Air France gains CEIV Li-batt status

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has achieved IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li[1]batt) certification for Air France Cargo and its hubs at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Chicago O'Hare. The CEIV Li-batt certification programme aims to raise competency levels and quality management in handling and transport. The status is designed to enable shippers, freight forwarders, cargo handling facilities and airlines to fulfil their safety obligations for the batteries which are the ... [+]

New look for Air France KLM in Chicago

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has reopened its newly renovated warehouse at Chicago O’Hare International The airport has seen a significant increase in network capacity and cargo volumes since November 2020 with notably higher demand in pharma, aerospace, chemical and e-commerce. Capacity has been increased by 40% and operational processes streamlined. It ... [+]

Anglo-Dutch carrier enhances myCargo

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has added new functions to its myCargo platform. The digital service, which enables customers them to view, book and manage their allocations will in future include features such as automatically booked allotments for an entire season. Other plans include an E-Pharma service. Last month, the ... [+]

Franco-Dutch carrier orders four Airbus freighters

Martinair, part of Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, has placed a firm order for four new A350F freighter aircraft. The new aircraft emit over 40% less CO₂ and make 50% less noise than their predecessors and will replace the current Boeing 747 freighters from the second half of 2026. Maximum ... [+]

Is this airfreight’s greenest truck yet?

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) and Jan de Rijk Logistics have joined forces to operate a Long Heavy Vehicle (LHV) which, moreover, will run on Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) (HVO). LHVs with a maximum gross weight of up to 60 tonnes and up to 25.25 metres long are allowed by ... [+]

Franco-Dutch airline renews CEIV certificate

Franco-Dutch airline Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification for the Air France and KLM airline processes and its Charles de Gaulle and Schiphol hub operations. The carrier has also drafted a three-year strategy to achieve growth in the pharmaceutical segment. In addition to strengthening ... [+]

Anglo-Dutch airline and Envirotainer sign green pact

Envirotainer has signed a sustainability collaboration agreement with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) for pharmaceuticals. The carrier has approved the newly introduced Envirotainer Releye container and is in the process of implementing it in its booking system. It says it provides outstanding environmental performance, delivering up to 90% ... [+]

Fresh customers for sustainable fuel scheme

Fresh logistics operators Airflo and Tiger Freight signed up to Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme at the International Floriculture Trade Fair in the Netherlands on 3-5 November. The partnership will make it possible to use sustainable aviation fuel on AFKLMP Cargo flights from Kenya and ... [+]

Business as usual for Dutch freight flights

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo says its flight programme will continue to operate as normal after agreeing Covid testing measures for its crews with the authorities in the Netherlands. It follows the government’s announcement last week of a number of new far-reaching measures, including additional travel restrictions and testing requirements ... [+]

Anglo-Dutch carrier launches sustainable fuel scheme

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo says it has launched the world’s first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme for the airfreight industry, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce their CO₂ emissions. The Cargo SAF Programme enables shippers and forwarders to power a percentage of their flights with SAF. Customers receive a ... [+]

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