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Gimme Shelter: FedEx teams up with NBA to evacuate pets in Irma aftermath

Gimme Shelter: FedEx teams up with NBA to evacuate pets in Irma aftermath

September 15, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

A FedEx MD-10 freighter touched down in Miami this morning with medicine, hygiene kits and emergency medical backpacks to aid in Florida’s massive Hurricane Irma recovery effort. But when it takes off later today, the aircraft will be carrying an unusual group of hurricane refugees, far more adorable than anyRead More

Atlas secures ACMI deal for 747F operation on behalf of DHL Global Forwarding

Atlas secures ACMI deal for 747F operation on behalf of DHL Global Forwarding

September 15, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is placing a 747-400 freighter with Deutsche Post DHL Group’s ocean- and airfreight forwarding arm DHL Global Forwarding through an ACMI deal, and will operate the freighter on DHL Global Forwarding’s behalf. According to a statement from Atlas, operations through the ACMI arrangement will begin thisRead More

BST Logistics expands ACMI agreements with National Airlines, CASIL

BST Logistics expands ACMI agreements with National Airlines, CASIL

September 15, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

Orlando-based National Airlines will operate two 747-400F freighters on behalf of Chinese company BST Logistics, which also announced plans to expand its cooperation with China Aerospace International Holdings Ltd (CASIL) – a subsidiary of state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. BST Logistics operates weekly scheduled flights with destinations inRead More

Volga-Dnepr, SPARX Logistics agreement expands Canadian portfolio

Volga-Dnepr, SPARX Logistics agreement expands Canadian portfolio

September 15, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

Volga-Dnepr Unique Air Cargo (VD UAC) and U.S.-based SPARX logistics have signed a cooperation agreement that allows SPARX to offer an expanded range of air services to and from Canada. Under the new agreement, SPARX now offers such services as project cargo, full or partial chartering, standard air cargo clearanceRead More

Growing partnership positions Emirates as Dubai handler for Cargolux

Growing partnership positions Emirates as Dubai handler for Cargolux

September 14, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Luxembourg-based carrier Cargolux expanded its growing partnership with Emirates SkyCargo in a move that has Emirates’ cargo operation handling all Cargolux flights in and out of Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) as of this month, Cargolux announced. The switch will grant Cargolux customers transporting airfreight to or from Dubai accessRead More

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

September 14, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

While fashion week was under way in New York, Qatar Airways Cargo was making a different kind of fashion statement with a shipment of more than 100 tonnes of clothing on a charter flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S.. The 777 freighter shipmentRead More

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

September 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000Read More

UPS suspends ‘My Choice’ re-delivery fees for Hurricane Irma evacuees

UPS suspends ‘My Choice’ re-delivery fees for Hurricane Irma evacuees

September 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

With Hurricane Irma evacuees from Florida dispersed across the Southeastern United States and beyond, UPS has suspended its re-delivery fees for its My Choice customers, so that displaced residents can redirect their deliveries to their temporary address, free of charge. By suspending its fees, UPS joins other companies such asRead More