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Small fall for airfreight at Kuehne + Nagel

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April 25, 2019 Kuehne + Nagel profits were down 1.6% in the first quarter of 2019, with the airfreight sector getting off to a slow start. Group net turnover was up 7.7% to 5.2 billion Swiss francs (CHF) but profits were down 1.6% to CHF 181 million. Following significant airfreight tonnage growth, volumes were down […]

Panalpina acquires Colombian perishable specialist

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April 25, 2019 Panalpina has extended its Perishables Network in South America through the acquisition of Colombian company CargoMaster and its Ecuadorian subsidiary, Laseair. CargoMaster is one of Latin America’s largest companies specializing in the airfreight export of perishables, primarily sending flowers to the US but also to Europe and Asia. It was founded in […]

New contract wins for Menzies Aviation Germany

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April 24, 2019 Menzies Aviation has won new ground handling contracts and signed renewals across its German network. In Hamburg, Menzies will handle an additional two daily flights to Friedrichshafen for Sun-Air Scandinavia. Menzies will deliver ground handling services for the Danish regional airline, having already handled over 700 flights during the 2018/19 winter season. […]

Unilode acquires assets of AeroNet Services

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April 3, 2019 Unilode Aviation Solutions has acquired the assets of AeroNet Services, a specialist ULD maintenance and repair organization operating in France. The provider of outsourced unit load device management and repair solutions will take over AeroNet’s repair facilities at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports and continue to employ AeroNet’s 31 staff. […]

Rhenus comes to Canada with Rodair acquisition

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March 19, 2019 Rhenus Group has established its own network in Canada with the acquisition of Toronto-headquartered logistics provider Rodair. Rodair’s core business activities include international freight forwarding, project logistics, courier, warehousing and distribution, 3PL services and e-commerce solutions. The company was founded in 1996 and has business sites in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. One […]

WFS picks up 3 year contract with Qantas at DFW

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March 14, 2019 Qantas has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with a three-year contract at Dallas Fort/Worth International Airport covering passenger operations, cargo and ramp handling. The Australian flag carrier operates seven Airbus A380 passenger flights a week from Dallas to Sydney as well as a weekly Boeing 747-400 Freighter service. WFS’s client base at […]

Hawaiian Airlines renews ULD deal with Unilode

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March 13, 2019 Unilode Aviation Solutions has renewed its long-term agreement to manage the ULD fleet of Hawaiian Airlines. Brad Matheny, managing director of cargo at Hawaiian Airlines says: “Thanks to Unilode’s expertise and flexibility, we always have the right assets to meet our ULD needs, including some special units, which Unilode has provided for […]

Jettainer to manage ULD fleet for WAMOS Air

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March 13, 2019 Jettainer has taken over the container management and maintenance for WAMOS Air on a five-year deal with the Madrid, Spain-based airline. WAMOS’s fleet of former Pullmantur Air aircraft consist of seven Airbus A330-200s and five Boeing 747-400s. The fleet are primarily used for leisure charter services with some flights operating on behalf […]

Jettainer provides AA Cargo with Cool Management

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March 13, 2019 Jettainer has welcomed American Airlines Cargo as a customer for its ‘Cool Management’ system, giving the airline access to the ULD provider’s Cool Center of Excellence in Abu Dhabi. After a successful test run, the centre has been managing the entire fleet of American Airlines Cargo’s reefer containers. The ‘Cool Management’ service […]

Another successful year for Kuehne + Nagel

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February 27, 2019 Net profits at Kuehne + Nagel grew by 4.3% in 2018, helped by airfreight volumes and EBIT growing at double digit rates. Yearly net turnover was up from 18.6 billion Swiss francs (CHF) in 2017 to CHF 20.7 billion in 2018, with earnings for the year growing from CHF740 million in 2017 […]