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Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

September 4, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Following President Obama’s historic state visit to Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, a cargo carrier from Nairobi took the opportunity to make the case for establish­ing more direct cargo flights between the United States and Kenya in order to foster trade between the two nations andRead More

Asian e-commerce: South by southeast

Asian e-commerce: South by southeast

September 4, 2015 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

The cavernous factory might be the size of several football pitches and hold more than 90,000 workers, but it’s hardly unique. Each year, the plant produces high-end run­ning shoes for Adidas, Asics and Nike for export around to the world. It is just one of dozens of plants that makeRead More

AirBridgeCargo swoops into Singapore

AirBridgeCargo swoops into Singapore

September 4, 2015 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled freight service of the Volga-Dnepr Group, made its inaugural flight to Singapore’s Changi Airport from Moscow, Sept. 3, launching twice-weekly Moscow-Singapore-Hong Kong-Moscow service. Using a 747-8F, this service establishes Moscow as a new freighter link for Changi Airport. The service is ABC’s ninth freighter destination in Asia.Read More

Hawaiian gives inter-island cargo the ‘Ohana treatment

Hawaiian gives inter-island cargo the ‘Ohana treatment

September 4, 2015 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

Living on the most isolated island chain on the planet, separated by nearly 2,400 miles from the near­est dry land, Hawaiians have a special relationship with air cargo. “Being an island state, we do have to rely on the mainland,” said Brad Matheny, the director of operations for Hawaiian AirlinesRead More

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

AirBridgeCargo swoops into Singapore

AirBridgeCargo swoops into Singapore

September 4, 2015

AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled freight service of the Volga-Dnepr Group, made its inaugural flight to Singapore’s Changi Airport from Moscow, Sept. 3, launching twice-weekly Moscow-Singapore-Hong Kong-Moscow service. Using a 747-8F, this service establishes Moscow as a new freighter link for Changi Airport. The service is ABC’s ninth freighter destination in Asia.Read More

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

September 4, 2015

Following President Obama’s historic state visit to Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, a cargo carrier from Nairobi took the opportunity to make the case for establish­ing more direct cargo flights between the United States and Kenya in order to foster trade between the two nations andRead More

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

Siginon Aviation calls for direct Kenya-U.S. flights

September 4, 2015

Following President Obama’s historic state visit to Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, a cargo carrier from Nairobi took the opportunity to make the case for establish­ing more direct cargo flights between the United States and Kenya in order to foster trade between the two nations andRead More