It cannot be excluded that the Volga-Dnepr operated fleet of 12 Antonov 124-100s could be chained when landing in the EU, North America or elsewhere outside their Russian home turf. This is the explicit aim of the Ukrainian government, that launched an international campaign urging national authorities to seize Volga-Dnepr’s large freighters. Their drastic advance is based on a verdict of the District Court in Kiev. Read more >>
Shanghai-based cargo carrier YTO Cargo Airlines will start a freighter service between Changsha (CSX) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL) next month on behalf of Cainiao, the logistics arm of Chinese
e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Later this year, YTO Cargo Airlines will also seek to expand its network to Pakistan, while increasing frequencies to Saigon and Manila. Read more >>
At this year’s Munich-held Air Cargo Europe (ACE), there was a new exhibitor on the scene who it seems has plans to expand in Europe and give airline customers a different set of services
for the future.
BCUBE or in short B3, is a long-established Italian company operating in the integrated logistics services. BCUBE Group has a sub-holding operating in the Air Cargo Handling field. CargoForwarder Global spoke at length with BCUBE AIR CARGO’s CEO, Mauro Grisafi, who gave an insight into his plans for the coming years. Read more >>
Premiering at Munich-held Air Cargo Europe was the ‘Air Cargo France Association’ (ACFA), set up in 2017. Its aim is to promote the French airports, which are exposed to intense international competition, says its spokesman Valentin Bouchet. Read more >>
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Just days after the Chinese government launched a probe into U.S. express operator FedEx for re-routing Huawei’s parcels to the U.S., the embattled Chinese technology company and China Post signed a strategic cooperation agreement which will deepen cooperation and pursue mutual development in finance, technological innovation, express logistics and talent cultivation. Read more >>
Châteauroux Airport, practically in the centre of France, has ambitions to become an e-commerce hub with a direct China link. So far, the cargo traffic at the airport has been a charter business merely.
“Logistics makes it happen” - this was the central theme at this year’s bi-annual Transport Logistic exhibition from 4 - 7 June which is traditionally held at the Munich Trade Fair
Ten of the twelve vast exhibition halls were dedicated to the logistics branch, one more than two years ago, and the 2.379 exhibitors from all over the world again proved how important logistics are in our everyday lives. This year’s event attracted ten percent more exhibitors than 2017, 56% of which were international. A total of 64,000 visitors from 125 countries were recorded, 5% more than at the 2017 show. Read more >>
The Speedy Gonzales among the specialists for urgent transports and complex logistics solutions has founded the first national independent company in China, named time:matters International Freight Forwarding Ltd. Based in Shanghai, the newcomer is the very first Lufthansa group company which does not piggyback on a local Chinese partner, as normally demanded by the authorities from foreign investors. Read more >>
Aircraft can’t operate without passenger baggage and cargo containers being in ample supply to take care of safe and reliable transport of such. Therefore this year’s Air Cargo Europe event in Munich was an ideal platform for Zurich-based ULD management company, Unilode Aviation Solutions to present their programme to the industry.
Max Conrady heads the cargo division of Frankfurt operator Fraport AG since 1 November 2018. Ever since, the volumes are going south. What is going wrong and what needs to be changed to better the situation? About these and other issues we spoke exclusively with the freight executive last week at the Munich-held Air Cargo Europe trade show. Read more >>
Starting this September and throughout 2020 the airports of Amsterdam and Atlanta will be laying the foundations of a trade and logistics corridor. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at Air Cargo Europe in Munich. Read more >>