29 June 2021 - IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group completed its first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) charter chain of 16 flights from Stuttgart to Atlanta last week. Working with their partner Kuehne+Nagel, IAG Cargo sourced 1.2million litres of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ from Neste. This collaboration marks the first time ever that passenger -freighter charter flights are operated with net-zero carbon emissions*.
IAG Cargo announces it has started a new route to Guayaquil, Ecuador, increased frequency to Sao Paolo, Brazil and Mexico City, and plans to restart regular flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico - further connecting Latin America with Europe and the UK, as demand for global trade gathers pace. IAG Cargo now services over 150 flights a week between Europe, the UK and Latin America.
Today IAG Cargo, the cargo arm of International Airlines Group (IAG) reports its Q1 financial results with cargo markets still impacted by the pandemic. Revenues of €350 million were achieved from January 1 to 31 March 2021; an increase of 50 per cent at constant currency versus the same period last year.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) and its sister company British Airways to operate a relief flight to India transporting 27 tonnes of medical aid as the humanitarian crisis in the country worsens. The B777-200 will be loaded with emergency aid to Delhi to support the Indian government as the country continues to battle rising Coronavirus cases with dwindling oxygen supplies.
IAG Cargo continues its efforts to transport COVID-19 vaccines across the world. The business has now delivered 2.5 million doses into Latin America and the Caribbean since January. The shipments were transported using IAG Cargo’s specialist Constant Climate service via its airside hubs at London Heathrow and Madrid Barajas, two of its three specialist pharmaceutical GDP certified hubs, to the approved Constant Climate stations in the region.
Since the start of 2021, IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has transported over 8,000 tonnes of automotive parts, indicating a confident start to the year for vehicle manufacturing across the world. A significant proportion of IAG Cargo’s shipments were delivered via 95 charter flights and arranged by IAG Cargo’s specialist charter team that was formed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IAG Cargo today announced its 2020 full year results, reporting commercial revenues of €1,306 million over the period from January 1 to December 31 2020, an increase of 18.5 per cent on 2019 at constant currency. Overall yields for the year were up 94.6 per cent on the same time last year at constant currency. Sold tonnes were down 34.9 per cent.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) and Iberia, today celebrates the two-year anniversary of its pharmaceutical centre in Madrid, which is dedicated to its Constant Climate product for transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products. The Centre has played a key role in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and recently dispatched its 30th COVID-19 vaccine shipment.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) today announced that it has signed an agreement with UNICEF to support the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to respond to the pandemic.
IAG Cargo, the cargo arm of parent group IAG, has transported over a million protective face masks to Munich - following Germany’s new rules introduced last month requiring individuals to wear medical-grade face masks when in the workplace, public transport and in shops.
IAG Cargo, part of the IAG group, today announces its work to help the lovestruck keep the magic alive this Valentine’s Day, reporting the transportation of nearly 450 (438) tonnes of flowers across its network, or nearly 18 million stems, with popular blooms including fresh cuts of roses, chrysanthemums and carnations.
IAG Cargo has flown over a million Covid-19 vaccines around the world, as its Constant Climate product springs into action to support countries fight against Covid-19. Through IAG Cargo’s dedicated facilities at London Heathrow, Madrid and Dublin over a million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been transported to North America and Europe.
IAG Cargo ended 2020 with the departure of its 1000th charter flight since March that year. The new charter flights were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic and utilise aircraft from the Group that would, in normal times, not be available. This offering continues to be managed by a dedicated, specialist team and as we enter 2021, the bespoke service continues to play an essential role in keeping vital supplies moving around the world.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has transported record numbers of Argentinean and Chilean cherries, supporting this year’s season so far with special charters from Santiago de Chile to London Heathrow.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of the International Airline Group (IAG) has surprised a family in London with traditional home-made Diwali treats, directly from their Delhi-based family. The gesture comes at a time when the business is gearing up for a busy Diwali period, when it transports tonnes of festive goods, including sweets, home-made treats, lanterns, lamps, traditional clothes and artefacts, across the world.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), will have access to a new ‘preighter’ A330 wide-body aircraft for its customers. The aircraft has been modified by IAG Cargo’s sister company Iberia, and comes ahead of the peak season for air cargo and as demand for cargo services grows.
IAG Cargo has restarted its direct service from the United Kingdom to Tokyo. The service will run year-round, three times per week from London Heathrow. Restoring the London – Tokyo service, which was paused due to coronavirus, will be welcomed by IAG Cargo’s customers on both sides of the Pacific.
IAG Cargo continues to expand its network and reopen more routes; and has now restarted regular services to five key African cities – Lagos, Cairo, Cape Town, Abuja and Accra – as the business continues to support global trade via its extensive worldwide network.
IAG Cargo today announces a new direct service from the UK to Lahore, Pakistan, starting from October 2020. The service will run year-round, four times per week from London Heathrow. The new service will strengthen IAG Cargo’s existing presence in Pakistan, which since 2019 has also included flights to Islamabad, which resumed service on 14 September 2020 operating daily between the two capital cities.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of the International Airlines Group (IAG) uplifted 50,026 kgs of cargo on a single flight on its long-haul route from Mumbai to London operated by a B777-300ER aircraft in September – a record for IAG Cargo from India.
