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AIR FRANCE KLM MARTINAIR Cargo is the specialised air cargo business of the Air France KLM Group. Operating from our two main hubs, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and through the combined fleet of our three airlines, we transport a wide variety of goods to all corners of the globe.
Our connections sustain the world’s connectivity. With 295 shipping destinations across 110 countries, 453 aircraft and 3,500 dedicated cargo employees, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo isn’t just operating the world’s most extensive global cargo network: it's an engine of connectivity.
Logistical connections enable human connections. We want to serve customers when, how and where it matters most to them, enabling them to make their connections across the globe. By putting our customers in control of their own shipments through simple, transparent online tools like myCargo, it’s easier than ever to book and track a shipment.
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About Air Partner Group, a Wheels Up Company Founded in 1961, Air Partner Group is a world-leading international aviation services group providing aircraft charter, aviation safety and security solutions, and managed services to industry, commerce, governments, and private individuals, as well as civil and military organisations. The Air Partner Group has two divisions: Air Partner Charter and Air Partner Services. Air Partner works with Climate and Development experts Climate Impact Partners, to allow clients to offset carbon emissions in support of projects that not only cut carbon but also alleviate poverty and improve lives. Air Partner Limited is a Wheels Up company, the leading provider of on-demand private aviation in the U.S. and one of the largest private aviation companies in the world. Wheels Up is headquartered in New York City and operates in 25 locations across three continents and employs 2,700 professionals globally
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American Airlines Cargo provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world with cargo terminals and interline connections across the globe. Every day, American transports cargo between major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia.
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Awery is an aviation business management software development company established in 2009 with a global client base. Awery ERP has been developed to offer tailored complete business cycle solutions for commercial and cargo airlines, private operators, freight forwarders, aviation service providers, air charter brokers and on board couriers. CargoBooking is Awery's online booking portal that facilitates bookings between Freight Forwarders and Airlines/ GSSAs employing leading edge technology to digitise email transactions through its eMagic AI tool.
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In 2011, dnata entered the UK Aviation services market by acquiring Plane Handling and Aviance, who already had established Ground and Cargo Handling operations in the UK.
Today, dnata’s UK cargo operations include the dnata City Cargo Complex at London Heathrow, together with London Gatwick, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle Airports.
Cathay Pacific’s dedicated Cargo facility opened at London Heathrow in 2016 plus additional cargo warehouse space at Birmingham, Glasgow Airports and London Gatwick. In 2019 dnata opened the landmark development for Virgin Atlantic and Delta’s dedicated facility, dnata City East.
January 2021 saw dnata open dnata City North, a new build 130,000 sq ft, mirroring the London Heathrow dnata City developments, increasing capacity capabilities in Manchester Airport.
dnata City East Phase Two, Virgin Atlantic and Delta’s dedicated Import facility is due to open in 2022, as dnata’s 8th Cargo facility at London Heathrow.
dnata also provide ground handling services at London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester airports.
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Etihad Cargo has elevated cargo operations to be the Air Cargo Partner of Choice.
Our initiatives aim to elevate our customer experiences and increase our operational efficiency through digitising our operations and personalising our customer experiences. We offer our customers access to a large network of chartered and scheduled services to Europe, North & South America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and Africa using our passenger aircrafts and cargo only freighters.
With our focus always on taking your business further and our firm commitment to providing convenient cargo solutions, we have created dedicate services and products focused on our customers. Our special products and services include SkyStables (Equine) and LiveAnimals (IATA CEIV Animals certified), PharmaLife (IATA CEIV Pharma certified), FreshForward (IATA CEIV Fresh certified), FlightValet (Automobile), AirMail (Mail and eCommerce), SafeGuard and FlyCulture (Vulnerables).
Etihad Cargo is a founding partner in the HOPE Consortium contributing to a complete supply chain solution to address COVID 19 vaccine logistics and facilitate vaccine availability across the world.
FlightGlobal provides information, news, conferences and recruitment to help people and businesses to learn more, networkand grow in the aviation industry.
With 110 years of aviation publishing, FlightGlobal is one of the industry’s leading news sources, including respected publications; Flight International, Airline Business, aviation event Dailies and flightglobal.com.
A growing conferences program within the FlightGlobal portfolio is addressing key market issues and questions in aviation, and FlightJobs recruitment supports individuals throughout their career and enables organizations to find the best aviation talent.
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FlyUs Aviation Group is an independent, privately-owned GSSA. Our focus is our customers, staff, airlines and partners, for whom we constantly strive for industry innovation and advancement. Our people are our strongest assets and we promote and enjoy a family culture around the globe.
Established partnerships with more than 34+ airlines across 30 countries allow us to pioneer collaborative projects and investment into digital solutions, a partnership approach for airline clients, analytics, information flow and the customer experience.
Find out more about our tailored and value added servicesVisit us at flyus.aero
Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) is a division of DVV Media International Limited and is firmly established as the leading media presence for professionals involved in the logistics of over-dimensional and heavy cargoes. Written by an international team of award-winning journalists, HLPFI delivers essential information about the movement of such cargoes across the whole range of transport modes.
In addition to news, each issue of the magazine contains interviews with prominent industry figures and topical features presented in an easy-to-read editorial format.
HLPFI is a forum for discussions between companies on both the demand and supply side of the business and aims always to be on the same wavelength as the readership it serves, delivering real value for money for its advertisers.
First published in 2007, HLPFI now has a distribution of over 22,000, delivered to owners and operators of heavy lift equipment and facilities, specialist freight forwarding companies, as well as shipping and logistics managers working for EPCs, and companies involved in the development of infrastructure for energy, mining, civil engineering, oil and gas, offshore, and industrial manufacturing facilities.
SPONSOR OF INNOVATION AWARD - PRODUCTLiege Airport is Belgium's number one cargo airport and the 5th biggest in Europe. Daily freighter connections to Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas, cargorail connections to China and an European air and road network have turned LGG into a global multimodal cargo hub with a fast growing forwarder footprint.The flexibility of the airport, the perfect geographical location and the dedicated infrastructure and specialized procedures enable the cargo to arrive at final destination faster. LGG cargo community focuses on express and e-commerce, perishables and pharmaceuticals, outsize cargo and live animals.The LGG Humanitarian and Health hub is growing from the strong foundations and long experience of rapid response freighters from LGG to where help is needed most. The need for a coordinated approach, and the importance of #freightersfirst as part of the solution, are the driving factors of this LGG Cargo Community Cluster initiative.
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Network Aviation Group heads up a complete division of wholly owned and inter-related aviation companies which started life over thirty five years ago and has grown extensively since, to cover virtually all aspects of aviation cargo sales, logistics and management of freighter and passenger aircraft.
Originally formed in 1985 in London, the Network Aviation Group now spans five continents. We offer a variety of sales and services to client airlines, as well as managing a fleet of freighter aircraft on a network of scheduled routes and charters throughout the world.
Our group currently handles over 80,000 tonnes of cargo annually with a turnover in excess of two hundred million pounds (£).
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SPONSOR OF BEST CARGO AIRLINE - AMERICASSwissport is the global leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, both based on revenue and the number of airports served. In 2021, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 97 million airline passengers (preCOVID 2019: 265 million) and handled roughly 5.1 million tons of air freight (2019: 4.6 million) at over 120 air cargo centres worldwide. Several of its air cargo centres have been certified for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA’s CEIV Pharma and by the British MHRA. The world's leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, Swissport currently has around 47,000 employees, active at 287 airports in 45 countries on six continents.