Wednesday, July 17, 2024

From freight to plate

India, a leading exporter of perishable goods, produces more than 400 metric tonnes of perishable freight, with that figure forecast to rise to a value of US 563 billion dollars by 2030. Accounting for over 14% of India’s GDP, the sector employs over 25 million people. READ: Airfreight accelerates e-commerce boom Kamesh Peri, CEO of […]

Vertical Cold Storage expands presence in Dallas-Forth Worth Market

Vertical Cold Storage, a developer and operator of temperature-controlled distribution centres sponsored by real estate investment firm Platform Ventures, has purchased a new facility in Burleson, TX. Burleson is Vertical Cold’s second facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth market and will provide customers with the flexibility and additional capacity they need. The new warehouse will employ […]

DFW Airport go digital

Dallas/ Fort Worth Airport is using Nallian’s cloud based data sharing platform for cargo customers, allowing seamless transactions across the supply chain. Over time, this will include freight forwarders, shippers, ground handling agents, 3PLs, airlines, Customs and Border Protection, and trucking companies – empowering them to coordinate their cross-company processes. “DFW Airport continues to focus […]

Avianca Cargo to connect Bogota with Dallas

Avianca Cargo will start flights between Bogota and Dallas Fort Worth with two flights a week from 2 October. The Airbus A330-200 Freighter service will transport various types of cargo with its independent temperature-controlled decks. The airline says it selected Dallas Fort Worth due to economic growth and its central location within the US facilitating […]

American Airlines to connect Dublin with Dallas

American Airlines Cargo will connect Dublin with Dallas Fort Worth for the first time, with seasonal flights from 7 June to 28 September using a Boeing 787-9. Texas is the second largest importing state in the US, where the manufacturing sector is projected to continue growing in the coming years. Customers with a range of […]

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 […]

Air Canada Cargo to end freighter partnership with Cargojet

Air Canada Cargo is to end its partnership with Cargojet, cancelling freighter services across Mexico, the USA, South America and Germany. The two airlines started their first flight on 10 June 2016, with flights to Bogota in Colombia and Lima in Peru using a Boeing 767-300 Freighter, providing 52 tonnes of cargo capacity. Services to […]

Air Canada Cargo to add second South American freighter service

Air Canada Cargo is to add a second weekly service to South America with an additional flight to Bogota and Lima. The Boeing 767-300ER Freighter services operated by Cargojet were launched in June with flights from Toronto to Lima via Atlanta and Bogota, as well as Toronto to Mexico City via Dallas Fort Worth. Air […]

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 […]

Qantas Freight adds Dallas to China – US round trip

Qantas Freight has added Dallas Fort Worth to its weekly round trip connecting Australia with China and US. The Boeing 747-400 Freighter service will stop in Dallas from 9 June, and then every Thursday after that. Qantas says the Dallas stop will be ideal for bringing electronics, e-commerce and general cargo into the USA from […]

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 […]

US carriers apply for permission to serve Cuba

New United Airlines Cargo website

US carriers are looking to take advantage of the US and Cuba agreeing to resume scheduled services by applying to the US Department of Transportation for approval for non-stop flights. So far, Alaska Airlines would like to operate twice daily flights between Los Angeles and Havana with a Boeing 737-900ER, while Delta Air Lines want […]

Qatar Airways Cargo expands in Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific

Qatar Airways Cargo is to start Airbus A330 Freighter services to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City from March 2016 as the airline continues to expand its network. The Ho Chi Minh service will fly on Thursdays and Saturdays, providing 120 tonnes of capacity in addition to 72 tonnes of bellyhold capacity on daily […]