Budapest adopts Kale’s Airport Cargo Community system

Currently, cargo handlers and integrators use separate IT systems for data collection, reporting and transmission at the gateway. Kale’s ACS system provides enhanced visibility and transparency, with real-time tracking and monitoring of cargo movements and  automated regulatory compliance checks. Airport cargo director József Kossuth said: “Budapest Airport aims to become the main cargo hub in the Central and Eastern European region. We are now the fastest growing airport in the region ... [+]

Multimodal reveals awards finalists

The organisers of the Multimodal 2024 show in Birmingham on 11-13 June has announced the finalists for the Modal section of its awards. The awards are independent endorsements for excellence across supply chain businesses and individuals, and ensures all sizes of businesses are represented. Voting for the ... [+]

Tower Cold Chain launches live tracking and monitoring for parcel shipments

Temperature-controlled packaging company Tower Cold Chain has unveiled a live tracking feature in collaboration with ELPRO - which specialises in monitoring solutions for pharmaceutical and life science industries. Customers renting a KTEvolution parcel-sized unit between 26 litre and 57 litre sizes can monitor of shock, ... [+]

Kerry signs Macau memorandum

Hong Kong forwarder Kerry Logistics Network’s  Kerry eCommerce subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding on global customs clearance with Menzies Aviation and Menzies Macau Airport Services. It aims to strengthen Macau Airport's e-commerce cargo competitiveness and provide seamless customs clearance services for Kerry eCommerce ... [+]

ECS to market CMA CGM freighter space

CMA CGM Group’s Air Cargo arm has appointed ECS Group as general sales and services agent (GSSA) for flights operated by its in-house freighter aircraft fleet. The carrier, owned by CMA CGM – which also operates container shipping and logistics services – currently flies nine times ... [+]

Malaysia freighter to fly to Maastricht

Malaysia Airlines (MH) has chosen Maastricht Aachen Airport (MST) as the destination for a weekly full freighter service from Kuala Lumpur. Thefirst flight is due to arrive in early April, operated by the relatively fuel efficient and quiet MH Airbus A330F. It will be the carrier’s ... [+]

Air Partner appoints courier chief

Broker Air Partner has appointed Oliver Giesen as global head of onboard courier (OBC). He will be based in his home country of Germany, which is a prominent manufacturing hub in Europe, ideally located for US- and Asia-bound delivery services. Reporting to vice president of global ... [+]

Virgin to up India flights

Virgin Atlantic is to add a second daily frequency between London Heathrow Airport and Mumbai from October, operated by an Airbus A350-1000. It currently operates a daily Boeing 787-9 service between Heathrow and Mumbai and double-daily flights to Delhi using B787-9s, as well as a ... [+]

One Air flies to UK for first time

British cargo airline One Air has started operations at East Midlands Airport. EMA will now be a regular origin and destination point for the carrier’s Boeing 747-400 freighter services connecting Asia and Europe as well as for ad hoc global charter services. One Air’s first flight ... [+]

IAG adds more capacity

IAG Cargo is to restart services between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi on 20 April following a four-year hiatus. The route will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 widebody aircraft. Key transatlantic routes will also see a boost in capacity, with a 9% increase in ... [+]