dnata to oversee operations of Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport’s (ZNZ) international terminal (T3)

dnata to oversee the operations of Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport’s (ZNZ) newly-built international terminal in partnership with SEGAP (Egis and AIIM), Emirates Leisure Retail and Maritime and Mercantile International (MMI) dnata’s expansion represents an investment of over US$ 7 million and creates 400 local jobs with the company dnata to provide a range of ground and passenger handling,… Read the full press release

Air Canada significantly increases cargo capacity into and out of Vancouver

In response to flooding that disrupted transportation supply chain network in the province 586 tonnes of additional capacity added into and out of YVR, an increase of 45% over originally planned levels Air Canada Express Dash 8-400 aircraft being converted into special freighter configuration to transport cargo MONTREAL, CANADA, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Swissport Finland and Finnair Cargo extend COOL Cargo services agreement

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport Finland and Finnair Cargo have extended their agreement on COOL Cargo services until the end of 2026. The extension of this cooperation, which includes operating Finnair’s 31,000 sqm COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility, brings long-term stability for Swissport Finland and underlines the strong partnership with Finnair… Read the full press release

ANA Cargo joins Pharma.Aero

By participating in Pharma.Aero, ANA aims to provide global standards and high quality pharmaceutical transportation ANA has been certified IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV PHARMA) since 2017 TOKYO, JAPAN, 2021-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA Cargo has joined Pharma.Aero, a non-profit organization that works to improve end-to-end air… Read the full press release

ANA owned logistics company Overseas Courier Service launches new service dedicated to the transportation of cross border E-Commerce cargo and parcels

OCS, an international logistics company of the ANA Group, will be the Group’s first entity to enter the E-Commerce transportation service from Japan Starting September 15 2021, OCS will launch “iEC”, a new international E-Commerce service In addition to E-Commerce from overseas, OCS will gradually expand the target areas for exports from Japan and aim… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo adds Envirotainer Releye® RLP container to its extensive cool-chain options

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has added to its extensive cool-chain options for customers by being the first Asian air-cargo carrier to offer the Envirotainer Releye® RLP for carriage on its aircraft fleet. The Envirotainer Releye® RLP is an LD11-sized unit with a unique air flow technology for… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to operate cargo freighters connecting Hangzhou and Tokyo

In response to increased demand, ANA will employ Boeing 767 freighter to connect Hangzhou and Tokyo in June. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for eight consecutive years, will operate cargo freighters connecting Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) and Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)… Read the full press release

dnata partners with Kale Logistics Solutions to transform CALOGI into a next-generation e-commerce platform for the cargo community in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has partnered with Kale Logistics Solutions to develop a next-generation e-commerce platform for the cargo community in the UAE. The partnership will see the two companies take dnata’s existing platform, CALOGI to a new level to provide best-in-class, one-stop services,… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Amazon Air’s cargo services

New, Daily Flight to Support Package Delivery to Area Customers Kansas City, MO, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today May 13 Amazon Air touches down for the first time at Kansas City International Airport. The first flight, on Amazon Air’s branded 737-800 cargo aircraft, arrived from Lakeland Linder International Airport in Florida. Service will… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines Cargo service from Bavaria to the Bosporus

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — A new scheduled service is now available for the fast transport of goods from Munich to Istanbul and beyond to many Asian destinations. Turkish Airlines Cargo has now launched its first weekly cargo service from Bavaria to the Bosporus. The Turkish carrier is operating Airbus A330F freighters… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo announces pilot of IATA’s ONE Record initiative in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has taken a significant step towards the end-to-end digitisation of the global supply chain by taking the lead in its third pilot of IATA’s ONE Record initiative, this time at its home hub in Hong Kong. The success of this pilot marks a… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo announces milestone of shipping 15 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world

Airline passes landmark figure with flights to Hong Kong and beyond Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo has passed the milestone of shipping 15 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The landmark figure includes vaccines that have been imported for use in Cathay Pacific’s home hub of Hong Kong, as… Read the full press release

Milestone: dnata handled over 5,000 cargo-in-cabin flights at Dubai International airport (DXB)

5,000 cargo-in-cabin flights handled safely in one year at Dubai International (DXB) Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has achieved a special cargo milestone in Dubai. Since March last year, the company’s highly-trained teams have handled over 5,000 cargo-in-cabin flights, safely moving over 50,000… Read the full press release

Swissport wins cargo handling contract from the Lufthansa Group for London Heathrow Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport in the UK has won a major cargo handling contract from the Lufthansa Group for London Heathrow Airport. With this win, the global leader in ground services and cargo handling now handles the German airline group’s cargo at all of its UK destinations. The Lufthansa Group… Read the full press release

dnata donates cargo handling equipment to Dubai-based International Humanitarian City

