Monday, June 17, 2024

FlyKargo to manage cargo services for JetBlue Airways

FlyKargo is partnering with JetBlue Airways to move cargo between Fort Lauderdale and San Juan, Puerto Rico as part of a three month pilot programme beginning on 15 October. Miami-based FlyKargo specialises in managing air cargo services to low cost airlines and will focus on providing fast and reliable services to registered freight forwarders and […]

DHL Global Forwarding receives IATA CEIV at seven US airports

DHL Global Forwarding has certified seven of its airfreight stations in the USA to International Air Transport Association (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) in Pharmaceutical Logistics standards. DHL began the certification process of its global stations to IATA CEIV Pharma standard in the third quarter of 2016. Following independent audits by third […]

Western Global continues to bring hurricane aid to Puerto Rico

Western Global Airlines is continuing to operate relief flights to Puerto Rico, carrying emergency supplies in huge quantities on board its MD-11 Freighters. Each flight carried about 200,000lbs of supplies including food, water and equipment, with two relief flights travelling from Miami to Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla filled with tents, water and other supplies […]

ACS arranges 130 aid flights and counting following hurricanes

Air Charter Service has arranged more than 130 charter flights so far in response to hurricanes ravaging the Caribbean and Southern states of the USA. The flights have covered passengers and cargo, and chief executive officer Justin Bowman says the US offices were already busy arranging charters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas […]

JetBlue and Atlas Air transport hurricane aid to Puerto Rico

JetBlue and Atlas Air have teamed up to transport more than 110 tonnes of supplies to Puerto Rico to aid relief and recovery efforts. The donations came from a variety of organisations including Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation, and Atlas Air donated and operated a Boeing 747 […]

DHL gains IATA CEIV in Bogota, 7 US stations to follow by Q2 2017

DHL Global Forwarding is to certify seven of its 11 US stations by the end of the second quarter of 2017 to IATA CEIV Pharma standards following certification in Bogota, Colombia. The air and ocean freight specialist is to certify its Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and San Juan to International Air Transport […]

American Airlines to start widebody San Juan – Philadelphia flights

American Airlines (AA) Cargo will add daily widebody San Juan – Philadelphia services to its network, providing capacity for goods including pharmaceuticals, mobile phones, medical instruments and aircraft parts. The daily Airbus A330-200 flights between San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Airport and Philadelphia International Airport will supplement the two daily narrow-body services and provide connections […]

Kuehne + Nagel brings KN PharmaChain to Puerto Rico

Kuehne + Nagel (KN) is bringing its KN PharmaChain network to Puerto Rico with temperature controlled warehousing space in its San Juan facility. The facility, one mile from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, offers cold storage from 2-8C, dry ice and gel pack capabilities to cool down temperature-controlled shipments in transit, GDP/GXP best storage and […]

Cool chain cargo continues to be a priority for Cargolux

Cargolux Airlines International

Cargolux Airlines International has been busy adding to its network over the last few months across the globe, and cool chain cargo remains one if its priority targets for growth. Indeed, the carrier added a service last week to San Juan in Puerto Rico – specifically targeting the sector as it sees opportunities in the […]

United and DHL expand pharma partnership in Puerto Rico

United Airlines and DHL Global Forwarding are expanding their partnership in Puerto Rico to grow its pharmaceutical and life sciences industry with more flights and cold chain storage upgrades. Under the partnership, United will increase services from New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport to San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin Airport from one a week to […]

CAL adds Puerto Rico – Rome service to network

CAL Cargo Airlines has added Puerto Rico and Italy to its network with services to San Juan and Rome from 15 September. The service will operate on a Tel Aviv – Liege – New York John F. Kennedy – San Juan – Rome – Liege – Tel Aviv route with trucking connections to other European […]

Pockets of opportunity despite slow growth rates for American

American Airlines Cargo has faced the same headwinds with slowing growth rates, but senior manager – cargo strategy and partnerships, Lori Sinn Sr says there are pockets of opportunity. Sinn says American is expanding its Los Angeles hub into the Pacific, while investments in facilities like Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW) and San Juan will increase its […]

IAG Cargo to start Madrid to Shanghai and Tokyo services

IAG Cargo boosts Latin American

IAG Cargo is to start Madrid – Shanghai in late 2016 and Madrid – Tokyo services from 18 October. The flights will be operated by Iberia, and will be served by Airbus A330-200s with 13 tonnes of cargo capacity. The Tokyo flights will leave Madrid on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays while the Shanghai services are […]

ACS brings home the bacon

Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported more than 17 tonnes of ham to Puerto Rico after someone on the island forgot to put in their usual order. ACS president of North American operations, Richard Thompson says: “Someone in Puerto Rico had forgotten to put in their normal order for a large amount of ham and […]

IAG Cargo increases Latin American services for pharma

British Airways Boeing 777-200

IAG Cargo will increase its Latin American services in April and May 2016 with flights from London and Madrid to Costa Rica, Peru and Puerto Rico for the region’s growth pharmaceutical market. It will start twice weekly British Airways services from London’s Gatwick Airport to San Jose’s Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica’s capital. […]