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The world’s largest cargo plane Antonov 124 left Belfast flying three 18-tonne oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators as part of the UK’s latest response to India’s Covid-19 crisis.
Charter services supported the automotive and manufacturing sectors as supply chain disruption and increased demand resulted in a need for airfreight capacity.
These include shipments of specialised oxygen generators, oxygen concentrators and ventilators to Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
On May 8, FedEx is donating a FedEx Boeing 777F charter flight to move more than 3,400 oxygen concentrators, converters and nearly 265,000 KN95 masks for Direct Relief from Newark to Mumbai.
World Courier, a global specialty logistics provider and a part of AmerisourceBergen, recently opened a 4,000+ sqm GMP-compliant depot in Istanbul, Turkey.
The innovative Intradco Global Pig Lift comprises of a custom-converted van which has been modified to enable pigs to transfer from their lorry transport to their crates, at varying heights, without having to navigate any ramps.
With effect from May 2021, Magma Aviation is expanding its fleet with the addition of one Boeing 747-400F through its partnership with Plus Logistics Solutions.
Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), has announced an order for four Airbus A321 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversions from new customer, GTLK Europe, a top-tier global leasing company based in Dublin, Ireland.
LATAM Airlines Group has committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, zero waste to landfill by 2027 and protecting iconic ecosystems in South America.
Over the course of one year, the air cargo carrier has now operated more than 3,100 flights with cargo on seats and in the overhead bins transporting more than 11,000 tonnes of vital cargo.
First-quarter ACMI Services revenues were down $37 million due primarily to reduced operations for passenger and combi services, including fewer special charter operations, versus the early stages of the pandemic last year.
Blue Dart Express reported a consolidated net profit of INR 891 million for the fourth quarter and INR 963 million net profit for the year ended March 31, 2021.
The UPS Foundation has announced a $1 million commitment to fight the Covid-19 surge in India. The pledge is a combination of emergency funding, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise to provide urgent relief, as well as strategic support.
Global air cargo demand bounced back into growth in April after a 3 percent dip in March, with high load factors keeping the international airfreight system under significant strain.
Nearly 3.16 million metric tonnes of cargo - a 15 percent increase from the previous year—propelled ANC from the world’s sixth busiest cargo airport in 2019 to No. 4 in 2020.