Air Partner flies aid to Gaza

Air Partner's cargo division has operated three 747-400 freighter flights with aid for Gaza, each carrying 85-90 tonnes. Two of the flights took off from Liege airport in Belgium and the third flight left from Nairobi airport Kenya, all bound for Larnaca International Airport (LCA) in Cyprus. With the ongoing conflict closing borders, the aid was flown to Cyprus and then transported by sea to the floating pier constructed off the ... [+]

Air Partner appoints courier chief

Broker Air Partner has appointed Oliver Giesen as global head of onboard courier (OBC). He will be based in his home country of Germany, which is a prominent manufacturing hub in Europe, ideally located for US- and Asia-bound delivery services. Reporting to vice president of global charter, Pierre Van Der Stichele, ... [+]

Broker appoints Nordic business chief

Air Partner has appointed Kim Borgaard as head of business development for the Nordics region. The broker says it reflects growing demand cargo and passenger charters. He will be based just outside Copenhagen, and will leverage his wealth of expertise to drive the company’s growth across Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, ... [+]

Air Partner airlifts Gaza aid

Air Partner's cargo division has completed an operation to transport 92 tonnes of humanitarian relief to Gaza, including blankets, fleeces and hygiene kits- total of over 39,000 items.  The material was carried on three flights across three days using an A300F aircraft from Brindisi airport in Italy to Al Arish (in ... [+]

Air Partner in maritime rescue mission

Charter operator Air Partner obtained permits in less than 72 for a mission to transport 43 offshore buoys from Brescia, Italy, to Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. The buoys were vital to ensure uninterrupted coastal navigation in the region. Air Partner’s teams worked tirelessly to obtain the necessary permits ... [+]

Aid to Afghanistan

Air Partner’s Global Cargo Division delivered humanitarian medical aid to Afghanistan following the  earthquakes which struck the country in October. On 22 October, it delivered 82 tonnes of emergency relief from Copenhagen to Kabul, using a Boeing B747F.  [+]

Air Partner APAC deal with Worldwide GSA

Broker Air Partner has signed a deal with Air Logistics Group’s Worldwide GSA, to expand its cargo services in Asia-Pacific. Worldwide GSA will act as Air Partner’s representative in the region while Air Partner will be the charter desk for Worldwide GSA group. Air Partner says it will allow it to ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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