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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What does the H in HR stand for?

Harassment? Hush-up? Or Human, after all? CargoForwarder Global (CFG) rarely discusses personnel decisions made by airlines, airports or forwarding...

Lufthansa supports European elections through dedicated aircraft

On 13 May, Lufthansa brought four A320’s to Brussels Airport, with each of the group members sporting a ‘Yes...

The ever-present AWB in air cargo

Air Waybills (AWBs) have been around since 1929, ensuring that all the details pertaining to any one air cargo...

Spotlight on… Kristin Beck, Management Advisor, BeCon Projects GmbH

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series makes a point of illustrating the many different functions involved in air cargo. Many...
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Garbe knocks on wood

Garbe Industrial Real Estate is breaking new ground in the construction of freight terminals such as, for example, at Straubing harbor on the Danube...

WestJet Cargo enriches the French cuisine…

... and delights travelers and cargo customers alike. The background to this is that the Canadian airline is flying to Paris again, after a...
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Too many planes, too little time

Perusing industry media and joining the dots on the different news components – ever-increasing orders for aircraft and aircraft conversions, seemingly more frequent aviation...

Swiss widens global network

Washington, Seoul, Toronto - these three destinations are now standing on the flight schedule of Swiss International Air Lines. While the first flight to...
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Hungary Cargo Airlines is in the starting blocks

The company has been operating under the name Universal Translink Airline Hungary (UTA) since APR21. It has now applied for a name change to...

Spotlight on… Vincent van Donk, Director Cargo Hub Amsterdam, KLM Cargo

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series highlights the many different careers within the huge machinery that is global air cargo, whether they are directly involved...
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The bitter-sweet taste of farmed Atlantic salmon

Dozens of freighter aircraft are lined up at Oslo Gardermoen Airport – from very large to rather small. Their common operational reason is the...

Norse Cargo eyes South African wines

European wine connoisseur should be delighted. From 28OCT24, the Norwegian airline Norse Atlantic Airways will be connecting Europe with South Africa utilizing a Boeing...

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Swiss WorldCargo faces change of leadership

At Swiss WorldCargo, the cargo division of Swiss Air Lines, the search for a successor to Head of Cargo, Lorenzo Stoll, has begun. A...

Brussels cargo community cautious re new permit

As it goes, airport operating licenses are never welcomed with a standing ovation, and Brussels Airport’s is no exception. The cargo users take a...

Air Cargo Data has become the “new oil”

Air cargo data is commercial air freight shipment data sourced from the AWB. It reveals the actual transaction between a carrier and its forwarder,...

Exclusive – Warehouse Automation lowers freighter downtime…

…, speeds up the throughput of shipments, and reduces costs mid-term, claims cargo veteran and intralogistics expert, Olaf Oczkos (OO). The concept, exclusively presented...

Sovereign Speed speeds up climate protection efforts

To achieve this goal, the Hamburg-based express logistics service provider is relying on the use of the biofuel Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). This will...

Spotlight on… Janina Meininger, Business Development Manager at CHI Deutschland Cargo Handling.

Welcome Back to CargoForwarder Global's 'Spotlight On…' Series: Exploring the Appeal of the Air Cargo Industry Through Stories of Young Talent. Today, we're talking...

Life Science Industry – a look beyond the horizon

At the Nordic Air Cargo Symposium in Stockholm, Frank Van Gelder (FVG) gave around 140 participants a look through the keyhole at future trends...

Silke navigates 1.7 million boxes across the globe

On 01APR24, Silke Lehmköster took over the role as Senior Director Fleet Management at shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd. This makes the 37-year-old manager one of...

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