Air

Woodland rallies to the cause

Woodland Group has signed a long-term extension to its partnership agreement with the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The forwarder will deliver logistics services  across Europe, North America and Africaincluding World RX's first full airfreight movement for the inaugural World RX of USA on 29-30 September at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. [+]

New logo and new look for TIACA

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is rolling out a new look logo and redesigned websites to underpin its new vision supporting the development of an efficient, modern, and unified air cargo industry. TIACA says the new logo reflects its global membership, whilst building on a ... [+]

Lufthansa freighter flies to Chengdu

Lufthansa Cargo has added twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighter services between Frankfurt and Chengdu China. Chengdu is the carrier’s fifth freighter destination in China and joins Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. [+]

Jet Airways to link Manchester and Mumbai

Jet Airways will operate the North’s first ever direct flight to Mumbai, India in October when it launches four-days-a-week Manchester to Mumbai Airbus A330-200 flights. Each flight will offer 15 tons cargo capacity from India to UK and open a second destination in the UK ... [+]

Cool packaging firm opens in South America

Temperature controlled packaging firm Peli BioThermal has opened a South American service centre in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The new facility will service reusable Crēdo Cubeparcel shippers, including refurbishment and repair. Brazil is the world’s fifth largest pharmaceutical market and the largest economy in South America. [+]

Aer Lingus to fly Dublin-Seattle

IAG’s Aer Lingus arm is to start four-times-a-week services between Dublin and Seattle from 18 May. It will be operated by Airbus A330-200 aircraft with a maximum cargo payload of 16 tonnes. [+]

Hainan link for Heathrow

China Southern is to launch a Guangzhou-Sanya-London Heathrow route from 12 July, making it the only carrier to fly from Hainan Island. It will be operated by Airbus A330-200 twice a week. [+]

New rules set to shut all London airports at night, warns charter group

The Air Charter Association (BACA) is warning that new noise regulations will effectively close most of London’s airports overnight from this summer. It says that new national and local Government noise contours will now close or severely restrict overnight flights at Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, ... [+]

UPS opens London Gateway hub

Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling officially opened UPS’s new 32,000sq m package sorting and delivery hub at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park on 14 May. The £120 million facility, one of UPS’s largest single infrastructure investments outside of the US, will act as a UK package ... [+]

Manchester adds Addis Ababa flight

Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed it will operate a four-times-a-week service from Manchester to Addis Ababa, with B-787 aircraft. It will start on December 1, initially via Brussels. It will leave Manchester at 19:00, arriving at Addis Ababa at 06:00, providing significant onward connectivity options from ... [+]