If you are an equestrian, equestrienne or avid rider of horses, you might be wondering who supplies the stalls where prized equine are secured when they fly thousands of miles for a sporting event or show. Jettainer has been working with ULD manufacturer VRR since 2010 and yesterday the two celebrated their long-standing partnership with the delivery of the 100th air horse stall for the Lufthansa subsidiary. Jettainer bought mainly HMJ fixed stalls from VRR until 2019 when it switched … [Read more...] about Where does Jettainer get air horse stalls?
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Icelandair is expanding its air freight operation at Liege Airport with the arrival of its first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter, nicknamed ‘Grimsey‘, on December 8. The carrier is adding 6 more flights per week from and to Liege Airport with three flights per week to New York and another three weekly flights to Chicago. Cargo flights to Los Angeles will also be included in April 2023, with the delivery of the company’s second converted Boeing 767. With a load … [Read more...] about Icelandair expands at Liege with new 767-300BCF
Qatar Airways Cargo has become the fourth airline in the world to be accredited by IATA with the CEIV Live Animals certification after six months of intense process and product audits, the airline announced. The certification applies at its headquarters and the Qatar Aviation Services (QAS) cargo terminal in Doha, and covers household pets, livestock, or exotic animals. These include all animals that the airline is authorised to carry as per each respective relevant procedure. The … [Read more...] about Qatar Airways secures live animal transport certification
As the eyes of sporting enthusiasts around the world turn to Tokyo, a group of very special champions are making their way to the Japanese capital on special flights operated by Emirates. Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is operating eight charter flights to fly 247 horses from Liege to Tokyo. The first flight saw 36 dressage horses safely landing at Haneda Airport (HND). A convoy of 11 air-conditioned horse trucks, owned by the Japanese Racing Association, transported … [Read more...] about Emirates transports Olympic horses from Liege to Tokyo
Whilst global air freight capacity is nowhere near the levels seen in 2019, airlines are finding unique ways to transport cargo by converting old planes, outsourcing them or using passenger fleet. Forwarders, meanwhile, are looking for every viable modal solution to offer shippers and manufacturers who are looking to produce on schedule. With an ongoing imbalance between capacity and demand, this has resulted to higher prices to ship by air. Eric Lamare, director of scheduled cargo operations … [Read more...] about Q&A with AirBridgeCargo’s Eric Lamare