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

Swissport invests in LHR with full acquisition of Cargo Handling Ltd.

Zurich-based cargo handler Swissport is purchasing the remaining 50 percent stake in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) – the other half of which it already owns. Swissport’s executive vice president for the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region, Luzius Wirth, said the move will “round off our global cargo business,” adding that “on the […]

BRU has first decline in cargo volume in months, which strike may worsen

Today, Brussels Airport (BRU) released its January traffic results, in which volume decreased by 3.2 percent to about 55,000 tonnes, year-over-year. Meanwhile, a planned national strike to affect all of Belgium next week may exacerbate the slowdown. BRU has been gaining steam in its cargo efforts over the last few years, establishing itself as an […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • February 8, 2019
  • EMEA

Cargo Facts EMEA 2019: Digital infrastructure to become defining element of successful hubs

Just what will a successful cargo hub look like in the future? Although space for expansion and improvements to existing physical infrastructure are important, panelists discussing the topic during this week’s Cargo Facts EMEA Symposium in Frankfurt agreed that digital runways will become just as crucial to the success of an airport’s cargo operations as […]

dnata furthers investment in freight forwarding

Today, dnata furthered its investment in freight forwarding by purchasing stake in two companies – a 50 percent stake in Dubai Express, Freightworks LLC and a 25.5 percent stake in France-based Bolloré Logistics LLC, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from UAE-based Kanoo Group LLC. As a result of the transaction, dnata is now the sole owner […]

Cargojet acquires ground handling company at Québec’s Mirabel Airport

Canada-based all-cargo carrier Cargojet acquired a ground handling company located onsite at Mirabel Airport (YMX) in Québec as part of the company’s strategy to in-source its Canadian ground handling operations. The CAD $3 million purchase of the unnamed company includes all assets and existing real estate agreements. Although formerly a major international airport, YMX transitioned […]

West delta rising part II: comprehensive network expansion and complementing airport strategies

Today’s Part II continues our feature considering the role of the recently opened Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in supporting the diversification of cargo flows in China’s Pearl River Delta region. Read on to learn more about the role of the HZMB in PRD airports’ strategies to expand cargo logistics networks by air or click here to […]
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