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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 […]

Top 5 ground handling innovations part I: streamlining scattered operations with digital technology

  This first part of our top five innovations in ground handling feature focuses on the products of the air cargo industry’s digital technology trend. While there are many projects pushing for automation and digitalization of processes, the key to ensuring widespread use of the technology across airport stakeholders relies upon creating a product that […]

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

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 […]

Top 20 airports: Asia expansion plans driven by e-commerce and pharma

Cross-border e-commerce and biopharmaceutical trade rules the day at Asian airports, given that increasing market demand in both industries have pegged them as among the top 5 airport trends we’ll see in 2019. We at Air Cargo Airports spoke with leading air cargo executives at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) and […]
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