Qatar Airways Cargo and IATA proudly concluded the first ever One Record Hackathon in the Middle East, in Doha, Qatar on Sunday 26 November.
17 teams from around the world came together for a thrilling 28 hour competition to submit highly sophisticated and innovative solutions surrounding the IATA ONE Record data sharing standard to showcase use cases that will help shape air cargo.
Six core challenges were given to developers to deep dive into the aviation environment and find solutions for the cargo industry including AI-powered tools, enhancing safety and compliance measures in operations, and pre-validation on documentation to expediate processes.
These solutions were presented to a jury and after much deliberation the following projects were announced as winners:
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The world’s leading air cargo carrier, announced its latest product, Drive. Designed to transport various types of automobiles by air, Drive caters to the unique requirements of each vehicle - be it regular cars, vintage cars, premium or luxury models, new cars and sports cars. It underscores the carrier’s commitment to delivering meticulous solutions for both personal and commercial vehicles.
Miguel Rodriguez Moreno, Head of Cargo Products said, "Drive exemplifies our unwavering commitment to precision and customer centricity. With this product, we combine technical proficiency, experienced teams and charter solutions to offer a tailored experience for the transportation of automobiles. We take pride in our expert and dedicated teams who have been involved in transporting vehicles for several years including ......read more
Dubai Maritime City: A Maritime Hub in the Middle East
Dubai Maritime City, often referred to as DMC, is a significant maritime hub located in the heart of the Middle East. It is strategically positioned to play a pivotal role in the region's maritime industry, offering a multitude of opportunities for businesses, investors, and professionals in the maritime sector.
DMC serves as a dynamic center for maritime trade, services, and innovation. It boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a comprehensive ecosystem that supports various aspects of the maritime industry.
With its prime location on the shores of the Arabian Gulf and its world-class infrastructure, Dubai Maritime City has become a focal point for maritime activities, attracting global players in the industry.
The Infrastructure of Dubai Maritime City
One of the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 21 November 2023: In an era marked by complex geopolitical challenges, ports operators that provide a broader, deeper, and more sophisticated range of services, moving beyond simply handling in-port cargo and containers, will thrive no matter how fraught those geopolitical stresses become. That was a key finding from a new whitepaper unveiled by AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), on Navigating Geopolitical Shifts: Strategies for Ports in an Uncertain World.
The whitepaper was launched following the conclusion of the landmark International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference - Abu Dhabi 2023, hosted by AD Ports Group, the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, held, for the first time ever, in the Middle East Region.
At a time when traditional ......read more
• Q3 2023 Revenue grew by 189% YoY to AED 4.24 billion, driven by Noatum consolidation as well as the Maritime & Shipping and EC&FZ clusters (+113% YoY on a LFL basis)
• Q3 2023 EBITDA increased 28% YoY to AED 759 million (+2% on a LFL basis), implying an EBITDA margin of 17.9%
• Q3 2023 Total Net Profit increased 20% YoY to AED 403 million
• Continued strong volume growth: +19% YoY for Container volumes, +25% YoY for General Cargo volumes, +651% YoY for Ro-Ro volumes, +30% YoY for Feedering Container volumes, +5% YoY and -28% YoY for Ocean and Air Freight volumes, and +10% YoY for Polymers volumes
• In EC&FZ, 0.4 sq km (net) of new land leases were added during the quarter while warehouse leases soared 66% YoY
• Freight rates normalised close to pre-COVID19 levels in H1 2023 and ......read more
Acquisition signifies an increase of circa 20% in offshore & subsea capacity for the Group, boosting Middle East and Southeast Asia operations.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 07 November 2023: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), a global leader in trade, logistics and industry, today announced the purchase of 10 offshore vessels, that will bolster offshore operations in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
The investment is around US$200 million, into a well-maintained, diversified fleet with an average age of around 9 years, significantly less than the industry average. All 10 vessels are expected to be delivered in Q4 2023 with financial consolidation taking place from Q1 2024 onwards.
The acquisitions, from international Offshore Supply Vessel owner and operator E-NAV, encompass a variety of offshore vessel ......read more
[United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 27/10/2023] – The inaugural UAE – France Rail & Mobility Days, a three-day event hosted in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, successfully concluded, making a significant impact on the transportation and mobility landscape in the UAE. This exceptional platform brought together a diverse array of public and private entities, UAE and French industry leaders, and mobility experts who delved into a myriad of initiatives, the latest trends in mobility, and ongoing projects reshaping the way people move.
Running from October 24th to 26th, the event featured an important lineup of organizations and leaders within the mobility industry, sparking meaningful discussions on the evolution of mobility solutions in the region. The agenda was thoughtfully divided into three impactful days, with Day 1 hosting ......read more
The cargo carrier sets new standards and introduces key enhancements to its Mail product.
