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Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

September 11, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Trade with Latin America and North America helped push cargo volumes at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to a record high for August, the airport reported. Heathrow saw a 13 percent, year-over-year, increase in cargo volumes for August, reaching 139,023 tonnes. Cargo volumes at LHR have been higher, y-o-y, every monthRead More

Airlink response to Harvey already under way

Airlink response to Harvey already under way

August 30, 2017 at 12:01 am 0 comments

It has been four days since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm – the largest to make landfall in Texas since 1961. As rain continues to fall on the Houston metro area through southern Louisiana today, rapid-response disaster and humanitarian relief organization Airlink is alreadyRead More

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

Valentine’s day flower trade drives air cargo business [ VIDEO]

Valentine’s day flower trade drives air cargo business [ VIDEO]

February 13, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

In the run-up to Valentine’s Day this year, Emirates SkyCargo has added four additional freighters from Nairobi, carrying an additional 350 tonnes of flowers into Amsterdam. LATAM Cargo announced that it is transporting more than 160 million bouquets of flowers (around 9,000 tons) in the three weeks leading up toRead More

Freshly painted with American's new look, the aircraft features the modern new logo and livery.

Additional AA Cargo widebody targets Puerto Rican pharma

January 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Starting April 4, 2017, American Airlines will add a daily A330-200 widebody flight to its extant twice daily narrow-body scheduled service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). PHL is home to American Airlines Cargo’s dedicated, 25,000-square-foot pharmaceutical facility, making Philly an important nodeRead More

Delta pilots ratify new contract featuring 30 percent raise

Delta pilots ratify new contract featuring 30 percent raise

December 5, 2016 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

Half a decade after American Airlines filed for bankruptcy and workers were forced to take massive cuts to keep their positions, many U.S.-based airlines are posting record profits. The turn in fortunes is now turning up the heat on carriers to heed the demands of workers seeking compensatory treatment afterRead More

Freshly painted with American's new look, the aircraft features the modern new logo and livery.

American Airlines launches new Dallas-Madrid 787-9 service

December 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

American Airlines announced the launch of a new 787-9 service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Madrid Barajas (MAD) in Spain. The widebody jet provides capacity for up to 36 LD3 positions, or 12 pallets. The 787-9 is also currently operating from DFW to São Paulo (GRU), with plans to tackRead More

American Airlines Cargo launches daily L.A.-Auckland service

American Airlines Cargo launches daily L.A.-Auckland service

June 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

A new Los Angeles (LAX)-Auckland (AKL) passenger service, launched earlier this week, is also providing new connection for airfreight from the United States to New Zealand to and then on to hundreds of destinations around the world. Using a 787, AA Cargo has the ability to reach this new internationalRead More