CDA welcomes JAL’s new cargo flights between O’Hare International Airport and Narita International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (08/01/2019) joined with Japan Airlines (JAL) and Kalitta Air at O’Hare International Airport to celebrate JAL’s new lease to utilize Kalitta Air’s wide body freighters for multiple, weekly cargo flights between O’Hare International Airport and Narita International Airport. “O’Hare is one… Read the full press release

ALPA: The Safe Skies Act Would Ensure Cargo Pilots Are Sufficiently Rested Before Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The pilots of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA); the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), including the Independent Pilots Association (IPA); and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 today (July 23, 2019) announced renewed efforts to achieve one level of safety for all-cargo pilots and… Read the full press release

Moscow Cargo earns Eurasian award for the most modern and high-tech cargo air terminal

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — LLC Moscow Cargo became the winner of the Eurasian award in the field of aviation marketing 2019 in the special nomination “For the launch of the most modern and high-tech cargo air terminal in the Eurasian region”. The solemn award ceremony took place on the 8th of July… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Singapore as a new freighter destination on its transpacific freighter route

Launched less than a year ago, the transpacific service has quickly become a highly successful route connecting Asia to North America Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Close on the heels of major cargo announcements made at the Paris Air Show, Qatar Airways Cargo has added Singapore as a new freighter destination on… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo signs landmark order for five new Boeing 777 freighters

Three new freighter-only routes also revealed: Hanoi to Dallas, Chicago to Singapore and Singapore – Los Angeles – Mexico City The cargo carrier will grow to become the number one global carrier this year in both fleet and network Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced a significant new… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo starts handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new purpose-built facility in Chicago

Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharma handling… Read the full press release

Swissport appointed as the new operator of Finnair Cargo’s COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair Cargo has appointed Swissport as the new operator of its COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport, one of the most modern air cargo hubs in Europe. From June 2019, Swissport will handle over 600 tons of perishables, pharmaceuticals and general cargo daily. The COOL Nordic… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong

Eastbound expansion of Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers of Cathay Pacific’s cargo division and Lufthansa Cargo are now enjoying the advantages of the recent expansion of the carriers’ joint business agreement (JBA), which has seen the start… Read the full press release

Southwest Cargo introduces new shipping options

Carrier’s Award-Winning Cargo Team Showcases New Shipping Options DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.(NYSE: LUV) Cargo Team today (Apr 2, 2019) revealed a refreshed product menu built to meet the ever-changing needs of air cargo Customers. The revamped menu provides Customers with new options including a brand new product for your… Read the full press release

dnata launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to increase its global footprint and launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport. The company’s expansion into the Belgian capital represents an investment of EUR 8 million and creates up to 100… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport cargo zone welcomes a new airline: Sichuan Airlines Cargo

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — By the end of April, the Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines Cargo, active in a country well-known for its e-commerce, will strengthen the cargo network operated at Brussels Airport. With 732,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, Brussels Airport has become one of the major hubs. Its strategic location at… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo received its Domestic Airline of the Year award for the 10th consecutive year

Carrier’s Award-Winning Cargo Team lands prestigious honor for 10th consecutive year DALLAS, TX, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is celebrating success by bringing home one of the industry’s top air cargo awards. The Airforwarders Association recently honored Southwest Cargo with its Domestic Airline of the Year award for the 10th… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times

The cargo carrier was also runner-up for ‘Global Air Cargo Brand of the Year’ and ‘International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times. The… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes cargo-partner Kft among the first tenants of its brand new cargo center

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The handover of the brand new cargo center called BUD Cargo City is scheduled for the end of 2019 at Budapest Airport. Linked with this, the construction of a second building dedicated for forwarders also commenced at the end of January. Budapest Airport now welcomes cargo-partner Kft, one… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo starts freighter operations to Almaty in Kazakhstan

The new freighter services offer significant import capacity into Almaty DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter operations to its second new destination in 2019, Almaty in Kazakhstan, offering more than 200 tonnes of capacity each week to the Kazakh city. The twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighters depart Doha… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Guadalajara, Mexico as new destination on its high demand transpacific freighter route

