New HKG-SEA Cathay Pacific service adds cargo capacity

Today, Seattle International Airport (SEA) hosted the launch of Cathay Pacific‘s new nonstop service to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). The flight will be landing shortly in Hong Kong.  Cathay Pacific’s four-times weekly service between SEA and HKG will be operated by the airline’s A350-900 aircraft. The new service will supplement Cathay Pacific’s existing flights into North America, including its freighter service to Los Angeles (LAX) […]

Top 3 trends in the evolution of air cargo communities

Over the past seven years, cargo communities like those at Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS), Brussels Airport (BRU), Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Singapore Changi (SIN) and Miami Airport (MIA), have worked to instill real and positive change into airport operations.  While the cargo industry is often derided for a lag in technological upgrades or slow operations, airport cargo communities have introduced advancements to […]

Moscow prepares for next expansion, aims to become leading transit hub

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is preparing to launch the upcoming phases of its “2030 Master Plan” to become a leading transit hub. This year, SVO will enter its third runway into operation, and will begin the construction of a new parking apron as well as the second phase of its “Moscow Cargo” terminal expansion. […]

BRU, MVD sign pharma corridor MoU

Brussels Airport (BRU) and Montevideo Airport (MVD), in Uruguay, have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost their joint effort to strengthen a pharma corridor between Europe and Latin America. The two hubs have worked on several initiatives together already, including the launch of a  route between Brussels and Montevideo – a regional hub […]

dnata strengthens BRU regional position with new cargo center

Today, Dubai-based ground handler dnata opened a new cargo center at Brussels Airport (BRU), strengthening the airport’s regional positioning with increased capacity and specialized facilities. dnata invested EUR €8 million in the development of 14,000 square-meter cargo center, which includes 4,500 square-meters of warehouse space and the capacity for 125,000 tonnes of cargo per annum. […]

U.S. airports testify to need for increased funding in support of outdated infrastructure

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing to address outdated investment policies related to the nation’s airport infrastructure. Airport representatives there urged members of Congress to raise federal caps on charges that support infrastructure development of landside facilities  Several witnesses testified at the hearing, including Competitive Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow Marc Scribner, […]
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