Top 5 ground handling innovations

In anticipation of a continued increase in cargo volumes into 2019, particularly of high-value and specialized goods, su...
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • February 19, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

Wuxi airport announces 2019 expansion plans

Yesterday, Sunan Shuofang International Airport (WUX) announced it will extend its apron at the airport to attract more flights and expand its cargo network. The apron expansion project is expected to begin this month and will increase the number of aircraft parking positions at the airport from the currently available 24 to 32. Located in […]

Turkish Cargo launches cargo ops from Istanbul New Airport

Turkish Cargo carried out its first air domestic and international cargo operations aboard passenger aircraft from Istanbul New Airport (ISL) to Ankara (ESB) and Ercan International Airport (ECN), respectively, on Feb. 4, according to flight tracking software and a statement from the carrier. The launch marks the beginning of the carrier’s move into its future […]
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