Thursday, July 18, 2024

Singapore Airlines renews cargo handling contracts with WFS

Singapore Airlines has renewed its cargo handling contracts with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Paris and London. In France, where the companies have worked together since 1986, WFS provides handling services for the airline’s daily Airbus A380 flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle as well as offline cargo reception points, handling and domestic trucking at […]

WFS earns new contracts with five airlines in the US

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed up five airlines for passenger, ramp and cargo handling services across the US. WOW Air has picked WFS to provide ramp, passenger and cargo services for its three Airbus A330-300 flights a week from Dallas Fort Worth to Keflavik International Airport, serving Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik. The three-year contract […]

American Airlines Cargo extends European trucking network

American Airlines Cargo is extending its European trucking network to serve a greater number of customers connecting offline cities and online points with its 450-plus flights a week from Europe. The Netherlands, Germany and France all feed nightly freight into London Heathrow Airport operations, which operates 20 flights a day direct into the USA, with […]

American Airlines Cargo starts Los Angeles – Hong Kong services

American Airlines Cargo has expanded its Asian network with Boeing 777-300 services between Los Angeles and Hong Kong. The 777-300 service can carry over 40 LD3 containers and compliments existing Dallas/Fort Worth – Hong Kong route launched in 2014. Antares International will continue to represent American as the general sales agent for Hong Kong while […]

American in for the long haul in Latin America

Despite regional instability and economic challenges, American Airlines’ managing director cargo sales Latin America, Carmen Taylor tells Air Cargo Week (ACW) the carrier is in for the long haul. Taylor says though Argentina and Brazil have been hit by economic and political instability, while they are recovering American will look to utilise its Latin American […]

Emirates to use 777-300 on Sabiha Gokcen service

Emirates is to upgrade its daily Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport service from an Airbus A330-200 to a Boeing 777-300 from 27 March. The outbound flight from Dubai, number EK119 leaves at 16.55h and arrives in Istanbul at 20.40h, with the return, EK120, leaving again at 22.40h and landing back in Dubai at 04.05h the next […]

Qatar Airways starts Doha – Sydney services

Qatar Airways has increased Australian services with daily Boeing 777-300 flights from Doha to Sydney. The Sydney service will offer 84 tonnes of cargo capacity a week, adding to the 301 tonnes available on services to Melbourne and Perth. The route is expected to generate about 3,000 jobs in New South Wales and contribute 240 […]

Emirates to retire over 50 aircraft by 2018

Emirates Airline is to retire 26 aircraft in 2016 to be replaced with 20 new Airbus A380s and 16 Boeing 777-300 Extended Ranges (ER). The airline will be replacing 12 Airbus A330-300s, four Airbus A340-300s, one A340-500, six Boeing 777-200ERs, two Boeing 777-300s and one Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates says the new A380s and 777-300ERs will […]