Friday, June 21, 2024

Mexico leads the way as first ICAO member with largest fleet of NavAidDrone

Colibrex, via the LS telcom AG subsidiary LS telcom Ltd. Canada, and Telnorm Air as local service partner in Mexico, has successfully completed the project, won last year, for the delivery of measurement drones to SENEAM, the Mexican Air Navigation Service Provider. With 11 NavAidDrone systems, this project is unique in its scope and marks […]

Dimerco’s new Air + Road service from China to Mexico saves on freight costs

A new Air + Road service from global freight forwarding specialist Dimerco has saved up to 40% on freight costs for customers shipping automotive components from Southern China to a common manufacturer in Mexico. According to Dimerco’s Central Service Centre: “As part of our focus on facilitating better supply chains for the automotive sector, Dimerco’s […]

Rhenus solidifies LATAM presence

The Rhenus Group has solidified its presence in Mexico as part of Rhenus Americas’ Air and Ocean Division. The new subsidiary will provide a full range of end-to-end services, such as air and ocean freight, trucking, cross boarding and customs clearance. “Our presence in Mexico City reinforces Rhenus’ commitment to the Americas,” commented Pamela Osornio, […]

Swiss WorldCargo Cancun flights are open for exports

Swiss WorldCargo has opened its Cancun, Mexico station for exports with flights from Zurich operated by Edelweiss. The three Zurich – Cancun flights a week use an Airbus A340-300 offering a payload in excess of 15 tonnes for inbound and outbound figures. Skylog, a member of ECS Group will manage all commercial activity for the […]

Geodis connects Hong Kong with Guadalajara

Geodis has launched a freighter service from Hong Kong to Guadalajara, Mexico providing a 22-hour real-time transit. AirDirect Mexico, the weekly service operated by chartered Boeing 747-400ERFs and MD-11Fs provides non-stop services and adds to AirFast, AirFlex and AirSave. The service is complemented by the Road Network services in Asia and on-carriage solutions in Mexico […]

AIT Worldwide opens Mexico City airport office

AIT Worldwide Logistics has extended its network in Mexico with an office based at Mexico City International Airport. The Mexico City office will provide an array of logistics products including transborder expertise, warehousing, customs brokerage and IMMEX services with a focus on airfreight, particularly in the automotive, food logistics, technology and life science sectors. It […]

Mexico City joins United Cargo TempControl network

United Cargo has extended its TempControl network for temperature-sensitive products to Mexico City through its interline agreement with AeroUnion. TempControl shipments destined for Mexico City International Airport via the interline service may be tendered at any certified handling location in United Cargo’s TempControl network. Shipments will be transported to Los Angeles International Airport then transferred […]

Peli BioThermal opens Mexico City service centre

Peli BioThermal has extended its network in the Americas with a station and service centre in Mexico City, Mexico. The network station in Mexico City will service, refurbish, repair and condition reusable Credo on Demand shippers. Mexican pharmaceutical exports have seen average growth of 2.6% per year and include prophylactic, therapeutic, antibiotic and hormonal products. […]

Panalpina’s “Speedy” charter loop is ready for Brexit

Panalpina says its “Speedy” loop connecting Mexico, the US and the UK is ready for Brexit, regardless of the outcome. Queretaro International Airport was added to the loop of its Charter Network in May, which also connects Mexico City and Guadalajara with Panalpina’s airfreight gateway in Huntsville. Matthias Frey, global head of the Charter Network […]

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Guadalajara to network

Qatar Airways Cargo has started freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico expanding its network in the Americas, serving the destination with a Boeing 777 Freighter. Guadalajara services started on 6 January, with twice-weekly freighters departing from Macau to Los Angeles and onward to Mexico City then to Guadalajara, before departing for Doha via Liege. Guadalajara is […]

Cargolux connects Hong Kong with Mexico

Cargolux Airlines International has opened a new transpacific route to connect Hong Kong with Mexico City twice a week. The flights were launched on 10 December, leaving Hong Kong on Saturdays and Mondays, arriving in Mexico City on Sundays and Tuesdays. The Monday flight will include a stopover in Guadalajara, the country’s second most populous […]

Volga-Dnepr delivers crankshaft to India

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has organised the delivery of a crankshaft from Mexico to India on a charter flight for DHL Global Forwarding. The 38-ton shipment travelled from Apodaca, Nuevo Leon to Mumbai, and was packed into a seven metre long box along with support equipment required for loading. Within 12 hours of receiving the request, Volga-Dnepr […]

Turkish Cargo to add Mexico City to its network

Turkish Cargo will add Mexico City to its network, with the first Boeing 777 Freighter flight landing in Mexico on 3 October. The flights will operate on two different routes with first travelling on an Istanbul-Madrid-Mexico City-Bogota-Curacao-Maastricht-Istanbul route and the second going on an Istanbul-Madrid-Mexico City-Houston-Istanbul route. Exports from Mexico City include fresh flowers, perishable […]

Southwest Airlines starts international cargo services

Southwest Airlines Cargo has started its international shipping programme with services between the USA and Mexico City. It passed the milestone on Sunday 15 July and later this summer it intends to add the ability to ship between the USA and Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos before adding other international destinations to […]

