Post Tagged with: "Miami International Airport (MIA)"

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

September 8, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – After churning across most of the northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea over the last three days, Hurricane Irma has set a course for the low-lying U.S. state of Florida, packing 150-mile-per-hour winds and expected storm surges of 6 to 12 feet by thisRead More

Top 5 cargo communities improve supply chain speed, accuracy

Top 5 cargo communities improve supply chain speed, accuracy

August 31, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Less than five years ago, the idea of a “cargo community” at an airport was little more than an attempt by the various cargo executives to know everyone’s names up and down the supply chain. What each member of the supply chain did, however, was largely a mystery. Today, allRead More

TACA Peru launches MIA freighter flights

TACA Peru launches MIA freighter flights

August 23, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

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,Read More

Freighter flights, pharma traffic boost MIA freight tonnage

Freighter flights, pharma traffic boost MIA freight tonnage

August 17, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

After posting only a narrow increase of under 1 percent growth in 2016, compared to the previous year, cargo freight tonnage at Miami International Airport (MIA) rose by a more robust 4.8 percent, year-over-year, during the first six months of 2017. The airport attributed much of this year’s first-half growthRead More

The DFW Difference: How the Texas hub became a gateway to Latin America

The DFW Difference: How the Texas hub became a gateway to Latin America

July 3, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

John Ackerman was reviewing the freight numbers prior to an airport board meeting, but something about the numbers looked fishy. “The increase in cargo volumes was just too high,” recalled Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)’s executive vice president for global strategy and development. But after the number crunchers had revisitedRead More

Pharma traffic surges at Miami

Pharma traffic surges at Miami

April 13, 2017 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

The 2016 value of international freight at Miami International Airport (MIA) rose eight percent to US$57.3 billion, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data. MIA accredited the rise to pharmaceutical freight, which rose 48 percent, year over year, to $4.4 billion. The South Florida airport has put in the workRead More

DB Schenker Americas to consolidate regional headquarters in Miami

DB Schenker Americas to consolidate regional headquarters in Miami

March 8, 2017 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

In a move to concentrate activity near its existing warehouse operations in South Florida, Germany-based logistics firm DB Schenker said it will move the regional headquarters of its Americas division to the Miami-Dade County area later this fall. The company said the move will bring Schenker’s management team closer toRead More

MIA ocean-to-air perishables program starts operation

MIA ocean-to-air perishables program starts operation

February 6, 2017 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Florida’s first-ever ocean-to-air perishables trans-shipment transferred through Miami International Airport (MIA) last week en route to the E.U. Ten tons of peas that arrived at Port Everglades on Jan. 30 from Guatemala were trucked to MIA and then flown to Amsterdam via Centurion Cargo on Feb. 2. Last October, theRead More