Air services provider donates handling equipment for the operations of the humanitarian community Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has donated three pieces of cargo handling equipment to Dubai-based International Humanitarian City (IHC), the largest humanitarian hub in the world, to support the organisation… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo to operate cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents this July

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo will be operating scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents during the month of July 2020. Some of the new cities added to the air cargo carrier’s network include Accra, Algiers, Athens, Fort Lauderdale, Glasgow, Larnaca, Los Angeles, Male, Moscow (SVO), Phnom Penh,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo introduces weekly scheduled cargo flights to Sao Paulo

Air cargo carrier introduces scheduled flights to Sao Paulo based on demand Operates special charter flights to Buenos Aires and Santiago Uplifts flowers from Quito to Amsterdam Dubai, UAE, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has announced that with effect from 3 May 2020, it has introduced weekly scheduled cargo flights on its… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport cargo team announces new organizational structure

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Even though passenger traffic at BUD suffered a serious hit in March due to global travel restrictions to protect against the spread of Covid-19, cargo operations at Budapest Airport are in full swing and play a key role in the logistics supply of the economy and society… Read the full press release

ANA increases cargo capacity using passenger cabin to carry vital medical supplies

First Japanese airline to transport cargo in the passenger cabin. Using passenger seats and overhead compartments mean about 1.4 times* more cargo capacity to transport medical supplies. Tokyo, Japan, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced it is the first Japanese airline to carry vital medical supplies (i.e. masks, hazmat suits… Read the full press release

WFS cargo provides fast PPE shipments to front-line doctors and nurses in Copenhagen

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Denmark’s efforts to control the spread of coronavirus have been significantly aided by the rapid supply of medical equipment to Danish hospitals from around the world, with Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Copenhagen at the forefront of the response to help move PPE shipments… Read the full press release

COVID-19: WFS cargo transports medical equipment and other vital supplies

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite the closure of Paris Orly Airport to all but essential flights in support of the country’s Covid-19 response programme, the local WFS cargo handling team are continuing to provide a fast and professional response for all shipments of medical equipment and other vital supplies. Since the… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Cargo to use passenger jets as cargo-only flights to carry essential goods

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Cargo announced it will fly passenger jets as cargo-only flights to carry essential goods like mail, medical equipment, e-commerce packages and food throughout its domestic network. Filling the passenger cabin with cargo will backfill the loss in capacity across the continental United States and Hawaii… Read the full press release

British Airways increases number of cargo-only flights from China to the UK

21 British Airways flights a week from China to London now operating, up from 13 this time last week Flights will be used to carry up to 770 tonnes of cargo for the NHS including PPE Cargo shipped in joint effort between British Airways, IAG Cargo, the UK Government and the British Embassy in Beijing… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services supports significant increase in freighter charter services and cargo-only flights

Paris, France, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As market leader for the refueling of freighters in Hong Kong, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is playing an even more vital role since the outbreak of coronavirus, using all of its expertise to support the significant increase in the number of freighter charter services and cargo-only flights… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines revolutionizes its cargo processes with the launch of an advanced digitalization platform

Platform revolutionizes the cargo booking, outbound and inbound handling processes for JAL and its clients Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Working closely with CHAMP Cargosystems (CHAMP), its principal cargo IT systems partner, Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully launched an advanced digitalization platform, designed to revolutionize the cargo processes – initially across the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo honoured with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award

The cargo carrier was recognised for its recent developments, leadership and innovation in the air freight industry Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award at the STAT Times grand gala awards event held at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 26… Read the full press release

Swissport to track and monitor Unit Load Devices with Bluetooth technology

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport will work with Unilode and Descartes to track and monitor Unit Load Devices (ULD) using Bluetooth technology at its cargo warehouses. The cargo handling division will equip its 115 cargo warehouses with tracking sensors during 2020. During 2020, Swissport will rig its cargo warehouses with Bluetooth… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo awards CHAMP Cargosystems for its suite of e-cargo solutions

Oman Air Cargo awards CHAMP Cargosystems a five-year contract for Traxon cargoHUB, Traxon Global Customs, Traxon Global Security, and Traxon CDMP Frankfurt, Germany, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Cargo has awarded CHAMP a five-year contract for its suite of e-cargo solutions. Following a request for proposals for cargo IT solutions, CHAMP won the… Read the full press release

Swissport to launch its first cargo business in Australia with the signing of lease agreement at Melbourne Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport’s large-scale launch of its first cargo business in Australia is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility at Melbourne Airport, with other locations to be announced early this year. Swissport has signed an initial seven-year lease on a… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo geared up to facilitate global trade and cargo movement in 2020 and beyond

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — At the start of a new decade, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is geared up to facilitate global trade and cargo movement in 2020 and beyond through a combination of innovative product development and investment in ‘fit for purpose’ infrastructure. “The global air cargo industry… Read the full press release