Category Archives: Cargo

Air Freight Makes Slow Start in 2015

On March 3, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing a 3.2% expansion in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) … More ››

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Swissport Ghana to Start Operations

Ground and cargo handling services provider Swissport International has announced the opening and operational start of Swissport Ghana. Swissport Ghana is an equally owned joint … More ››

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Baltic Ground Services Joins IATA’s Ground Handling Council

Ground handling provider Baltic Ground Services has become a member of IATA’s Ground Handling Council (IGHC). Its new status gives Baltic Ground Services the opportunity … More ››

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Record Year For Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport has reported its busiest year ever in 2014, which ended with another record month in December. Over the 12 month calendar year, the … More ››

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American Contract for dnata in Zurich

Ground handling provider dnata has won the contract to handle all of American Airlines’ flights at Zurich International airport. In the long-term contract, dnata will … More ››

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Frankfurt Hahn Receives First 747-8F Service

The Japanese cargo airline Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has become the first carrier to operate Boeing 747-8F services to Frankfurt Hahn Airport. Last year Hahn … More ››

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Delta Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ‘Breast Cancer One’ Survivor Flight

Delta Air Lines’ annual ‘Breast Cancer One’ employee survivor flight took place on September 29, kicking off the airline’s month-long campaign to generate awareness and … More ››

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Blackpool Airport May Close in October

Blackpool Airport has announced airport operations may have to cease on October 15 if it fails to find a buyer.  On August 28, 2014, it … More ››

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AeroGround Signs Adria Airways Agreement

AeroGround Flughafen München GmbH, the ground handling subsidiary of the Munich Airport operating company (FMG), has signed an agreement with the Slovenian airline Adria Airways … More ››

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IATA: Air Freight Volumes Expand More Slowly

On August 5 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing 2.3% growth in demand (measured in freight tonne … More ››

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