Tuesday, July 23, 2024

ANC sees record third quarter air cargo volumes

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) has reported that record air cargo volumes are continuing to pass through the airport, surpassing previously record-breaking volumes from the first half of this year.  As of the end of the third quarter, ANC welcomed 917,753 metric tonnes of air cargo—a 5.62% increase compared to the third quarter of […]

Anchorage Airport is the fourth busiest cargo airport

Campbell steps up for ANC

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is the fourth busiest cargo airport in world. Governor Mike Dunleavy said, “Alaska is open for business and with nearly $1 billion of developments planned for ANC, we expect this economic hub for the state to keep growing.” Nearly 3.16 million metric tons of cargo, a 15% increase from […]

Business gets a warm reception in Anchorage

With its geographic location, you may assume Alaska is unbearably cold but Jim Szczesniak insists it is warmer than you think. The airport manager for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, who took over from John Parrott in January last year, says Alaska’s largest city is warmer than his native Chicago. Like much of the industry, […]

Amazon Air to start flights to Anchorage airport

ANC reports 2021 figures

Amazon Air will launch Boeing 767 flights to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on 27 June. The online retailer will utilise the Alaskan airport’s Kulis Business Park, located south of the East-West runways. On Anchorage Airport’s Twitter feed, airport manager Jim Szczesniak says: “This is the second new airline we’ve welcomed to Anchorage Airport this […]

E-commerce behind solid growth at Anchorage

ANC reports 2021 figures

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport experienced solid air cargo growth in 2018 helped by its location between the world’s two largest e-commerce markets. Air cargo grew by 2.5% to 2.8 million tonnes at the world’s fifth busiest cargo airport, with its geographic position between the world’s two largest economies, which happen to be the largest […]

FedEx flies bears to Oakland Zoo’s California Trail

FedEx Express has flown orphaned bear cubs from Alaska to California where they will make Oakland Zoo their new home. The two grizzly and two brown bear cubs’ mothers were designated as public threats by the Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife so were transported from Anchorage to Oakland as part of FedEx Cares’ Delivering […]

Szczesniak to take over as manager of Anchorage Airport

Alaska State Governor, Bill Walker, has appointed Jim Szczesniak manager of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (TSAIA), starting his new job on 22 January. Szczesniak, who is taking over from John Parrott, has a BS in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago. He […]

ACI: stronger global economy drives May growth of 11.1%

The strengthening global economy fuelled growth of 11.1 per cent in airfreight in May, according to the Airports Council International (ACI). ACI says after a period of economic uncertainty regarding US trade policy and risks related to the UK’s vote to withdraw from the European Union, global commerce is “no longer sidelined”. The association says […]

HNA Modern Logistics Group established with flights from Xi’an

HNA Modern Logistics Group has been officially established in Xi’an with European and American routes to support China’s ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’. Two intercontinental freight flights have been established on Shanghai – Xi’an – Amsterdam and Xi’an – Shanghai – Anchorage – Chicago routes following one month trials. The flights have been transporting imports and […]

National Airlines and Navitrans to fly around the world

National Airlines and Navitrans USA are to launch round the world Boeing 747-400 Freighter services connecting several key global airports. The service will start on 1 June, operating all year round on a Chicago O’Hare – Liege – Baku – Hong Kong – Tokyo Narita – Anchorage – Chicago O’Hare route in addition to another […]

FedEx to connect Liege with its Memphis World Hub

FedEx Express will connect TNT’s European air hub in Liege to the FedEx World Hub in Memphis in April 2017. FedEx will use a Boeing 777 Freighter with 116 tonnes of capacity and TNT will be injected into the FedEx network for delivery across the US and Canada. The aircraft will continue on a round-the-world trip […]

Matheson to provide consolidation for Cathay Pacific Portland flights

Matheson Flight Extenders has signed a freight consolidation agent agreement with Cathay Pacific Cargo for its twice-weekly Portland services. The subsidiary of Matheson Trucking will provide import/export air cargo services at Portland International Airport for goods transported to and from Oregon and Asian markets. Matheson provides airport terminal handling services for US mail in Portland, […]

Facilities the biggest air cargo headache at LAX

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the busiest and key air cargo gateway on the west coast of the US. In 2015, LAX handled 1.9 million tonnes, which was almost as much tonnage as the next five highest ranked North American west coast airports combined (Oakland, San Francisco, Ontario, Seattle, Vancouver). The hub was ranked […]

Cathay Pacific to add Portland to freighter network

Cathay Pacific Cargo will increase its US presence with the start of twice-weekly Boeing 747-8 Freighter services to Portland from 3 November. Portland, in the state of Oregon, will be Cathay Pacific’s 18th cargo station in the Americas, and will operate on a Hong Kong – Anchorage – Los Angeles – Portland – Anchorage – […]