Host sponsors

Abu Dhabi Airports Company


Visit https://www.adac.ae/english/

Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo has elevated cargo operations to be the Air Cargo Partner of Choice.

Our initiatives aim to elevate our customer experiences and increase our operational efficiency through digitising our operations and personalising our customer experiences. We offer our customers access to a large network of chartered and scheduled services to Europe, North & South America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and Africa using our passenger aircrafts and cargo only freighters.

With our focus always on taking your business further and our firm commitment to providing convenient cargo solutions, we have created dedicate services and products focused on our customers. Our special products and services include SkyStables (Equine) and LiveAnimals (IATA CEIV Animals certified), PharmaLife (IATA CEIV Pharma certified), FreshForward (IATA CEIV Fresh certified), FlightValet (Automobile), AirMail (Mail and eCommerce), SafeGuard and FlyCulture (Vulnerables).

Etihad Cargo is a founding partner in the HOPE Consortium contributing to a complete supply chain solution to address COVID 19 vaccine logistics and facilitate vaccine availability across the world.

Learn more www.etihadcargo.com

Silver sponsors

Challenge Group

Challenge Group is a unique, international air cargo conglomeration offering tailored air freight industry solutions from handling, air and ground logistics to aviation services, for a wide range of industries and commodities. 

Challenge Group employs 850 people across three airlines (Challenge Airlines IL in Israel, Challenge Airlines BE in Belgium, Challenge Airlines MT in Malta), a commercial division (Challenge Air Cargo) in Malta, a ground handling company (Challenge Handling in Liege, Belgium), a European road feeder provider (Challenge Logistics in Liege, Belgium), an aircraft and parts leasing division (Challenge Aviation), and a comprehensive line maintenance provider (Challenge Technic). The company has trebled its capacity over the past four years and now handles 300,000+ tonnes of cargo per year.

Challenge Accepted!


Edmonton International Airport


Visit https://flyeia.com/business/cargo/

WebCargo by Freightos


Visit: https://webcargo.co

Basic sponsor

Astral Aviation

Astral Aviation is a licensed all-cargo airline that has been operating in the blue skies of Africa for over 21 years. Astral Aviation provides reliable and cost-effective airfreight solutions using a combination of schedule and charter flights within its African, Middle East and European network.

With its operating Hubs in Europe (Liege-Belgium), Middle East (Dubai), and Africa (Nairobi & Johannesburg), Astral Aviation operated over 4,422 flights in 2020 carrying a combined load of over 110,000 tonnes providing much needed relief services during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as being instrumental in Humanitarian Aid Relief in Africa and the Middle East.

Astral operates a fleet of 15 aircrafts that comprises of Fokker 27 Freighter (Capacity 5 tonnes), McDonald Douglas DC-9 Freighter (Capacity 15 tonnes), Boeing 727-200 Freighter (Capacity 24 tonnes), Boeing 757-200 Freighter, Boeing 767-200 Freighter (Capacity 42 tonnes) within its Middle East and African network, in addition to a wet-leased Boeing 747-400 Freighter on the Nairobi – London and Liege sector.

Within its intra-African network, which encompasses over 50 destinations, Astral operates a combination of scheduled and adhoc charters along with value-added leasing services. It’s interline agreements with over 20 Interline Partners; along with preferential agreements with the leading global and local freight forwarders; and partnerships with over 25 global GSA’s, facilitate the consolidation of cargo at the freighter-friendly Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Astral Aviation’s Head Office and Base is situated at the Africa Flight Services Cargo Terminal at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

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