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Prestigious Irish Award for Sean McCool

International Airline Marketing Limited Chairman, Sean McCool was the recipient of the "Transport Leader Award" at the Irish Logistics & Transport Awards - 2017 (held March 30, 2017 in Dublin). Sean established IAM in 1989. The lead division in a group of companies that provide air cargo sales, trucking, handling, training and specialised packaging solutions;  IAM is the official Irish office of a number of the world’s largest airlines, including American ... [+]

UPS extends dangerous goods programme

UPS has added more than 400 new commodities to its global dangerous goods shipping program on its global air network and more than 300 products to its ground network in Europe. The company also increased the allowable quantity of select dangerous goods accepted for shipment. The ... [+]

Virgin welcomes new Sydney recruit

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Amanda Matar as account manager – Sydney. She previously spent seven years with Megatop Cargo in Australia in import and export customer service and, for the last three years, as export manager. Earlier is her career, she was a cargo ... [+]

Heathrow cargo marches on

Heathrow’s cargo traffic rose 13% in March to 148,000 tonnes – the largest monthly growth in over five years. The airport said long-haul emerging markets remain a driver of cargo performance, with key markets in March including Mexico (+28%), Brazil (+13%), India (+9%) and China ... [+]

Good week for FBJ at Multimodal

As usual FBJ enjoyed Multimodal at the NEC last week. It was great to see so many happy readers, on our stand and at the bar! After its 10th Anniversary year Multimodal remains the only truly complete meeting place for the logistics industry. We produced a daily ... [+]

Qatar launches Cambodia link

Qatar Airways Cargo is launched its first freighter service to Phnom Penh Cambodia on 3 April. The A330 freighter operates weekly from the carrier’s Doha hub with over 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way. [+]

DHL Dublin receives CEIV cert

DHL Global Forwarding has certified its Dublin air freight station to IATA’s CEIV Pharma Standard. DHL started to certify its global stations according to the IATA CEIV Pharma Standard in the third quarter of 2016. Following independent audits by third parties and training courses for ... [+]

Cathay to fly daily to Manchester

Cathay Pacific says its current four-times-weekly Hong Kong to Manchester service will become a daily operation from 1 December. It had earlier announced in March that it would be increasing flights to the city to six but has decided to boost frequency further in response to ... [+]

UK aerospace helps keep Antonov aloft

Ukraine-based plane maker Antonov – designer and operator of the mighty An124 - is replacing all the Russian components in its aircraft with items from other countries, including the UK. Historically, Ukraine and Russia cooperated in the design and development of the Antonov series of ... [+]

Perishables? Emirates has got it all under control

Emirates SkyCargo has launched a suite of solutions that help maintain the freshness of perishables and fresh consumables during transportation. Emirates SkyFresh includes a new Ventilated Cool Dolly while experienced staff ensure that perishables such as fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and seafood, meat and flowers maintain ... [+]