Swiss carriers gain environment accolade

SWISS and Swiss WorldCargo have secured their first-ever validation under Europe’s EMAS environmental management system. They have also earned the international ISO 14001 certification for environmental management systems. As a result, SWISS will now be publishing an annual environmental report. EMAS is a voluntary-membership framework, established by the European Union to help companies continuously improve their environmental performance. Validation requires the company to meet all the standards of the ISO 14001 ... [+]

Swiss signs up for Sonoco’s ThermoSafe

Swiss WorldCargo has signed a deal to deploy Sonoco ThermoSafe's Pegasus ULD temperature-controlled bulk shipping containers. Pharma freight forwarders will be able to access fleet directly through the carrier from the winter timetable 2023/24. Constructed with composite materials, Sonoco says that the ThermoSafe is both lighter and more damage-resistant than metal ... [+]

Lufthansa Group partners join PharmaAero

Lufthansa Cargo, Swiss World Cargo and the Lufthansa Group's time:matters fast logistics arm have joined the Pharma.Aero interest group. Pharma.Aero is an international collaboration platform for medical technology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as freight companies and airport operators. The Belgium-based organization now has more than 50 partners and members. Time-critical ... [+]

First flight for Releye RAP

Envirotainer has made the first commercial shipment using its new Releye RAP temperature-controlled container aboard a Swiss WorldCargo flight. The shipment started in Basel, Switzerland, landing at JFK in the US and comprised three Releye RAP units and two RAP e2 units, on behalf of a Swiss pharmaceutical company. The ... [+]

Swiss returns to Tampa and Delhi

Swiss World Cargo is to serve Tampa, Florida and Delhi, India again from 2 March.  Flights between Zurich and Delhi will operate three times a week and twice a week to and from Tampa with an Airbus A340-300. Furthermore, Tampa will be a trucking hub for shipments to Dallas, Greenville, ... [+]

Swiss steps up Heathrow capacity

Swiss WorldCargo is now offering three widebody A330-300 flights a week between its Zurich hub and London Heathrow as part of an expansion of its European network. It also has regular narrow body flights and trucking services. [+]

Swiss flies back to Beijing

Swiss WorldCargo has reintroduced flights to Beijing and added more flights to Shanghai. Beiging services will operate once weekly and Shanghai three times a week. It will also introduce a weekly flight to Santiago de Chile from 18 November. In addition to its three weekly passenger flights connecting Zurich and ... [+]

Swiss steps up cargo-in-the-cabin offer

Swiss WorldCargo is now offering transport of commercial cargo - in addition to medical and PPE equipment - in the former passenger cabin on charter flights between Zurich and Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok, São Paulo, Johannesburg and Dubai. It is available for goods such as fashion, fabrics, glassware, perishables, printing ... [+]

Swiss goes back to Bombay

Swiss WorldCargo has reinstated three times a week cargo-only flights between Zurich and Mumbai. The carrier already serves Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bangkok and Singapore in Asia with freighters, as well as destinations in the US and South Africa. [+]

Swiss steps up winter schedule

Swiss WorldCargo will operate a daily Boeing 777-300ER to Tokyo from 1 February offering additional tonnage. Flights to Osaka will start on 1 March, serviced by an Airbus A340-300. Cargo traffic will also resume on flights to Colombo on 31 October, to Phuket on 3 November; and to Ho Chi ... [+]

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