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Lufthansa Cargo, Fraport Ground Services renew contract through 2025

Boeing 747-230F-SCD, Lufthansa Cargo Lufthansa Cargo AG and Fraport AG Ground Services have signed a contract to extend their ground-handling partnership at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) for eight more years. The agreement, extending from January 2018 to December 2025, covers aircraft ground handling – particularly the loading and unloading of Lufthansa Cargo’s

DHL to break ground on ‘8-figure’ freight facility near Hanover Airport

DHL Freight hub European road-freight service provider DHL Freight is making “an eight-figure investment” in a new 7,800-square-meter freight hub at the Hanover Airport Business Park in Langenhagen, Germany. DHL Freight expects its investment to translate into improvements in LTL (less-than-truckload) and FTL (full-truck-load) transport. Groundbreaking is scheduled for the beginning

FedEx to be launch customer for new ATR production freighter

The deal will make FedEx the launch customer of ATR’s first production freighter aircraft Aircraft manufacturer, ATR, has signed an agreement with FedEx for the purchase of thirty ATR 72-600 production freighters, with options to increase the order to fifty.   ATR42 ATR72 Large Cargo Door Freighter Conversions. [Video]   The deal will make FedEx the

British forwarders demand ‘action, not words’ as Heathrow congestion worsens

Air cargo loading London (Air Cargo world) - Congestion at the Heathrow Airport’s cargo center has gotten so bad that local police are now turning away vehicles, prompting complaints from U.K.-based forwarders that they are “enduring misery on a daily basis,” according to Robert Keen, the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA)

MIA debuts web-based cargo flight tracker

Terminal J Miami International Airport Miami, Florida (Air Cargo World) - Soon shippers, freight forwarders and anyone else with skin in the air cargo game will be able to view real-time flight information for airfreight moving through Miami International Airport (MIA), as the Miami-Dave Aviation Department launches its MIA Cargo Flight

Nigeria moves cargo delivery from Lagos ports to Papalanto to beat Apapa Gridlock

Lagos Port Lagos - The Nigerian Government has concluded plans to make importers take delivery of their cargoes cleared from Lagos ports at Papalanto in Ogun State via rail lines. This was disclosed by the country's Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, who said the government has made provisions for the supply

European shippers demand IATA act to defend freighter operations

Schiphol taxiway The European Shippers Council (ESC) is warning that slot-allocation policies at major airports will “immediately hurt the rest of the supply chain, hamper the economic investment climate, and result in a loss of jobs” unless policies are changed to accommodate full freighter operations. For example, with freighter flights at Amsterdam