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KLM flight offloaded due to a leak from pharma packaging

A KLM flight between Glasgow Airport and Amsterdam was evacuated earlier today when a pharma package in the cargo hold was found to be leaking. In a statement, the airline said that a shipment packed in dry ice and containing vaccines in glass tubes began to leak coolant. The leak affected the dry ice packages but the vaccine remained intact. As a precaution, passengers were taken off the aircraft (flight number KL1473) and an exclusion zone was put in place. Later in the [...]

Hyderabad to be the domestic cargo hub for DP World

DP World plans to make Container Multimodal Terminals (CMTL), its Hyderabad Private Freight Terminal (PFT), as a multi-modal distribution hub for South India cargo. The company has already established private freight terminals and rail-road linkages connecting the city with other trading hubs across the country. The global trade enabler will leverage its rail-road transport connectivity and warehouses. The announcement was made during the conference themed ‘India’s Logistics Sector on the Path of Transformation’ in Hyderabad. The company said Hyderabad [...]