Kintetsu signs green fuel deal with IAG

Japanese forwarder Kintetsu World Express has signed an agreement with IAG Cargo to expand the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Kintetsu will purchase 640,000 litres of SAF, produced from used cooking oil and food waste, reducing lifecycle emissions by over 90% compared to conventional jet fuel. [+]

IAG Cargo boosts Caribbean and Latam space for the summer 

IAG Cargo is offering more capacity between Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean for the summer season, including the restart of services between Barcelona and Chile. The carrier’s network today includes 33 destinations and in Latin America and the Caribbean, up from 25 in 2019 Flights between Madrid and Bogota increase ... [+]

IAG cricket gear shipment helps Pakistan get back to normality

IAG Cargo has worked with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Lord’s Taverners, Football for Peace and the Sarwar Foundation to transport nearly 3,000 pieces of cricket equipment to Islamabad, Pakistan. The business has donated five pallets belly-hold capacity on a Boeing 787 flight ... [+]

Vaccine booster

IAG Cargo has transported 2.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines into Latin America and the Caribbean since January, including El Salvador, Mexico, Chile and the Dominican Republic through its Constant Climate cool chain product. In February it was announced that IAG Cargo has been appointed as one of the airlines ... [+]

Record uplift for IAG 777

International Airline Group (IAG)’s Cargo division has loaded a record 50,026kg of cargo on a B777-300ER from Mumbai to London. The cargo included fruits and vegetables, pharma and courier but it was the large amount of high density engineering goods that made the weight difference. Since the start of the pandemic, ... [+]

IAG to bring back Barcelona/ New York flights

IAG Cargo and Level, its low-cost sister airline, are to reintroduce Barcelona/New York services for passengers and cargo. There will be a weekly Barcelona – New York rotation utilising Level’s A330-200 aircraft from 11 September. [+]

IAG deploys warehouse drones

IAG Cargo has successfully tested autonomous drone technology not to deliver cargo but to help manage its warehouse in Madrid. Using technology developed by software start-up FlytBase, the accurately detects and reads AWBs and identifies empty slot locations, potentially saving around 6,500 man-hours a year.     [+]

IAG opens Madrid pharma centre

IAG Cargo has opened a new pharmaceutical centre in Madrid. With two dedicated temperature-controlled chambers totaling over 900m2, the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certified facility will allow IAG Cargo to increase volumes through its Madrid hub, primarily serving the growing Latin American pharmaceuticals market, projected to increase by 9% per ... [+]

IAG goes back to Pakistan

IAG Cargo will start a new direct service from the UK to Islamabad, Pakistan, from June 2019. It will run year-round, three times a week from London Heathrow offering up to 15 tonnes of lift per flight. It also marks the carrier’s return to Pakistan after a number of years ... [+]

BA to link Japan’s second city

British Airways/IAG is to introduce a four-times-weekly service between Heathrow and Osaka Kansai on 31 March next year, the only direct air route between the UK and Japan’s second largest city, it says. It will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. [+]

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