Monday, July 22, 2024

Amazon breaks ground on CVG air cargo hub

Amazon has broken ground on its $1.5 billion Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport air cargo hub, as pilots continue to highlight workplace issues. Ground was broken on 14 May in a ceremony attended by delegates including the founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos. The air hub is scheduled to open in 2021 and create more than 2,000 […]

Atlas Air delivers 20th 767-300 to Amazon

Atlas Air has delivered its 20th Boeing 767-300 converted freighter to Amazon, with N1487A arriving in time for the peak season. Under long-term commercial agreements announced in 2016, Atlas Air operates the aircraft for Amazon on a CMI (crew, maintenance and insurance) basis and Titan Aviation dry leases the aircraft to Amazon. Atlas Air Worldwide […]

Amazon founder Bezos to be inducted into Logistics Hall of Fame

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to be inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame for his company’s role in developing e-commerce logistics. The Logistics Hall of Fame is based in Germany and says he has been honoured as a “revolutioniser of e-commerce and logistics”. Bezos will be officially inducted in a ceremony at the annual […]

Amazon chief targets cargo service to the Moon by 2020

Amazon reportedly plans to start a cargo service shipping packages to the Moon by 2020 to help set up a human settlement, according to a reports in the Washington Post. The online retail giant is reportedly targeting operating a cargo spacecraft Earth-to-Moon delivery service, which would carry as much as 10,000 pounds of goods to […]