Having captured many of IAG Cargo’s major moments from 2020 here on the magazine already, we’re taking a look back at some of our most-read stories from the past six months.
To maximise capacity, IAG Cargo has been operating cargo-only flights out of the country since May 2020 in response to COVID-19. Beginning with flights out of Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Bangalore have since followed suit, and as a result, we’ve been able to transport in excess of 2350 tonnes to date.
The first of the converted aircraft departed London for Beijing with passenger seats in the main cabins completely removed, greatly increasing the cargo space available on the BA777-200.
This week IAG Cargo completed its 100th cargo-only flight using 777 passenger aircraft, from Hong Kong to London.
Working with British Airways, collaboration across the group saw the first ever mail loaded into the cabin of a BA passenger aircraft on 8th April from London to Toronto.
It’s not every day that a sudden Saturday night phone call kickstarts an unprecedented logistical marathon, but in a rapidly changing world where a soaring demand for essential supplies and critical deadlines are head-to-head, the world of cargo is facing a new set of challenges.
While airlines continue working round the clock to ensure essentials are being transported safely from A to B, here at IAG Cargo, that promise also extends to our favourite four-legged friends.
The aircrafts, five of Aer Lingus’ biggest, A330 jets, are being flown back and forth from Beijing by dozens of pilots.
As Spain finds itself in the depths of the COVID-19 outbreak, IAG Cargo and Iberia are using a specially created medical air corridor between Spain, China and Japan to ensure the country is receiving the essential medical supplies it desperately requires.
While much of the international fresh produce trade as we know it happens above 30,000 feet, few occasions are riper for opportunity than on the
Hot off the heels of record-breaking tourist numbers in 2019 comes our new Antalya route in time for Summer 2020. The Turkish coastal city may
As we soar into 2020, we replay the top stories that caught your attention this year.
We chat to Product Support Executive Suchita Kumar about our Critical product and how we handle shipments that require more than just speed.
One of the start-ups selected for this year’s Hangar 51 accelerator, Emu Analytics’ data visualisation platform has been able to identify airside problem areas that prevent cargo getting on a flight on time. CEO Richard Vilton explains how the tech works
We take a deep dive into Ghana’s thriving export market and the fresh produce that’s driving it
Currently enrolled in IAG’s startup accelerator, Mobilus Labs has created a solution that takes the pain out of communicating in noisy, airside environments. We chat to the startup’s founder and CEO about how a near-death experience inspired the idea, and how the tech can work for logistics
We look at the ways shipping priceless artefacts has evolved over the centuries, and the launch of a new exhibition at the British Museum
IAG is investing heavily in innovation – we take a look at this year’s Hangar 51 finalists from the Accelerator’s Cargo category
With toy superheros and wizarding wands making their way into our cargo holds, we take a look at how the Celtic festival of the dead has evolved into one of the world’s most significant consumer holidays
We talk to IAG Cargo’s CFO about how he got to where he is today, customer trends, and where he last went on hols…
Discover how IAG Cargo supports endangered African elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya
Mint oil, botox and weight loss pills were some of our largest shipments last month
Discover how a time-sensitive cargo service can save your bottom line
Crazy for coffee? Last week, one of our largest shipments featured 4.5 tonnes of coffee makers between Singapore and New York
IAG Cargo was tasked with delivering 500kg of Royal Wedding edition celebrity news magazines from London to Nashville
IAG has opened applications to its startup accelerator, Hangar 51, offering growing businesses the chance to trial products at scale and work closely with the company’s senior management
Regional commercial manager for Africa Graham Tufft talks us through trends in perishables shipments from Africa
Shippers can now include tracking devices in their IAG Cargo shipments free of charge. Product development manager Carly Morris talks us through the benefits of tracking your cargo, and why there’s been an uptake in batches of bobble heads…
The Muslim holiday is a huge event for brands, retailers and cargo carriers alike
Guess how much we’ve moved in four years flying freighters between London and Hong Kong?