Sunday, May 19, 2024

Lufthansa Cargo returns to Miami after 25-year break

Miami International Airport has welcomed Lufthansa Cargo back after a 25-year break, with weekly Boeing 777 Freighter flights from Frankfurt. The weekly service resumed on Tuesday 5 November, and adds to daily passenger flights. Germany is Miami airport’s top European trade partner by value, with imports and exports amounting to $2.2 billion. Carlos Gimenez, mayor […]

MIA and Correios speed up e-commerce shipments

Miami International Airport and the Brazilian Post Office have launched Compra Fora, an expedited shipping service to speed up the import of e-commerce. The launch of Compra Fora (Buy Outside) by the airport and Correios, the Brazilian Post Office, to allow e-commerce packages to be shipped to Miami, pre-cleared by Correios and arrive in Brazil […]

Amazon Air comes to Miami with two flights a day

Miami International Airport has welcomed Amazon Air cargo operations, with double daily Boeing 767-300 services operated by Atlas Air. Amazon already operates four warehouses in Miami-Dade County, all within 12 miles of the airport with an 885,000 square foot fulfilment centre at Miami-Opa Locka International Airport being completed this year. Amazon Air’s launch comes nine […]

LATAM and Swissport awarded IATA CEIV in Miami

LATAM Cargo and Swissport have both been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification at Miami International Airport, both becoming the first in their industry sector to do so. Swissport Miami became the first cargo handling company at Miami and the first Swissport station in North America to earn the International Air Transport Association Center of Excellence […]

Miami sees small cargo rise

Miami International Airport (MIA) has seen total cargo volumes increase by 0.3 per cent to 2.2 million tonnes in 2015 with domestic rising and international seeing a slight dip. Freight at Miami fell marginally in 2015 to 2.1 million tonnes while mail increased by 29 per cent to 38,100 tonnes. Total domestic cargo, which covers […]