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Strike at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Several French air traffic controllers’ unions have called for a strike at Charles De Gaulle airport (CDG), disrupting air traffic from Tuesday, June 11 to Thursday, June 13.
The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has requested airlines to adapt flight schedules to and from select airports in France.
We will closely monitor the situation and provide updates […]

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Agility Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification in Switzerland and France

Agility recently acquired ISO 9001:2008 umbrella certification for its Area West region, which includes France and Switzerland. Learn more.

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Severe Flooding and Landslides in Norway Causing Delays

Due to severe flooding and landslides – in particular around the city of Kvam in the area Gudbrandsdalen – shipments in/out of the area will be delayed.
At this time, the E6 is closed in several stretches as are other major roads in the area.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Kenneth […]

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Agility Announces Five-Year Deal with KNPC

Agility announced today it has won a five-year contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, worth an estimated $24.4 million. As part of the contract, Agility will provide door-to-door logistics solutions in 42 countries. Learn more.

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Agility Wins Major Natural Gas Event Contract

Agility Fairs & Events has been awarded a contract to manage international freight and on-site handling services for Gastech 2014, which will be held at the Kintex Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea, March 24 – 27, 2014. Learn more.

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Agility Wins Health, Safety and Environment Awards in Kuwait

Agility has been awarded the “Gold Award 2013” in the health, safety and environment (HSE) excellence category by the American Society of Safety Engineers-Gulf Cooperation Council. The annual award recognizes leadership, excellence and encourages exceptional performance in the field of health, safety and environment in private sector companies in the […]

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Agility Wins New Warehousing Services Contract with Universal

Agility today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide warehousing services to Universal, a home appliance provider in Egypt.
As part of the five-year contract, Agility will manage the storage of various components for microwaves, washing machines, refrigerators, and several other home appliances in its warehouse in 6th of October City, […]

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Agility Completes First Delivery to Caspian Pipeline Consortium

Agility has successfully completed the delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organization operating an investment pipeline project in Russia.
After a 6,000-kilometer transit, all cargo, including innovative, high-efficiency pump and seal equipment, arrived safely and in perfect condition in Atyrau, Kazakhstan, one week ahead of schedule. Learn more.

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Update – Changes to European Air Security Regulations

An update on our earlier post — The EU Commission has decided to prolong the transitional period for “known consignors” until April 28, 2013.
As of April 29, the “known consignor” security status will expire for a considerable number of existing Agility customers.
Read the original post on “Changes to European Air Security Regulations.”

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Heavy Snowfall Causing Delays in Europe

Due to heavy snowfall, multiple outbound flights from major international airports in Europe have been cancelled or are operating with some delay. Frankfurt airport, which was shut down earlier, is back in operation but with massive backlog, flight cancellations and delays. The majority of cargo freighters are rerouted via Amsterdam airport, where operations are back […]

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