In recognition of World Post Day today, Qatar Airways Cargo is announcing the relaunch of its Mail product. As part of the relaunch, the product offers a comprehensive suite of customisable services designed for both traditional and hybrid postal modes – Express Mail, Priority Mail, Standard Mail and Empty Mail Receptacles. The Mail product meets the stringent regulatory standards set by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU).
One of the enhancements for the product includes 100% EDI (electronic data interchange) that is rolled out at over 110 stations, with all stations equipped with handheld android scanners. Traditionally serving one customer per origin based on their unique post office ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo, the leading air cargo carrier, announced its latest strategic move in the Chinese market by introducing two new destinations - Chengdu (TFU) and Chongqing (CKG).
Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced belly hold flights to Chengdu (TFU) and Chongqing (CKG) starting 23rd and 25th of September, respectively.
Both these destinations, served three times a week by Airbus A330-300 aircraft will further enhance Qatar Airways Cargo's global network. These strategic additions will play a crucial role in facilitating international trade, bridging China with the rest of the world.
Elisabeth Oudkerk, SVP Cargo Sales and Network Planning said, “Qatar Airways Cargo has been serving the Chinese market since October 2003, when it first started belly hold flights to Shanghai. We are pleased to expand our network ......read more
Awards recognise DP World’s excellence and innovation in port operations, freight forwarding and digital trade solutions
Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2023: DP World, a leading provider of global end-to-end supply chain solutions, has scooped three prestigious awards at the Logistics & Transport Awards 2023.
• Terminal Operator of the Year: This award recognises DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port as the industry benchmark for operational efficiency and state-of-the-art technology and infrastructure. As the world’s largest man-made harbour and the region’s number one port for container traffic, Jebel Ali Port is a vital gateway for global trade. In 2022, Jebel Ali Port handled more than 14 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units).
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Qatar Airways Cargo, a pioneering force in the global air cargo industry is celebrating 20 years of dedicated freighter operations.
Qatar Airways Cargo has evolved and grown into the world's leading air cargo carrier, with an extensive fleet and a robust network. To commemorate this remarkable journey, the carrier reflects on its major achievements and innovations.
In 2003, Qatar Airways Cargo took delivery of its very first freighter, an Airbus A300-600, which was a converted passenger aircraft. It began regular operations to Amsterdam and Chennai, and shortly thereafter, to New Delhi. Today, the cargo airline operates to more than 160 belly-hold and over 70 freighter destinations with over 200 passenger aircraft and 31 dedicated cargo freighters.
Elisabeth Oudkerk, Senior Vice-President, Cargo Sales and ......read more
Redefining Excellence with a Fully Automated Warehouse Paving the Path for Unprecedented Retail Solutions
Riyadh, KSA – 7 September 2023: Brands For Less Group announces the forthcoming launch of its first Brands For Less Group Logistics Distribution Centre, located at Sudair City for Industry and Businesses in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The state-of-the-art facility will manage the Group’s strategic executions and assist in managing retail operations. This will mark a significant leap in its mission to provide top-notch products and services to meet the evolving demands of the Saudi market.
A significant milestone in the company's expansion strategy, the establishment of the Logistics Distribution Centre has been marked by a momentous signing ceremony between Majed Al Argoubi, CEO of MODON, and Toufic ......read more
Weekly cargo capacity to and from Middle East increases to over 4,500 tonnes
The world’s leading air cargo carrier has resumed its freighter services to Bahrain, effective 1st September 2023.
In addition to the 21 weekly narrow-body passenger flights to Bahrain, Qatar Airways Cargo is proud to announce the launch of three weekly Freighter operations, adding more than 200 tonnes of weekly cargo capacity to/from Bahrain.
Ms. Liesbeth Oudkerk, SVP Cargo Sales and Network Planning said, “We are glad to be back in Bahrain with dedicated freighters three times a week. Bahrain is an important market for us, and having a consistent freighter service will contribute to the economic and trade growth between Qatar and Bahrain.”
The imports into Bahrain predominantly consist of general cargo, perishables like ......read more
• Etihad Cargo will offer additional belly hold cargo capacity via 90 new passenger flights as part of the airline's winter schedule and offering 29 weekly flights to new destinations.
• The airline will launch new passenger routes, including Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Osaka, Kozhikode, and Thiruvananthapuram, expanding Etihad Cargo's reach into key markets.
