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Sometimes there is no choice but to move heavy and oversize cargoes by air. The latest news and developments from airlines, charter brokers, airports, manufacturers and forwarders specialising in airfreight.

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Geodis charters AN-124 for mask deliveries

March 31 - Geodis has chartered two AN-124 aircraft to operate on a rotation between China and France, delivering millions of masks on behalf of the French government.
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Geodis introduces charter services

March 25 - Geodis has launched charter services to secure air cargo capacity between China and Europe as well as on transatlantic routes.
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Saudia Cargo extends services

March 25 - Omar bin Talal Hariri, ceo of Saudi Airlines Cargo, said the carrier has taken proactive steps to ensure the continuity of its cargo operations.
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Volga-Dnepr ready for market challenges

March 19 - HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News spoke with Volga-Dnepr executive president, charter operations, Konstantin Vekshin to discuss how the group will meet the current challenges faced by the air cargo market.
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Ceva boosts freighter capacity

March 18 - Ceva Logistics has chartered 86 freighter flights to deliver parts and supplies to its customers.
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CLA suspends services

March 3 - UK freighter operator CargoLogicAir (CLA) has confirmed to HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News that it has suspended operations.
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DSV Panalpina opens China link

February 26 - DSV Panalpina has started operating a Boeing 747-8 freighter three times per week, east and westbound, between Huntsville, Alabama in the USA (HSV) and Shanghai (PVG) to cope with capacity constraints caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China.
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Airfreight industry responds to coronavirus outbreak

February 19 - Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has operated sterilised charter flights to China to deliver masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 1668
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Antonov HQ to take over GSSA role

February 13 - Following the end of the general sales and service agent (GSSA) agreement with UK-based Dreamlifts, Antonov Airlines has confirmed that these tasks will be handled in-house at its headquarters in Ukraine.
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Dreamlifts ends partnership with Antonov

February 10 - UK-based Dreamlifts will no longer act as the worldwide general sales and service agent for Antonov Airlines, effective March 1, 2020.
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