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Logistics Update Africa

Logistics Update Africa (LUA) is a bi monthly trade magazine that brings the most credible news, views and stories of and from Africa about the continent’s vibrant and evolving transport and logistics industries.

Etihad Cargo carries 51 horses from Liege to Hong Kong for show jumping event | Aviation

The flag carrier of UAE, Etihad Cargo has successfully shipped a very special consignment of show jumping horses from Belgium to Hong Kong for the annual Hong Kong Longines Masters

Air Cargo India 2018 pumps up India’s air cargo prospects | Aviation

Excitement among the air cargo industry stakeholders reached a new level as the 7th edition of Air Cargo India, kicked off on Tuesday.

Kenya Airways appoints new chief operating officer

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Qatar Airways expands Moroccan network | Aviation News

Qatar Airways celebrated the addition of tourist favourite Marrakech to its global route map, with the airline’s inaugural flight landing at Marrakech Menara Airport on July 1. With this, it expands Moroccan network with three flights a week to Marrakech.

IAG Cargo to transport artworks for British Museum’s ‘South Africa: 3 Million Years of Art’ show | Aviation News

IAG Cargo becomes the official logistics partner of the upcoming ‘South Africa: 3 Million Years of Art’ exhibition at the British Museum, which opens on October 27, 2016. The carrier will be transporting irreplaceable artworks from South Africa to the United Kingdom for the exhibition.

Imperial Logistics expands facility for healthcare sector in Centurion, South Africa | Supply Chain News

Imperial Logistics has invested in a new, multimillion, state-of-the art warehousing and additional office space at its Centurion head office.

African carriers see 0.3 percent increase in air cargo demand in May | Aviation News

African carriers saw freight growth in May 2016 of 0.3 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the report released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

SWISS takes delivery of first new Bombardier CS100

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Imperial Logistics acquires controlling share in Sasfin Premier Logistics | Logistics News

Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has announced the acquisition of a controlling share of Sasfin Premier Logistics - thereby creating a “formidable” new player in the freight and logistics market.

The Bloodhound Project forms partnership with CargoLogicAir for air cargo

As The Bloodhound Project endeavours to set a new World Land Speed Record in South Africa in

Qatar Airways purchases 10 percent stake in LATAM | Aviation News

Qatar Airways stated that it shall purchase a stake of up to 10 percent in LATAM Airlines Group, as a part of its plans

Chapman Freeborn sells its centralised load control specialist subsidary to dnata | Aviation News

In an endeavour to increase the management focus on its core products, Chapman Freeborn

Ethiopian starts thrice weekly flights to New York-Newark | Aviation News

Ethiopian Airlines, African airline, has commenced scheduled thrice weekly flights

GLSHK appoints Tony Sham as new CEO | Supply Chain News

Global Logistics System (GLSHK), HongKong based e-freight solution provider, appoints Tony Sham as chief executive officer

Astral Aviation temporarily suspends Nairobi-South Sudan freighter services | Aviation News

Astral Aviation, Kenya based cargo airline, suspended its thrice weekly cargo flights from Nairobi to South Sudan

IATA signs MoU with the African Union Commission | Aviation News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Union Commission (AU)

Airfreight volume growth surpasses passenger growth at Munich Airport in first six months of 2016 | Aviation News

Munich Airport recorded growth in the air cargo business in the first half of 2016 and it was even more robust than in the passenger se

Brexit shakes Kenya’s logistics industry

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Interview with Dirk Reich, Cargolux: Cargolux plans direct flights to Africa from China

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Logistics infrastructure developments on the agenda in Ghana

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South Africa takes lion’s share in LPI 2016

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Air cargo taking leadership amidst crises

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Ecommerce boom in Africa offers huge opportunities for logistics sector

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South African Airways and Mango go green with biofuel passenger flights | Aviation News

South African Airways (SAA), African carrier; low-cost carrier Mango and Boeing celebrated Africa's first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel.

Transnet increases capacity on the coal line between Limpopo Province and Richards Bay | Railway News

The first phase in the expansion of the coal line between the Waterberg in Limpopo and Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal is completed.