Friday, July 19, 2024

Messe München launches transport logistics Americas

Messe München will launch a new international platform with transport logistics Americas, complementing TIACA’s air cargo forum. The platform for shippers, logistics service providers and logistics-related service providers will take place in Miami from 10 – 12 November 2020, and exhibition applications are now open. 5,000 square metres will be reserved for shippers, logistics service […]

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 […]

ACS donates own aid to Hurricane Dorian relief effort

Air Charter Service’s Miami office has assisted with the Hurricane Dorian relief effort by filling up an empty passenger aircraft with supplies. The aircraft was on its way to perform an evacuation flight, with hundreds of kilos of supplies flying on an empty leg. Along with several evacuation flights on both private jets and larger […]

Airglades cargo airport plan “substantially complete”

Airglades International Airport is one step closer to become an all-cargo airport after the Federal Aviation Administration deemed its application “substantially complete”. The application under the Airport Investment Partnership Program for the airport in Clewiston, Hendry County, Florida passed the milestone with the publication in the Federal Register for a 30-day notice-and-comment period ending on […]

Tigers USA moves into larger Miami facility

Tigers USA has moved its Miami team to a larger facility to strengthen its focus on the Latin American region and meet e-commerce demand. The purpose-built facility, which will be led by branch manager Elena Varona measures 34,115 square feet and includes a new office as well as a warehouse with nearly double the storage […]

B&H Worldwide moves to larger Miami facility

B&H Worldwide has moved its US East coast operation to a larger facility in Miami, tripling available warehouse capacity for customers. The larger facility features climate controlled and non-climate controlled areas to cater for the specialist aerospace shipments the company handles. In addition to more space, the Miami site also means larger structural parts can […]

PEMCO launches 737-700NG freighter programme

Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services subsidiary PEMCO Conversions has announced a Boeing 737-700 Next Generation passenger-to-freighter conversion programme, Chisholm Enterprises is the launch customer. Chisholm Enterprises will be the launch customer, with subsidiary Texel Air intending to operate the 737-700F from Bahrain International Airport. The aircraft will be modified at PEMCO’s headquarters in Tampa, Florida […]

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 […]

FlyKargo to manage cargo services for JetBlue Airways

FlyKargo is partnering with JetBlue Airways to move cargo between Fort Lauderdale and San Juan, Puerto Rico as part of a three month pilot programme beginning on 15 October. Miami-based FlyKargo specialises in managing air cargo services to low cost airlines and will focus on providing fast and reliable services to registered freight forwarders and […]

Ethiopian Cargo connects Miami with Africa for the first time

History was made on 29 August when Ethiopian Cargo touched down in Miami, creating the first-ever cargo route between the African continent and the Florida city. The twice-weekly scheduled flights to Addis Ababa will operate on a route including intermediate stops in Spain, Colombia and Belgium on inbound and outbound services, all utilising a Boeing […]

Electronics company facing $126,000 HazMat fine from FAA

A Florida-based electronics company is facing a $126,000 fine from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for alleged violations of Hazardous Materials Violations. RAE-I.T. Asset Management of Ocala, Florida is accused of offering a shipment containing 220 lithium ion mobile phone batteries weighing 16 kilos to UPS for shipment by air on 24 May. The shipment, […]

CEVA completes Phase One of Rolls-Royce project

CEVA Logistics has completed Phase One of a major global inbound aero logistics project for Rolls-Royce to manage shipments of aerospace parts for its civil and defence divisions. Over 1,200 shipments per week weighing on average 300-500 kilogrammes and ranging from small parcels to out-of-gauge are moved into multiple Rolls-Royce facilities across the UK, Germany, […]

Hactl handles new Western Global freighter operation

Florida-based freighter operator Western Global Airlines has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle its first scheduled service into Hong Kong. The new twice-weekly 747-400F service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles is being operated in partnership with US forwarder Flexport. The airline plans to add a further weekly flight from September. […]

Bollore Logistics inaugurates Miami Foreign Trade Zone facility

Bollore Logistics has inaugurated its Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, consolidating freight forwarding and contract logistics services in one location. The 200,000 square foot facility, which was inaugurated in the presence of Consul general of France in Miami, Clement Leclerc; Bollore Transport & Logistics chief executive officer (CEO), Cyrille Bollore and Bollore Logistics CEO, […]

Southern Air to provide Miami with another freighter route to Asia

Southern Air is to become the sixth airline at Miami International Airport to operate cargo flights to Asia with the launch of weekly services to Hong Kong. The wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Air will operate Boeing 777 Freighter services from Miami to Hong Kong via Anchorage from 1 April. The other airlines operating cargo […]

Aeronautical Engineers to provide Vx with another 737-400SF

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Vx Capital Partners with an additional Boeing 737-400SF. Modification of the aircraft will commence in May 2018 with AEI’s authorised conversion centre Flightstar Aircraft Services carrying out the work in Jacksonville, Florida. The aircraft will be redelivered in October 2018 and will be the 22nd AEI […]

