IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, has commenced operations of its first A321 Freighter aircraft between Delhi and Mumbai, effective November 15, 2022. The aircraft converted from a passenger jet to a full freighter configuration is used for general freight on the inaugural Delhi - Mumbai flight, while carrying general and e-commerce CarGo on the return leg. These inaugural flights carried a payload of more than 20 tons on each leg. IndiGo... Read More
India's new all-cargo airline, Pradhaan Air Express, commenced commercial operations on 1st October on the DEL-BOM-DEL route. The airline received the world's first A320 converted freighter in July and aptly named it 'PEHALWAN', a Hindi term meaning wrestler or a strongman. New Delhi Airport witnessed the landing of the A320 P2F (Passenger-to-Freighter conversion) as the airline is all set to take the Indian Air Freight Industry to new heights. Pradhaan... Read More
We know the difficult times faced by the airlines during the pandemic, and only charter and cargo services rescued them to an extent. Now, to continue the success story, IndiGo CarGo goes live. Read to know the service details. IndiGo CarGo Live: Converts Passenger Jet to a Full Freighter Config Building on the success of the CarGo business in the recent years, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier has received its first... Read More
We are getting to read and know how Airlines are taking the Sustainability efforts forward in the Aviation Industry. Now, Cathay Pacific is driving the efforts with the extension of Fly Greener to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a carbon-offset programme of the airline to tackle climate change by achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Carbon Emissions Calculator: The new carbon emissions calculator works out the carbon emissions... Read More
In an attempt to expand its global network even further American Airlines has announced the initiation of new flights to New Delhi which started on November 12th, 2021. American Airlines is the biggest airline in terms of fleet and seemingly the air-giant is ready to take advantage of the recent ease in travel restrictions. American Airlines will be using its largest widebody carrier in the fleet Boeing 777-300ER for the... Read More
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has achieved Envirotainer’s Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Program (QEP) accreditation. QEP recognises SIA’s proficiency and capability in managing Envirotainer’s temperature-controlled container shipments per industry standards. SIA is the first airline to be accredited in South East Asia, and selected stations in the Airline’s network received their accreditation in the third quarter of this year. Accreditation Reassures SIA's Pharma Cargo Handling Capabilities Envirotainer’s QEP accreditation provides... Read More
Emirates SkyCargo is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by creating the world’s first dedicated airside cargo hub for the vaccine in Dubai. The air cargo carrier is taking a global leadership position by announcing that it will be re-opening its Emirates SkyCentral DWC cargo terminal in Dubai South to serve as a dedicated anchor hub for cold chain storage... Read More
Blue Dart, India's leading express logistics service provider and part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) has been consistent in its support to the nation in the fight against the pandemic. Blue Dart as the Trade Facilitator of the Nation ensured that life doesn't come to a standstill by safeguarding and ensuring the delivery of critical shipments across the country. In keeping with its commitment to its philosophy, Blue... Read More
How Emirates SkyCargo Is Helping the Supply Chains and Farming Community Across the Markets During COVID-19
On the 2nd of October, when Emirates SkyCargo’s first freighter flight took off from Guadalajara, Mexico, the cargo hold contained several tonnes of avocadoes and other vegetables grown and harvested in Mexico and destined for supermarket shelves in Europe and the Middle East. In Kenya, Emirates’ 10 weekly flights in October 2020 from Nairobi airport transport, among other commodities, fresh fruits and vegetables such as green beans, pineapples, mangoes and avocadoes.... Read More
SpiceJet is always trying to innovate its services. Recently, SpiceJet announced that it has got the clearing from DGCA to conduct drone trials. SpiceXpress, the freighter arm of SpiceJet is looking to deliver essential items to people living in remote areas with the help of drones. But first, the airline needs to prove that it can do that effectively and all the safety concerns are met. It will be beneficial... Read More
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