Exclusive: New Mexican service debuts at GSP

For the first time, a Boeing 747-400 aircraft en route to Mexico’s Querétaro Intercontinental Airport has taxied down the runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in South Carolina, writes Janie Rosman. The new destination was airfreight company Senator International’s first flight to Latin America from GSP as previous flights were only to Europe. Querétaro, near Mexico […]

Panalpina adds Queretaro to the Speedy loop of its charter network

Panalpina has added Queretaro International Airport in Mexico to the “Speedy” loop of its charter network, also connecting Mexico City and Guadalajara with its airfreight gateway in Huntsville, Alabama. Queretaro is located in the Bajio region, Mexico’s fastest growing economic area with key industries such as automotive and manufacturing, and one of the largest aerospace […]

CargoLogicAir to increase services to Atlanta, Dubai and Hong Kong

CargoLogicAir is continuing to increase services with additional flights from the UK to Atlanta, Dubai and Hong Kong. The third flight per week to Atlanta, which returns to London Stansted Airport, is in addition to existing services from Stansted to Mexico City via Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which were launched last August. The 2018 […]

Aeronautical Engineers to convert fourth CRJ200 for Aeronaves

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract to provide Mexico-based Aeronaves with a fourth CRJ200 SF freighter conversion. Modification for the fourth aircraft will start in June 2018, with re-delivery scheduled for October 2018. Commercial Jet’s Dothan, Alabama facility will handle the modification touch labour for the conversion. Aeronaves says it plans on operating many […]

SEKO Logistics expands into Mexico and plans further growth

SEKO Logistics is continuing to extend its global reach by announcing a substantial expansion in Mexico. It is investing significantly to establish logistics centres and infrastructure to meet growing client demand in the automotive, retail and aerospace industries, which includes the opening of the first facility of nearly 10,000 square metres in Ocoyoacac on 7 […]

Southwest Airlines Cargo to cross the border

US low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is to begin shipping cargo to select international destinations beginning in May 2018, subject to requisite government approvals. The first international destinations Southwest Airlines Cargo expects to serve are Mexico City, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta with more international destinations planned for 2018. “By offering the cross-border […]

DHL invests in key stations along the US-Mexico border

DHL Global Forwarding is investing in key stations on the USA-Mexico border to help customers requiring airfreight, ocean freight, customs brokerage, warehouse and domestic services. As part of its strategic plan to grow freight forwarding services in main cities across the US, DHL Global Forwarding will invest in San Diego, Tucson, Nogales, El Paso, Laredo […]

SkyBridge Arizona to drive boom in US-Mexican e-commerce

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will be the home of SkyBridge Arizona, the first international air cargo hub to be home to both Mexican and US customs, giving cross-border trade a major boost. The plan was announced by Arizona governor, Doug Ducey, and it will enable e-commerce companies, manufacturers and other commercial interests conducting business in Mexico […]

Va-Q-tec and Aeroméxico Cargo sign container agreement

Va-Q-tec and Aeroméxico Cargo have signed a global agreement for the transport of temperature-sensitive goods. Mexico is Latin America’s second-largest pharma market and the collaboration will see door-to-door cold chain shipping solutions to pharmaceutical and life science customers. Va-Q-tec chief executive officer, Joachim Kuhn says: “We are delighted to commence our cooperation with Aeroméxico Cargo, bringing our […]

Air Canada Cargo to end freighter partnership with Cargojet

Air Canada Cargo is to end its partnership with Cargojet, cancelling freighter services across Mexico, the USA, South America and Germany. The two airlines started their first flight on 10 June 2016, with flights to Bogota in Colombia and Lima in Peru using a Boeing 767-300 Freighter, providing 52 tonnes of cargo capacity. Services to […]

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 […]

Stansted Airport aiming to play a bigger freight role

London Stansted Airport is a key gateway for air cargo into the London region and its operator the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) believes it can play an even wider role. MAG head of cargo and business aviation, Conan Busby feels Stansted is well established as London’s “premier freighter airport” and this is unlikely to change, […]

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 […]

New office opened by The Charter Store in Guadalajara

The Charter Store has expanded its footprint in the Americas and opened a new office in Guadalajara, Mexico. The air charter firm says it is termed the ‘Silicone Valley’ of Mexico, and the region encompasses the country’s third largest economy and its 4.9 million inhabitants make it a robust economic engine that embraces technology, manufacturing […]

Panalpina now licensed to handle organic fruit and veg at LUX

Panalpina’s hub at Luxembourg Airport (LUX) has been officially licensed by Certysis to handle organic fruits and vegetables. This makes Panalpina the first and only licensed receiver of organic produce at LUX, one of Europe’s busiest airports by cargo tonnage. Panalpina says this shows the company’s commitment to developing the Panalpina Perishables Network not just […]

CargoLogicAir launches first scheduled cargo service

CargoLogicAir is to launch its first scheduled cargo route with flights to Mexico City from 19 August. The twice-weekly Boeing 747-400 route will depart from its London Stansted Airport base every Wednesday and Saturday, flying to Mexico City International Airport via Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The airline will offer over 200 tonnes of cargo capacity […]