IAG rolls down to Rio again

IAG Cargo is to restart flights from London-Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro, paused during the past 20 months due to the Covid pandemic. They operate four times per week with a B787 wide-body aircraft. IAG Cargo also services Sao Paulo with a daily service from its Madrid hub. [+]

New man at the helm of IAG Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Phil Wardlaw as its new vice president and managing director. He has been with the carrier for 17 years and has held numerous leadership roles within the operations and engineering teams, culminating in vice president engineering and maintenance in 2017. he succeeds Dominic Kennedy, who ... [+]

IAG Cargo: Come join our happy band

IAG Cargo says it will be creating more than 500 new roles over the next 12 months in the biggest recruitment drive in its history. The business has welcomed many new customers since the start of 2021 and has seen growing demand for some of its specialist products such as Constant ... [+]

Happy days are here again for IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo is to increase its services into the US from 8 November, as the country reopens to fully vaccinated passengers from around the world. The new schedule will service 21 destinations across the US.  From 8 November, IAG Cargo will increase flights into New York, Austin, Miami, Philadelphia and Los ... [+]

IAG Cargo stages recovery

IAG Cargo reported revenues of €405 million in the third quarter (July to September), an increase of 34.4%. The airline said that activity was accelerating back to 2019 levels. It said its success has been achieved through a sustained resurgence in flights. Overall, IAG Cargo has seen a 24% increase ... [+]

IAG boosts customer team

IAG Cargo has promoted Pat Dobie from chief transformation officer to chief customer and infrastructure officer while George Efkolodis joins the business as head of customer experience. Pat Dobie has been with IAG Cargo since 2017 and brings over 30 years’ experience in the logistics and aviation sector. George Efkolodis ... [+]

IAG ships 10 million vaccines, but a long way to go

IAG Cargo says it has transported over 10 million Covid vaccines worldwide on its constant Climate service. This includes a 4 million dose shipment to Abuja, Nigeria for UNICEF’s Covax initiative and 300,000 doses to Jamaica, donated by the UK government in partnership with its Crown Agents arm. However, Crown Agents ... [+]

Going the extra mile to Male

IAG Cargo has launched a new service between its Madrid hub and to Male, capital of the Maldives. The service will run three times per week from Madrid-Barajas, operated by Iberia A330-200 and A330-300 wide-body aircraft. Male is also an important transit hub for Sri Lankan exporters. [+]

IAG completes green flights programme

IAG Cargo has completed a programme of 16 charter flights from Stuttgart to Atlanta powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).IAG Cargo sourced an initial supply of 1.2million litres of neat SAF produced by Neste from sustainably sourced, renewable waste and residue raw materials. This collaboration marks the first time ever ... [+]

IAG Cargo appoints new MD

IAG Cargo has appointed David Shepherd as managing director. He will  join from group airline Aer Lingus on 1 August, but has previously held a number of roles at IAG Cargo including commercial director and director of digital ventures. Mr Shepherd will report into David Podolsky, who will continue in ... [+]

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