Thar she blows! Airbus unveils first BelugaXL

If the nickname “Beluga” was not enough to conjure images of whales in the sky, employees at Airbus have made the connection even more obvious with the latest livery on its new A330-200F BelugaXL aircraft. The cetacean grin was favored by 40 percent of the Airbus employees in a company-wide contest to create a new […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • June 29, 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

Qatar adds main-deck capacity with A330F, 747F

Doha-based Qatar Airways Cargo showcased two new acquisitions recently, revealing the carrier’s seventh A330-200F and its very first 747-400F nose-loader at its Hamad International Airport (DOH) hub. These latest deliveries bring Qatar’s freighter fleet to 16 aircraft, which also includes eight 777Fs. But this is just the beginning. Qatar intends to expand its fleet to […]
  • Staff Reports
  • January 6, 2016

News Briefs: Ethiopian in Brussels, PACTL cargo booms, UPS grows

Ethiopian Cargo is adding four weekly frequencies between its capital city, Addis Ababa, and Brussels Airport. The airline originally served Belgium from Ostend Airport, relocating to Brussels in 2004. In 2008 Ethiopian moved to Liege Airport, and currently serves Liege nine times per week. By adding Addis-Brussels-Addis, Ethiopian will strengthen the position of Brussels Airport […]
  • Staff Reports
  • January 21, 2015