Host sponsors

Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Abu Dhabi Airports is a public joint-stock company and part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a diverse portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s non-oil economy. Created in 2006 to spearhead the redevelopment of the Emirate’s aviation infrastructure, Abu Dhabi Airports plays an important role in the Government of Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision.


Abu Dhabi Airports is at the beginning of an ambitious transformation in our cargo infrastructure and operations to significantly grow its cargo operations and logistics activities.


Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports, recently revealed that they are approaching successful completion of the Cargo Village and Terminal rehabilitation project.


As part of Abu Dhabi Airport’s expansion strategy to increase cargo capacity, enhance operational capabilities and attract new business opportunities, the project has equipped the cargo facilities with vital upgrades that meet the latest aviation industry standards.


Among the most vital upgrades is the new cool storage facility, developed in collaboration with Etihad Airport Services and Etihad Cargo, which will enable the airport to handle temperature-sensitive air cargo, such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare and life sciences products, in optimal conditions. With a dedicated temperature-controlled area of more than 3,300 square metres, the cool storage facility broadens Abu Dhabi Airports’ capabilities to handle all import and transit shipments, and store loose cargo and unit load devices (ULDs).


 It provides a wide range of facilities and infrastructure, such as warehousing units, commercial offices, furnished facilities within a fully serviced business center, plots of land for development and a full range of essential ancillary amenities to serve everyday business needs.


 We have developed an ever-expanding business platform that provides the perfect environment for your own corporate growth. With all the necessary resources in one place, we have the foundation for you to tap into fresh opportunities with suppliers, trade partners and logistics providers to reduce your costs and increase your profits. Fuel your company’s growth with our exceptional amenities, incentives and unmatched logistics infrastructure and airport services.

For more info, please visit: www.adac.ae

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!


Billund Airport

Located centrally in the Northern part of Europe with only a few hours of trucking to main cities such as Hamburg, Copenhagen and Gothenburg, Billund Airport is gradually becoming an essential part of the regional transport and logistics infrastructure. Based on an ambitious 2040 strategy, Billund Airport is continuously expanding its online and offline cargo network and with almost 80,000 tons of cargo in 2022, the expectations for 2023 are high. With several game-changing projects and a go-to reputation for cargo charters, Billund Airport aims to be the natural and preferred cargo gateway in Northern Europe, delivering excellent service and time-to-market for local and international businesses in the region.

Please read more: www.bll.dk/cargo

Budapest Airport



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CHAMP Cargosystems

CHAMP Cargosystems provides the most comprehensive range of integrated IT solutions and distribution services for the air cargo transport chain. The portfolio spans core management systems, messaging services, and eCargo solutions. These include applications to meet customs and security requirements, quality optimization as well as e-freight and mobility needs. The products and services are well known under the Cargospot and Traxon brands.

The company serves over 200 airlines and GSAs, and links these with some 3,000 forwarders and GHAs worldwide. CHAMP’s solutions help its customers and their clients adapt to critical and continuous changes in air transport logistics to meet global trade demands.

CHAMP Cargosystems is headquartered in Luxembourg and operates offices in London, Zurich, Frankfurt, Manila, Singapore and Atlanta.


Edmonton International Airport


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

Liege Airport

Liege Airport is the 5th biggest cargo hub in Europe and the 21st Cargo airport in the World. Daily freighter connections to Africa, Americas, Asia and the Middle East gives also a premium choice of flight to all over the world for our cargo community. LGG cargo community focuses on Perishables, Pharmaceuticals, express and e-commerce, outsize cargo and live animals. All specialized actors are present at LGG airport to add value to the entire supply chain. On top of that a newly digital strategy enables faster, clearer and transparent communication between all the partners including local authorities from LGG.

The flexibility of the airport with 24/7 operations, the dedicated infrastructure and specialized procedures and the perfect geographical location enable the cargo to arrive at final destination faster.

The need for a coordinated approach in addition with a new digital platform and the importance of #freightersfirst as part of our solution, are the driving factors of LGG Cargo Community Cluster initiative.

Cargo-rail connections from and to China with LGG and an European air and road network have turned LGG into a global multimodal cargo hub with a fast growing freight forwarder footprint.

The LGG Humanitarian and Health hub is growing from the strong foundations and long experience of rapid response freighters from LGG to where help is needed most.

LGG has big plans of growth, building state of the art first line , second line : come ask us about our masterplan 2040 and come working with a freighter specialized airport.

Visit: https://www.liegeairport.com

PayCargo International


Visit: https://www.paycargo.com

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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