Air cargo

Oman Air Cargo continues digitisation push with new mobile app
It follows on from the deployment of a SmartKargo cloud-based cargo management solution that was launched back in September 2017
Chapman Freeborn and Maximus Air deliver MRI machine from Dubai to Maldives
Machine brings vital care closer to home for 76,000 in the southern Maldives
Virgin Atlantic and Delta expand US-UK air freight services
The strategy will see Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together
Hong Kong protests impact on air cargo sector muted for now
Cargo was booked to fly on many of the cancelled passenger flights, and so shipments moving in the belly hold will likely encounter delays in the days to come.
Weak Europe, Asia-Pacific demand weighs on MidEast air cargo volumes
Middle East-based airlines saw cargo volumes slump by 7% in June compared to the same month last year
Lödige Industries equips cargo terminal of Turkish Cargo
When completed, the terminal will have a handling capacity of two million tons per year and a total area of 300,000 square meters.
Lufthansa Cargo plans for uniform 777 freighter fleet
The rumours were sparked by Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr last month
FedEx launches next stage of FedEx Cares 50 by 50
FedEx launched the new strategy after exceeding its goal to invest $200 million in 200 global communities by 2020 six months early.
Lufthansa Cargo clears CSafe RAP container for flight
CSafe Global’s temperature-controlled container solutions are used for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals.
Emirates SkyCargo boosts Afghanistan freight capacity through technology
Emirates uses advanced navigation technology to increase cargo capacity into Kabul
Emirates SkyCargo is the world’s largest air cargo operator after FedEx
The latest IATA World Air Transport Statistics report shows that express operator FedEx was again the busiest cargo airline in the world with volumes improving by 3.8% year on year to 17.5bn freight tonne kms (FTK) in 2018.
FedEx freighter from Dubai makes emergency landing in India
The single runway was closed from 8.34pm to 8.54pm, delaying seven departures and eight arrivals, according to Bangalore International Airport Limited, operator of KIA.

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