Saleem Saeed to push green agenda at IAG cargo

IAG Cargo has appointed Saleem Saeed as its new sustainability manager. He previously worked in the construction sector and will use his experience and expertise to lead the sustainability strategy across the business. He will look to enhance the current ‘Fit for Future’ strategy to infuse sustainability into IAG Cargo's core whilst encouraging partners and customers to do then same. He will drive forward new ways of working to minimise ... [+]

IAG Cargo half year revenue drops 28.5%

IAG Cargo has reported commercial revenues of €603 million for the first half of 2023 (1 January to 30 June), a 28.5 % decrease year-on-year but an increase of 8.5% versus the same period before the pandemic in 2019. Yields for H1 2023 were below those of H1 2022, tonnage ... [+]

Sean McCool,1931-2023

Doyen of the Irish airfreight industry Sean McCool passed away on 16 June at the age of 92. The chairman of the country’s largest cargo general sales and service agents, International Airine Marketing (IAM), he also played a leading role in the wider airfreight industry including Ireland’s hosting of the FIATA ... [+]

IAG appoints head of pharma

IAG Cargo has appointed Jordan Kohlbeck as head of pharmaceutical. He will assume the responsibility of overseeing IAG Cargo’s temperature control pharmaceutical product and set the vision and strategic direction of its pharmaceutical and life sciences division. He will also manage IAG Cargo’s Constant Climate product. Since joining IAG Cargo ... [+]

Jenny to transform IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo has appointed Jenny Critchley as chief transformation officer. She joins IAG Cargo from sister company British Airways, and will focus on expanding IAG Cargo’s digitalization and sustainability efforts in her new role. IAG Cargo chief executive David Shepherd, commented: “At IAG Cargo, we are driving digital transformation throughout the ... [+]

IAG to fly to China again

IAG Cargo is to restart services between London Heathrow, Beijing and Shanghai after almost two years, as China reopens its borders to tourists. Flights to Shanghai Pudong International and Beijing Daxing Airport will resume on 3 June, with four flights each week. During the early pandemic period, IAG Cargo offered customers ... [+]

IAG appoints sales chief

IAG Cargo has appointed Camilo Garcia Cervera as chief sales and marketing officer. He brings over 20 years of experience in the air cargo industry, where he re-joins the business after four years at WebCargo by Freightos. In his new role he will shape IAG Cargo’s sales and marketing strategies, ... [+]

IAG flies to Aruba and Guyana

IAG Cargo has opened new routes to Aruba (Oranjestad) via Antigua and Guyana (Georgetown) via St Lucia. Both services will operate twice a week on a British Airways Boeing 777-200 widebody aircraft and are expected to carry perishables, local produce and oil equipment. IAG Cargo operates over 250 weekly services between European ... [+]

Paper AWBs to cost a tenner on IAG

IAG Cargo will charge a £10 fee for using paper air waybills (AWB) from 3 April, while eAWBs will be free of charge. The eAWB has been introduced as part of IAG Cargo’s ‘Destination Digital’ strategy to transform its business. With nearly 50% of customers already using eAWB, IAG Cargo ... [+]

IAG stays steady

IAG Cargo said its commercial revenues in 2022 was €1,615 million, up 44.6% from pre-pandemic levels in 2019, but 3.5% down on2021. Overall yields for the year were down 3.7% in comparison to 2021, tonnage was up 4.1%. The carrier said its network saw significant growth, re-establishing its pre-pandemic shape. [+]

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