Thursday, June 4, 2020

Air freight

UPS B747 freighters

UPS orders 14 new B747 freighters

UPS has ordered 14 new Boeing 747-8 cargo aircraft to meet increased demand for air shipping services. The 14 aircraft will be delivered between 2017...
Air cargo executives 12 month profitability forecast

Airline executives feel profits may have peaked

According to IATA’s quarterly business confidence survey of airline chief financial officers and heads of cargo, profitability in the industry may have peaked. They reported...
British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus

IAG Cargo Q3 volume rises but revenue falls

The airfreight arm of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus saw “challenging market conditions continue” in the quarter with IAG Cargo’s volumes on...
Heathrow third runway cleared for takeoff

Heathrow third runway approved

The long awaited third runway at Heathrow has finally been approved however concerns are left across the UK freight industry. Following the Brexit referendum, it...
Heathrow Airport

Heathrow third runway expected to get May cabinet green light

Credit: The Guardian  :  Rowena Mason and Gwyn Topham Theresa May’s government is likely to back a third runway at Heathrow on Tuesday, six years...
Cathay Pacific Tel Aviv Service

Cathay Pacific set to launch new Tel Aviv service

Cathay Pacific is set to launch a four-weekly service between Hong Kong and Tel Aviv beginning 26 March 2017, subject to government approval. The service...
Gatwick vs Heathrow

Gatwick vs Heathrow: Room for both?

By Theo Leggett, BBC News After years of discussion and delay, the government is due to decide this week whether to build a new runway...
Amazone Prime Air's Boeing 767 cargo jet

Amazon’s Prime Air Cargo opts for Charlotte over GSP

GSP Airport lost out to Charlotte, in its bid to land online retail giant Amazon’s Prime Air cargo jet service. Several months ago, ABX Air,...