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We Are Europa – Video Celebrates Passion for Logistics

Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched an innovative video to showcase the real people behind the on-going successes of the business as they tell the story of four years of challenge, courage and ambition. [embed]https://skeletonproductions.wistia.com/medias/o1rwvbsf2x?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=626[/embed]  Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched an innovative video to showcase the real people behind the on-going successes of the business as they tell the story of four years of challenge, ... [+]

Heathrow handler gains safety cert.

  Dubai-owned handling group dnata has gained IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations registration for its London Heathrow station, joining ten other station in its network that are similarly certified. The standard includes cargo and mail handling and aircraft loading.     [+]

Segro move paves way for Heathrow Cargo Centre revamp

Property firm Segro has boosted its involvement in the Heathrow market by acquiring the 50% stake in its Airport Property Partnership joint venture from its former partner, Aviva Investors, for £365 million – a move which could pave the way for the long-awaited redevelopment of ... [+]

Hollow victory for UPS

The EU General Court has annulled the European Commission’s blocking of the proposed merger between UPS and TNT Express in 2013, saying that the decision was based on incorrect data. With TNT now in the hands of UPS’s rival, FedEx , it is seen largely ... [+]

Flying eye alights on Stansted

The FedEx Express-Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is visiting Stansted Airport from 11-17 March. The third-generation Flying Eye Hospital is the world’s only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft donated by FedEx in 2011.  The aircraft has been custom designed to create an ... [+]

Campaigners call on Vietnam Airlines to give up monkey business

Cruelty Free International is calling on Vietnam Airlines to reinstate its embargo on shipments of monkeys for the research industry. The campaign group says that it has obtained information that the carrier transported at least four shipments of monkeys to Russia during 2016, despite its ... [+]

From Easyjet to IAG

IAG Cargo has appointed Lewis Girdwood as chief financial officer.  He joins the business from EasyJet, where he was head of financial planning and analysis. [+]

Virgin adds Seattle and extends US offering

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is launching a new daily service from London Heathrow to Seattle and is adding extra flights from Manchester to the US. Seattle joins the airline’s network on 26 March and, says senior vice president, cargo, John Lloyd, is in the top 15 ... [+]

Lufthansa ticks all the green boxes for DHL

Lufthansa Cargo has been named a Preferred Carrier by DHL Global Forwarding and was the only airline to score full points in all four of its GoGreen categories. It was rated according to CO2 emissions; its commitment to harmonising CO2 calculation and reporting and to ... [+]

Arrests made in Heathrow drugs bust

Two men have been arrested following a National Crime Agency raid on a freight warehouse near Heathrow Airport, which followed the discovery of three kilos of cocaine discovered in air freight at Gatwick. The 45-year-old from Hayes and a 32-year-old from Southall were detained at the ... [+]