MNG Airlines launches CGN-JFK route using A330-300P2F

Turkey-based MNG Airlines launched a thrice-weekly flight this week between New York (JFK) and Cologne (CGN) using its newly converted A330-300 aircraft. While MNG initially launched a bi-weekly CGN-JFK freighter route in 2018, the carrier’s new A330-300P2F offers a higher payload of 63 tonnes and emits less noise carbon emissions, according to yesterday’s release from[…]

On Logistics: What ocean freight should know about airfreight

The capacity shortage caused by COVID-19 has pushed airfreight operators to pursue creative solutions like the implementation of passenger freighters. The demand imbalance has also seen new entrants dip their toes into the airfreight market, as with the decisions from major players in ocean shipping including CMA CGM and Maersk to pursue own-controlled air capacity.[…]

The future of air cargo distribution: Customers, products and sales channels

As part of our client work and research, Cargo Facts Consulting is often tasked with developing a view on fundamental commercial strategy questions surrounding customer mix, product portfolio, business model and type of distribution network. With the pandemic hopefully mainly behind us, it is worth thinking about how the air cargo business will evolve in[…]

Kale Logistics to develop e-marketplace for booking air cargo capacity

Indian logistics software provider Kale Logistics Solutions is developing an e-marketplace for booking air cargo capacity that is set to launch in 2022. Kale’s Logistics e-Marketplace will offer air cargo and logistics services, including scheduling, booking and payment, and trucking services, Kale Logistics Director Amar More told Air Cargo World. “The subsequent benefits of this[…]

Increase in October airport cargo throughput shows strong start to Q4

Leading into peak season, major cargo airports and gateways across the globe showed a strong start to the fourth quarter with substantial increases in October cargo activity that surpassed 2019 volumes. The large increases in reported cargo throughput for October are higher than previous months, which have seen more moderate increases compared to 2019, according[…]