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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

AVOLON to Become Major Player in the Global Air Cargo Market

Avolon to partner with IAI, world’s leading independent freighter conversion company, as launch customer for the IAI A330-300 P2F cargo conversion programme Avolon commits to 30 Airbus A330-300 P2F conversion slots between 2025 and 2028 Air cargo revenues forecasted to be over US$150 billion in 2021 with traffic expected to double over next 20 years […]

Korean Air gets ready to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to the world

Korean Air, with one of the world’s largest cargo operations, has launched a COVID-19 vaccine transport task force to prepare for the safe and swift transport of the vaccine once it becomes available. Transporting vaccines is a very delicate and challenging process requiring specialized storage facilities and equipment. Vaccines generally need to be stored at […]

Qatar Airways Cargo Makes Major Announcements At Air Cargo Europe 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo, the cargo carrier introduces its Climate Control Centre, a new transit facility for temperature-controlled shipments at Doha hub. London Heathrow will join the cargo carrier’s freighter network starting 3 June. Qatar Airways Cargo made several key announcements on the first day of Air Cargo Europe 2017, including plans to launch a transit […]

Italian air cargo community pays tribute to AirBridgeCargo's performance

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has been awarded the highest accolade for Overall Quality Performance by the Italian Association of Air Cargo Agents’ (ANAMA) in its Quality Awards 2016, presented at Alcatraz Milano. ANAMA, which stands out as the country’s major cargo association, hands out its Quality Awards annually to acknowledge the overall performance and contribution of […]