DHL starts work on Abu Dhabi gateway

DHL Express has started construction of a new stand-alone logistics hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The 15,000sq m facility, on a 30,000sq m airside/landside plot in ADIA’s Future Cargo Area, is being developed in partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Authority  - a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports - and Middle East General Enterprises. It will be a consolidated hub including an import and export gateway, service ... [+]

The supply chain made simple

DP World has launched a new CARGOES Logistics digital platform. It allows customers to choose from multimodal logistics options, ship freight by sea, road, or rail, get instant quotes, booking confirmation and multiple secure payment options. The first phase is for bookings  from UAE to ... [+]

Faster freight thanks to WFS’s CargoKiosk

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has introduced its CargoKiosk’ technology to process trucks and drivers making cargo deliveries and collections at London Heathrow airport. Drivers arriving on-site no longer have to go to the station reception desk for paperwork to be checked manually before they are assigned ... [+]

End of an era for Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Group rang down the curtain on the tri-jet era on Sunday 17 October when its last MD-11F landed in Frankfurt. Flight LH8161 from New York JFK touched down ahead of schedule at 12:03 p.m. local time on runway 07R, marking the end of commercial ... [+]

Vaccine flies on wings of HOPE

The HOPE Consortium is kickstarting the vaccination effort in Africa with a delivery of large freezers that will be used to store the vaccine to 21 countries. Working in conjunction with the UNICEF aid agency and COVAX, the global collaboration that aims to ensure access for ... [+]

SEKO’s Californian square feet top a million

SEKO Logistics a new facility at its LAX Campus close to the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles International Airport, increasing its total footprint in southern California to over a million square feet. The new Class A building is one of two new facilities adding ... [+]

Lothar Moehle to lead Cargo iQ

Air cargo stakeholder group Cargo iQ has named Lothar Moehle as its new executive director. He brings over four decades of experience in the air cargo and logistics sectors, including senior positions at UPS and DB Schenker and was one of the founders of the organisation ... [+]

Aer Lingus launches UK long haul flights

Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus – part of the IAG Group – will open its first UK transatlantic base in Manchester on 20 October, with a service to Barbados. It will add flights from Manchester to New York JFK on 1 December and Orlando from ... [+]

IT boosts Lufthansa throughput

Lufthansa Cargo says it will be able to handle more cargo in the same facilities more punctually thanks to a new production planning and control (PPC) system. Based on DELMIA Quintiq -part of Dassault Systèmes- software and Ab Ovo’s industry expertise, it enables it to ... [+]

Mentors wanted for air cargo’s future female leaders

Women in Aviation and Logistics (WAL) has launched a new mentorship scheme to support and encourage the next generation of female leaders. The scheme is free to join and will bring together industry leaders, both women and men, to mentor and support women looking to develop ... [+]