Air Freight News
Nestle bans employee travel in radical coronavirus response
Nestle SA, the world’s largest food and beverage company, told employees to avoid traveling for business reasons until the middle of next month to keep…
Unilode rolls out ULD digitalisation reader network at all Swissport stations
Unilode Aviation Solutions, the global leader in outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management and repair solutions, and Swissport International Ltd, the world's leading provider of…
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Heathrow says halting new runway would be ‘financial suicide’
London Heathrow airport stepped up its defense of a $20 billion third runway, saying a government decision to block the project would amount to “financial…
Mideast virus cases climb, prompting halts to Iran flights
The number of coronavirus cases continues to climb in the Middle East, prompting airlines in countries including Turkey and the United Arab Emirates to place…
US push to pry open Gulf airspace for Qatar hits resistance
Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies are resisting a U.S. push to open their airspace to Qatar and end the natural-gas powerhouse’s heavy reliance on…
UAE halts flights to Iran, except Tehran, as virus cases rise
The United Arab Emirates banned flights to all cities in Iran with the exception of Tehran in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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WFS strengthens leadership team in North America to drive growth
WFS has announced key appointments to its leadership team in North America to support its air cargo and ground handling growth ambitions in 2020 and…
Graves and Graves introduce bill to incentivize timely airport project construction
A bill to ensure that Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funds can be used by airports to incentivize early completion of critical runway and airport projects…
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces $1 million to Laurence G. Hanscom Field in Bedford, MA
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation will award $1 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants…
AAAE/USCTA lead coalition again asking congress to fully fund contract towers
A coalition of aviation groups, including the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)/U.S. Contract Tower Association (USCTA), today wrote leaders of the Senate and House…