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Etihad Cargo operates its first “Year of Zayed” humanitarian flights to Kazakhstan and India

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May 27, 2018

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched its first humanitarian freighter missions. The initiatives are part of the group’s extensive Year of Zayed programme, which will take place throughout 2018.  The specially branded Year of Zayed Boeing 777 freighter aircraft… Read More ›

Joint agreement between Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo to market cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines. Lufthansa Cargo will market the cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines from 1 September 2018. The networks of both companies complement each other perfectly. Freight customers of both airlines benefit from this: Brussels Airlines customers have access to Lufthansa Cargo’s route network: the largest network with around… Read More ›

Magma Aviation poised for growth with new ownership structure

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering today announced it has increased its stake in UK-based Magma Aviation to a majority shareholding of 75% to help support the company’s long-term growth plans. The global aircraft charter specialist has held a minority holding in Magma since the company was launched in 2010 to commercially and operationally manage dedicated wide-body cargo… Read More ›

Europe’s finest horses travel in comfort to Eppley

Qatar Airways Cargo flew 50 horses on board its Boeing 777 freighter to Omaha, Nebraska The cargo carrier’s QR Live service offers world-class live animal transport Fifty of the finest European equine guests were treated with exceptional care and attention as they were transported to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, where the world’s best riders… Read More ›

Qatar Airways cargo takes delivery of its twelfth B777 freighter

Qatar Airways Cargo received its latest Boeing 777 freighter in Doha recently, taking its total freighter fleet count to 21. The addition marks the cargo carrier’s unwavering commitment to building its young and modern air cargo fleet to strengthen its growth trajectory. Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann, Qatar Airways’ Chief Officer Cargo said, “The arrival of our… Read More ›

SriLankan Cargo sets new record for cargo handling at BIA – Remarkable growth of nearly 13%

SriLankan Cargo (www.srilankancargo.com), the freight handling arm of SriLankan Airlines, set a new record for the amount of cargo handled at the Cargo Centre of Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport with a massive total of 239,636 tonnes in 2016, a remarkable growth of 12.88% over the 212,277 of the previous year. SriLankan Cargo handles cargo of… Read More ›

Boeing Forecasts World Air Cargo Traffic to Grow Long Term as Economy Strengthens

Trade, e-commerce primary factors driving growth Dedicated freighters continue to play key role in industry PRNewswire — Boeing [NYSE:BA] projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.2 percent over the next 20 years, with 930 new and 1,440 converted freighters needed to meet market demand by 2035. The company released its… Read More ›

South African Airways Cargo partners with STAT Trade Times for AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017

South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo), the airfreight division of South African Airways, has partnered with the STAT Trade Times publication for the Air Cargo Africa (ACA) 2017 conference and exhibition which will take place in February 2017 in Johannesburg. SAA Cargo accounts for more than 50% of all air freight movements into and within… Read More ›

KLM Cargo launches pilot project to optimise supply chain.

KLM Cargo has set up a project to significantly speed up and enhance the efficiency of European supply chains bringing customer cargo to Schiphol for subsequent international shipment. This project supports the objectives of the “Schiphol 2020 Mainport Programme” to make Schiphol the smartest airport in the world. A pilot project directed at making the… Read More ›

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