American Airlines Cargo Remains Key Partner for Global Trade

American Airlines is continuing to operate international widebody service to key locations around the globe, serving as a vital partner for freight forwarders and supporting global trade in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The world’s largest airline will fly long-haul widebody passenger flights carrying cargo this week to locations including Auckland Airport (AKL), São Paulo International Airport (GRU) and Honolulu International Airport (HNL). These flights are in ... [+]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Ad Hoc Slot Allocation Temporarily Changed to Provide Sufficient Slots to Freighters

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s (AMS) slot procedure has changed after Airport Coordination Netherlands (ACNL) temporarily lifted the Local Rule 2 (LR2) due to the global COVID-19 outbreak. The purpose of LR2 at AMS is to provide sufficient ad hoc capacity for full freighter airlines, but ACNL said ... [+]

From Packages to Pallets, Delta Cargo Launches Charter Operation

Delta Cargo is launching charter operations to provide global transportation of customers’ goods. “Serving our customers and communities where we live, work and serve, is part of Delta's DNA.” said Shawn Cole, Vice President, Delta Cargo. “Offering new supply chain solutions through Delta Cargo to our customers ... [+]

Port of Oakland, Oakland International Airport will remain open

The Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport will remain operational despite an Alameda County shelter-in-place order. Both facilities are essential services exempt from the order, the Port said. The Port’s announcement followed shelter-in-place orders issued by six Bay Area counties. The orders are ... [+]

CEVA Logistics mega airlift keeps supply chains moving

As part of a strategic initiative to keep customer production lines moving around the world during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, CEVA Logistics has contracted a range of 86 freighter aircraft to deliver parts and supplies to its customers. More than 58 flights already completed Operating on behalf ... [+]

WFS Strengthens Leadership Team in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced key appointments to its leadership team in North America to support its air cargo and ground handling growth ambitions in 2020 and beyond. • Paul Walton joins the company as Senior Vice President Express, responsible for all aspects ... [+]

Air Charter Service lands in the Windy City

Air Charter Service opened a new office on March 1 in Chicago, its tenth in the Americas. “Chicago has been on our radar as a natural location for another US ACS office for a number of years,” said Richard Thompson, ACS Americas’ president. “The city is ... [+]

DACHSER is expanding premium charter flight rotation to and from China

DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics is starting the next wave of its charter flight rotation service to China and back. The charter route has initially been scheduled to operate from mid-March to the end of the month. The new coronavirus is still having a serious ... [+]

Cargolux Celebrates 50 Years

March 4 marked a remarkable milestone for Cargolux as the all-cargo carrier celebrates its 50th anniversary. Exactly half a century ago, Luxembourg’s national carrier Luxair, Iceland's national carrier Loftleiðir, the Swedish shipping company Salén and some private investors, founded Cargolux. With a single aircraft and ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo and Accuity Set New Standards in Global Trade Compliance

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, announced that it is working with Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, to help automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations, increase efficiency and improve the speed ... [+]