Cathay gains Li-batt certificate

Cathay Cargo and the Cathay Cargo Terminal have received IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li-batt) certification. It means that both now hold the full set of CEIV certifications, joining CEIV Pharma, CEIV Fresh and CEIV Live Animals. The CEIV Li-batt accreditation joins Cathay Cargo’s existing mitigations for lithium-ion battery shipments, which include a full range of fire containment bags and fire-resistant containers. Cathay Cargo also operates its ... [+]

Cathay Mail delivers better customer experience to postal users

Cathay Cargo says that its enhanced Cathay Mail platform will give post offices track-and-trace visibility and improve customer experience.The “mail as cargo” solution integrates mail-handling data with air cargo systems using the the postal air waybill (PAWB) to remove much of the shipment paperwork previously needed. It gives origin and ... [+]

Cathay offers sea-air freight with a difference

Cathay Pacific Cargo and the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal have become the first carrier and first cargo terminal operator to have cargo shipments accepted in Dongguan and moved by water to Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) by ship for outbound shipment. The HKIA Logistics Park in Dongguan has been developed by ... [+]

Cathay consolidates pharma offering

Cathay Pacific Cargo is to consolidate all its solutions for the pharma sector under a new brand, Cathay Pharma. The service will be subdivided into two simplified headings – Active and Passive. The Active solution uses ‘active’ containers with thermostatic mechanisms, while Passive uses passive coolants and insulation to maintain temperature. Bookings made ... [+]

Cathay doubles Hong Kong pharma space

Cathay Pacific has opened a 1,250sq m fully temperature-controlled pharma area at its Hong Kong cargo terminal, making it the largest facility of its kind at the airport and doubling the carrier’s existing cold storage capacity there. Features include web-based real time monitoring with over 60 temperature sensors to ensure all ... [+]

Cathay airfreight goes green

Cathay Pacific has extended its Fly Greener carbon-offset programme to its air cargo services. A calculator works out the carbon emissions of shipments and the cost to offset them and customers can then make a contribution to purchase carbon offsets that come from selected certified carbon-offset projects. The carbon-offset programme follows the ... [+]

Cathay gets its priorities in order

Cathay Pacific Cargo is introducing a suite of tiered Priority options, in order to provide greater choice and better-defined service options to customers. The Priority solution offers three service tiers – First (PR1), Essential Plus (PR2) and Essential (PR3). The First (PR1) and Essential Plus (PR2) service tiers have also ... [+]

Cathay launches Click & Ship for cargo

Cathay Pacific Cargo is launching a new Click & Ship digital booking platform progressively across its network. Customers can view prices and capacity, and book cargo with instant confirmation in just three steps through an intuitive booking interface. Director of cargo Tom Owen said that over the past 20 years, the ... [+]

Cathay joins India relief effort

Cathay Pacific Cargo is flying relief shipments to India. Although passenger flights have been suspended between Hong Kong and India, in the past few weeks the carrier has been operating freighters and cargo-only passenger flights, delivering more than 100 tonnes to date of supplies to some of India’s major centres. [+]

Cathay carries out One Record pilot

Cathay Pacific Cargo says it has carried out a successful pilot of IATA’s ONE Record that creates a single[1] view of shipments that can be shared by all stakeholders. The scheme aims to create end-to-end transparency of consignments as they pass through multiple links in the chain from shipper to ... [+]

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