• Etihad Cargo will also provide additional belly hold cargo capacity via the introduction of increased passenger flight frequencies to Munich, Rome, Madrid, Milan, Beijing, Shanghai, Chennai, Kochi, Islamabad, the Maldives, Phuket and Cairo.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, will offer customers and partners more belly hold cargo capacity ......read more
• The Logistics Zone will feature the first and largest private dry port in the region, on-site customs clearance services and bonded warehouses
• The Zone will be operated by SPARK Logistics, a JV between SPARK and Hutchison Ports and will handle ten million metric tons of cargo
• Its establishment enhances access to global markets and advances SPARK’s commitment to build an integrated, sustainable ecosystem in the heart of the Eastern Province.
Saudi Arabia, 29 August 2023 - King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) announced today that its Logistics Zone will begin operations in 2024. The Logistics Zone, a state-of-the-art, fully automated district, will feature the first and largest private dry port in the region, on-site customs clearance services and bonded warehouses. It will be operated and ......read more
10th August, 2023: Glance Logistic Services Glance Travel & Tourism Glance Businesses Documents services Glance Trading Office of Mr. Mansoor Busaiba inaugurated. Mr. Hamad Al Marzooqi GLS Group MD Naufal Kandot Manager, Arsal Masbal Operations Manager, Bipin Panicker Sales Manager. Afshan Khan Eminent personalities including JR Entertainments MD Jackyrehman attended the function.
Good service, Best rate, Time to Time Delivery. GLS representatives informed in the press conference that this is the face of GLS
• Consolidated Revenues of $22.1B, Compared to $24.8B Last Year
• Consolidated Operating Profit of $2.8B; Adj. Consolidated Operating Profit of $2.9B
• Consolidated Operating Margin of 12.6%; Adjusted Consolidated Operating Margin of 13.2%
• Diluted EPS of $2.42; Adj. Diluted EPS of $2.54, Compared to $3.29 Last Year
• Win-win-win Labor Agreement Reached with Teamsters Covering More Than 300,000 UPS Employees
August 8, 2023 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced second-quarter 2023 consolidated revenues of $22.1 billion, a 10.9% decrease from the second quarter of 2022. Consolidated operating profit was $2.8 billion, down 21.4% compared to the second quarter of 2022, and down 18.4% on an adjusted basis. Diluted earnings per share were $2.42 for the quarter; adjusted diluted ......read more
Offers savvy shoppers in Kuwait a seamless shopping experience from the UK and US with a rapid door-to-door premium service with competitive shipping costs
Kuwait, Kuwait City, August 7, 2023 – Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery platform of Emirates SkyCargo, has launched in Kuwait, facilitating fast, reliable, and cost-effective international delivery of items purchased from the UK and the US to shoppers in Kuwait.
Whether buying from a large e-commerce retailer or an online independent boutique, making savings during international sales like Black Friday or simply shopping from country-exclusive retail outlets, Emirates Delivers provides a seamless door-to-door transport solution with competitive shipping rates to bring customers the best e-commerce purchases from the UK and the US in just 3 to 5 working ......read more
Arrival of 23,600 TEU Vessel positions Jebel Ali as the leading gateway for trade between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
The dual-fuel LNG Berlin Express paves the way for a more sustainable future for Hapag-Lloyd
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2023: DP World’s flagship, Jebel Ali Port welcomed Hapag-Lloyd’s Berlin Express ultra-large dual-fuel container ship on its maiden voyage, reinforcing its commitment to innovation and sustainability in the shipping industry.
The Berlin Express is a state-of-the-art vessel with a capacity of 23,600 TEU. It is the first of 12 dual-fuel vessels ordered by the shipping line which will run on Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), producing significantly lower emissions than traditional marine diesel.
The arrival is a significant milestone for Jebel Ali Port, further solidifying its position as ......read more
UAE, 10 July 2023: Gulftainer Co. Ltd, Chief Sales Officer Simon Aynsley, recently shared valuable insights on the strategic role of their Khorfakkan Port in the cargo industry. With its prime location and state-of-the-art infrastructure, Khorfakkan Port has emerged as a key player in facilitating the smooth movement of cargo across the region.
During a recent industry interview, Mr. Aynsley presented a comprehensive overview of Khorfakkan Port's capabilities and highlighted its growing significance in the project cargo sector. The interview shed light on a wide range of topics, including the challenges and opportunities in the industry, the impact of digitalization and technological advancements, including Gulftainer’s terminal operation at Khorfakkan.
Khorfakkan is a geographically strategic location in not ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo’s Next Generation* Fresh product offers the ultimate in perishable logistics solutions and has now been accorded IATA CEIV Fresh certification.
• Over 285,000 tonnes of perishables currently flown on the network.
• 3 levels of services: Fresh Care, Fresh Passive and Fresh Advanced.
• Ramp transfers carried out within 90 minutes.
