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 ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo Delivers over a Million Pounds of Love

From Jan. 29 through Feb. 13, demand for Valentine’s Day flowers marks one of the busiest seasons for American Airlines Cargo, and team members around the world rose to the occasion this year. On average, the airline ships more than 1 million lbs. of flowers during this time each year. ... [+]

AACargo Undergoes Major Modernization Upgrade

American Airlines Cargo recently launched the first phase of its single largest investment to-date with the roll out of a new cargo end-to-end management system on October 1. The overhaul replaces the majority of the organization’s legacy technology, narrowing 90 systems down to less than 10. Not only do the new ... [+]

AA Transforms Global Cargo Operations with IBS Software’s iCargo Platform

American Airlines Cargo has taken a giant leap forward in the modernization of its cargo operations by deploying IBS Software's iCargo air cargo management platform across its entire global network. In doing so, American consolidated a complex IT back-end comprising 90+ legacy systems, built incrementally over the past 40 years, ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo breaks another operational record

 American Airlines Cargo continues to outperform and exceed operational performance records achieved in the past seven decades. Earlier this year, the team had a record-setting second quarter, moving nearly 350 million pounds (158 million kilograms) of freight, up 10% from 2017, plus a record June performance.  New routes, strategic capacity planning ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo shows off new Milan facility

American Airlines Cargo customers from across Italy came to visit the airline's new operational facility at Milan's Malpensa Airport (MXP) week. The new 53,000-plus square-foot building handles the airline's daily flights to its New York (JFK) and Miami (MIA) hubs. Growing cargo volumes from the northern Italian city have increased customer ... [+]

AACargo names GSAs in Croatia, Slovenia and Kuwait

American Airlines Cargo has further expanded its international reach with the appointment of General Sales Agents (GSAs) in three additional destinations outside of its network – Croatia, Slovenia and Kuwait. This brings American’s European network to 18 cities in 12 countries. In Croatia and Slovenia R-BAG the Central Eastern Europe and Balkans ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo Named International Carrier of the Year by Airforwarders Association

American Airlines Cargo has been named the International Carrier of the Year by the Airforwarders Association (AfA), a trade group that represents the interests of U.S.-based air freight providers. The award was announced yesterday during the Air Cargo Conference in Austin, Texas. The International Carrier of the Year award is an ... [+]

Flying shark tanks

American Airlines Cargo recently moved two shipments of some very notable cargo: two sand tiger sharks and three bonnethead sharks for transport from the U.S. to South America. The sand tiger sharks were flown from New York John F. Kennedy (JFK), while the bonnethead sharks flew from Miami International (MIA), all ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo enhances network with daily widebody service

Starting April 4, 2017, American Airlines will begin daily, nonstop widebody service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), home of American Airlines Cargo’s dedicated 25,000-square-foot pharmaceutical facility. The daily Airbus A330-200 widebody route will begin in April and will be in addition to ... [+]

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