Air charter firms deliver aid to earthquake zone

Air Partner’s Charter division has delivered about 200 tonnes of aid to victims of the Turkey-Syria earthquake It delivered blankets and tents from India by A330F aircraft and from the UAE by B747F to help those in need survive the winter.  Vice President of the Global Cargo division, Pierre Van Der Stichele, said: “As the international community continues to come together to help survivors, Air Partner’s global network of charter services, ... [+]

Antonov completes island AOG move

Antonov Airlines and broker Air Partner have moved an aircraft engine and critical tooling from Luxembourg to Lajes island in the Azores, on board one of the Ukranian carrier’s AN-124-100M aircraft. The cargo weighing about 75 tonnes was loaded using the aircraft equipment and an external 48-ton mobile crane sourced by ... [+]

Air Partner academy aims to bridge aviation skills gap

Aviation services provider, Air Partner has launched a Broker Academy to develop the next generation of experts in cargo, private jets and group charter. The new scheme provides recruits with three-months’ training before assigning them to a six-month placement in one of the three Air Partner teams,. During this time, trainees ... [+]

Ex-ABC sales manager joins Air Partner

Aviation services group Air Partner has appointed Andrew Powers as head of business development for its cargo division. He brings over 25 years of experience working in cargo and, most recently as sales manager at Russian-owned carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines. As Head of Business Development, Mr Powers aims to grow existing ... [+]

Air Partner appoints industry veteran

Aviation services group Air Partner has appointed Pierre Van Der Stichele as vice president of its global freight division. He will be responsible for bolstering and expanding the freight business at all Air Partner locations and target specific market sectors after an exceptionally busy year in 2021. He joins Air ... [+]

Air Partner moves 30 million vaccines in four months

The freight team at Air Partner, say they have transported over 30 million Covid vaccines across the world since July. To date, the broker has arranged over 40 dedicated charter flights to 15 countries across four continents. As well as moving finished vaccines and vaccine raw materials, the freight team has ... [+]

Air broker expects early Christmas

Robert Jubb, UK head of freight at broker Air Partner says he is expecting an increase in demand for dedicated cargo flights in the lead-up to Christmas, due to the ongoing shortage of truck drivers.He commented: “Recent complications to supply chains due to Brexit and a lack of available HGV ... [+]

Air charterer sees summer surge

Charter broker Air Partner says it is expecting increased demand for dedicated cargo flights from major retailers due to the ongoing shortages of HGV drivers, and workers taking their summer break in August. UK head of freight, Robert Jubb, said that previous complications to supply chains due to Covid and Brexit saw ... [+]

Travel bans hit airfreight demand – updated

Mark Briffa, chief executive of charter broker Air Partner says that this is “an extremely precarious time for the global aviation industry”, faced with widespread travel bans and to limit the spread of COVID-19. While some of its activities, including the private jets division, is seeing high levels of activity in ... [+]

Air Partner opens in Dubai

Charter broker Air Partner has opened an office in Dubai to serve the Middle East region. It offers a full range of services, including freight and is headed by general manager Jobby George. [+]

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