Saturday, June 15, 2024

CVG: Ready for take off

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s (CVG) is undergoing a cargo make over, putting it on track to become the 6th largest cargo airport in North America. The airport’s strategic focus to leverage its location and hundreds of acres of available land, create efficiencies for the air cargo supply chain, and support air cargo partners is paying […]

Atlas Air to open Kentucky global operations centre

Atlas Air and DHL extend freighter agreement

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will expand operations in Kentucky with the opening of a global operations centre in Erlanger. The facility is located near Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and having secured a long-term lease, it is expected to open in 2021. Atlas Air employs 318 professionals, including 182 Kentuckians at facilities in northern Kentucky including […]

Amazon to lease another 15 737-800s from GECAS

Amazon is continuing to invest in its aircraft fleet by signing a partnership to lease another 15 Boeing 737-800s from GECAS. The deal was signed at the Paris Air Show, with the 15 aircraft coming in addition to the five 737-800s already leased from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The aircraft will fly in the […]

First of 14 new B777F joins DHL’s fleet

DHL has taken delivery of the first of 14 new Boeing 777 Freighters, with N-705GT taking off from Cincinnati on Saturday 25 May. The aircraft took off from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport bound for Bahrain on its commercial maiden flight. Replacing older intercontinental flights, the 777F, which is operated by Southern Air, will strengthen DHL’s […]

Amazon breaks ground on CVG air cargo hub

Amazon has broken ground on its $1.5 billion Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport air cargo hub, as pilots continue to highlight workplace issues. Ground was broken on 14 May in a ceremony attended by delegates including the founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos. The air hub is scheduled to open in 2021 and create more than 2,000 […]

Aeroterm breaks ground at CVG facility

Aeroterm has broken ground on a Class A multi-tenant facility at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, FedEx will be the main tenant. The 50,400 square foot facility is LEED certified, with the energy efficient building featuring insulated pre-cast concrete panels and will be used for airside cargo operations. The facility, which will be completed in November, […]