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

India pursues airfreight development, HYD announces plans to double capacity

Today, Indian authorities announced that Indian airport operator GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) – a joint venture company established between the GMR Group, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Government of Telangana and Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad – is in the process of doubling its cargo handling capacity at Hyderabad International Airport (HYD) over the […]

Top 20 airports: American airports build up infrastructure despite trade tensions

At airports in the United States, American airport executives are supporting growing e-commerce, biopharmaceutical and perishable cargo trends with the expansion and renovation of airport infrastructure, with an eye towards China despite continued volatility in discussions between U.S. and Chinese government authorities. We at Air Cargo Airports spoke with leading air cargo executives at Anchorage […]

LaGuardia Airport suffers delays on day 35 of U.S. government shutdown

Update: Trump announced a 3 week deal to reopen U.S. government. Stay tuned for updates to find out whether the reprieve for cargo holds. This morning, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ushered in the 35th day of the partial government shutdown by temporarily restricting flights this morning into and out of New York’s LaGuardia Airport […]

Top 20 airports: Europe and Middle East aim to collaborate

At airports in Europe and the Middle East (EMEA), executives are focused not only on airport trends for 2019 including e-commerce and biopharmaceutical trade, but also on strengthening operations through collaboration  – whether within their own airport communities, or with partners in other regions. We at Air Cargo Airports spoke with leading air cargo executives […]

WFS gains CEIV-Pharma cert at AMS

This week, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) gained its CEIV certification from IATA for pharmaceuticals-handling at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), where the ground handler provides temperature-controlled storage for pharma clients that require environments that must stay with the ranges of 2-8°C and 15-25°C. AMS serves as a critical link in the trans-European pharma cold-chain for many […]

Vienna implements Nallian cloud platform

Vienna International Airport (VIE) has moved forward as the next European airport to form a partnership with Belgium-based IT firm Nallian, and is adopting Nallian’s cloud platform to allow stakeholders at the airport to operate in an integrated way through data-sharing. VIE will initially utilize the system’s vehicle database and statistics applications to improve security […]
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