American Airlines to double cargo-only flights in September

September 6, 2020
WHEN American Airlines relaunched cargo-only flights in March, its cargo team started with 20 strategic flights to two key destinations. This September, its cargo-only schedule will total more than 1,000 flights serving 32 cities;...

VISTARA to operate long haul international flights between India and UK

September 3, 2020
VISTARA, a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, will operate special, non-stop flights between Delhi and London Heathrow until September 30, 2020, marking its foray in long-haul international operations. The flights have...

SpiceJet operates its first long-haul cargo flight from New Delhi to Germany

September 3, 2020
SpiceJet operated its first-ever long-haul cargo flight from Delhi to Frankfurt recently using its wide-body Airbus A340 ‘preighter’ aircraft.

AFKLMP to take steps needed to ship Covid-19 vaccines

September 3, 2020
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has formed a taskforce to define the steps needed to help ship Covid-19 vaccines. Working in close consultation with the pharma industry and related forwarders, the airline has...

Air Cargo demand stable but at lower levels than 2019

September 2, 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July showing air cargo demand is stable but at lower levels than 2019.

Sharjah Airport attains level 3+ Neutrality accreditation, becomes first carbon-neutral airport in GCC

September 2, 2020
The airport has attained a Level 3+ Neutrality accreditation, occurring when net carbon dioxide emissions over a full year are zero, from the Airport Carbon Accreditation program, issued by Airports Council International (ACI), which...

German freighter hub continues airfreight growth despite coronavirus outbreak

September 1, 2020
Leipzig/Halle continued to record growth in its airfreight volumes in July, despite the coronavirus outbreak. The German freighter hub registered a 17.6% year-on-year increase in demand during the month to 122,727 tons. The growth...

WFS awarded 5 year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo at Brussels Airport

September 1, 2020
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded a five-year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo at Brussels Airport. WFS will carry out handling services for the carrier at its new facility at the airport,...

Scoot modifies its A320ceo aircraft to carry cargo by removing passenger seats

August 27, 2020
With stringent border control measures in place due to COVID-19 causing a reduction in passenger flights, there has been a severe decline in the volume of belly hold space available for cargo. To make...

Air freight shipments go up by 27% at Ontario International Airport

August 27, 2020
THE COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact operations at Ontario International Airport (ONT) in July as passenger volume decreased by more than 60% while air freight shipments increased by nearly 27% compared to July last...