Airfreight rates still above pre-Covid levels

February 19, 2023
Airfreight rates continued their downward spiral in January but are still above pre-Covid levels. The latest statistics from the Baltic Exchange Airfreight Index (BAI) show that average rates – both contract and spot – paid...

Scan Global receives CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII (CVC) as new majority stakeholder

February 19, 2023
Fast-growing freight forwarder Scan Global Logistics has a new majority shareholder in the shape of private equity fund CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII (CVC). CVC has acquired the shareholding from an investor group led by...

German team takes off to Turkey’s south-eastern province with 16 tonnes of recovery equipment

February 19, 2023
A 50-strong team from Germany’s Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) took off from Cologne Bonn Airport recently to Turkey’s south-eastern province of Gaziantep with 16 tonnes of recovery equipment. The huge 7.8 magnitude earthquake...

KlasJet begins passenger ACMI operations

February 19, 2023
KlasJet, a well-known exclusive private and corporate jet charter company, and a family member of Avia Solutions Group, have begun their passenger ACMI operations. The company is adding 8 186-189 economy configuration Boeing 737-800...

Intradco Global transports 330 cattle from Europe to West Africa

February 19, 2023
Intradco Global, world-leading animal transport specialist and part of Chapman Freeborn and Avia Solutions Group, has transported 330 cattle from Europe to West Africa.

Freight in Time unveils sea-air shipment solution for customers

February 19, 2023
“Multimodal transport is a complex, delicate operation, hence the requirement of a supply chain partner that can customise solutions to allow smooth shipping from sea-to-air, and eventually to land, or vice versa,” the company...

GlobalX receives approval from US FAA for cargo operations

February 19, 2023
Global Crossing Airlines Group (GlobalX) has received approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration for cargo operations and expects to commence flights with its first A321 Passenger to Freighter (P2F) aircraft soon.

Vienna Airport’s Pharma Handling Centre see growth in pharma volume

February 19, 2023
Vienna Airport Pharma Handing Centre saw its volumes increase rapidly last year as ocean shipping issues and an increasingly global pharma industry helped propel demand.

Launceston Airport to receive government funding for its air cargo facility

February 19, 2023
Launceston Airport in Tasmania, Australia will receive government funding to upgrade its air cargo facility.

China Eastern Airlines selects WFS for cargo handling services

February 18, 2023
China Eastern Airlines has selected WFS to provide cargo handling services for its cargo-only passenger B777 flights into Liege.