After a highly successful year in 2018, the cargo carrier expanded its freighter network with new destination Guadalajara DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, expanding its network in the Americas region. The new destination is being served by the airline’s Boeing 777 freighter…. Read the full press release

Swissport Cargo Services Montreal earns CEIV certification for pharmaceutical logistics from IATA

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG is adding Montreal to its network of CEIV Pharma certified cargo warehouses. The global leader of airport ground services and cargo handling for the aviation industry has received the certification as the first air cargo handler in Canada. The International Air Transport Association (IATA)… Read the full press release

SAA Cargo is the airfreight partner of The Love Quilt Project

JOHANNESBURG,  South Africa, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) freight division, SAA Cargo, is the proud airfreight partner of The Love Quilt Project (LQP), the US-based non-profit organisation that helps vulnerable children in South Africa and the US. SAA Cargo, as part of the airline being a responsible corporate citizen, when contacted… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo wins the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards

Carrier wins awards in the UK and Portugal Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In a resounding validation of excellent air cargo services it offers to customers, Emirates SkyCargo won the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards ceremony organised by Lloyd’s Loading List, a renowned freight publication. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo the first in the industry to introduce a fully automated mail management system

The cargo carrier is the first in the industry to fully automate its mail management system Descartes Velocity Mail (vMail™) has been fully integrated within the cargo carrier’s management information system CROAMIS DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has rolled out an automated mail management system at more than 50… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport to develop and expand infrastructure for handling air freight to meet the increase in cargo volumes

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Volumes of freight at Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany’s second-largest air cargo hub, have increased more than tenfold since 2007 and continue to grow at a disproportionately high rate. To cope with this, the airport is planning to gradually develop the space that is available in order to keep up… Read the full press release

FEAM Aero broke ground on its new 103,000-square-foot hangar at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — FEAM Aero broke ground today on its new 103,000-square-foot $19 million hangar at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), which will create more than 100 aircraft mechanic jobs paying $60,000-$70,000 annually. Lynxs Group is developing the eight-acre site for FEAM Aero who will operate the hangar scheduled to open… Read the full press release

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to launch forum that brings airport employers together to share best practices

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is launching the Strategic Workforce Collaborative – a forum to bring airport employers together to share best practices and ensure a strong workforce to fill future airport jobs. Currently, various businesses on CVG’s campus collectively employ nearly 14,000 individuals and that… Read the full press release

flydubai Cargo introduces live animal transportation across its network

flydubai Cargo has announced today that it will begin to offer live animal transportation across its network.  Service to include door to door transportation and the option to book return flights for pets and other live animals Dubai UAE, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai Cargo has announced today (September 30, 2018) that it… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo earns Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme accreditation for 10 new stations

The accreditation recognises the cargo carrier’s stringent and safe processes in handling Envirotainer containers at several stations across its network DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has received the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation for 10 new stations: London Heathrow,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo joins the UAE community in supporting the people of Kerala, India by transporting over 175 tons of flood relief cargo

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo will carry flood relief cargo of over 175 tons to Kerala, India, joining the UAE community in their support of the people of Kerala.  Over more than a dozen flights, the air cargo operator will transport the relief goods, which have been donated by various UAE-based… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo unveils upgraded cargo hub facility at the new Muscat International Air Cargo Terminal

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Cargo, the cargo division of Oman Air – the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman – is now setting globally competitive logistics standards with its upgraded cargo hub facility at the new Muscat International Air Cargo Terminal. The new cargo facility features a 22,780 square-meter,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific successfully trials Bluetooth low-energy beacons at its cargo hub in Hong Kong

Airline has been working with Unilode Aviation Solutions and OnAsset Intelligence to enable end-to-end shipment tracking with real-time information HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons in the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, the airline’s cargo hub in Hong Kong. The trial,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo officially starts its international shipping program

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is entering its next era as it officially began its international shipping program on Sunday.  With this milestone, the carrier now offers the ability to ship between the United States and Mexico City. Later this summer, the carrier intends to add the ability to ship between… Read the full press release