COVID19 – European Commission Guidelines Facilitating Air Cargo Operations

The European Commission has issued important guidelines facilitating Air Cargo operations during COVID-19 outbreak

Continued and uninterrupted air cargo services are vital for the economy and for fighting COVID-19, and European and global supply chains depend on them being operated unhindered. Air cargo should therefore be able to continuously deliver critical products such as food, medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), and other products which are vital for the functioning of sensitive supply chains.

Aerosuisse - Aviation has a systemic importance for Switzerland

Aviation has a systemic importance for Switzerland - The Confederation must ensure liquidity. 

The spread of coronavirus poses an unprecedented challenge to the air transport. AEROSUISSE demands that the Confederation intervene to ensure the liquidity of the entire sector. This is the only way to to ensure that Switzerland and its economy have the necessary connection to the international networks as soon as the coronavirus crisis ends.

Read the complete article (URL - German) 

Read the complete article (URL - French) 

Training Luftfracht Kompakt 2nd Edition

The Luftfracht Kompakt 2019 was a great success. 

IG Air Cargo Switzerland will offer a 2nd seminar edition starting in April 2020 again for the greater area Zurich. It is also planned to replicate it in the region of EAP-Basel-Mulhouse during the second half of 2020. The specialized Air Cargo trainings are offered trough the partner association SPEDLOGSWISS. Luftfracht Kompakt (Compact Airfreight) will consist of 4 half days and it is offered in German language. The course is suitable for all employees in the air freight of shippers, importers and logistics service providers.

Info & Anmeldung: Luftfracht Kompakt @ SPEDLOGSWISS

 

Walter Mittelholzer in the SHOF

 The 13th member of Swiss Supply Chain Hall of Fame, Walter Mittelholzer was a co-founder of Swissair and thus also pioneer of Swiss air freight. His official admission of to the Swiss Supply Chain Hall of Fame will take place on 27.5.2020 at the Museum of Transport in Luzern. 

View here the SHOF Press Release (PDF - German) 

New Website for IG Air Cargo Switzerland

As of June 1st 2019, IG AirCargo Switzerland has renewed it website, with a fresh look, new features, a responsive design and a security certificate. There are sections dedicated to the projects of IG Air Cargo, solutions to support digitization, downloads, statistics, information, news event and more.  Members can now edit their own company profile, add information and promote their services to the public and the other members.