Each vibrant array of flowers or colourful variety of fruits and vegetables displayed in shops and supermarkets around the world, is the product of an intricate interplay of well-coordinated logistics processes, high-tech cooling equipment, state-of-the-art temperature-controlled facilities, and experienced, trained staff. Qatar Airways Cargo, which annually carries in excess of 285,000 tonnes of perishable goods on its global network, has ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo, a global leader in air cargo transportation, along with its ground handling partner Qatar Aviation Services (QAS) Cargo is proud to announce its latest achievement – the IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators in Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh) certification. With this certification, the cargo carrier reinforces its position as a reliable partner for customers seeking safe and efficient transportation solutions for perishable cargo. The IATA CEIV Fresh standard encompasses the entire supply chain, including both operational and technical aspects, ensuring that perishable goods maintain their freshness, quality, and integrity throughout the transportation process.
This remarkable milestone not only sets a new benchmark for excellence in the industry but also establishes the cargo carrier and ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo reintroduced flights to Haneda, Nice, Manama and Sarajevo, while continuing to expand its Middle East operations
The world’s leading cargo carrier relaunched services to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport last week. The reintroduced passenger flights bring the total weekly tonnage available to and from Japan to 600 tonnes each way. General cargo makes up for the vast majority of exports from Tokyo, followed by vulnerable cargo and dangerous goods. As for imports, they consist of general cargo, fish, seafood, fruits and vegetables.
From 30th May, the carrier also commenced four weekly passenger Airbus A320 flights from Doha to Sarajevo with six tonnes of weekly cargo capacity. Commodities mainly consist of general cargo and also include vulnerable cargo and pharmaceuticals.
The carrier relaunched passenger ......read more
Doha – Qatar: GWC (Q.P.S.C.), Qatar’s leading logistics provider, continues its support to vital economic sectors and was recently named Gold Sponsor for the Qatar Real Estate Forum which took place from 4-5 June 2023 in Sheraton Grand Hotel, Doha.
This Forum comes at a time when the real estate sector is witnessing strong growth backed by huge infrastructure and transportation projects and high domestic liquidity. This sector which is a cornerstone of Qatar National Vision 2030 got a major fillip with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM and has continued to ride that wave.
For GWC, this is an opportunity to support the exchange and development of new ideas and projects in the country and the region. GWC has proven track record and has been the partner-of-choice for public and private sector in developing their vision for ......read more
NEW DASHBOARD PROVIDES REAL TIME VESSEL STATUS UPDATES TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY AND VISIBILITY OF SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
Dubai, UAE – 29 May 2023: CARGOES Community by DP World has launched a new dashboard for shipping lines at the company’s Jeddah terminal, bringing the customer experience fully digital. With this update, CARGOES Community System is now one of the most advanced port community systems available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – allowing shipping lines to obtain real-time status updates of any registered vessel coming in or out of the terminal in a simple and cost-effective way. The CARGOES Community System includes container management features that allow users to check the status of their containers and update information related to detention, hold, and release.
Prior to this ......read more
In a world marked by rapid change and an unprecedented demand for the safe and efficient transportation of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, Qatar Airways Cargo and Envirotainer are proud to strengthen their strategic ties to deliver an unparalleled customer experience while prioritising sustainability in their operations.
Recognising the pressing need to address environmental concerns, Qatar Airways Cargo and Envirotainer have joined forces to offer a more sustainable solution for shipping temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals to where they are needed most. By capitalising on both organisations’ extensive network capabilities, along with Envirotainer's cutting-edge Releye® solution, CO2 emissions for shipments can be reduced by up to 90% compared to other solutions. The Releye® RLP and RLP solutions also ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – May 24th, 2023: In line with the Vision 2030 objective of transforming the Kingdom into a leading industrial powerhouse and global logistics hub, the Ministry of Transport & Logistics Services (MOTLS) has laid out an ambitious strategy that aims to develop the Kingdom's transport & logistics sector and address the increasing global demand for logistics services.
Ever since, the sector has witnessed unprecedented growth and progress, making its mark on the global logistics industry, a direct outcome of the continuous efforts by MOTLS. In the recently released Logistics Performance Index 2023 (LPI) recently published by the World Bank, Saudi Arabia made significant progress, moving up 17 ranks to achieve 38th position, from 55th in 2018.
To bolster the ......read more
• Qatar Airways Cargo proudly launches its first hub, in partnership with RwandAir
• QAS Cargo provided consultancy support to RwandAir for its cargo handling processes
At 13:00 Central Africa Time today, Qatar Airways Cargo’s Moved by People Boeing 777 freighter landed at Kigali International Airport. In the company of local dignitaries, freight forwarders, partners, and customers, Qatar Airways Cargo’s Chief Officer, Guillaume Halleux, and Yvonne Makolo, Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir officially launched operations at the Kigali Africa Hub.
