Schiphol’s slot dilemma – and no end in sight

Leading airports focus strategically and economically on growth rather than contraction. An exception is Schiphol. There, the municipality of Amsterdam demands that the number...

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Schiphol wins despite legal blow

The Supreme Court in The Hague has rejected the reduction in take-offs and landings at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)...

Lufthansa Cargo scoring goals of its own

Ok, so Germany is out of the running in the EURO 2024, but over at Lufthansa Cargo, the ‘sportspersonship’...

Spotlight on…  Radhesh Menon, VP Product Management & Strategy...

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series highlights the very varied job areas within the air cargo industry. When it comes...

Exclusive – Florian stands up for an environmental levy...

Greenhouse gas emissions should be taxed for an entire journey, from origin to destination, advocates J. Florian Pfaff (JFP),...
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AeroUnión operates first A330P2F for Avianca

Mexico City-headquartered cargo carrier, AeroUnión, has received an A330 passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft which will be operated on behalf of its Colombian partner, Avianca Cargo....

TAP – one bride, two suitors

The next consolidation in European air traffic is on the horizon with the privatization of the Portuguese airline, TAP. There are two potential applicants...
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Amsterdam: old conflicts or new solutions?

His name is Barry Madlener, he is 54 years old and a leading politician of the far-right Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV). Since 01JUL24...

Climate Change and Nature vs Aviation

Increasing incidents of severe air turbulence, news of damage caused to airports by extreme rainfall and flooding, and now, airspace again being closed because...
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Turkish Cargo grows its freighter fleet

The Turkish carrier has placed an order for four additional Boeing 777 freighters to further strengthen the airline's position in the global air cargo...

Spotlight on… Jenni Frigger-Latham, VP Sales & Marketing, EMO Trans (Corp)

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series brings the many different facets of the air cargo industry to the fore, inviting a different individual each week,...
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EU approves Lufthansa – ITA merger

The picture speaks for itself. There is a small gap between the current Lufthansa Airlines family, which consists of five members, and ITA Airways....

Qatar Airways ups Germany flights

The Doha-based state carrier has added Hamburg (HAM) as a fifth Destination in Germany, following Berlin (BER), Dusseldorf (DUS), Frankfurt (FRA), and Munich (MUC)....

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2024 at Half-Time: What’s the score?

Really, when it boils down to it, there are plenty of similarities between the air cargo industry and a football game. Both require strategy,...

BUD: New management, new ground handling pact

This change in personnel was already apparent: the new Head of Budapest Airport is François Berisot. He is a long-standing management member of the...

Spotlight on… AI in Air Cargo

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series makes a point of illustrating the many different functions involved in transporting air cargo from A to B. Cargo...

Hanseatic Global Terminals is launched

With effect from 01JUL24, the terminal and infrastructure activities of the shipping company, Hapag-Lloyd, are consolidated in an independent business unit. The name of...

A giant dedicated to turbine blade transport

The world’s largest aircraft is being custom-built to carry a very particular type of cargo: wind turbine blades. With its 108-meter length, Radia’s WindRunner,...

Spotlight on… Justin Atchison, Air Pricing and Procurement Manager DACH, CEVA Logistics

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series highlights the many different functions in the air cargo industry and talks to people involved in those jobs. There...

time:matters expands in Shanghai

On 25JUN24, the specialists in organizing and operating ultra urgent shipments will inaugurate a courier terminal at Shanghai Pudong Airport. This will enable  in...

Peru on way to becoming China’s darling in LatAm

China's anger has faded. It arose after the Peruvian government withdrew its promise to grant the Chinese state-owned shipping company, Cosco, the exclusive rights...

Aviation in the Baltic Sea region opts for Hydrogen

A total of 16 airports and aviation companies are involved in the H2 initiative, which was launched shortly before the turn of the year...

Drones are on the rise