Cargo throughput at Frankfurt maintains strong growth rate in October

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In October 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) recorded positive cargo performance, exceeding year-on-year levels for the first time since 15 months. FRA's cargo throughput (comprising airfreight and airmail) grew by 1.6% to 182,061 metric tonnes...

DHL Express pours €750mn in Asia Pacific markets on the back of booming e-commerce...

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DHL Express announced it is investing circa EUR 690 million between 2020 and 2022 to build/expand its facilities in key growth markets of Australia, Japan, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), and South Korea. Equally, it intends...

Lufthansa launches digital platform to keep pace with demand and accelerate booking process

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Lufthansa Cargo is offering its customers ‘three easy steps to booking’ with its new online eBooking portal. All that is now required to make a booking is to define the shipment, choose the product and confirm the...

SWISS operates over 1,000 cargo-only flights since March

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Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has operated more than 1,000 cargo-only flights, carried out by its airfreight division, Swiss WorldCargo. Over 23,000 tonnes of goods have been transported by the airlines since the beginning of the coronavirus...

SkyCargo inducts its Airbus A380s for cargo charter operations

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Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently required cargo across its network. The first dedicated Emirates A380 ‘mini-freighter’ successfully transported medical supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via...

Allcargo excels in efficiency and precision as it executes one of the largest ODC...

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The Projects & Equipment (P&E) division of Allcargo Logistics achieved a rare feat of successfully managing one of the largest over-dimensional cargo (ODC) movements in India for its client L&T Hydrocarbon. The 76-metre long...

Ministry of Shipping to be renamed as Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways: PM...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said in a statement that the Ministry of Shipping is being expanded and renamed as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. He was addressing a gathering after...

Adani Group takes over Ahmedabad airport operations

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Adani Group has taken over the operations of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport from November 8th onwards, Airports Authority of India said in a tweet. "Handing over of Ahmedabad airport to Adani Ahmedabad...

GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo signs MoU with TSRTC for connectivity

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GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC), recently signed an MoU with Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to jointly promote international export and import of cargo. As part of the MoU, GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo...

LCL shipping: A competitive business during COVID-19

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Soaring airfreight rates have left some commodities on the ground, but expedited ocean services are emerging as viable and cost-effective alternatives with a faster reach for moving cargo to destinations across the globe. In recent months, shippers...