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Freightweek news update Week 48

BRUSSELS: November 30, 2017. The European Commission has updated its list of 178 airlines banned from the EU for safety reasons. Read more: banned.pdf

BONN: November 30, 2017. DHL Global Forwarding has a new freight quotation and booking service "easily available online" covering 40 countries using common pre-paid and collect trade terms. Read more: upto2000kgs.pdf

HAMBURG: November 30, 2017. Hapag-Lloyd has completed its integration with UASC and expects to save US$435 million a year from 2019 as a result. Read more: UASC.pdf

MEXICO CITY: November 30, 2017. va-Q-tec and Aeroméxico Cargo have announced a global agreement for the deviation-free transport of temperature-sensitive goods. Read more: mexico.pdf

Airbus A350 Air MauritiusMUMBAI/AMSTERDAM: November 29, 2017: Jet Airways Cargo and Air France KLM Cargo have signed an MoU "with the aim of eventually creating an integrated commercial and operational cargo cooperation model between India and Europe". Read more: significant.pdf

TOULOUSE: November 29, 2017. The Airbus Foundation has operated another humanitarian flight with the delivery of an A350-900 to Air Mauritius (pictured). Read more: Mauritius.pdf

BONN: November 28, 2017. Deutsche Post DHL says its 5,000 electric 'Streetscooters' have saved 16,000 tons of CO2, reduced costs by 60-80 percent and driven 13.5 million kilometers delivering letters and parcels. Read more: scoot.pdf

ATLANTA: November 28, 2017: Delta Cargo's DASH Critical & Medical service is now available from 15 U.S. locations with the addition of Boston today. Read more: Boston.pdf

SINGAPORE: November 28, 2017 Unilode Aviation Solutions has moved its ULD and galley cart repair facility into a larger facility near the Changi Airfreight Center (pictured). Read more: Unilode.pdf

GENEVA: November 27, 2017. Emirates airline is the launch customer for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Electronic Flight Bags (eFB). Read more: dangerousgoods.pdf

JOHANNESBURG: November 27, 2017. Aviation groups Airlink and Safair are seeking approval from South Africa's Competition Commission to merge under the Airlink brand. Read more: saf-air.pdf

LONDON/MADRID: November 27, 2017. IAG Cargo has today announced a number of key changes to its executive team to align with its business priorities. Read more: digitalventures.pdf

TEMA, Ghana: November 27, 2017. APM Terminals has signed an MoU with the Ghanaian government to ensure port access at its new terminal is safe. Read more: roadsafety.pdf

ZEEBRUGGE: November 27, 2017. The CMA CGM Group is increasing its Europe-Oceania frequency to a weekly service using 13 box ships on a 91-day rotation. Read more: 91days.pdf

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Written on 18/02/2018, 00:45
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Written on 14/02/2018, 16:57
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Written on 13/02/2018, 21:22
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Written on 12/02/2018, 21:16
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