Saturday, May 18, 2024

Orangutan with human rights flies with American Airlines

American Airlines Cargo welcomed a special guest on a Buenos Aires – Dallas flight, Sandra the orangutan who has human rights. The 33-year-old orangutan has spent her life in captivity, born in Germany before moving to a zoo in Argentina 25 years ago. After protests to provide Sandra with better living conditions, she was granted […]

DFW comes together to create CEIV Pharma community

Pharmaceuticals and life sciences are one of the fastest growing verticals for air cargo, so Dallas Fort Worth International Airport viewed the development of a CEIV Pharma Community as a necessary step for the future, John Ackerman tells Air Cargo Week. As the airport, Dallas Fort Worth acted as a facilitator to create a pharma […]

CEIV Pharma for Dallas Fort Worth cargo community

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has been awarded Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) in pharmaceutical logistics by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The Texan airport adopted the community approach for the certification process by assembling logistics partners specialised in ground handling, trucking, cold storage/warehousing and freight forwarding. The certification for the logistics […]

dnata earns IATA CEIV Pharma at DFW

dnata has been certified by IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics at its Dallas Fort Worth facility. The 37,000 square foot cargo centre at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport opened in November 2017. It includes a 14,000 square foot perishable handling facility, which is dedicated to cool chain products with experienced […]

WFS picks up 3 year contract with Qantas at DFW

Qantas has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with a three-year contract at Dallas Fort/Worth International Airport covering passenger operations, cargo and ramp handling. The Australian flag carrier operates seven Airbus A380 passenger flights a week from Dallas to Sydney as well as a weekly Boeing 747-400 Freighter service. WFS’s client base at Dallas/Fort Worth includes […]

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 […]

Volga-Dnepr moves engines for GECAS

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has moved two GE-90 aero engines and accompanying equipment on its first charter flight for aviation leasing and finance firm, GECAS. The 64 tonne payload was carried on an AN-124-100 flight from Dallas, Texas to London, and consists of the engines, two propulsors and fan cases, along with other equipment. All eight cargo […]

IATA WCS 2018: Air cargo industry sets out four main priorities

Accelerating digitisation of the supply chain, enforcing lithium battery regulations, more efficient trade facilitation and developing the next generation of leaders are the four priorities for the air cargo industry. Speaking at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Cargo Symposium in Dallas, Texas on 13 March, IATA global head of cargo Glyn Hughes highlighted […]

Tigers moves into larger facility at Dallas Fort Worth airport

Tigers has expanded into a larger facility in Dallas, Texas complete with a temperature controlled area as part of its on going global growth, supporting customers across North America. The 86,000 square foot office and warehouse facility located at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is headed by Jodi Flynn, the branch manager in Dallas for […]

dnata opens Dallas Fort Worth’s first perishable cargo facility

Dnata has officially opened its 37,000 square foot cargo centre that includes the only dedicated cool-chain perishable cargo facility at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Developed as part of its agreement with AirLogistix USA, which it acquired last year, dnata opened the facility in cooperation with the Dallas Airport Authority, costing $3 million and creating […]

Keeping it fresh in Dallas

Are perishables treated with the same care and dedication as pharmaceutical products when transported by air cargo? That was on the mind of the Cool Chain Association chairman Stavros Evangelakakis on the first day of the Cool Chain Association’s second Pharma and Perishables conference in Dallas, Texas on December 3. The two-day conference split between […]

DFW facility upgrades to benefit Americas-Asia trade

Routes between the Americas and Asia are expected to benefit from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) upgrading cool chain facilities, vice president of airline relations Milton De La Paz tells Air Cargo Week. The new facility is on track to open late this summer and there has been a lot of interest from freight […]

New $6.2m Dallas Metroplex facility opened by DHL

DHL Global Forwarding

DHL has opened a new $6.2 million 50,000 square foot facility in the East Dallas area – providing international shipments ranging from envelopes and small parcels to palletised and containerized freight. The express firm says the company’s second in Carrollton, Dallas, reflects the growth in shipments from businesses in the vicinity that trade internationally as […]

New cold chain facility for Dallas Fort Worth

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is to increase perishable cargo capacity with the opening of a cold chain facility operated by AirLogistix USA, to be operational this summer. DFW says the facility will precisely control warehousing temperatures for shipments of pharmaceuticals, flowers and fresh foods. DFW executive vice president global strategy and development, John […]

American Airlines flies rescue dogs to new homes

American Airlines Cargo has helped dozens of rescue dogs find new homes for the holiday season by partnering with Dallas-based charity Society for Companion Animals. Over two days 61 dogs flew to their new homes via 19 American Airlines flights travelling from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to New York LaGuardia Airport, Philadelphia International […]