Monday, July 22, 2024

Strong freight performance for Air Partner

Air Partner’s statutory profits before tax increased by 20.4 per cent for the year ending 31 January 2018, with the freight division performing well. Statutory profits before tax were up from £4 million to £4.8 million while the freight sector had a record year with gross profits up 202.4 per cent and client numbers at […]

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 […]

ACS bring the Hulk new arms following Hurricane Irma

Air Charter Service (ACS) has been very busy arranging flights following hurricanes across the Caribbean, but it still receives unusual requests such as bringing the Hulk new arms. Hurricane Irma managed to rip off the incredible Hulk’s arms at Universal Orlando for The Incredible Hulk Coaster. This is one of the most popular rides so […]

ACS arranges 130 aid flights and counting following hurricanes

Air Charter Service has arranged more than 130 charter flights so far in response to hurricanes ravaging the Caribbean and Southern states of the USA. The flights have covered passengers and cargo, and chief executive officer Justin Bowman says the US offices were already busy arranging charters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas […]

Air Partner carries out charters following Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Air Partner has carried out a number of urgent freight charters across the Caribbean to support the relief efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Freight team was called upon to ensure that essential cargo such as generators, four wheel drive vehicles, bottled water and humanitarian aid reached those affected in the […]

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 […]

Video: CargoLogicAir flies Hurricane Irma aid from East Midlands

CargoLogicAir has flown over 100 tonnes of humanitarian aid from East Midlands Airport to Barbados following Hurricane Irma. The aid left East Midlands at about 17.00h on Thursday 21 September carrying 110 tonnes of cargo including water and other supplies, flying to Barbados to then distribute the aid to islands across the region, mainly for […]

CargoLogicAir flies aid to Guadeloupe following Hurricane Irma

CargoLogicAir has operated two flights carrying nearly 200 tonnes of humanitarian goods to hurricane-affected areas devastated by Hurricane Irma. Both flights were operated using Boeing 747-400 Freighters on behalf of the French government, with the first flight on 13 September from Paris Vatry Airport to Pointe-a-Pitre Le Raizet Airport in Guadeloupe, followed by a second […]

Antonov delivers generators to Guadeloupe following Hurricane Irma

Antonov Airlines has delivered 32 portable generators to hurricane-stricken Guadeloupe for EDF Group using one of its seven AN-124-100s. The generators, which weighed a total of 105 tonnes, are needed to provide electricity to France’s Overseas Region of Guadeloupe and Overseas Collectivity of Saint Martin, both of which were severely affected by Hurricane Irma. The […]

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 […]