The Boeing 777 aircraft will fly from Doha to Kigali, twice a week. Since March, Qatar Airways Cargo has created an intra-Africa service between Kigali and Lagos (three times per week), and a weekly service from Istanbul via ......read more
More than one in ten global pharmaceutical shipments are entrusted to Qatar Airways Cargo’s Pharma service each year: a growing product that is now evolving under its Next Generation strategy.
Qatar Airways Cargo today announced the relaunch of its Pharma product in line with its Next Generation and VISION 2027 strategy. The relaunch includes several enhancements that benefit its customers and streamlines the handling of different categories of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, including animal healthcare items that fall under the umbrella of Pharma.
“In less than a decade, Qatar Airways Cargo has grown to become an acknowledged carrier of choice when it comes to pharmaceutical products,” says Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways. “Since we first launched our pharma ......read more
• A vessel carrying 30,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat to Yemen
• Shipment supported by WFP, governments of the United States, France and Spain
• Over USD $200 million in donations raised for Grain from Ukraine programme
April 17, 2023 – As part of Volodymyr Zelenskyy's ‘Grain from Ukraine’ humanitarian programme, a ship carrying 30,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat has arrived at the port of Ras Saleef, Yemen, today. This shipment was supported by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) with financial assistance from the governments of the United States, France, and Spain.
According to HUMAN APEAL, more than 20 million people are in need of humanitarian help in Yemen. Hunger has reached extreme levels, with 2.3 million children needing treatment ......read more
• The route is launched in partnership with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
• The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter will offer close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity
Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced direct freighter service from Bogotá, capital of Colombia to Dallas Fort Worth in Texas. The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter departs from Bogota on Mondays and flies to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
The freighter offers close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity and will be transporting perishables like flowers, fruits, vegetables, coffee, as well as live animals, machinery and other general cargo destined for DFW.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said: “The Americas is highly important for us and we have a strong presence in the region. Through ......read more
Saudi Arabia, March 20, 2023 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the launch of its FedEx International Economy® and FedEx International Economy® Freight services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The deferred services will enable businesses in Saudi Arabia to expand their global reach in a cost effective and reliable way.
FedEx International Economy® and FedEx International Economy® Freight are affordable, cross-border, customs-cleared, door-to-door services with a day-definite delivery. The services allow customers to save on less time-sensitive deliveries of shipments up to 68kgs using FedEx International Economy®, as well as medium to heavy shipments ranging from 68kgs to 1,000kgs using FedEx ......read more
• DuBox, an AMANA company, shifts 85% of construction from its Saudi sites to new Rabigh factory
• The founding of this factory is aligned with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which prioritizes economic diversification and sustainability
• Nearly half of the talent employed at the Rabigh factory is Saudi
Jeddah, KSA; 20 March, 2023: Leading regional design-build contractor AMANA is consolidating its leadership in modular construction with a new factory in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The factory is a response to the surging demand in the Kingdom for offsite manufacturing technologies enabled by DuBox and is vital to successful project delivery for the Kingdom’s raft of ambitious hospitality and entertainment projects. DuBox shifted 85% of construction from its Saudi megaproject sites such as ......read more
Saudi Arabia’s top logistics leaders will highlight key initiatives they are taking to ‘power the next wave of logistics excellence’ and make KSA a global logistics leader.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th March 2023: Shipsy, a leading SaaS-based logistics management software provider, is set to host the Limitless CXO Roundtable on the 15th of March, 2023, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Jeddah. The event will focus on "Powering the Next Wave of Logistics Excellence" through discussions on pivoting on customer experience and cost optimisation to accelerate business growth.
The exciting speaker lineup at Limitless CXO Roundtable comprises industry stalwarts from marquee organisations like Iyad Kamal, ex-Chief Operating Officer, Aramex and Advisor, Madhi HerzAllah, Home Delivery Director, eXtra, Mahdy ......read more
Qatar Airways freighter QR8960 operated from Doha to Shanghai on 5 March, managed entirely by female crew and female ground staff.
Doha, Qatar - Qatar Airways Cargo celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 5 March as its scheduled Boeing 777 freighter from Doha to Shanghai was operated entirely of a crew of made up of women. From the ground staff overseeing and handling the cargo, to the flight deck crew operating the flight, this is the first time a Qatar Airways Cargo freighter aircraft has operated with an all-female crew and all-female ground staff.
Captain Sarah Abigail Comerford from United Kingdom, First Officer Edith Mala Diop from France and First Officer Hedfa Mohammed Al Marri from Qatar operated the flight. The Boeing 777 freighter departed Doha with 100 tonnes of cargo destined for ......read more
United Arab Emitaes: Wiremind has won the multi-year contract to provide Qatar Airways Cargo with innovative sales and revenue management solutions from its comprehensive cargo product suite, to support the airline in its pioneering digitalisation drive.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading cargo airline has selected three solutions from Wiremind’s cargo management suite, following a thorough RFP process.
