New chief for Dachser Air and Sea

Former managing director of Dachser Air and Sea Logistics’ Asia Pacific region Edoardo Podestá has become chief operations officer. He replaces Jochen Müller who has agreed not to extend his contract when it expires in 2020 but will stop working for Dachser with immediate effect. Podestá joined Dachser in 2003 as part of the management team for the Züst Ambrosetti Far East Ltd. joint venture after Dachser had taken full ... [+]

Avia completes Chapman Freeborn purchase

Aerospace group Avia Solutions has completed its 100% acquisition of UK-headquartered aircraft charter firm Chapman Freeborn after obtaining all necessary approvals. Chapman Freeborn’s expertise include delivering time-critical shipments, heavy and outsize equipment, humanitarian goods and other types of freight. It will maintain its existing product ... [+]

Menzies chooses Hermes

Hermes Logistics Technologies is to implement its cargo management system at Menzies Aviation facilities across six continents. The most recent version of HLT’s CMS, Hermes 5 (H5), will be rolled out at cargo facilities from the first quarter of next year. Menzies Aviation operates cargo ... [+]

Sixth 777 freighter for Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo has taken delivery of its sixth Boeing-777 Freighter at Seattle’s Everett Paine Airport. The new plane brings many substantial benefits in terms of operational costs, efficiency and reliability. Turkish Cargo will have a total of eight similar machines by 2020. [+]

DHL to triple Korea space

DHL Express has signed a concession agreement with Incheon International Airport in South Korea for a €131 million expansion plan. The expanded facility will have 58,700sq m, compared with the current 20,000sq m and will  be equipped with the latest technology for faster, more secure ... [+]

Emirates delivers new e-commerce platform

Emirates SkyCargo has launched Emirates Delivers, a new e-commerce delivery platform that allows customers shopping from multiple online retailers in the US to consolidate their purchases and have them delivered to a home or office address. Emirates Delivers is available to individual or small business ... [+]

IAG offers enhanced tracking

IAG Cargo has signed a partnership to offer customers a new tracking service using Cargo Signal’s sensor-based logistics platform. The service provides offers end-to-end monitoring and notification using cellular networks to communicate with tracking devices on cargo which transmit real time data when in cellular range ... [+]

Antonov flies crane for Crane

All-cargo carrier Antonov Airlines has flown a mobile crane and fire extinguishing equipment from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Presidente Perón International Airport in Argentina for Crane Worldwide. The An-124-100 flew the crane and associated equipment which included booms, tracks, control stations and water pumps, ... [+]

Virgin and Delta open high tech Heathrow hub

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo have opened their new joint export facility at London Heathrow - the first phase of a programme to double cargo handling capacity at the airport. The new dnata City East facility offers18 customer delivery doors, double the amount previously; a An ... [+]

Bangla carrier comes back to Manchester

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is to return to Manchester Airport, with a new service to Sylhet and Dhaka set to start inon 4 January next year. The carrier will use a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route, and will operate on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday. Biman ... [+]