New year round-up – IAG Cargo’s top stories from 2017

As we enter the new year and prepare for the slew of new developments in 2018, we remember our standout stories from the last 12 months:

Loren the Orang-utan gets VIP treatment
Earlier last year, IAG Cargo transported an endangered orang-utan in British Airways’ business class. Just in time for Christmas, the baby orang-utan was gifted a special shipment of IAG Cargo blankets to keep her warm during the winter months

Online shoppers are sealing the future of air cargo
Time-poor shoppers are choosing online retailers over bricks and mortar shops, fuelling demand for cargo space

Country star: Nashville route promises hike in festival freight
To the pleasure of concert organisers and music equipment forwarders, IAG Cargo will launch its Nashville route in May 2018

What were Black Friday’s hottest bargains?
Black Friday is a key date in the calendar for both retailers and cargo forwarders alike. We look at the most popular goods shipped to the UK in the run-up

IAG Cargo sponsors National Gallery’s Monochrome: Painting in Black and White exhibition
As the exhibition’s official logistics partner, IAG Cargo moved over 50 pieces of artwork from around the world to London

How superfoods are driving cargo flows worldwide
Demand for avocados, acai berries and edible flowers are causing a rush in air cargo shipments