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La Compagnie appoints WFS to support its first-ever air cargo route

La Compagnie, the 100% SMART BUSINESS CLASS airline, has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to support its first-ever venture into the air cargo market.It has awarded WFS a three-year contract to handle cargo onboard its Airbus A321LR services from Paris Orly to New York’s Newark International Airport, which will increase from the current four flights a week to seven in September.This is the first time La Compagnie has carried cargo ... [+]

AACargo announces New Vice President, Operations

American Airlines Cargo has announced the appointment of Sam Mendenhall to Vice President, Operations. The appointment follows the retirement of former Operations leader David Vance after an impressive 34-year career at American Airlines.Mendenhall joins the cargo team with 22 years of experience at American, where ... [+]

Bolloré Logistics Americas supports sustainable aviation fuel

After a first commitment taken by Bolloré Logistics to cover at least 60% of its 2021 traffic with Air France KLM Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) flights between CDG and JFK by SAF, enabling a global CO2 reduction of 50%, its subsidiaries Bolloré Logistics USA and Mexico ... [+]

World Cargo Solutions signs with CHAMP

World Cargo Solutions (WCS) has signed a multi-year contract with CHAMP Cargosystems for its suite of cargo management applications including Cargospot Airline, Handling, GSA, and Revenue Accounting. The company has also signed for CHAMP’s regulatory compliance services, Traxon Global Customs (TGC) and Traxon Global Security ... [+]

Antonov Airlines Carries Medical Supplies under NATO’S SALIS programme

The world’s largest plane, the AN-225, safely transported the medical cargo at short notice as part of the fight against Covid-19. Antonov Airlines has safely transported medical supplies at short notice from Germany to Namibia on the world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”. The mission was executed ... [+]

BBAM Orders 12 Additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

Boeing and BBAM Limited Partnership (BBAM) announced on July 12 that the lessor is expanding its 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter fleet with 12 additional firm orders. The agreement brings BBAM’s 737-800BCF orders and commitments to 31 as e-commerce and express cargo markets continue to drive ... [+]

How many flights does it take to transport 247 horses to the Tokyo Olympics?

Horses is a high stakes business and transporting such valuable animals takes great skill, particularly when flying them in airplanes. So when the need arose to transport 247 horses from Europe to Japan arose, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, opted to utilize its ... [+]

Turkish Cargo continues its steady growth in the European market

According to April 2021 International Air Transport Association (IATA) statistics, Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand serving 127 countries around the world, rose to the 1st rank by carrying 1 out of every 4 shipments in Hungary cargo exports, with a market share of ... [+]

CEVA Logistics introduces ICN-WUX-ORD route

In an expansion of its global SKYCAPACITY air freight program, CEVA Logistics recently entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport Group and its affiliate logistics company to serve the North Asia market. The new ICN-WUX-ORD route will be operated with ... [+]

Airlines continue to micromanage global capacity

After May’s subdued performance, global air cargo resumed its ‘long and winding road’ to Covid recovery in June with a 1% growth in demand versus the same month of 2019, as airlines continued to micromanage cargo capacity, according to the latest industry volume, load factor ... [+]