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Groundforce Portugal sets new record in air cargo

Last December, Groundforce Portugal reached a new monthly maximum for handling air cargo at the airports where it operates. In total, 14,148 (fourteen thousand, one hundred and forty-eight) tons of cargo were handled at the company’s various terminals, in the set of import, export and transhipment activities (cargo transshipment between flights), which represents a growth […]

Air One Aviation Extends 747 Freighter Focus as ROM Cargo Signs Exclusive Global Sales Agreement

ROM Cargo has appointed Air One Aviation as its exclusive Global Sales & Services partner. This follows the awarding of the airline’s Air Operators’ Certificate by Romania’s civil aviation authority to begin international Boeing 747-400 freighter services. Combined with its existing airline client base, the new contract means Air One Aviation is now marketing its […]

Lufthansa Cargo digitalizes worldwide cargo handling of special products and services with IBS Software’s iPartner Handling solution

In a major step towards digitalization and improving quality in worldwide cargo handling, Lufthansa Cargo is partnering with IBS Software to digitalize critical handling processes for special products and services like dangerous goods, pharmaceuticals and fresh produce. The deployment represents significant progress for Lufthansa Cargo’s “Mobile Digital Handling” initiative, created to eliminate paper based processes […]

The last MD-11F leaves Lufthansa Cargo

Era of tri-jets within Lufthansa Group comes to an end – On October 17, Lufthansa Cargo’s last MD-11F landed in Frankfurt. On Sunday (October 17, 2021), a Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 landed at Frankfurt Airport for the last time. Flight LH8161 from New York (JFK) touched down ahead of schedule at 12:03 p.m. local time on […]

Cargolux and Kuehne+Nagel pilot API connectivity for Quotes & Bookings

Cargolux has launched a set of APIs to offer customers a direct interface between their system and Cargolux’s platform to receive tailored and immediate, bookable quotes. This new and innovative approach is piloted by Cargolux’s Brussels, Milan, Frankfurt, and London offices in collaboration with long-standing customer Kuehne+Nagel. The implementation of this interface allows customers to […]

Air Cargo Load Factors Soar in September as Peak Season Demand Steps Up a Gear

Air cargo load factors and airfreight rates continued their expected peak season climb in September, according to the latest global market data from industry analysts, CLIVE Data Services. CLIVE’s ‘dynamic loadfactor’ – which measures both the volume and weight perspectives of cargo flown and capacity available to produce a true indicator of airline performance – […]

WFS Wins Five-Year Air France KLM Martinair Cargo Contract as it Prepares to Open Second New Cargo Terminal in Brussels

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in state-of-the-art facilities as part of its long-term commitment to Brussels Airport has earned the world’s largest cargo handling company a new five-year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo. Under the terms of the agreement, which commences this month, WFS will provide a total handling solution including cargo, mail […]

AirBridgeCargo reports 13% growth rate for 2017 as volumes surpass 700,000 tonnes

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) continued its momentum with a 13% upsurge in total cargo carried in 2017, delivering more than 700,000 tonnes throughout its international network and demonstrating 10% growth rates in FTK, one percent up on the overall market rate. ABC’s load factor rose 4% YOY to approximately 71%. The carrier’s success is being spearheaded […]