Qatar Airways expands its swiss network

April 3, 2016
Qatar Airways has announced a substantial aircraft upgrade on the Doha (DOH) to Geneva (GVA) route from 1 July 2016, to become the airline’s second Dreamliner route to Switzerland after Zürich.

Turkish Technic wins ‘MRO Company of the year’ award

March 30, 2016
ATN Awards are the only international prizes that award 14 main categories of the air transport industry. Finalists for each category are voted for by more than 4000 readers of Air Transport News and...

WFS tops off ‘international cargo ground handler of the year’ award

March 9, 2016
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has topped off a year of substantial growth by winning the ‘International Cargo Ground Handler of the Year’ award presented at the Air Cargo India industry conference in Mumbai.

Lufthansa’s newest in-flight announcer is an eight-year old boy

March 9, 2016
India’s Yashas Dassani, a spontaneous eight-year-old boy from Mumbai has outclassed 14 shortlisted children from several other countries to win Lufthansa’s global ‘Your Announcement Contest’. This first–of-its kind global competition by Lufthansa Passenger Airlines...

Volga-Dnepr transports space craft payload module to the UK

March 9, 2016
The payload module of a spacecraft represented Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ latest aerospace delivery when it arrived in the UK from Moscow.

Bright Flight deploys freighter at Airport PAD

March 9, 2016
The cargo airline Bright Flight has recently deployed an Antonov An-26B freighter at Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport (PAD). Urgent deliveries up to 5.5 tons of freight can now be transported at short notice and to any...

Al-Futtaim to develop logistics and distribution facility with KAEC

March 9, 2016
Al-Futtaim has signed an agreement with King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) for the purchase of a 325,400 square metres land plot in Saudi Arabia's Industrial Valley (IV) to develop a logistics and distribution facility.

Dnata starts operations from new Concourse

March 9, 2016
Global air services provider dnata will handle all flights and baggage at Concourse D, as well as all passengers transiting though this new part of Terminal 1. From the new concourse, dnata will serve...

AEO program set to boost UAE business growth

March 9, 2016
The Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program, which will ensure better security and facilitation of global supply chains, is ready for a pilot run, prior to the scheduled operational launch by the first half of...

TAPA reports 5% high on cargo crime in 2015

March 9, 2016
The reporting of cargo crimes to the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) Incident Information Service (IIS) reached a five-year high in 2015, with 1,515 recorded freight thefts representing a 37.4% increase year-on-year.