Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Sea-Tac welcomes Cherry Express as exports of cherries bloom

The cherry season is in full bloom in Washington State, and the Port of Seattle welcomed a specially painted cherry themed Boeing 777 Freighter transporting the fruit to Asia. The aircraft operated by China Cargo, a division of China Eastern Airlines landed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on 24 July, which is expecting to export record […]

Seattle-Tacoma welcomes first AirBridgeCargo 747-8 Freighter service

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has welcomed its latest cargo airline with two AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) flights from Moscow a week. The ABC Boeing 747-8 Freighter was flown from the Boeing factory in Everett to Sea-Tac, where it was met executives from ABC and Boeing, so it could begin cargo services. The Russian carrier will operate two […]

ABC adds Seattle to its US freighter network

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Boeing 747F

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 Freighter services from Moscow to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, its sixth route within the US. The carrier says Seattle is not only one of the biggest cities in the Pacific Northwest region – but also a major gateway for trade with Asia. The new flight from Seattle will […]

Large freighters drive Seattle Tacoma growth

Cargo volumes at Seattle Tacoma International Airport have increased by 1.7 per cent to 332,636 tonnes, the fourth consecutive rise. Seattle Tacoma‚Äôs operator, Port of Seattle, says international freight increased by 7.1 per cent to 115,357 tonnes, helped by investing $20 million to attract large freighters. It says 2015 was the first year when it […]