With the agreement, UNICEF will benefit from access to one of the largest aircraft fleets in the world supported by five airlines, including British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus.
Partnering with SENATOR INTERNATIONAL, IAG Cargo utilised a B777-200 passenger aircraft converted into a freighter to charter a flight from Shanghai to Munich carrying over 17,000 boxes (actual weight of 21.1 tons) of medical-grade face masks for the population of Germany.
Partnerships and Interline Manager Toby Hillier explains how IAG Cargo stood up a charter service in the pandemic after a six-year gap
Through IAG Cargo’s facilities at London Heathrow, Madrid and Dublin more than a million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been transported to North America and Europe
From launching IAG Cargo’s first cargo-only flights to flying essential PPE shipments to those in need, 2020 was a year to remember. Here, we round up the highlights
Newly appointed Head of Sales Darren Peek gives us the lowdown on leading in a crisis, charter growth during lockdown, and how the business will distribute the Covid-19 vaccine when the time comes
In spite of the pandemic, India has continued to export huge volumes thanks to its diverse commodity market and the India cargo team’s agility and customer service
The Iberia A330-300 conversion comes ahead of air cargo’s peak season as demand grows for additional cargo services.
The return of the carrier’s London-Tokyo direct service will be good news for pharma and automotive forwarders on both sides of the Pacific
It’s been just over a year since IAG Cargo took delivery of the A350-1000, the latest iteration of the future-facing, wide-body aircraft from Airbus
The route will serve as a major link between southern Europe and North America with a weekly rotation that uses LEVEL’s A330-200
Parnity CEO Guilherme Luz probed IAG Cargo’s Matthew Gardiner and Jemma Cross on the business’ commitment to e-commerce and delivering for SMEs
As much of the world entered lockdown, IAG Cargo commenced a series of scheduled cargo-only flights to South Africa
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