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  • Preparations for air cargo forum Miami & transport logistic Americas are proceeding according to schedule
  • International logistics industry is demonstrating great interest

The conference program is being prepared and exhibitors are registering. Transport logistic Americas is taking off. It will take place alongside of the established Air Cargo Forum of TIACA for the first time. On this platform,shippers, logistics service providers and logistics-related service providers from all over the world will meet in Miami from November 10 to 12, 2020.

Together with The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), Messe Münchenis setting an important signal for the global logistics industry. Exhibitors from around the world will meet on 6,700 square meters at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida, USA, for three days. As a supply chain forum, they represent intercontinental supply chains with their diverse services.

“The trade fair at the hub for North and South America is attracting a great deal of interest. Despite the current crisis, requests are constantly coming from the USA, North and South America, and we are currently putting together a high-profile conference program with our partners,” Gerhard Gerritzen, member of the Executive Board of Messe München, stated.

More than 70 exhibition booths are permanently booked a good six months before the start of the trade fair. International airlines and airports as well as airfreight-specific system providers and service providers are among the exhibitors signed up for the established Air Cargo Forum. In the exhibition area of transport logistics Americas, the first international logistics service providers and local providers of intermodal services on land, water and in the air have registered.

Steven Polmans, TIACA Chairman: “We cannot predict how long the crisis will last. However, it is certain that the demand for intercontinental supply chains remains unabated. Despite all digital opportunities, personal exchange at international trade fairs remains a success factor for global logistics chains.”

Additional information about the trade fair is available at

transport logistic exhibitions
The international industry network of transport logistic exhibitions consists of eleven events. In addition to the leading international trade fair transport logistic in Munich, transport logistic is held in China every two years and the transport logistic China Forum takes place in alternating years, both in Shanghai. Messe München and EKO Fair Limited jointly hold the logitrans International Transport Logistics Exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey, annually. The air cargo sector plays an important role at all trade fairs. air cargo Europe as part of the transport logistic in Munich is the largest air freight trade in the world, and air cargo China is the leading fair in Asia. In addition, air cargo India and air cargo Africa are held as independent trade fairs as well as is air cargo forum Miami together with TIACA. Also part of the transport logistic exhibitions are transport logistic Americas in Miami and transport logistic India @ CTL in Mumbai, India.

Messe München
Messe München is one of the leading exhibition organizers worldwide with more than 50 of its own trade shows for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies. Every year, a total of over 50,000 exhibitors and around three million visitors take part in more than 200 events at the exhibition center in Munich, at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München as well as abroad. Together with its subsidiary companies, Messe München organizes trade shows in China, India, Brazil, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, Nigeria, Vietnam and Iran. With a network of associated companies in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America as well as around 70 representations abroad for over 100 countries, Messe München has a global presence.

Gerry’s dnata Expands Offering; Launches Line Maintenance Services in Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, 13 January 2022 – Gerry’s dnata, Pakistan’s leading ground services provider, has expanded its offering. The company obtained Maintenance Organization Approval from the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority to provide aircraft line maintenance services to airline customers, and now offers a one-stop-shop of ground handling, cargo and technical services at the airports of Karachi (KHI), Lahore (LHE) and Islamabad (ISB). 

Gerry’s dnata’s team of professionals can provide full line maintenance support and are trained on customers’ company procedures, providing a seamless service to both passenger and cargo airlines.

The launch customer is flydubai, which Gerry’s dnata already serves at four airports in Pakistan providing a range of ramp and passenger handling services to the airline and its customers.

Syed Haris Raza, Vice President of Gerry’s dnata, said: “As Pakistan’s leading ground handler, we constantly enhance our offering to best meet the needs of our customers. We are confident that our airline partners will welcome the expansion of our portfolio and take advantage of getting quality and safe ground handling and technical services from a single provider. Our team of highly trained, seasoned professionals will deliver world-class quality and safety for our valued customers.”

Mick Hills, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Maintenance at flydubai, said: “We are looking forward to expanding our relationship with Gerry’s dnata to include line maintenance services in Pakistan. Having a single, local provider to oversee our line maintenance, as well as ground handling, will add more efficiencies to our fleet management and ensure a quicker turnaround of our aircraft.”

Gerry’s dnata have the capability to handle the following aircraft types for scheduled, unscheduled and AOG services:

  • Airbus A319/A320/A321 NEO (CFM LEAP-1A)
  • Airbus A318/319/320/321 (CFM56)
  • Airbus A319/320/321 (IAE V2500)
  • Airbus A330 (RR RB 211 Trent 700)
  • Airbus A330 (GE CF6)
  • Boeing B737-600/700/800/900 (CFM56)

Over the past year, Gerry’s dnata has continued to enhance its operations and services to deliver the highest level of quality and safety and help airline customers safely transport passengers and precious cargo to and from Pakistan. It made significant investments in infrastructure, technology and equipment, including the opening of a new, state-of- the-art cargo facility in Lahore which doubled the company’s cargo handling capacity at the airport.

Gerry’s dnata’s quality of service helped it win or retain over 20 contracts with key accounts across its network. The company also achieved prestigious industry certifications, including GDP and IATA’s ISAGO accreditation, which validate its capabilities and place the business in a market leading position.

Gerry’s dnata serves more than 20 airline customers at seven Pakistani airports. The company’s team consists of over 2,500 dedicated aviation professionals who assist more than seven million passengers and handle 150,000 tons of cargo annually.

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Gabor Vasarhelyi
Public Relations, dnata