Saturday, May 18, 2024

Strong exports help Cathay Pacific grow 4.6% in November

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair’s cargo and mail volumes grew 4.6 per cent in November helped by strong exports and more ocean-to-air conversions. The two airlines carried 167,520 tonnes of cargo and mail in November, and the load factor rose by 1.1 percentage points to 68.1 per cent. Capacity in available tonne kilometres was down 1.9 […]

Matheson to provide consolidation for Cathay Pacific Portland flights

Matheson Flight Extenders has signed a freight consolidation agent agreement with Cathay Pacific Cargo for its twice-weekly Portland services. The subsidiary of Matheson Trucking will provide import/export air cargo services at Portland International Airport for goods transported to and from Oregon and Asian markets. Matheson provides airport terminal handling services for US mail in Portland, […]

Alaska to launch multiple services to Newark

Alaska Airlines is to add multiple new services to the New York area with services from Portland, San Diego, San Jose and Seattle to Newark Liberty International Airport. All the flights will be daily using Boeing 737s, with the Portland – Newark service starting on 10 November, followed by San Diego – Newark on 21 […]

Cathay Pacific to add Portland to freighter network

Cathay Pacific Cargo will increase its US presence with the start of twice-weekly Boeing 747-8 Freighter services to Portland from 3 November. Portland, in the state of Oregon, will be Cathay Pacific’s 18th cargo station in the Americas, and will operate on a Hong Kong – Anchorage – Los Angeles – Portland – Anchorage – […]

Delta and Virgin to strengthen UK – US network

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic are to strengthen their UK – US networks by sharing flights, which will include the first London – Portland service. From the summer of 2017, the two airlines will optimise their joint network, which they say will offer customers more choice and flexibility. The changes for Delta will include […]

Icelandair to increase Portland services

Icelandair will be increasing its bellyhold service from Portland International Airport in 2016 with more flights and an extended season due to demand. Icelandair launched seasonal flights from Oregon’s Rose City with twice-weekly departures in 2015. Now, with positive results and increased demand from the Pacific Northwest, the carrier returns to Portland this year with a […]