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Kenya’s Astral Aviation to purchase two Falcon cargo drones

This week, at the Farnborough International Airshow, Dubai-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company Falcon Drones Technology and Nairobi-based cargo carrier Astral Aviation agreed that the airline will purchase two of Falcon’s  Lucas-F250 drones (pictured), with an option to purchase another 10 of the aircraft next year. The drone has an endurance

DHL Express Strengthens Unmatched Intercontinental Network with Order of 14 New Boeing 777 Freighters

From left to right: Kevin McAllister CEO Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Ihssane Mounir, VP Sales & Marketing The Boeing Company; Dan Abraham, VP Sales Europe Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Ken Allen, CEO DHL Express; Charlie Dobbie, COO DHL Express; Mike Parra, CEO DHL Express Americas.Business Wire   At the Farnborough International Airshow, DHL Express

DHL Freight opens new facility in Manisa, Turkey

Uwe Brinks, CEO DHL Freight, Hasan Kavci, Managing Director, DHL Freight Turkey and other dignitaries at the opening ceremony. DHL’s Freight division opened on Thursday its 38,000-square-meter warehouse in Manisa, Turkey, in response to a growing demand for logistics services near the nearby port city of Izmir. Uwe Brinks, CEO of DHL Freight,

May airfreight demand growth slows

With the release of WorldACD’s air cargo performance results for May, the slowdown from last year’s consistent double-digit increases is undeniable. Although volumes are still increasing year-over-year, the increases are significantly less than those seen during 2017. Air cargo volumes worldwide increased by 2.6 percent y-o-y in May, down from the

DHL breaks ground on Hanover transshipment facility

Hanover - DHL Freight broke ground on its 8,300-square-meter Langenhagen transshipment facility, near Hanover, which will serve as a hub for organizing and consolidating cargo for the company’s European client network. The logistics giant released plans of its intent to build the facility in fall of last year as part of its “Freight