Dsouza to lead Chapman Freeborn in India

Air charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has appointed Malcolm Dsouza as its new director, India. He joins the business following over ten years at Jeena and Company, India’s largest global freight forwarder, along with over 18 years’ working with international airlines. He will report to IMEA regional director, Sharon Vaz-Arab, who said: “His decades of experience in logistics and aviation will be integral to our growth in India, as we optimise existing ... [+]

Broker sets up Moscow office

Global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has opened a Moscow office and appointed Maxim Tsarev (Pictured) as director general, Russia. It said that the country is a fast-developing market with increased activity in aerospace, technology and automotive. The new office would allow the company to better work with freight forwarders. [+]

Flights deliver urgent aid to India

Volga-Dnepr operates three charters to India to help the country in meeting the current oxygen crisis Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three charter flights to move oxygen equipment from Ireland, Germany and China to India in the battle against Covid. Over 200 tonnes of vital medical equipment containing oxygen storing containers, concentrators ... [+]

Liu to head North Asia for Chapman Freeborn

Air broker Chapman Freeborn has appointed Allen Liu as cargo director, North Asia. He began his career in 2006 and worked for several air cargo businesses before taking on a senior role as cargo manager China at Chapman Freeborn in 2013, before joining Air Bridge Cargo in 2018. [+]

Hampton to head Chapman Freeborn in US North-East

Air charter firm Chapman Freeborn has appointed Ben Hampton to head its office in the US Northeast as cargo director for the region. Prior to joining, he was the director of sales for a part 135 (charter and leasing operator) and beforehand was assistant director of US cargo for a ... [+]

Bumpy flight ahead as airfreight faces ‘perfect storm’

Charter specialist Chapman Freeborn says that the Covid 19 vaccine airlift will present the aviation industry with “a perfect storm” but the challenges can be overcome with the right approach. Chief commercial officer Neil Dursley, explains: “The aviation industry, usually dominated and funded by passenger travel, is currently experiencing losses as ... [+]

Chapman Freeborn strengthens in South America

Aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has appointed ATC Aviation Services as its commercial representative for South America including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. [+]

Chapman Freeborn keeps vital cargo moving

Charter broker Chapman Freeborn said in late March that it had has experienced a surge in cargo requests for humanitarian cargo and medical supplies from China into Europe and Africa. It came after an extremely busy week of EU-US rotations to counter the demand created by President Trump’s passenger travel ... [+]

Chapman Freeborn sold to aerospace firm

International aerospace business group Avia Solutions Group is to acquire UK-headquartered aircraft charter firm Chapman Freeborn Group. Avia, headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania , has 42 subsidiaries worldwide and representative offices in the UK, US, Poland, Serbia, Estonia, Russia, Thailand, and Indonesia operating in aircraft maintenance, pilot training, ground handling and ... [+]

Charter firm celebrates 45 years in business

Chapman Freeborn staff from around the world gathered to celebrate the charter company’s 45th birthday in the ancient city of Mdina, Malta. Founded in the UK in 1973, the Chapman Freeborn group originally to market Alaska International Air’s Hercules freighters, the company now has offices in North America, Europe, Africa, ... [+]

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