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Freightweek news update Week 32

LONDON, Heathrow: August 12, 2017. To celebrate World Elephant Day and help stop illegal trade of wildlife, Heathrow has installed a pop-up interactive display at the airport's Terminal 5 in partnership with UK Border Force and IAG Cargo. Read more: IAG_Cargo.pdf

MIAMI: August 11, 2017. TAP Air Portugal, the country's 72 year-old national carrier, has made its first 'retro' flight to Miami from Lisbon with an A330. Read more: Back_to_the_70s.pdf

KANSAI, Japan: August 11, 2017. Yusen Logistics is joining the KIX Pharma Community, a group being formed to acquire joint CEIV Pharma certification at Kansai International Airport. Read more: CEIV.pdf

dship GalliaBREMEN: August 11, 2017. The deugro Group has acquired all of P.T. Rolitrans International's and P.T. Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets. Read more: heavylift.pdf

ATLANTA: August 11, 2017.  Delta Cargo is now using the Envirotainer RAP e2 in its domestic and international widebody aircraft for shipments  between +0°C and +20°C. Read more: Envirotainer.pdf

FINDEL, Luxembourg G-D: August 11, 2017. lux-Airport is to begin construction of a new head office for Cargolux at the end of 2017 for completion by 2020. Read more: Cargolux_HQ.pdf

LONDON STANSTED: August 09, 2017. CargoLogicAir is to begin a twice-weekly B747-400 freighter service between the UK and Mexico on August 19. Read more: Mexico.pdf

JACKSONVILLE, FL: August 09, 2017. Crowley Liner Services has begun a weekly sailing between Florida, Costa Rica and Panama. Read more: Costa_Rica.pdf

BREMEN: August 09, 2017. dship Carriers, the multi-purpose project shipping company of the deugro Group, has acquired three heavylift MPP vessels for use on trade lanes between Asia, the Gulf and Europe. Read more: MPP1.pdf

BASEL, Switzerland: August 08, 2017. Panalpina has won a five-year contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq. Read more: Iraq_oil.pdf

TANGIER: August 07, 2017. Munich Maersk, a Triple-E vessel capable of carrying over 20,000 TEU, made its maiden call at APM Terminals Tangier on July 28 to help celebrate the facility's 10th anniversary. Read more: Tangier.pdf

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Written on 19/10/2017, 16:33
kerr-to-leave-etihad-cargoABU DHABI, October 19, 2017. Etihad Cargo senior vice president David Kerr is to leave the organization at the end of 2017. The airline said his successor...
Written on 18/10/2017, 18:56
kn-profits-from-eurasia-rail-linksHAMBURG: October 17, 2017. Six months after its launch, Kuehne + Nagel (KN) has added points in northern China, Japan and South Korea to its Eurasia...
Written on 17/10/2017, 21:07
bbc-chartering-and-jumbo-create-project-cargo-allianceLEER, Germany/ SCHIEDAM, Netherlands: October 17, 2017. Heavylift and project cargo ocean carriers BBC Chartering and Jumbo have agreed to collaborate in...
Written on 17/10/2017, 15:53
compressors-support-turkmenistan-gas-for-chinaCALGARY: October 17, 2017. Bolloré Logistics China has chartered four AN-124-100 flights to ship compressor skids from Calgary, Canada to the vast...
Written on 16/10/2017, 19:43
freightweek-news-update-week-42MARIETTA, GA: October 19, 2017. Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the first flight of its LM-100J, the 17th version of its C-130J Super Hercules...
Written on 16/10/2017, 15:47
maserati-makes-an-entrance-at-naritaMODENA: October 16, 2017. Maserati chartered an Air Bridge Cargo Airlines 747-400 freighter for the Japan launch of its MY18 Maserati GranTurismo and...
Written on 13/10/2017, 18:36
apl-adds-to-guaranteed-service-suiteSINGAPORE: October 09, 2017. APL has renamed its two guaranteed service offerings 'Eagle Guaranteed' and added 'Eagle Go' to the suite with a guarantee of...
Written on 13/10/2017, 16:59
dp-world-to-expand-in-dominican-republicDUBAI: October 12, 2017. DP World is planning to expand its US$400 million Caucedo port operations in the Dominican Republic with a new 400-meter berth...
Written on 12/10/2017, 19:48
hawaii-to-meet-the-maxDALLAS: October 12, 2017. With 44 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest Airlines has announced it will begin service to Hawaii from the U.S....
Written on 12/10/2017, 18:43
skyteam-members-look-towards-joint-ventureGUANGZHOU/AMSTERDAM: October 12, 2017. China Southern Cargo and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have taken the first step towards a joint venture with the...
Written on 12/10/2017, 16:17
turkish-airlines-outperforms-marketISTANBUL: October 12, 2017. Turkish Airlines reported a 25 percent year-on-year increase in air cargo carried to over 97,000 tons in September as traffic...
Written on 10/10/2017, 16:47
cargolux-signs-cargo-codeshare-with-emiratesDUBAI/LUXEMBOURG: October 10, 2017. Cargolux and Emirates SkyCargo have signed a cargo codeshare agreement for passenger and freighter services. Both...
Written on 10/10/2017, 15:24
freightweek-news-update-week-41PITTSBURGH, PA: October 15, 2017. A Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighter arrived at Pittsburgh International Airport last Thursday as the airline's...
Written on 06/10/2017, 21:28
miami-and-iata-agree-air-cargo-outlook-remains-strongGENEVA: October 04, 2017. IATA reports a 12.1 percent year-on-year increase in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) in August for its members, the fifth time...
Written on 06/10/2017, 17:05
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Written on 05/10/2017, 21:25
wal-mart-to-provide-a-new-parcel-serviceBENTONVILLE, AK: October 03 2017. Walmart has acquired Parcel, a technology-based, 24/7 service that uses routing algorithms to deliver perishable and...
Written on 05/10/2017, 20:44
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Written on 05/10/2017, 19:36
qatar-cargo-adds-helsinki-as-finnish-pharma-industry-expandsDOHA: October 03, 2017. Qatar Airways Cargo has added Helsinki as its 74th pharma destination following the addition of Dublin in June this year. Chief...
Written on 05/10/2017, 16:53
volga-dnepr-returns-landshut-to-germanyFRIEDERICHSHAFEN, Germany. October 05, 2017. A former Lufthansa B737-200 aircraft, hijacked in 1977 by a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation...
Written on 04/10/2017, 19:09
freightweek-news-update-week-40DOHA: October 08, 2017. Qatar Airways Cargo has taken delivery of its 13th B777 freighter. The airline's fleet now includes 22 freighters: eight A330F, 13...

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