Is it the role of the airport help train and recruit workers for sustained cargo growth?

Air cargo industry stakeholders are no strangers to the difficulties involved in recruiting skilled labor to fill warehousing and ground handling vacancies at growing airports. But does responsibility fall on the airport, or the individual stakeholders in need of labor? A number of airports, such as Liège Airport (LGG) and Istanbul New Airport (ISL), are […]

San Bernardino set to construct massive cargo logistics center

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) will soon begin construction of a massive new “Eastgate Air Cargo Logistics Center” in partnership with Hillwood Enterprises LP. The Eastgate air cargo terminal will be developed on a 101-acre site within SBD airport property, between SBD’s taxiway “E” and San Bernardino city’s 3rd St. The terminal building will include […]

Haimen Nantong under consideration as site for Shanghai’s third airport

Speculation emerged yesterday that Shanghai’s third airport will be built in the neighboring county-level city Haimen, located within Jiangsu province’s prefecture-level city of Nantong, which would mean cities Kunshang, Wuxi, Ningbo and Jiaxiang, previously rumored to be potential sites for Shanghai’s third airport, may have struck out. Given increasing challenges to capacity at Shanghai airports […]

U.S. House committee considers bill to fund FAA during shutdowns

Today, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing to discuss H.R. 1108, the proposed “Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2019” that would fund the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the event of a partial government shutdown like the one ended late last month. The hearing examined how the […]

WFS to build new pharma facility in Copenhagen

Paris-based cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) announced its plans to build a new pharmaceutical facility at Copenhagen Airport (CPH). Construction of the facility will begin in April. The new building will cover an area of 1,500 square meters equipped with temperature-controlled facilities for 2°C to 8°C pharmaceutical products. The building will be accessible through […]

ACS grows U.S. presence, opens office in Atlanta

Today, United Kingdom-based charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) opened an Atlanta, Georgia, office near Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The Atlanta office is the company’s sixth in the United States and demonstrates the company’s increasing presence in the U.S., as well as its continued global growth. In interview with Air Cargo Airports, ACS told Air […]
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