Using Wiremind’s Revenue Management system, Qatar Airways Cargo will benefit from advanced demand forecasts and optimised entry conditions, enabling the airline to maximise its entire network contribution and revenue.
The air cargo carrier will also have access to the newly launched Overbooking module, which leverages machine learning models to forecast the cargo show-up rate on the ......read more
With this partnership, customers in South Korea will have enhanced visibility of rates and capacity when booking their shipments on Qatar Airways Cargo.
Doha, Qatar - February 22, 2023: The world’s leading air cargo carrier has partnered with iNOMAD, a Korea-based cutting-edge air cargo platform.
The partnership with iNOMAD will enable better connectivity for one of the airline’s major customers in South Korea, Woojung Air and also help the airline increase its footprint in South Korea as SMEs operating with Woojung Air will be able to compare Qatar Airways Cargo’s offerings on the iNOMAD portal. Woojung Air is a prominent consolidator in South Korea and one of the top customers of Qatar Airways Cargo.
Mr. Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 February 2023: Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi’s flagship deep-water port, has set a new Guinness World Records™ title for assembling the Largest shipping container logo/image.
The Khalifa Port team assembled 676 containers in the shape of AD Ports Group’s logo at its South Quay to earn the new Guinness World Records™ title. The total length of the logo formed by the containers was 1,000.4 metres, while the width reached 174 metres. This record nearly doubles the previous standard, set by Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar Terminal in 2017 with 359 containers.
Commenting on this record-setting success, Saif Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Ports Cluster at AD Ports Group said: “We are proud of this remarkable achievement. Setting a new Guinness World ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo re-instates Penang (PEN) to its network, offering more than 70 tonnes a week to Malaysia’s second-busiest cargo airport
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo will recommence belly capacity services to Penang, Malaysia, effective 2 February 2023. Qatar Airways Cargo will operate an A330 passenger freighter to Penang via Qatar Airways’ passenger flights to Phuket, four times a week. This adds more than 70 tonnes of available capacity each week, that will feed into Qatar Airways Cargo’s extensive international network via its state-of-the-art Doha hub.
The service complements the existing seven weekly belly-hold flights to the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, providing customers with over 200 tonnes of cargo capacity from Malaysia.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has achieved 80.5 per cent OTP for freighter departures and 84.1 per cent OTP for freighter arrivals, ahead of its 80 per cent target
• The carrier surpassed its 85 per cent DAP target, achieving 86.6 per cent
• PharmaLife performance continued to outpace previous years, driven by the launch of new product features, a commitment to world-class standards and the establishment of Pharma Corridor 2.0
• 6 per cent more horses were moved via the carrier’s SkyStables product compared to the previous year
• The carrier received 25 awards in 2022 in recognition of its operational performance and contribution to pharmaceutical transportation, innovation, sustainability and CSR within the air cargo sector
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ......read more
February 7, 2023: Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with Louvre Abu Dhabi, launched a special commemorative stamp that highlights the significance of the museum in celebrating the long-standing cultural heritage of the UAE. The stamp further emphasises the pioneering position of Louvre Abu Dhabi as a hub for cultures and human civilisation, along with being a sanctuary for arts, museums ......read more
• Consolidated Revenues of $27.0B, Down 2.7% from Last Year
• Consolidated Operating Margin of 11.8%; Adjusted Consolidated Operating Margin of 14.1%
• Diluted EPS of $3.96; Adjusted Diluted EPS Up 0.8% Over Last Year to $3.62
• Declares a Quarterly Dividend of $1.62, a Per Share Increase of 6.6%, and Authorizes a New $5B Share Repurchase Program, Replacing the ......read more
On the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of Arab Permanent Postal Commission
19, January 2023: On the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of Arab Permanent Postal Commission, Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with Egypt Post, announced the issuance of a joint commemorative stamp in celebration of 50 years of bilateral relations between the UAE and Egypt. The stamp echoes five decades of ......read more
• From 2 February 2023, Etihad Cargo will operate an additional direct freighter service to Shanghai, bringing the total number of freighter flights to eight per week
• Etihad will also introduce an additional passenger flight to Shanghai from the same week, bringing the total cargo capacity out of Shanghai to 850 tons per week and the total number of direct passenger ......read more
22 November 2022; Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the Dubai International Holy Quran Award, issued commemorative stamps to celebrate the award’s 25th anniversary, document its journey and introduce its activities.
Obaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Emirates Post Group, said: “We are honoured to collaborate with the Dubai International Holy Quran ......read more
16 November 2022
In collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), Emirates Post Group (EPG) issued a commemorative stamp in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Award.
Three illuminated images are featured on the stamp, representing the visual passion, which has been passed down through three generations of ......read more
Globe Air Cargo USA will be celebrating this month 30 years of unequalled success in the North America market.
Globe Air Cargo USA, a subsidiary of the ECS Group, counts on an amazing team of 61 proud and loyal airfreight professionals working from 8 offices strategically located in all the major US gateways: New York, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and ......read more
CargoAi, airfreight’s fastest growing digital enabler, and Neste, the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), announce a pioneering partnership which enables freight forwarders and their clients to significantly reduce the carbon emissions of their cargo transport through the voluntary purchase of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. Freight forwarders ......read more
October 18, 2022: As part of Emirates Post’s ongoing network expansion strategy aimed at increasing the number of locations and channels for customers the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has launched new "Emirates Post Kiosks" in some of Dubai’s leading shopping centres including The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Al Waha Mall, and Madina ......read more
● Al Mansouri: Launching the Maritime Network is one of our key initiatives in preparation for the next 50 years, especially since the maritime sector contributes more than AED 90 billion annually to the UAE’s economy
● Al Malek: The Network is a result of unifying all strategic sectors as we seek to create an inclusive and comprehensive platform for all the key industry ......read more
The refreshed and reinvented event will now include Logistics for the first time since its inception
UAE – Dubai – 15th of September 2022: Seatrade Maritime will bring its flagship Middle East conference & exhibition now titled Seatrade Maritime and Logistics Middle East back to Dubai in May 2023, under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, as part ......read more
The event brought together industry leaders and clients from top eCommerce brands to share best practices
September 15, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, organised its first ever eCommerce Annual Conference today (September 15) that brought together industry leaders and clients to share ideas and discuss new trends in the sector. The ......read more
The partnership aims to enable universal access to genomic-driven wellness and longevity
June 22, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has partnered with Dante Genomics, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, to facilitate the availability of advanced genomic services across the UAE in line with the nation’s vision of ......read more
June 09, 2022: Emirates Post Group and the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah signed a partnership agreement, to provide clients of the Public Prosecution office with seamless delivery services.
Under the agreement, the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah will take advantage of Emirates Post Group’s extensive network to provide convenient and quick delivery services to its customers. ......read more
June 8, 2022: Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) eco-friendly zone warehouses have received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification after fulfilling all the requirements prescribed within the LEED rating system as created and maintained by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED certification program is administered by the Green Business Certification INC.
The criteria ......read more
Latest customer and tech-driven portfolio showcased under three categories, ‘eCommerce,’ ‘Digitization,’ and ‘Sustainability’
May 31, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, launched today (Tuesday, May 31, 2022), its latest range of advanced services as part of its broader customer-digital, and ......read more
98.8% average delivery time estimate accuracy and over 90% success in delivery on the first attempt throughout 2021
May 23, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has been awarded the ‘Amazon Best Carrier of the Year 2021’ in MENA region by Amazon, the company’s last-mile delivery solution partner.
The award comes in ......read more
April 29, 2022: Emirates Post has been closely monitoring and coordinating with the relevant authorities, in addition to running awareness campaigns on social media in an effort to combat the spread of fraudulent schemes circulating among customers. Emirates Post advise customers to exercise extreme caution when interacting with emails claiming to be from Emirates Post.
Emirates Post asserted ......read more
CRS’ pursuit to be accredited in the UAE is a testament of the national maritime sector’s capabilities, which attracts leading global maritime companies
Dubai, UAE, 18th April 2022: As part of its role in regulating the maritime sector in the UAE, the Maritime Administration at the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Croatian ......read more
Following last year’s well-perceived first Masterclass on Pharma Logistics - an international joint initiative between the air cargo industry and world-renowned academic institutions – a second edition will be launched in 2022 at Khalifa University’s Abu Dhabi Campus. Apart from highlighting the current critical aspects of pharma logistics, this Masterclass aims to create a ......read more
After the successful implementation in ocean freight, customers can now easily book GoGreen Plus for air freight
The launch is a key milestone in making the global logistics industry greener
GoGreen Plus is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's mid-term sustainability roadmap for 2030, working towards net zero emission by 2050
Thomas Mack, Global Head of Air Freight at DHL Global ......read more
The 23,500 -sqm facility provides end-to-end aftermarket solutions for EV batteries
An ideal plug-in option for the region's EV circular economy supply chain, DHL clients get cost-effective, compliant, and safe battery storage solutions
Dubai, UAE - March 2, 2022: The region’s first-ever electric vehicle (EV) and battery logistics hub is now open in ......read more
Kanoo Africa, a segment of Kanoo Shipping—a division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo—has been nominated to provide logistics and shore support for the Weddell Sea Project.
