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WFS and Air China renew cargo contracts in France and the UK

Air China has renewed cargo handling contracts with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at airports in France and the United Kingdom for three years.

CFL and Thai Airways sign courier contract

CFL, the only on-site express courier handler at Heathrow Airport, has signed a three-year contract with Thai Airways to give UK businesses greater access to the Far East.

Bournemouth Airport gears up for peak season

Bournemouth Airport is getting ready for a busy peak season with consistent e-commerce growth on routes from the Far East to the UK.

DB Schenker opens Trafford Park facility

DB Schenker has opened its Trafford Park facility in Manchester, which will serve industries including the industrial, aerospace, retail, healthcare and renewables sectors.

IAG Cargo fuels ground fleet with HVO

IAG Cargo has completed the transition from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to fuel its ground vehicles at London Heathrow Airport.

Davies Turner opens Atherstone logistics hub

Davies Turner has added warehouse capacity in the West Midlands with a new hub in Atherstone, Warwickshire.

One Air flies to East Midlands Airport

One Air has started flying to East Midlands Airport with its first service arriving from Hong Kong International Airport.

WFS awarded ISAGO accreditation at London Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) for its cargo handling operations at London Heathrow Airport.

FedEx Express on new Stansted sorting facility and looking to 2024

The Editor spoke with FedEx Express' Director of Ground Operations, Alun Cornish, and UK lead, Robert Peto, on the impact of their new package import sorting system at Stansted Airport and their...

AIPUT granted planning permission to develop Radius Park

Airport Industry Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) has been granted planning permission for a high-spec industrial warehouse building at its Radius Park industrial campus at Heathrow Airport.

FedEx doubles import capacity at Stansted Airport

FedEx Express Europe has installed a new import sorting system at London Stansted Airport, doubling the number of shipments that can be processed per hour.

Bournemouth Airport gains more Chengdu flights

Bournemouth Airport’s cargo business, Cargo First, continues to grow with up to 9 flights a week to Chengdu.