TagsAir Cargo

SEKO Logistics Acquires Leading 3PL, Pixior, LLC.

Accelerating Global Growth in Ecommerce Capabilities SEKO Logistics (SEKO), the leader in global end-to-end logistics solutions, today announced the acquisition of Pixior, LLC. (Pixior), a leading 3PL and fulfillment services provider based in Commerce, CA. With seven locations along the West Coast, and one location in Connecticut, Pixior has become the region’s premier provider of […]

1 billion vaccine doses: Emirates SkyCargo surpasses a historic landmark for COVID-19 vaccine transportation

Emirates SkyCargo has transported more than 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its aircraft. The air cargo carrier has achieved this historic milestone within a span of 18 months from the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines trialled in October 2020. More than 4,200 tonnes of COVID-19 vaccines, equivalent to over 1 billion doses, have […]

Envirotainer’s Releye® RAP container already approved by 10 airlines

Industry’s largest, most advanced temperature-controlled air freight container now available on Asian, European and Middle Eastern airlines Envirotainer, the global market leader in secure cold chain solutions for air transportation of pharmaceuticals, today announced a major milestone for its new Releye® RAP container. Launched just one month ago, 10 airlines around the world have now […]

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group announce partnership expansion to better serve Canada’s express cargo market

WestJet Cargo and the GTA Group today announced a long-term partnership that will support the expansion and growth of domestic cargo opportunities for both businesses. Beginning in 2022, WestJet Cargo will partner with the GTA Group to increase shipping capacity using four dedicated 737-800NG freighters operated by WestJet, to fulfill overnight express cargo service out […]

Qatar Airways Cargo is a Thoroughbred in Horse Transport

Qatar Airways Cargo safely transported 190 of the world’s finest horses to and from equestrian events in Qatar and Saudi Arabia recently Due to the Amir Sword Festival in Doha (17-19 February), the Saudi Cup in Riyadh (25-26 February), the Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB presented by Longines in Doha (24-26 February), and the Longines […]

Market Eased Close to Pre-Pandemic Levels in February, But What Now for Global Air Cargo?

The global air cargo market continued its catching up with pre-pandemic levels in February as freight volumes, capacity and load factors stabilised close to 2019’s performance, with rates also slowly trending downwards, according to the latest data from industry analysts CLIVE Data Services. Chargeable weight in February was at -0.7% to the pre-Covid level in […]

airBaltic is the largest air mail carrier in the Baltics in 2021

Latvian airline airBaltic reports that in 2021 it has carried over 640 000 bags of air mail within its network, thus maintaining its status as the largest air mail carrier in the Baltic region. In total, airBaltic handled almost 9 000 tonnes of cargo and mail in 2021. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We provide the […]

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 […]

Atlas Air Worldwide Purchases Four Boeing 777 Freighters

Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide today announced an order for four 777 Freighters. The order, placed in December, rounds out a record-setting 2021 for Boeing’s freighter family including new-production and converted models. Boeing has forecast that the global freighter fleet will grow by 70% in the next 20 years, with freight carriers such as Atlas […]

Groundforce Portugal signs contract with new airlines

Groundforce Portugal recently signed new ground handling contracts with six airlines and renewed the contract with 10 clients. The company has thus increased its customers base with the arrival of Lot Polish (Poland), JetPak BVBA (Belgium), Tarom (Romania), Air Seven (Denmark), Swiss (Switzerland), and Ukraine International, with the last two now flying to Madeira. In […]