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Worldwide Air Logistics renews Kentucky commitment

September 3, 2015 at 9:54 pm 0 comments

Worldwide Air Logistics Group and its parent company, Southern Air Holdings, Inc., have extended the lease for their headquarters in Florence, Ky. Worldwide offers ACMI and CMI air cargo service through its separate air carrier operating companies.  Southern Air is a provider of airlift services for DHL Express and otherRead More

Emirates adds daily Orlando service

Emirates adds daily Orlando service

September 3, 2015 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

An A380 operated by Emirates touched down in Orlando Sept.1, receiving the traditional water-cannon salute to mark the first time an A380 has landed at Orlando International Airport, and the beginning of daily service between Orlando and Dubai. Fortunately for forwarders in the area, the regularly scheduled service will beRead More

Atlas Air 747-8F Artwork

Air carrier antitrust case holdouts will go to court

September 3, 2015 at 9:34 pm 0 comments

Four cargo airlines that have not settled in the long-running air cargo antitrust case will have their day in court. The four holdouts – Air China Ltd./Air China Cargo Co. Ltd.; Air India Ltd.; Air New Zealand Ltd.; and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc./Polar Air Cargo, LLC/Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings,Read More

ULDs: Going one way?

ULDs: Going one way?

September 3, 2015 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

CSafe Global, which leases active thermal pallet shipping units and mobile refrigerators, has expanded its one-way trip lease options. Now customers can return a CSafe RKN, used to transport temperature-sensitive cargo, at no fee to more than half of the service centers in the CSafe network. Additionally, new one-way optionsRead More

Frankfurt Air Cargo Community launches new website

Frankfurt Air Cargo Community launches new website

September 3, 2015 at 9:16 pm 0 comments

Do you ever wonder what the “Air Cargo Community at Frankfurt Airport” is all about? The German air hub has made it easier to find out with the launch of its redesigned website, FRA-fr8.com. On the site, the companies, institutions and organizations that are members of the community provide detailsRead More

China Southern has stellar first half, adds Vietnam route

China Southern has stellar first half, adds Vietnam route

September 2, 2015 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

In the first half of this year, cargo and mail carried by China Southern, measured in revenue tonne kilometers (RTKs), was up 10.74 percent over 2014, rising from 2.32 billion RTKs last year to 2.57 billion RTKs for the first six months of this year. The traffic volume carried inRead More

Can it really be as easy as ABC?

Can it really be as easy as ABC?

September 2, 2015 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

The Russians certainly have their own way of doing things. Volga- Dnepr Group’s apparent intent to order twenty 747-8Fs on behalf of AirBridgeCargo Airlines caught most by surprise. Equally so was the follow-up news of the carrier’s intent to set-up a U.K. affiliate for its line-haul carrier. Which of theRead More

Atlas Air 747-8F Artwork

Air carrier antitrust case holdouts will go to court

September 3, 2015

Four cargo airlines that have not settled in the long-running air cargo antitrust case will have their day in court. The four holdouts – Air China Ltd./Air China Cargo Co. Ltd.; Air India Ltd.; Air New Zealand Ltd.; and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc./Polar Air Cargo, LLC/Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings,Read More

Emirates adds daily Orlando service

Emirates adds daily Orlando service

September 3, 2015

An A380 operated by Emirates touched down in Orlando Sept.1, receiving the traditional water-cannon salute to mark the first time an A380 has landed at Orlando International Airport, and the beginning of daily service between Orlando and Dubai. Fortunately for forwarders in the area, the regularly scheduled service will beRead More

ULDs: Going one way?

ULDs: Going one way?

September 3, 2015

CSafe Global, which leases active thermal pallet shipping units and mobile refrigerators, has expanded its one-way trip lease options. Now customers can return a CSafe RKN, used to transport temperature-sensitive cargo, at no fee to more than half of the service centers in the CSafe network. Additionally, new one-way optionsRead More