IAG’s dream comes true in October

IAG Cargo will begin cargo services on its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on 25 October, on its five times weekly service between London Heathrow and Delhi. At seven pallets and 16 tonnes of lift, the new plane will offer around 17% more capacity per flight than the Boeing 747 it replaces. Air conditioning systems on the aircraft will maintain a regular hold temperate to within one degree’s accuracy, for temperature-sensitive ... [+]

Making up for lost time

Air Partner Freight has moved 250 tonnes of urgent cosmetics from Paris to New York on a series of chartered IAG Cargo 747-8 freighter flights. The broker's client urgently needed to transport 1,200 non-stackable pieces (1,500 cubic metres) from Paris to New York, to meet an urgent deadline. Thanks to ... [+]

IAG adds Africa and Israel flights

IAG Cargo, the freight business of British Airways and Iberia is increasing frequencies between Heathrow and Tel Aviv in Israel, Accra in Ghana and Entebbe in Uganda from the 2014 summer timetable. There will be a daily Boeing 777-200 on the Tel Aviv route, replacing an A321 aircraft. Entebbe sees ... [+]

IAG heads for the hills

IAG will offer cargo capacity on its new 787 passenger route from London Heathrow to Austin, Texas, from  March 2014. IAG Cargo, the freight business of British Airways and Iberia, will offer five flights a week to Austin before moving to daily flights on 3 May and will be the ... [+]

Six more stations for IAG’s Constant Climate

IAG Cargo opened five new Latin American stations for its Constant Climate network for time-and-temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products on 27 August. There are at Bogota Juan Santamaría in Costa Rica; Tocumen in Panama), Simon Bolivar (Venezuela); and La Aurora Airport (Guatemala). IAG Cargo now has in place 12 Constant Climate-open airports ... [+]

IAG to offer Atlanta and Dallas collections

IAG Cargo - the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo – has extended its Cargo Connector small freight collection service to include the catchment areas of Atlanta Hartsfield–Jackson and Dallas Fort Worth international airports. For consignments of less than 200 kilos, freight ... [+]

IAG offers new Quito link

IAG Cargo is to launch a new Iberia route between Quito in Ecuador and its Madrid hub, from 26 October. The route will be serviced by Iberia’s largest aircraft the Airbus A340-600 following the opening of a new facility in Quito to handle the aircraft. These flights are in addition ... [+]

IAG down in weak market

IAG Cargo – the joint carrier formed by British Airways and Iberia - said its cargo revenue was down 8.3% in the first half of 2013, to €541 million. Freight carried was down 8.4%, to 2,756 million cargo tonne kilometres while cargo capacity was also trimmed, but by only 2.7%. Overall ... [+]

More muscle for Jo’Burg route

IAG Cargo today announced Johannesburg as the third route for its new A380 superjumbo at a ceremony at Manston airport in Kent on 24 July. The A380, which begins flying to Johannesburg from February 12, 2014 will join the 747-400 that already serves the route. [+]

IAG starts work on Heathrow cold centre

IAG Cargo has started work on its new Constant Climate Centre at its London Heathrow hub campus, due to open in September. It will offer dedicated storage and handling for its Passive and Active Constant Climate products with two temperature controlled zones at 2-8 degrees C and 15-25 degrees C ... [+]

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