Aircraft

American Airlines hosts hub tours for National Aviation Day

American Airlines hosts hub tours for National Aviation Day

August 18, 2017 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

In celebration of National Aviation Day tomorrow, American Airlines is hosting tours of its hubs around the world, offering behind-the-scenes looks at aircraft, training equipment and cargo handling. On the eve of #NationalAviationDay, we're celebrating w/ @AirlineGeeks across the globe w/ hub tours. Join us by following #AAviationDay! pic.twitter.com/q2ESeMXQbX —Read More

British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia have applied for antitrust immunity in order to operate a joint business on transatlantic flights.

IAG Cargo to add capacity into Nashville, other U.S. cities in 2018

August 15, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

IAG Cargo is adding cargo capacity between the U.K. and United States, with the introduction of a new direct service to Nashville and increased frequencies to other U.S. destinations. Starting May 2018, a British Airways 787-8 will operate five times a week from London Heathrow, bringing the total number ofRead More

Calling all drone operators! NVdrones wants your crash stories [VIDEO]

Calling all drone operators! NVdrones wants your crash stories [VIDEO]

August 11, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Have you ever operated a drone vehicle before? If so, have you ever crashed it? Don’t be shy now, we’re sure the failure rate has to be 100 percent, including the first time you turned on a quad copter and drove it into the concrete by accident. Well, a droneRead More

CargoLogicAir’s first scheduled route to carry 200 tonnes per week to Mexico

CargoLogicAir’s first scheduled route to carry 200 tonnes per week to Mexico

August 9, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Later this month, British all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) will begin twice-weekly U.K.-to-Mexico service – the first scheduled cargo route the carrier has offered – linking Mexico City to markets in the United States, via Atlanta, and the carrier’s London-based hub. CLA’s new route, to begin Aug. 19, offers a totalRead More

Qatar Airways to expand Latin America with cargo-friendly flights

Qatar Airways to expand Latin America with cargo-friendly flights

August 9, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

While it still struggles with a Saudi-led boycott of trade with several Middle East nations, Qatar Airways is looking elsewhere and following through on its planned expansion of operations in Latin America. The Doha-based carrier announced plans to offer passenger flights on cargo-friendly A350-900 widebodies from Doha to Rio deRead More

Natilus to build smaller e-commerce cargo drone

Natilus to build smaller e-commerce cargo drone

August 4, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Images released today by cargo-drone startup Natilus show that the California-based company is now looking to manufacture smaller 2-10 ton cargo-drones. CEO Aleksey Matyushev confirmed to Air Cargo World that his company had, “found some traction in the smaller aircraft markets and have a 2 and 10 ton freighter.” The companyRead More

Birth of a Niche: How small freighters can create big cargo opportunities

Birth of a Niche: How small freighters can create big cargo opportunities

August 3, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Bob Convey had just finished booking two more orders for Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI)’s CRJ200 freighter conversion when Air Cargo World rang to talk about the aircraft conversion house’s   come-from-behind success story. “We always launch these programs based on a combination of gut feeling and industry knowledge and research,” theRead More

Market conditions and e-commerce boost Atlas Air earnings

Market conditions and e-commerce boost Atlas Air earnings

August 2, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

E-commerce traffic shows no signs of abating, and Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) is well positioned to provide the requisite airlift, company President and CEO William Flynn told investors during the company’s Second-Quarter 2017 Results call. Atlas posted an adjusted income from continuing operations of US$29.1 million. “Earnings growth in theRead More