Monday, July 15, 2024

60 Seconds with Mike Stewart

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is the only gateway in Scotland where the largest air cargo freighters can fly into and is looking to grow its traffic. The airport is also working towards becoming a Spaceport, which could give its freight activities a boost. Air Cargo Week spoke to Prestwick’s business development director, Mike Stewart who has […]

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 […]

Demand remains strong for oversized at Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has seen strong growth in demand for charters and a lot of diversity in the types of outsize and heavyweight cargoes it has delivered this year. Commercial director, Alexander Kraynov (pictured below) notes flying hours operated by its An-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD freighters in the first six months rose 29 per cent and 37 […]