DB Schenker builds in Dubai

DB Schenker has started building its second logistics centre in Dubai at the city’s South Logistics District, next to Maktoum International Airport and adjacent to Jebel Ali Port. The 35,000sq m temperature-controlled is the largest investment in the history of DB Schenker Middle East & Africa. It will also be the first mega site of DB Schenker globally to be supplied with 100% solar power. The project is the second ... [+]

Dnata opens new cargo hub for Dubai

Middle Eastern handling company dnata’s has opened a new customer service centre for export cargo at Dubai Airport Free Zone. It says it marks the beginning of a product improvement program for airlines, freight forwarders and shippers. Spanning over 5,000 sqm with 50 dedicated staff, the centre is expected to ... [+]

DHL invests for Middle East expansion

DHL Express is investing US$177 million in new facilities in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE over the next two years with new facilities and gateways in Saudi Arabia, a new country office in Cairo, and its biggest ground operations facility in the region in Dubai. Nour Suliman, CEO, Middle East and ... [+]

Schenker to build new Dubai hub

DB Schenker has started building a new facility in Dubai Logistics City in the freight forwarding area at the new Dubai World Central airport. It will have 8,500sq m of warehouse space and storage for 8,500 pallet positions, with two mezzanine levels dedicated for value added services and spare parts ... [+]

Emirates adds second Mauritius flight

Emirates has officially launched a new daily A380 service from its Dubai hub to Mauritius. It departs Dubai at 03.10, arriving in Mauritius at 09.40 and returns at 18.20 hours, arrving backs in Dubai at 01.10 the next day. Emirates also operates a second daily flight to the country using ... [+]

Emirates flies to Conakry

Emirates has started four times a week flights ( Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, departing 07.20, returning 15.25) from its Dubai hub to Conakry, Republic of Guinea, on the Atlantic coast of Africa.The Airbus A340-300 aircraft offer nearly 13 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight. Traffic is expected to include ... [+]

Boeing No. 10 for Emirates

Emirates SkyCargo has taken delivery of a tenth Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft, ahead of the move of its freighter operations to Dubai World Central’s Al Maktoum International Airport in May 2014. The aircraft is capable of carrying 103 tonnes of cargo and its main cargo deck is the widest of ... [+]

Could Calogi have the answer to the e-freight conundrum?

Dubai-based web firm the Calogi team has produced an electronic airway bill aimed at small-to-medium airline and freight forwarders. A paper air waybill comprises two parts: the front shows shipment details and the agent's/shipper's signature. The reverse contains the limitation of liability plus conditions of contract. To move to an e-AWB ... [+]

Ceva offers LCL option to Dubai

Dutch-owned supply chain management company Ceva Logistics has launched a less-than-container load (LCL) consolidation service from the UK to Dubai. The weekly service will operate from Ceva’s consolidation freight station (CFS) in Tamworth, to the company's CFS in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai in its own consolidated container. Links are ... [+]

Double Glasgow-Dubai

Emirates Airline has introduced a second daily non-stop flight from Glasgow to Dubai. The new service departs Glasgow at 21:30 and arrives in Dubai at 08:00 the following morning. [+]

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