Category Archives: Cargo

Swissport Awarded Second Saudi Ground Handling License

Swissport International has announced it has been awarded a second ground handling license for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Swissport Saudi Arabia (SSA), which is … More ››

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China Airlines Moves its Middle East Cargo hub to DWC

China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, relocated its regional base to Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai, (IATA: DWC) on April 16. The first flight, which arrived … More ››

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FedEx to buy TNT Express

US express parcels giant FedEx is to purchase its Dutch competitor TNT Express for US$4.8bn. The two companies have issued a joint statement saying their … More ››

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Munich Airport Debut for Yangtze River Express

Shanghai based cargo carrier Yangtze River Express has launched new scheduled services to Munich using Boeing 747-400 freighters. The first flight arrived on March 31 … More ››

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Gulf Air Suspends Sana’a Operations on Security Grounds

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has confirmed the suspension of its five weekly flights to and from Sana’a International Airport … More ››

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US Airport Infrastructure ‘Needs $75.7 Billion’

US airports have an estimated $75.7 billion in infrastructure investment through 2019 necessary to accommodate growth in passenger and cargo activity, rehabilitate existing facilities, and … More ››

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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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