Miami Airport designated as a Foreign Trade Zone

Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has gained final approval from the US Department of Commerce to designate Miami International Airport’s entire 3,200-acre land parcel as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) magnet site. The magnet site designation allows existing or prospective airport tenants to operate manufacturing, warehousing and/or distribution centres on airport property, and have their federal […]

ACS helps animals find new homes following hurricanes

Air Charter Service (ACS) has been involved in a number of flights following hurricanes in the Caribbean, including helping animals find new homes across the US. ACS Americas president, Richard Thompson says while the company was arranging charters for people to get out of the affected regions in September before the hurricanes hit, and getting […]

AEI to carry out CRJ200 freighter conversion for Airest

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Regional One with a CRJ200 SF Freighter, to be leased to Airest. Modification of the aircraft started last week at Commercial Jet’s Miami, Florida facility and will be re-delivered to Regional One in the beginning of April 2018. Regional One will be providing a financial lease […]

First Etihad Cargo 777F touches down in Miami

Miami International Airport (MIA) welcomed the first weekly Boeing 777F flight by Etihad Cargo on 7 November. The new scheduled freighter flights, make a stop in Columbus, Ohio before continuing to Miami, Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi. The route launch makes Miami the airline’s third US cargo route and fourth in the Western Hemisphere, joining Columbus, Tucson and […]

AEI to provide three more conversions to Aeronaves

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Mexico-based Aeronaves T.S.M (TSM) with three additional MD-83SF freighter conversions. The first MD-83 aircraft will commence modification on 11 December, followed by the second in February of 2018 and the third in late April, 2018. All the AEI MD-83SF modifications will be performed by Commercial Jet’s […]

Miami launches MIA Cargo Flight Tracker

Miami International Airport has launched its its MIA Cargo Flight Tracker – the first real-time online cargo flight information display system in the US. The gateway unveiled the tool yesterday at Air Cargo Americas conference and exhibition in Miami. The tracker allows shippers, freight forwarders, customs brokers and logistics providers to easily view real-time cargo flight information on […]

Crowley and Air Menzies International form service partnership

Crowley Logistics has formed a new reciprocal service partnership with Air Menzies International (AMI) to enhance both companies’ offerings to their respective customers. Under this new agreement, the CrowleyFresh facility in Medley, Florida, will become the centralised consolidation facility for AMI’s Miami Gateway operation, which provides bi-directional links between central and South America, the US, […]

Western Global continues to bring hurricane aid to Puerto Rico

Western Global Airlines is continuing to operate relief flights to Puerto Rico, carrying emergency supplies in huge quantities on board its MD-11 Freighters. Each flight carried about 200,000lbs of supplies including food, water and equipment, with two relief flights travelling from Miami to Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla filled with tents, water and other supplies […]

Hurricane relief flights keeping ACS busy in the US

Air Charter Service (ACS) has had a busy last few weeks arranging humanitarian relief charters to hurricane-ravaged islands in the Caribbean. ACS president for the Americas, Richard Thompson (pictured below) says the charter broker has been involved with relief flights for Hurricane Irma charters. He explains: “We have been arranging lots of relief charter flights […]

Speedy response by Delta to disaster-stricken communities

When disaster hit Texas, Florida, the Caribbean islands, Mexico, employees of Delta Air Lines and the company itself has rushed to help people in need. Three massive hurricanes devastated Houston and the Gulf coast; much of Florida; and islands across the Caribbean; and multiple earthquakes smashing Mexican homes and cities have been left in tatters by […]

Irma hit Florida and Caribbean aided by Volga-Dnepr Airlines

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has so far operated three flights carrying nearly 175 tonnes of relief goods and equipment supporting international humanitarian aid projects to help victims of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Florida. The most recent flight on 18 September was chartered by DSV Air & Sea for the Danish Red Cross and operated from Billund Airport […]

Airlines work towards a full schedule at Miami

Passenger and cargo flights at Miami International Airport (MIA) continue to increase toward a full daily schedule after starting up yesterday. There were 158 arrivals and 100 departures on 12 September, but a total of 526 flights were cancelled. There were also 147 cargo-only flights. MIA says the projected schedule for today (Wednesday) includes 225 […]

Flights to resume at Miami today after Hurricane Irma

Passenger and cargo flights at Miami International Airport (MIA) will resume on a limited basis today, 12 September as the hurricane finally leaves the Florida shores. Hurricane Irma pounded the Miami and southern Florida area from Sunday until yesterday and winds reached 135mph. The gateway announced yesterday there would be no flights, but said some airlines […]

Cargo grows 4.8% at Miami in first half of 2017

Cargo shipments grew 4.8 per cent in the first half of 2017 at Miami International Airport with growth on both domestic and international routes. Domestic traffic was up 8.3 per cent and international cargo by 3.7 per cent. Middle Eastern carriers experienced growth of 114 per cent compared to the first half of 2017, and […]