Top 5 ground handling innovations

In anticipation of a continued increase in cargo volumes into 2019, particularly of high-value and specialized goods, such as pharmaceuticals and e-commerce, industry providers are working to develop technologies optimizing security and efficiency in operations. Ground handling operations, however, tend to be a weak point in the supply chain and are often badly in need […]

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 […]

YVR in early stages of planning new cargo facility

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is in the early stages of planning to develop about 44 acres of land that will be the foundation of a new “modern cargo and logistics facility.” Brock Penner, manager of corporate communications at YVR, told Air Cargo World that the airport is still “undergoing commercial negotiations with the project proponent,” and that […]

Vietnam prepares for Long Thanh Airport construction

Yesterday, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister, Trinh Dinh Dung, called for expeditious completion and submission of the Long Thanh International Airport Project feasibility report, so that it can be reviewed and approved during the Vietnamese National Assembly in October, allowing construction of the new airport to begin early next year. Aware of shifting cargo flows due […]

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 […]
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