Don’t delay – register for Multimodal today

Anyone planning to attend this year's Multimodal 2020 exhibition and conference can save themselves time by pre-registering for the event, along with the chance to win one of 20 free places at the Multimodal Awards evening, which will be hosted this year by Kevin Keegan. Registration is now open for Multimodal 2020, which takes place for the 13th year running at the NEC in June. Advance registration will also enable registrants to ... [+]

Pharma cert for WFS Paris

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has gained IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its new €10 million Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Opened in September last year, the Centre is the only dedicated facility at the airport and has a team of dedicated and ... [+]

From Holland with love

American Airlines Cargo says its staff around the world rose to the occasion for Valentine’s day, delivering a million lbs of flowers, including 920,000 lb from Amsterdam 15% up on last year. The explanation is not that the Dutch are especially romantic but because it ... [+]

Corona virus keeps Air Charter Service busy

Air Charter Service says it has been inundated with requests for charters following the corona virus outbreak in China and Asia. Commercial director Justin Lancaster explained that the broker had  it had flown everything from four passengers on a private jet, to hundreds on larger aircraft, ... [+]

New cargo route to Newcastle – updated

Lufthansa has launched six-time a week flights between Newcastle and Munich, operated by an Airbus A319 aircraft and offering cargo capacity. Frequency of the Glasgow-Frankfurt service will also be increased from daily to double daily in the summer and the additional flight, like the existing ... [+]

DSV opens new Canada hub

DSV’s Canada arm has a new head office and logistics facility at Milton, 20 miles from Toronto. The forwarder says the 1.1 million sq ft (100,000 sq m) facility is the largest multi-user facility in the country. [+]

Heathrow top spot under threat, says airport boss

Heathrow Airport chief executive, John Holland-Kaye, is warning that Paris Charles de Gaulle is set to overtake the London gateway as Europe’s leading hub airport within the next two years. Despite a record breaking start to the year at Heathrow, with passengers growing by 2.9% ... [+]

Ports call for more Port Health funds to fight Coronavirus

The British Ports Association (BPA) is calling for more funding and support to be given to UK local authority Port Health officials to help combat the Coronavirus. It follows the Health Secretary’s statement on 10 February that the virus is a ”serious and imminent threat" ... [+]

Etihad signs WebCargo deal

Etihad Cargo has signed a partnership with Freightos’ WebCargo air cargo rates and eBooking platform.  It extends the carrier’s reach to more than 1,700 logistics providers and forwarder customers globally, following the launch of its own portal in 2018, which today receives almost 50% of ... [+]

Dream is over for Antonov agent – updated

Stansted-based general sales and service agent Dreamlifts says it is no longer representing Antonov Airlines from 1 March. It has been the global agent for the heavylift airline since 2016, but said it had failed to reach an acceptable agreement with the Ukranian carrier. It ... [+]