Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Amazon and Atlas Air face lawsuit for Flight 3591 crash

The brother of the first officer killed in Flight 3591, which crashed near Houston in February is suing Atlas Air and Amazon for negligence. Atlas Air Flight 3591 a Boeing 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter crashed on 23 February when it rapidly descended from 6,000 feet and hit a marshy bay about 40 miles southeast of […]

Volga-Dnepr opens operations base in Houston

Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an Operations Base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to serve customers across North and South America. The base is an expansion of the group’s sales office, which opened in 2001, and will ensure customers will benefit from immediate local expertise and services to meet their logistics requirements. Volga-Dnepr Group executive […]

WFS gets off to flying start with new and renewed contracts

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has got off to a flying start in 2018 by winning and renewing a number of contracts in North America. The handling agent won the freight contract at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport to service Turkish Airlines’ twice-weekly flight to Istanbul, extending WFS’s existing relationship with the airline. It has also […]

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 […]

CHEP Aerospace Solutions awarded US and European repair certification

CHEP Aerospace Solutions has been awarded Part 145 certification for repair and maintenance of aviation equipment from both the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency. The company says the certification will enable it to reduce fuel costs and its carbon footprint by repairing containers, pallets and galley carts at the station where […]