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Register now for Cool Chain conference

Registration for the Cool Chain Association (CCA)’s Airfreight Pharma Conference has opened. Topics range from the benefits of drones for the pharma chain, to learning from shippers about the importance of getting the cool chain right to help save infant lives. Panelists include Dr Radhika Batra, founder and president of Every Infant Matters in India; Wolfgang Engel, DQS; Niels van Namen, UPS Europe; Nourddin Odris, Roche, Agnes Turek, Bayer; and Navid ... [+]

ACS turns on the lights in Niger

Air Charter Service was recently called into action to move almost 400 tons of components from France to Niamey, Niger to allow a new power plant to completed in time for the African Union summit. The only aircraft capable of carrying three 40 foot containers ... [+]

IATA and animal transporters to push new CEIV standard

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Animal Transport Association (ATA) have joined forces to encourage industry adoption of Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) standards for live animals logistics. IATA has already adopted similar CEIV standards for pharmaceuticals and fresh produce. Under the terms ... [+]

New owners pledge to reopen Manston as cargo hub

Stone Hill Park has sold the closed Manston airport in Kent to RiverOak Strategic Partners, which says it will reopen it as a cargo hub. The sale follows the permission fromthe Secretary of State for Transport, as the airport is also a designated lorry parking ... [+]

FedEx raises its game in Ireland

FedEx Express is to introduce a Boeing 767F freighter on its Dublin-London-Paris route. The first Boeing 767F to begin service in Europe for FedEx, the new aircraft increases capacity and raises environmental and noise performance compared to the aircraft it replaces. It can carry up to ... [+]

Rhenus to provide wings for Wings for Aid

Rhenus Air & Ocean and unmanned aircraft specialist Wings for Aid are to explore for the feasibility of a 'last mile' delivery service for relief goods in disaster areas. Wings for Aid uses pilotless small planes and smart technology to land boxes of emergency aid ... [+]

Time matters to China

Lufthansa’s time:matters high speed logistics arm has added seven stations in China to its network for worldwide Sameday Air transport - Shanghai, Shenyang, Beijing, Nanjing, Qingdao, Chengdu and Guangzhou. Local company time:matters Shanghai International Freight Forwarding Ltd. founded specifically to handle the business in June. [+]

Complex moo-vement for ABC

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) loaded a herd of 146 heifers on board one of its 747-8F freighters for a flight from Houston to Bangkok. The shipment was arranged in partnership with specialist animal forwarder Intradco Global. The animals were grouped in 27 cow stalls for the 17,182 ... [+]

BUD Cargo City reaches a another milestone

Completion of the structure of the largest building in Budapest Airport’s (BUD) dedicated freight terminal, BUD Cargo City, has been celebrated with a topping out ceremony. Work will now continue on the interior of the building with completion set for the fourth quarter of 2019. [+]

Emirates managers break new ground

Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Alyazeya Saeed and Fatma Ahli as cargo managers in Oman and Kuwait respectively. The first Emirati female cargo managers graduated from Emirates SkyCargo’s Commercial Management Programme, which is designed to provide UAE Nationals with the skills and knowledge to prepare them ... [+]