50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

TNT launches road connection to Georgia

Download: Printable PDF Date: 23 Sep 2015 10:20 (UTC) category:
TNT launches road connection to Georgia - Airports / Routes publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Georgia
Source: Aircargoweek

TNT is launching a scheduled road feeder connection to Georgia to reduce the European road transit times to Moscow.

The Dutch express operator says it becomes the first express delivery service provider to offer an economy service to/from Georgia, in the Caucasus, as an alternative to air express services.

The line haul will connect Georgia’s capital Tbilisi with TNT’s European road network (ERN) via Istanbul in Turkey.

From Istanbul, TNT will connect the Caucasus freight on its ERN lines to more than 40 European countries. The service will offer customers the ability to ship larger (up to 30 square metres) and heavier items (up to 1,000 kg per piece on a pallet).

TNT explains it is also reducing European road transit times to/from Moscow by up to 48 hours (depending on origin) by changing the route for its trucks.

TNT says: “Until now, TNT exclusively connected Russia via Turku (Finland), its northernmost hub within the ERN. From now on, TNT will also connect Russia via its Warsaw hub, thereby increasing the speed and capacity of its road service to the Russian capital. Road deliveries from Scandinavia will continue to transit through Turku.”

Both improvements are part of TNT’s outlook strategy to extend its ERN and move even more shipments by road.

Loading comments for TNT launches road connection to Georgia...


ENAIRE and EHang to collaborate on U-Space and urban air mobility

EHang entered into a collaboration agreement with ENAIRE to promote research, development and innovation in the fields of U-Space and Urban Air Mobility in Spain and Europe. The pa...

BAA Training Vietnam launched a new in the market ATPL integrated with type rating program

BAA Training Vietnam has launched a first in the market EASA ATPL Integrated with Type Rating program to be held in both Europe and Vietnam. Vytautas Jankauskas, Managing Director of BAA Tra...

SmartLynx Airlines helps tackle aviation industry crisis in Europe

SmartLynx Airlines provides Aircraft-Crew-Maintenance-Insurance services to help several European airlines deal with a resource crisis caused by the rising passenger numbers, lack of spare parts, and...

BAA Training Vietnam starts long-term business partnership with Vietravel Airlines

BAA Training Vietnam enters the long-term business partnership with Vietravel Airlines by signing a Memorandum of Understanding for five-year comprehensive cooperation and Type Rating servic...

The drones news