The Weddell Sea Project is an expedition that aims to locate the ‘Endurance’ which was trapped in the ice during Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1915).
The expedition ......read more
Five certificates by TÜV NORD reaffirm Group’s organizational efficiency and quality management system
February 2, 2021- Emirates Post Group (EPG) has strengthened its position as an organization that adheres to the highest standards of quality, productivity and efficiency after being recertified and was awarded an ISO 9001:2015 certificates for another three years by TÜV ......read more
First international philatelic exhibition in the region showcases wide range of stamp collections of cultural and historical significance
January 24, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, ended with great success on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, coinciding with Expo 2020 Dubai, the event ......read more
Seminars staged during event, including forum on role of postage stamps in promoting world peace
January 21, 2022: A large number of stamp and coin collectors and enthusiasts gathered on the second and third days of the ongoing ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition’ in Dubai to take part in the global event’s forums and activities. Hosted by Emirates Post Group in ......read more
Emirates Post Group issues stamps to commemorate region’s first international philatelic exhibition
January 19, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, hosted by Emirates Post Group and the Emirates Philatelic Association, kicked off today (Wednesday, January 19, 2022) at the Dubai Exhibition Centre in the Expo 2020 site in ......read more
174 competition class frames from 27 countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, America, and Oceania
January 10, 2022: Emirates Post Group in collaboration with the Emirates Philatelic Association will host the ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition,’ from January 19-23, 2022 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre Expo 2020 located at the venue of ongoing world exposition. ......read more
End-to-End Services for Staff Residential Communities Including New Developments and Property Management Solutions
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06 January 2022: AD Ports Group has announced the launch of KIZAD Communities Development & Services Company, a project that aims to champion the staff wellbeing across the full value chain. KIZAD Communities will provide integrated ......read more
January 3, 2022: Recognizing the cultural legacy of postage stamps and the role they play in promoting, preserving, and commemorating the heritage and national history of a nation, Emirates Post Group unveiled– commemorative stamps in celebration of the Palace of the Nation, 'Qasr Al Watan'.
The stamp – which simulates the mesmerizing dome at the Palace – ......read more
Key partnerships, Enhanced Infrastructure and Industry Support Positioned Leading Company for Further Growth in 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 December 2021: AD Ports Group emerged from a challenging 2020 , when the global shipping industry was disrupted by COVID-19, to build a strong trajectory of growth throughout 2021, achieving a series of historic milestones and expanding ......read more
December 27, 2021– Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the General Authority of Sports, has announced the issuance of the commemorative stamp titled ‘UAE Sport in 50 Years’ in celebration of the nation’s milestones in sports over the last five decades. The stamp showcases the most significant achievements of Emirati athletes in the regional and global sports ......read more
December 23, 2021: Emirates Post Group has released commemorative postage stamps in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ministry of Interior and in conjunction with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee. The new stamps celebrate the Ministry’s journey and achievements over the past 50 years in maintaining security and safety in local communities and helping enhance the quality of life ......read more
UAE ranks fourth out of 169 countries in DHL Global Connectedness Index
DHL Global Connectedness Index on track to rise in 2021
Dubai, UAE; December 22, 2021: In a special report on the 10th anniversary of the DHL Global Connectedness Index, DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business highlight strong links between global connectedness and prosperity. The United Arab Emirates is ......read more
Initiative forms part of Group’s celebration of UAE’s Golden Jubilee
December 14, 2021: In line with its celebrations of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, Emirates Post Group (EPG) recently launched the "Postcards to Space" initiative in partnership with 'Club for the Future', a private foundation established by Blue Origin, 'UAE Space Agency', 'Mohammed ......read more
Recognizing the seafarers as “the unsung heroes of global trade” due to their immense contribution to maintaining the continuity of global maritime operations amid all challenges
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11, December 2021: The UAE has once again extended its support to the cause of seafarers’ welfare through its collaboration with the International ......read more
December 09, 2021: Emirates Post Group’s (EPG) GCEO Abdulla Mohamed Alashram welcomed the first cohort of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence’s (MBZUAI) Executive Programme led by Professor Eric Xing, President of MBZUAI, during a visit at EPG’s headquarters on Tuesday December 7, 2021. The visit provided an opportunity for EPG to showcase the ......read more
Group celebrates nation’s achievements over the past five decades
December 1, 2021 – As part of its celebration of the UAE’s 50th National Day and commemoration of the nation’s achievements over the past five decades, Emirates Post Group has issued nine commemorative stamp issuances comprised of eight souvenir sheets, and one stamp sheet.
Seven souvenir sheets follow ......read more