Maersk to expand its cargo airline and aims for more aircraft

Cargo airline Star Air, owned by Maersk, will help boost the group's palette of logistics solutions. This will require an expansion of its capacity with one or two planes, the CEO tells ShippingWatch.

"That means we'll need additional capacity when we have to start meeting the needs of Maersk's clients," says Star Air's new CEO, Peter Corfitsen. | Photo: Star Air /PR

Maersk seeks to expand its portfolio of freight products with the company's cargo airline Star Air, which will serve Maersk's clients by offering air transport.

To execute the plans, Star Air recently appointed a new chief executive, Peter Corfitsen, who took over as CEO on May 1, replacing Søren Graversen who left the company after 13 years at the helm.

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