IAG Cargo, the leading aviation cargo business, and LEVEL, a long-haul, low-cost airline in the IAG Group, have announced a return to the skies for the Barcelona – New York route for passengers and cargo. The route provides an important trade and passenger connection between the Americas and Southern Europe.
Today IAG Cargo launches its FORWARD.PLATINUM loyalty programme – a new scheme to reward customers with a revenue spend of €1.3m+ per annum. It joins IAG Cargo’s award-winning FORWARD.REWARDS scheme for SMEs, providing a natural progression for IAG Cargo customers as they grow.
IAG Cargo today announced its Q1 2020 results, reporting commercial revenues of €246m over the period from January 1 to March 31, 2020, a decrease of 11.6 per cent on the same period in 2019 at constant currency. Overall yield for the quarter was up 4.8 per cent when compared to the same time last year at constant currency. Sold tonnes were down 14.9 per cent and CTK volumes were down 15.7 per cent whilst capacity declined by 13.8 per cent.
IAG Cargo is operating a global network of cargo-only flights to keep vital medical supplies moving across the world to support the fight against COVID-19. It is leading on co-ordinating efforts across International Airlines Group (IAG) airlines including Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia, to transport critical goods like personal protective equipment (PPE), hand sanitiser and ventilators as health authorities seek fast, reliable delivery.
IAG Cargo has today announced its 2019 full year results, reporting commercial revenues of €1,117m over the period from January 1 to December 31, 2019, a decrease of 7.2 per cent on 2018 at constant currency. Overall yield for the year was down 4.9 per cent at constant currency. Sold tonnes were down 2.8 per cent and CTK volumes were down 2.4 per cent whilst capacity grew by 1.0 per cent.
IAG Cargo has today announced its Q3 2019 results, reporting revenues of €269m over the period from July 1 to September 30, 2019, a decrease of 9.0 per cent versus last year at constant currency. Sold tonnes were down 5.7 per cent, whilst yield for the quarter was down 4.2 per cent at constant currency. CTK volumes were also down 4.9 per cent and capacity was down by 0.1 per cent.
IAG Cargo today shared the findings from a global survey of more than 400 freight forwarders in 47 countries on perceptions of the air cargo industry this year. The report, Cargo Next, identifies the key trends and expectations of freight forwarders within the next 12 months.
IAG Cargo, in collaboration with Vueling and Iberia, is seeking applications for the 2019 International Airlines Group (IAG) Hangar 51 global innovation programme. Start-ups of all sizes and growth stages from around the world are invited to apply to join the industry-leading accelerator programme which aims to transform the aviation industry.
Today at Air Cargo Europe in Munich, IAG Cargo announced that WebCargo by Freightos has become the first live user of IAG Cargo’s digital APIs. This provides instant access to rates, route availability, and the platform to make and manage bookings in real time to any of IAG Cargo’s 350+ destinations.
IAG Cargo has today announced its Q1 2019 results, reporting revenues of €275m over the period from January 1 to March 31, 2019, a reduction of 2.5 per cent on 2018 at constant exchange. Sold tonnes were up 2.5 per cent, whilst yield for the quarter was down 5.0 per cent at constant exchange. CTK volumes were also up 2.6 per cent and capacity grew by 4.8 per cent.
IAG Cargo today has announced the expansion of its highest priority product with the introduction of a dedicated 24-hour Critical Service Team, operating seven days a week, 365 days a year to support customers with urgent shipments.
IAG Cargo today announced the launch of a new relocations product to offer a simple and convenient solution to customers moving abroad. The first air freight carrier to offer a home relocation service directly to consumers, IAG Cargo is expanding its portfolio to provide fully integrated products to meet the needs of its customers around the world.
IAG Cargo has today announced a new pet transportation service on flights from the UK through its partnership with PetAir UK, alongside its sister company British Airways, offering customers an improved online booking experience and custom crates to suit each pet.
IAG Cargo has today announced a new direct service from the UK to Islamabad, Pakistan, starting from June 2019. The service will run year-round, three times a week from London Heathrow and customers will have access to up to 15 tonnes of lift per flight.
IAG Cargo has announced the cargo finalists from this year’s Hangar 51 accelerator programme for start-ups that it will be collaborating with over the coming months. Hangar 51 is a global innovation programme led by International Airlines Group (IAG) in collaboration with IAG Cargo, British Airways and Avios.
IAG Cargo has announced the introduction of a new direct service to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From April 2, 2019, the service will run year-round, four times a week from London Heathrow and will be the only direct flight from the UK to Pittsburgh.
IAG Cargo will be the logistics partner for the BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria at the British Museum. The carrier will transport a number of important loans from museums across Europe with its ‘Secure’ service, dedicated to delivering high-value consignments.
IAG Cargo today announces that IAG’s new long-haul low cost airline brand LEVEL will join its cargo operations from June 2017. LEVEL was launched in March of this year and will be the fifth airline brand to join IAG Cargo, alongside British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling.