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Air cargo demand rises by 8pc

Air cargo demand rose eight per cent in January compared to a year ago, according to the International Air Transport Association.

DHL expands Airfreight Plus network to Russia and CIS region

DHL Express opens €140m Brussels hub

DHL Express has opened a 392,882 sq ft regional hub at Brussels Airport. The site, which includes two automated sorting systems, will almost quadruple the capacity of DHL Express in in Brussels to 42,000 shipments an hour.

Air freight demand up 9pc

Global air freight demand was up by nine per cent in 2017, compared to the 3.6 per cent annual growth of the previous year.

Air freight rates increase

Global air freight rates have been dramatically up this peak season, according to Freightos. In Europe, intermittent bad weather has lead to backlogs and contributed to higher rates.

DHL signs 15 year deal with Air Hong Kong

DHL is to buy eight A300-600F cargo planes from Air Hong Kong, and lease them back to the carrier under a 15-year block-space agreement to enable the carrier’s overnight air services to continue supporting the DHL Express network until 2033.

Air cargo volumes and prices set to rise

Air cargo volumes are forecast to grow by 4.5 per cent next year, but prices are also set to rise, according to the International Air Transport Association.