In the news
DHL Global Forwarding has launched an Automotive Competence Center in Sao Paulo, a move that increases its stake in the Brazilian automotive market. The center, which is expected to handle approximately 2,000 shipments per month, provides sector-specific services, including airfreight, seafreight and purchase order management.
Globe Express Services has commenced operations at its AED35 million warehouse and office facility in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone. GES’ warehouse, which features six loading doors and approximately 4,780 pallet locations, offers 67,449 square feet of industrial space.
Jettainer has signed a deal to manage and maintain airberlin’s fleet of 750 ULDs, which will be replaced with new, lightweight containers for use on A330 aircraft. The carrier is Jettainer’s 14th customer.
Etihad Airways and Aer Lingus have signed a codeshare agreement, following Etihad’s recent purchase of 2.987 stake in the Irish carrier. Under the deal, Etihad Airways will place its code on Aer Lingus flights between Dublin, Manchester and London Heathrow, as well as destinations in Ireland, the British Isles, the Channel Islands, Portugal, the Netherlands and the U.S. In return, Aer Lingus will place its code on Etihad flights between Abu Dhabi and Dublin and gain access to Etihad’s network beyond Abu Dhabi.
Emirates has commenced A380 service between Dubai and Amsterdam. The carrier is the first to offer scheduled flights with the Airbus aircraft into Amsterdam.
Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its BMW supply center in Worth, Germany, by 50,000 square feet for a total area of 95,000 square feet.
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