Tuesday, July 23, 2024

CAL flies SpaceIL to Florida for lunar mission

CAL Cargo Airlines has transported the first Israeli spacecraft, the SpaceIL from Tel Aviv to Orlando, Florida on a Boeing 747-400ERF. The precious cargo required very strict temperature requirements, with the size and weight, as well as numerous dangerous goods making the mission very complicated. The CAL DG, CAL BIG and CAL AEROSPACE products and […]

Virgin Atlantic starts flights between Belfast and Orlando

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is offering customers increased access to Florida with weekly services from Belfast to Orlando departing every Monday throughout the summer. The flights from Northern Ireland will carry general cargo and exports of spare parts and machinery. A Friday flight will be added in June and is offered in addition to 17 flights […]

AFKLMP adds new routes to its summer schedule

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) will operate new routes for the summer providing connections to locations including Taipei, Fortaleza and Seattle. It will provide capacity from both hubs at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, where the airline offers 1,115 weekly services to 116 unique destinations around the world. From Paris […]

Delta Cargo expands coverage of DASH Critical & Medical

Delta Cargo has expanded the coverage of its DASH Critical & Medical service to 15 US locations, with further expansion planned next year. DASH Critical & Medical is the first fully GPS-enabled, same-day product offered by a US freight and passenger carrier, providing real-time tracking and monitoring of any eligible shipment, and customers can ship […]

Amazon’s Prime Day set to be biggest yet as its aircraft fly

Amazon’s Prime Day is set to be biggest in its history for sales, the e-commerce giant announced yesterday as its fleet of Prime Air aircraft took to the skies. The annual event took place for 30 hours from Monday, 10 July and is one of the biggest online retail days in the US shopping calendar. […]

Extra China flights as Lufthansa Cargo upgrades network

Lufthansa Cargo is to upgrade its network with extra freighter flights to China, and use belly-hold capacity on passenger aircraft. Cargo operations to China will be increased with nine Boeing 777 Freighter flights a week to Shanghai, up from seven, and it will exclusively use 777Fs instead of mixing it up with Boeing MD-11 Freighters, […]

Carriers given permission for US – Havana services

Eight US carriers have been given permission to fly to Havana by the US Department of Transportation, filling the 20 daily flights agreed by the US and Cuban governments. Twelve airlines applied to serve the island nation’s capital, and Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and […]

Virgin and Delta to co-locate cargo handling in the UK

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo are to co-locate their dnata cargo handling facilities under one roof across the UK. The airlines will co-locate their cargo handling at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford and Newcastle from 8 June. The companies say the move will provide single drop-off […]

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 […]

LATAM increases Americas services and plans flights to Africa

LATAM Airlines Group will introduce¬†four new routes in the Americas, to be introduced between December 2015 and January 2016, and is seeking approval for Sao Paulo (Brazil) to Johannesburg (South Africa) services. The group is planning to start three times a week services from Lima to Antofagasta (Chile), operated by LAN Peru from December 2015. […]