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The global air cargo management company, Leisure Cargo, and CHAMP Cargosystems, the leading provider of integrated, business-critical IT solutions for all players in the air cargo industry, are celebrating two decades of successful cooperation this month. Leisure Cargo relies on CHAMP applications for its operations, accounting, quality management, customs communication and messaging.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the fastest growing international airlines, has cemented its position as a leading global player in air cargo industry by winning the ‘Best Air Cargo Carrier Middle East’ award for the 18th consecutive year at the annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA)
Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines and 2012/2013 Ligue 1 Champions Paris Saint-Germain have today announced a new sponsorship deal, granting the airline a five-year extension to their partnership with the Club until the end of the 2018/2019 season.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo today reported revenues for the 2012/13 financial year of £230 million and thanked customers around the world for their support, which ensured the airline performed well in a global market that showed decline.
China’s largest operator of Airbus aircraft, China Eastern Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing-tip devices, becoming China’s first carrier to do so.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo says it is delighted with the support it has gained from freight forwarders in Mumbai after resuming the route in October last year after a three-year absence.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a major air logistics contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights carrying equipment to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Airbus, Air Canada and BioFuelNet Canada, hosted by Montreal’s McGill University, have formed a partnership to assess Canadian solutions for the production of sustainable alternative jet fuels with the long term goal to supply Air Canada.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, reinforced its position as an industry leader by claiming a top prize at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA).
At its annual public meeting today, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) reflected on 2012 as a year of significant accomplishments, as well as reported its operating and financial results.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ importance as a carrier of choice for the aerospace industry has been highlighted once again with the delivery of approximately 80,000 kilos of space satellite and launch support equipment to Kazakhstan.
The IT services provider CHAMP Cargosystems transmits IATA C/XML messages for Kuehne + Nagel to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and PSN response messages back to Kuehne + Nagel. The logistics company has thus been able to further enhance the quality of its air cargo services.
Chapman Freeborn is officially celebrating 40 years of successful aircraft chartering this May. Starting out from humble beginnings from an office in London, arranging contracts for Alaska International Air’s L-100 Hercules freighter fleet, the company has grown steadily and organically.
Virgin Atlantic Cargo has promoted Steve Hughes to the post of Regional Vice President Sales, for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, effective 1 May 2013.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered more than 90 tons of oil and gas equipment from Singapore to Turkmenistan onboard one of it AN-124-100 freighters.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has won Cargo Airline of the Year 2013 at Air Cargo News’ awards evening. The airline was also named Best Middle East Cargo Airline for the 25th consecutive year.
Schiphol Cargo tonnages saw a return to modest growth in the first quarter of 2013. The total of all export and import cargo was 366,269 tonnes, up 2.25% on 2012.
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. was again honored as the ‘Best Freighter-Only Airline’ by British trade magazine Air Cargo News. The award was presented to the airline at the ‘30th Cargo Airline of the Year’ event that was held on 27 April 2013 at the Lancaster London Hotel.
After a thorough selection process, International Airline Group (IAG), and British Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft plus 18 options, as part of the airline’s on-going long-haul aircraft fleet renewal and modernisation strategy.
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department announces that Melissa W. Cooper, Assistant Airport Manager at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC), has been awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group, is urging university graduates, college students and school leavers to explore a career in air logistics, calling it ‘an outstanding industry that needs well educated executives and entrepreneurs who will be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators’.
Volga-Dnepr Gulf (VD Gulf), representing Volga-Dnepr Technics in the Middle East region, has commenced operations in its new maintenance hangar facility in Sharjah.
Global Logistics System HK ("GLSHK") and Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited ("Tradelink", SEHK:0536) are proud to announce the successful launch of the world's first community e-platform which enables electronic information from shippers to be viewed, reused, processed and re-distributed by freight forwarders and air carriers in the air cargo supply chain.
Expanding its presence in Scandinavia, Emirates has announced that it will begin operating a daily flight to Stockholm, Sweden from 4th September 2013.
Volga-Dnepr Group has won the top prizes in two categories of the annual Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards, presented at a ceremony in Moscow attended by leading airline industry executives.
Today, Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris celebrated the delivery of its first Sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 with a special flight from Mexico City to Cancun.
Emirates SkyCargo and Qantas Freight will offer customers seamless access to each other’s networks, marketing cargo capacity to a combined total of 233 ports across six continents (subject to regulatory approval).
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded a ground handling licence at Manchester Airport and won Turkish Airlines as its launch customer.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia’s largest international cargo airline and a part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has increased its flights from Moscow to Milan to three times a week.
Volga-Dnepr Technics has won an award for its achievements in the development of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, presented at the Aircraft Maintenance Russia and CIS 2013 international conference and exhibition.
Martinair, operating carrier within the group Air France – KLM – Martinair Cargo, intensifies its cooperation with CHAMP Cargosystems to increase operational and commercial agility.
One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ giant AN-124-100 freighters was needed to transport a fuselage section for the new Irkut MS-21 Russian passenger aircraft.
Two cutter vessels became flying boats when they were carried from Aquaba in Jordan to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, onboard one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ AN-124-100 freighters.
SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has been named Global Cargo Airline of the Year, by The STAT Trade Times, organisers of the Air Cargo Africa 2013 event recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Cargolux today announced that is adding Port Harcourt in Nigeria as a new destination to its African network.
Moscow headquartered AirBridgeCargo Airlines extends its cooperation with
CHAMP Cargosystems. The leading provider of integrated, business-critical IT
solutions for all players in the air cargo industry has now implemented its
Weight & Balance solution at ABC, the biggest Russian scheduled all-cargo
Frankfurt/Main, January, 2013 ― Nina Hampel (30) has been named Manager Key Accounts, Sales andBusiness Development at LUG aircargo handling effective January 1. In this function she succeeds Patrik Tschirch who has been responsible for growing the client base and sharpening the customer relationship management in cooperation with managing director Wolfgang Korte during the past two years.
SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing international airlines, has significantly boosted its total cargo capacity and expanded its dedicated freighter network with the addition of three new Boeing 777F aircraft.
It took just 14 hours for experts from Volga-Dnepr Technics to repair the damaged nose radome of a Yakutia Airlines’ Boeing 737NG, demonstrating the enhanced capacity of the company’s maintenance operation in Moscow.
A self-propelled Bauer BG28 drill used for mining was part of a 100 ton shipment delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Magadan in Russia.
Miami International Airport set new all-time records for annual passenger and cargo traffic in 2012 with 39.5 million passengers and 2.1 million tons of cargo. The annual passenger total increased by 3.0 percent, up more than 1.1 million passengers from 2011, and cargo volume grew 4.6 percent. International passengers led the way with an increase of 5.2 percent to 19.4 million travelers, while domestic passengers grew by one percent to 20.1 million.
Cherry Air, Inc., after a 6 month endeavor, can now announce their recently approved status. DOT granted approval for a Hazmat Special Use permit. This special permit authorizes the transportation of Division 1.1 to 1.6 explosives. Cherry Air crewmembers are fully trained and certified on the handling of hazardous and regulated materials, subject to all applicable regulations.
Volga-Dnepr Technics (VDT) has successfully commenced A-check aircraft maintenance services for the Airbus A320 at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport with Czech Airlines as its launch customer.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group and Russia’s largest cargo airline, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 747-8 Freighter from Boeing in Everett (USA). The aircraft made its first commercial flight from Seattle (USA) – Hong Kong (China) – Moscow/Sheremetyevo (Russia).
Pegasus Airlines has placed an order for 100 new Airbus aircraft worth US$12 billion. This order of A320neo and A321neo aircraft is the largest ever aircraft order in the history of Turkish Civil Aviation.
CHAMP Cargosystems is looking optimistically into the future. Numerous
product enhancements and new product launches are scheduled for this year
continuing the pace set in 2012 for rolling out new solutions with existing
customers and winning new customers.
Volga-Dnepr Group has started operations in a newly-built hangar constructed by Leipzig/Halle Airport. The lease has been taken by Volga-Dnepr Technic GmbH, the MRO provider which represents Volga-Dnepr Technics in Germany.
Whilst most of us struggle to bring the family Christmas tree home strapped to the roof of the car, Hapag Lloyd Cruises, owners of cruise ship MS Europa, do things with a lot more style – with the help of Virgin Atlantic Cargo.
Volga-Dnepr Technics has extended its aircraft maintenance and repair services in the Middle East with the addition of a new wheel and brake maintenance division in Sharjah, UAE.
Two IL-76TD-90VD freighters operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines have safely delivered highly-sensitive Express AM5 and Express AM6 satellites from Montreal in Canada, to Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
More than 300 tonnes of gold mining equipment has touched down in Kenya onboard three Antonov AN-124-100 freighter flights operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – the major cargo handler at Hong Kong International Airport, the world’s leading air cargo hub – has received the “Air Cargo Terminal of the Year” award for the sixth year running at the Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards 2012. The awards were presented at a gala dinner held at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore on 6 December (Thursday), attended by senior logistics professionals.
CSafe continues to expand their global network of lease providers by signing a master lease agreement with Swiss WorldCargo. This agreement presents customers of Swiss WorldCargo with state-of-the-art technologies designed to provide optimal thermal protection for temperature managed shipments.
Air Menzies International (AMI) – the world’s largest trade-only airfreight and express wholesaler – has assisted its customer Forwarding Direct and their agent Heppner in a charter to move 24,700 kgs of food machinery from Courville-sur-Eure, France, to South Dandenong, 60km south east of Melbourne Airport.
Airbus has successfully completed the main structural assembly and system connection of A350 XWB ‘MSN-001’ – the first flight-test aircraft. The aircraft is depicted here on its wheels for the very first time moving out of the main assembly hall (Station 40) at the recently inaugurated “Roger Béteille” A350 XWB Final Assembly Line in Toulouse. It then entered the adjacent indoor ground test station (Station 30).
The Airbus Corporate Foundation and Aviation Sans Frontières have transported medical equipment and supplies to Thailand from Toulouse, France, aboard the delivery flight of Thai Airways International (THAI)’s most recently delivered A380. The aircraft, which landed on Friday 30th November in Bangkok, is the second to be delivered out of THAI’s total order for six A380s.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been awarded a license by the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to perform transport operations for rockets, space mechanisms and rocket fuel.
The first A320 full simulator upgradable to support the flight training of A320neo was put into operation today at the Hua Ou Aviation Training Centre in Beijing, a joint venture between Airbus China and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS).
Airbus has achieved on schedule certification for its new fuel-saving Sharklets for the A320 Family with CFM engines. This certification received from the European airworthiness authorities (EASA) will be followed very soon by the US FAA.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the fastest growing international airlines, has strengthened its operations in Thailand, with Phuket to become the second Thai gateway that connects it to international trade opportunities across its network of 126 destinations.
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – the major air cargo handler at the world’s largest air cargo hub – has been honoured with the Enterprise Award in this year’s DHL / SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards. The 2012 awards were presented at a glittering ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong before an audience of dignitaries and senior executives of local commerce and industry on 29 November (Thursday).
Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced it is the first service provider to sign an agreement with Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System, Inc. (NACCS Center) to electronically file customs documents to Japan Customs in compliance with the newly enacted Advanced Filing Rules.