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Regional industry, belly growth drive record volumes at Budapest Airport

September 13, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Strong industrial activity across Central Europe pushed cargo volumes at Hungary’s Budapest Airport up 19.6 percent over the first seven months of 2017 to a record high, as the airport readies for even more U.S. traffic with the launch of new routes early next year. The latest numbers put theRead More

Heathrow Airport, American Airlines 777 on stand during cargo loading, May 2013.

AA Cargo road-feeder services open new markets in Europe

July 28, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Expanded road-feeder services from across Europe into London Heathrow (LHR) are adding almost 4.5 million tonnes of additional freight into American Airlines Cargo bellyholds per month, making the Dallas/Ft Worth-based carrier a formidable contender in Europe – even in markets where it doesn’t have airlift. AA Cargo has expanded itsRead More


AA Cargo opens Heathrow cool-chain facility

June 29, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

American Airlines Cargo has announced the opening of a new Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) facility at its London Heathrow (LHR) cargo center, adding another outpost to its healthcare and pharmaceutical network. The London facility now provides seamless European connectivity to the carrier’s U.S.-based pharma network, including AA Cargo’s 25,000-square-foot pharmaceuticalRead More


G Force GSA Mexico to assume American Airlines Cargo sales in country

June 16, 2017 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

American Airlines Cargo has selected G Force GSA Mexico as its new General Sales Agent (GSA) in Mexico. The new partnership will expand AA Cargo’s reach to five new locations across Mexico. The partnership goes into effect on July 1, 2017. In addition to selling American’s services in Mexico City,Read More

More U.S. online shoppers looking abroad for purchases

More U.S. online shoppers looking abroad for purchases

June 7, 2017 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

Almost half of online shoppers in the U.S. (47 percent) are now purchasing from international retailers, a UPS study has found. So, while it’s no secret that e-commerce is redefining the national economy, this latest information suggests that even borders are under pressure. The news has immediate implications for theRead More

10 fresh faces in air cargo in 2017

10 fresh faces in air cargo in 2017

May 29, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Along with a resurgence in confidence in airfreight, the first half of 2017 has seen an unusually high number of personnel changes and promotions among the executive ranks of air carriers and other logistics firms, while some of the industry’s legends have decided to step down. While this is hardlyRead More

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

Pharma drives AA launch of daily widebody San Juan-Philly service

April 5, 2017 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

In a quest for more pharma traffic, American Airlines launched daily, nonstop widebody service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The service adds capacity between Puerto Rico-based pharmaceutical manufacturing, representing 12 of the world’s top 20 pharma companies, and American Airlines Cargo’s dedicatedRead More

American Cargo breaks volume records at Heathrow

American Cargo breaks volume records at Heathrow

March 6, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

The American Airlines Cargo team at Heathrow (LHR) broke its fourth daily record since August 2016, moving nearly 489.8 tonnes of freight into and out of LHR, a record for a single day’s throughput. Record-breaking volumes through LHR are even more remarkable, given that the airport has been operating atRead More