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Lufthansa Cargo to sell Brussels Airlines’ belly space

  Brussels Airlines is the flag carrier and largest airline of Belgium. Operates to over 90 destinations in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia and also offers charter services, maintenance and crew training. Covers 17 African destinations. Lufthansa Cargo will market the cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines, owned by the Lufthansa Group, from September, a move the two airlines claim will benefit

New service from Cargolux, Nippon Cargo takes off

Cargolux on Wednesday operated its first 747-8 freighter service from Luxembourg Airport (LUX) to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT), putting its new deal with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) into action. The weekly flight will depart from LUX every Tuesday evening and arrive in NRT on Wednesday at 16:25 Japan Standard Time, and return

U.K. airfreight groups again call for action on London Heathrow expansion

Heathrow-cargo-terminal Pressure is being turned up again this week on Parliament in the U.K. to move forward on the planned third-runway expansion of London Heathrow Airport (LHR), as two airfreight groups called for action as soon as possible to relieve congestion caused by limited capacity. Robert Keen, director general of the British

IATA launches digital tools for dangerous goods declarations

Dallas U.S.A - It was a busy conference for dangerous goods (DG) last week at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium. In an effort to encourage electronic management DG handling and improve safety, IATA introduced both its Dangerous Goods AutoCheck (DG AutoCheck) platform and its e-Dangerous Goods Declaration (e-DGD) standards. DG AutoCheck stands

Hungary’s largest airport establishing itself as a regional air freight hub

  Budapest eyes larger regional freight role after record 2017 Hungary’s largest airport is establishing itself as a regional air freight hub, handling 127,145 tonnes of cargo in 2017. Starting this year, two carriers plan to operate flights to the U.S. from Budapest Airport (BUD), and next year, the airport will open

Deutsche Post drives up revenues in all divisions in 2017

  The German mail and logistics company posted revenues of 60.4 billion euros for the year, rising 5.4 percent from 2016, despite encountering headwinds from currency effects. Deutsche Post DHL Group recorded a consolidated net profit after non-controlling interests of 2.7 billion euros (U.S. $3.3 billion) in 2017, inching up 2.8 percent