IAG revives regular Tokyo route

IAG Cargo has restarted direct service between London Heathrow and Tokyo with daily flights from 13 November after a year-long pause. Throughout the duration of the pandemic, IAG Cargo maintained cargo-only services and worked with interline partners to transport cargo between the regions. The revived service uses the belly hold capacity of British Airways Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 wide body aircraft. This service will support the flow of pharmaceuticals on IAG Cargo’s Constant ... [+]

IAG revenues increase

IAG Cargo’s year-to-date revenue by the third quarter of 2022 was up 3.6%, to €1,216mcompared with the same period in 2021. Revenue for the third quarter of 2022 was €373 million. Capacity increased across the network by 35.9% on Q3 2021 with services between London-Heathrow, Madrid and the US more ... [+]

IAG tests sustainable film

IAG Cargo is testing a new biodegradable reduced-thickness polyethylene film with manufacturer Verpa Folie and US based BioNatur Plastics. The new sustainable material is 15 micron thick, 100% recyclable and biodegradable by landfill. The UK-based carrier says it will save up to 15 tonnes of virgin polyethylene a year. Not ... [+]

IAG Cargo apprenticeships now open

IAG Cargo has launched its 2023 apprenticeship programme. There are 14 roles available in the scheme, which starts in January, combining on the job operational training with recognised qualifications. IAG Cargo first launched the apprenticeship scheme in 2012 and has since welcomed over 100 apprentices across the business. The 18-month programme ... [+]

IAG adopts Envirotainer’s Releye

IAG Cargo has approved Envirotainer’s the Releye RLP & RAP containers for pharmaceutical goods. The units allow customers to track their shipments and view the status of their cargo autonomously for 170 hours without recharging. [+]

IAG Cargo graduate scheme open for applicants

Applications are now open for the October intake of IAG Cargo’s graduate scheme. The carrier is looking to welcome more than a dozen talented graduates to join the two-year programme covering a range of head office functions from revenue management, human resources, marketing and transformation, with one place dedicated to ... [+]

IAG launches Portland, restarts Pittsburgh

IAG Cargo has launched a service from London Heathrow to Portland and has restarted flights to Pittsburgh for the first time since March 2020. The brand-new service to Portland operates five times a week and is the only non-stop connection between Oregon and the UK. The service to Pittsburgh operates four ... [+]

IAG restarts Far East cargo flights

IAG Cargo has restarted cargo-only services from London Heathrow to Bangkok and Hong Kong to cater for an increase in consumer online spending. Flights operate daily to Hong and four-times weekly to Bangkok. All are serviced by a B787-9 aircraft. Since the start of the Covid pandemic IAG Cargo has completed over ... [+]

IAG Cargo and KN to use first UK-produced SAF

Kuehne + Nagel has partnered with IAG Cargo buy 8 million litres of the first UK-produced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Phillips 66 Limited’s Humber Refinery. It is scheduled to be delivered throughout 2022 as part of IAG Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel’s commitment to decarbonising air cargo The fuel is produced from used ... [+]

IAG appoints chief people officer

IAG Cargo has appointed Caroline Andrews as chief people officer. She joins from DHL Express where she was vice president of HR, UK and Ireland, and in her new role will focus on the development of IAG Cargo’s talent strategy globally, overseeing employee experience for a workforce of 2,250. IAG Cargo ... [+]

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