Changes in Latitude: Latin America’s economy reverses years of cargo stagnation

Ten pallets of papayas are sitting in an industrial-sized refrigerator in one of the cool-chain facilities at Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport (GIG), awaiting the green light from customs to be loaded onto the belly of a Los Angeles-bound widebody. Upon arrival in LAX, the prized fruits will be offloaded and transferred to another aircraft, […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 5, 2018

TACA Peru launches MIA freighter flights

Freighter traffic is picking up at Miami International Airport (MIA), where Avianca Holdings subsidiary Trans American Airlines (TACA Peru) will operate four A330-2F flights per week between MIA and five South American cities, the airport announced. TACA’s South American widebody freighter service from MIA will transport airfreight to Lima, Santiago, Bogota, Medellin and Buenos Aires, […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 23, 2017

New air cargo ACMI company formed

Two weeks ago, 21 Air began service as an ACMI and charter company. The company, based in North Carolina, plans to target small- to medium-size airlines and air cargo companies. 21 Air is starting with a B767-200ERSF. It will add a second aircraft by the end of May. These two planes will be based at Miami International […]
  • May 8, 2014