All Air Freight articles – Page 5

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    Emirates SkyWheels service flies JLR vehicles to Chicago from Birmingham

    2017-05-24T09:18:09Z

    Emirates Airline’s freight division, SkyCargo, has announced a bespoke new service for Jaguar Land Rover, flying finished vehicles from the UK’s Birmingham airport to Chicago in the US.Logistics provider Metro Shipping coordinated the service, with the first flight taking place last week. The company has a specialist automotive division located ...

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    Ekol sets up in Iran and looks to air freight

    2017-05-22T17:27:48Z

    Ekol Logistics has established a subsidiary in Iran with an initial investment of €20m ($22m) in a logistics facility in the northern city of Qazvin, 50km west of Tehran. The company is also looking at the feasibility of establishing a time-critical air freight service to Iran from Cologne in Germany ...

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    Cargolux and Emirates team up to boost services

    2017-05-17T16:03:08Z

    Air freight carriers Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo are setting up an operational partnership that will include sharing aircraft and cargo handling facilities, as well as developing block space and interline agreements for use on each other’s networks.It is the first such agreement between a main airline and a specialised ...

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    time:matters focuses on international growth

    2017-05-17T11:08:00Z

    German freight expeditor time:matters has said the 92% increase in automotive sector-related revenues it reported last month was the result of an increase in network coverage in the US and Mexico, along with a renewed focus on the automotive sector for same-day delivery and emergency logistics.

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    FedEx connects TNT’s hub in Liège to Memphis

    2017-04-26T14:30:38Z

    Following last year’s acquisition of TNT, global courier FedEx Express has launched a regular flight service from TNT’s European hub in Belgium to the FedEx world hub in Memphis.Boeing 777 freighters with 116 tons of capacity are being used for the flights, which take place five days a week from ...

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    Strong growth leaves auto sector revenue up 92% at time:matters

    2017-04-26T12:41:44Z

    German freight expeditor time:matters has announced a near-doubling in revenue related to the automotive sector in 2016.The company said it increased overall revenue by 9% in the year to just under €70m. Without providing specific numbers, automotive sector-related revenues were up 92%, high-tech and semiconductor up 47%, and aviation and ...