

  • Volga-Dnepr partners with Geodis, july 2020
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    ​Volga-Dnepr and Geodis complete 48 charter flights

    2020-07-09T09:08:00Z

    Volga-Dnepr Airline and Geodis completed of 48 Antonov AN-124 charter flights within a 90-day period, delivering facemasks and personal protective equipment from Shenzhen to France.

  • Chart1June2020
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    First indications of structural recovery for airfreight

    2020-07-07T09:11:00Z

    With global volumes of personal protective equipment (PPE) starting to fade in June, CLIVE Data Services said that the first real indicators of a structural recovery in the airfreight market are being seen.

  • Boeing 747
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    End of the 747 production in sight

    2020-07-06T11:22:00Z

    The last Boeing 747-8 will roll out of the Seattle factory in about two years, according to a Bloomberg report, as subtle wording changes in financial statements signal the end of the freighter’s reign.

  • Allair global celebrates a year of success, july 2020
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    All-in for Allair

    2020-07-06T11:00:00Z

    Allair Global – the airfreight division of Allseas Global – has appointed Steve Morris and Scott Cahill to its managerial team.

  • Volga-Dnepr delivers for NASA mission, june 2020
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    Volga-Dnepr delivers for NASA mission

    2020-06-16T11:01:00Z

    On May 18 Volga-Dnepr transported a 32 m-long rocket booster from Huntsville in Alabama to Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA.

  • Volga-Dnepr in dispute with Boeing
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    Volga-Dnepr in dispute with Boeing

    2020-06-08T12:35:00Z

    A US district court has rejected Volga-Dnepr UK’s attempt to gain a temporary restraining order to stop Boeing selling four freighters that it had originally ordered. HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News reports.

  • Intradco charters AN-225
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    Intradco charters AN-225

    2020-06-05T13:40:00Z

    Intradco Global, in collaboration with GTA GSM, charted the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to transport nearly 1,000 cu m of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of B747
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    Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of B747

    2020-06-04T13:05:00Z

    Tension is building within Boeing about whether to keep the Boeing 747 in production beyond the current order backlog, as a decision looms on the future of the iconic aircraft.

  • Volga Dnepr delivers to Dutch Caribbean
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    Volga Dnepr delivers to Dutch Caribbean

    2020-06-03T09:00:00Z

    Russia-based Volga Dnepr Airlines has delivered oversized and urgent medical supplies to the remote Dutch Caribbean islands St Maarten and St Eustatius in response to Covid-19.

  • Cargo Logic Air CLA implement CHAMP, may 2020
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    ​CLA adopts CHAMP solution

    CargoLogicAir (CLA) has implemented CHAMP’s weight and balance solution for advanced load planning.

  • CLA adopts CHAMP solution
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    CLA adopts CHAMP solution

    2020-05-29T12:10:00Z

    CargoLogicAir (CLA) has implemented CHAMP’s weight and balance solution for advanced load planning.

  • Volga-Dnepr soars with sterilisation vehicles
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    Volga-Dnepr soars with sterilisation vehicles

    2020-05-21T09:45:00Z

    Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated six AN-124 flights to transport 48 street sterilisation vehicles from China to the UAE.

  • A dozen deliveries for Fracht
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    A dozen deliveries for Fracht

    2020-05-20T12:15:00Z

    Fracht has coordinated 12 charter flights delivering masks and other medical protective equipment from Shanghai, China to Zürich, Switzerland.

  • Origin Logistics completes multimodal shipments
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    Origin Logistics completes multimodal shipments

    2020-05-18T08:30:00Z

    Turkey-headquartered Origin logistics has delivered medical equipment to Doha, Qatar and carried out a series of multimodal project cargo moves.

  • Emirates strengthens South American connections
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    Emirates strengthens South American connections

    2020-05-14T09:30:00Z

    Emirates SkyCargo has introduced additional cargo flights to Argentina, Brazil, and Chile to respond to global demand.

  • Qatar Airways boosts capacity
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    Qatar Airways boosts capacity

    2020-05-13T08:00:00Z

    Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced additional freight-only passenger aircraft and freighter flights to and from Scandinavia, France and Vietnam as part of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Antonov Airlines: Coping with a crisis
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    Antonov Airlines: Coping with a crisis

    2020-05-01T11:25:00Z

    With Covid-19 lockdown measures causing disruptions to supply chains across the world, Andriy Blagovisniy, commercial director at Antonov Airlines, discusses the main challenges facing the airfreight sector.

  • Demand drops but prices soar
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    Demand drops but prices soar

    2020-04-30T13:55:00Z

    The latest March figures from WorldACD showed a 19 percent year-on-year drop in global air cargo volumes compared to March 2019.

  • Virgin Atlantic links London with Tel Aviv
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    Virgin Atlantic links London with Tel Aviv

    2020-04-28T10:10:00Z

    Virgin Atlantic will relaunch cargo-only flights from London, UK to Tel Aviv, Israel from May 6.

  • Etihad Cargo provides Australia assistance
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    Etihad Cargo provides Australia assistance

    2020-04-27T16:20:00Z

    Etihad Cargo, will provide critical airfreight services between Abu Dhabi and Australia.