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ACS and your mom’s favorite metal band wrap world tour

ACS and your mom’s favorite metal band wrap world tour

July 27, 2016 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

Iron Maiden’s “Book of Souls” tour, which wrapped up last month in Germany, saw one of the hardest working bands in showbiz jet between 50 shows on six continents onboard a customized 747-400, chartered by Air Charter Service (ACS) and operated by Air Atlanta. The 747-400, with “Eddie,” the rotting-corpseRead More

Airfreight posts modest gains at DB Schenker

Airfreight posts modest gains at DB Schenker

July 27, 2016 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Today’s preliminary half-year 2016 numbers from Deutche Bahn AG, parent company of DB Schenker, put the German transportation company just ahead of it’s position last year, up 0.2 percent, year-over-year, increasing adjusted revenue by US$36.27 million to reach $22.01 billion for the first six months of the year. Air freightRead More

Amerijet bought out by N.Y.-based private equity firm

Amerijet bought out by N.Y.-based private equity firm

July 27, 2016 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

ZS Fund LP, a New York-based private equity firm, has acquired Amerijet Holdings and its subsidiaries – Amerijet International, Inc., and ITN Worldwide. In conjunction with the acquisition, Amerijet CEO Dave Bassett is retiring and Vic Karjian, former chairman of Swiss carrier Farnair and co-founder and CEO of Falcon AviationRead More

Freightos goes global with online-marketplace pricing model

Freightos goes global with online-marketplace pricing model

July 27, 2016 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Freightos has expanded its online marketplace that the logistics technology company hopes will revolutionize the freight market. After launching the Freightos Marketplace in January 2016 in “closed beta” mode, providing fast freight price quotes for some of the world’s largest forwarders, the company has broadened its scope to allow small-Read More

DHL Global Forwarding inks three-year deal with Ambatovy

DHL Global Forwarding inks three-year deal with Ambatovy

July 26, 2016 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

DHL Global Forwarding (DHL-GF) has entered into an initial three-year global freight forwarding agreement with Madagascar-based mining conglomerate Ambatovy. The deal entails two contracts for the provision of on-shore and off-shore services by DHL-GF. On-shore, DHL-GF is responsible for handling import customs clearance for airfreight shipments of mining spare partsRead More

Hamburg-Greenville, S.C., freighter services to begin in November

Hamburg-Greenville, S.C., freighter services to begin in November

July 26, 2016 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Hamburg-based freight forwarder Senator International has announced plans to start bi-weekly flights between Greenville-Spartanburg Airport in South Carolina (GSP) and Munich, beginning on Nov. 5. Senator International’s addition will significantly increase cargo capacity between Germany and the region, which includes the U.S. states of South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, TennesseeRead More

New U.S.-Mexico aviation agreement to start Aug. 21

New U.S.-Mexico aviation agreement to start Aug. 21

July 26, 2016 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

The United States and Mexico exchanged diplomatic notes late last week to bring into force the new Air Transport Agreement, which the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) anticipates will “significantly increase future trade and travel” between the two countries. The deal, set to go into effect on Aug. 21, willRead More

U.K. politicians say further delay on airport expansion costly

U.K. politicians say further delay on airport expansion costly

July 25, 2016 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Politicians anticipating a long-awaited decision on an expansion of either Heathrow or Gatwick airports have turned up the heat on the U.K.’s new Prime Minister, Theresa May. A report by a cross-party Commons body claims that vacillation over a new runway is costing the UK up to US$7.9 million aRead More