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Airline group calls for rethink on Heathrow runway length

Plans to build a third runway at Heathrow could be derailed by the cost and complexity of bridging the M25, the International Airlines Group has warned. And it called for a shorter runway that would not cross the motorway.

DSV boosts operating margin

DSV produced an operating profit of DKK1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017 – almost double the figure for the year before. It represents a 6.2 per cent operating margin compared to 4.2 per cent a year ago.

IAG Cargo ships 1,000 Critical shipments

IAG Cargo has shipped more than 1,000 ‘Critical’ shipments since October last year when it launched the services for urgent and emergency shipments, providing guaranteed capacity and enhanced shipment monitoring for ‘must-fly’ goods.

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DHL and Gatwick open £3.8m waste plant

DHL Supply Chain and Gatwick Airport have opened a £3.8 million waste management plant. The new site disposes of category 1 waste, as well as turning organic waste into energy to heat Gatwick’s the facility and power its recovery system.

EU reinstates €776m air cargo fines

The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed fines totalling € 776 million for operating a price–fixing cartel.

Schiphol invests in pharma warning system

Schiphol airport is developing an early warning system for pharma shippers, using a one million euro subsidy to fund data collection and monitoring of Pharma Gateway Amsterdam shipments to identify exceptions such as temperature incursions.

New UK chief for Crane

Crane Worldwide has appointed Chris Lee as managing director. He will be based at the company’s new warehouse at London Heathrow.

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Grayling opens DHL Heathrow hub

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has opened DHL Express’ new southern hub located on the western edge of Heathrow Airport.