Lufthansa Cargo adds additional freighter to AeroLogic fleet

January 17, 2019
Lufthansa Cargo will take delivery of a fourth brand-new freighter in the current calendar year. The 777F freighter will be leased from Boeing and operated by AeroLogic (3S) at Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ). This will...

Vallair sells V2500-A5 engine to Sojitz Aerospace for part-out

January 16, 2019
Vallair, the mature aircraft and engine asset specialist, hasclosed the sale of a V2500-A5 engine to Sojitz Aerospace. The engine was previously flying on MSN974, an Airbus A321 which Vallair purchased from Aercap and...

American, Delta, Southwest bear brunt of government shutdown

January 16, 2019
Since the partial US government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, most of the attention regarding the aviation sector has been focused on federal employees, including air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration (TSA)...

IRIAF cargo plane crash-lands killing 15 people

January 15, 2019
A Boeing 707 cargo plane belonging to Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) crashed while landing at wrong airport in Karaj, northern Iran. At least 15 bodies were recovered on the crash site. A...

Turkish Cargo builds trust in ‘Live Animal’ transportation operations

January 15, 2019
Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand around the world, has become a member to the Animal Transportation Association, one of the international organizations which aims to transport live animals at secure and...

‘Aramex Fleet’ to boost economic growth in Saudi Arabia

January 10, 2019
Aramex has introduced ‘Aramex Fleet’, a crowd-based delivery platform that connects Saudi nationals to flexible last mile delivery work to leverage Saudi Arabia’s sharing economy.

KSA maritime sector to receive allocation worth $8.8b from government

January 10, 2019
Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with an allocation of $8.8 billion for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for 2019.

UAE aviation sector to reach new heights in 2019

January 10, 2019
The aviation sector, a vital contributor to the UAE's growth, is set to expand in 2019 as the nation's gateway airports stay on track to draw increased passenger traffic, driven by four fast-growing national...

Emirates SkyCargo flies 2.6m tons of cargo across 6 continents

January 10, 2019
Between January and December 2018, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, flew close to 2.6 million tons of cargo across six continents. From fruits and vegetables to space satellites, from pharmaceuticals to domestic...

UAE’s logistics and warehouse sector to grow in 2019, predicts CBRE

January 10, 2019
The UAE’s logistics and warehouse sector is expected to grow in the next 12 months, according to Nicholas Maclean, managing director at CBRE Middle East.

SEKO Logistics acquires GoodShip International

January 8, 2019
SEKO Logistics is starting a ‘transformative year’ for its global supply chain solutions business in 2019 by making the first full acquisition of another independent freight forwarding specialist in its 42-year history with the...

Atran Airlines begins 2019 with the delivery of its fourth Boeing 737

January 8, 2019
The additional aircraft will support the carrier’s growing volumes, especially e-commerce shipments which now constitute a major part of Atran’s traffic. The B737-400 BCF will be deployed on existing routes between Russia, the CIS...

Turkish Cargo organizes special event for Pharma workshop

January 8, 2019
Addressing the dedicated solutions and organized with the aim of developing new perspectives to add value to the industry, the event started with the presentation titled "Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) in...

VLM Airlines Brussels goes bankrupt

January 8, 2019
On December 18, 2018, VLM Airlines Brussels has filed for bankruptcy, ending the obscurity of the past weeks. The airline stopped operations earlier this month, as its only aircraft, an Airbus A321-200, was retaken...

TrueNoord leases 4 ATR 72-600s to Wings Air

January 8, 2019
PT Wings Abadi, operating as Wings Air and a subsidiary of Lion Air Group, has taken delivery of its fourth new ATR 72-600 aircraft leased from TrueNoord, the specialist regional aircraft lessor. This is the culmination...
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