Doncaster Sheffield wins weekly Nairobi freighter

Network Airline Management is to operate a weekly MD11 freighter service from Nairobi to Doncaster Sheffield Airport to carry flowers and vegetables for some of the country’s largest retailers. It will be the airport’s first scheduled flight handling perishable goods after it gained Border Inspection Post status last year. Airport cargo manager Dayle Hauxwell, said: “This deal will see some 3,500 tonnes of cargo transported a year. This new scheduled operation also ... [+]

Record year for Doncaster Sheffield airport

Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) recorded its busiest ever year for cargo in 2016. A 113% increase over 2015 boosted traffic to 9,625 tonnes, helped by a temporary seven-week relocation of DHL’s air hub operation  while the runway at East Midland’s was being resurfaced. During that time the airport handled ... [+]

Good year for Yorkshire gateway

Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport had its busiest-ever year for freight in 2015. The airport has also seen an increase in large aircraft movements including B747s, AN225 and AN124s and local terminal operator Anglo World Cargo has managed consignments across the globe, including Nepal, Kenya, Venezuela, US and European destinations. [+]

Nepal aid on its way

An RAF C-17 aircraft and two commercial transport aircraft have arrived in Nepal to deliver water purification equipment, shelter and medical supplies, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. One of flights was loaded and operated from Yorkshires Doncaster Sheffield Airport, carrying 1,900 five-litre water purification jerrycans for use by Oxfam ... [+]

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