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Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

September 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – As Hurricane Irma completed its rampage across Florida over the weekend, additional emergency response teams started recovery efforts in the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands, with logistics nonprofit Airlink and United Airlines airlifting vital K-9 search and rescue dogs and other equipment here at Luis MuñozRead More

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

Double-digit revenue growth at United Cargo confirms strong market

Double-digit revenue growth at United Cargo confirms strong market

July 19, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Surging volumes at United Cargo pushed cargo revenues up 22.1 percent, year-over-year, to US$254 million in the second quarter of 2017, pushing the year-to-date growth rate and revenue numbers up to 17.9 percent, y-o-y, and $474 million, respectively. Comprising of less than 3 percent of United’s total half-year revenues, cargoRead More

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

When pigs (and horses) fly: Demand rises for live animal transport

June 6, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

On April 20 of this year, a special passenger arrived on a United flight from London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare. He was in good health and spirits the last time someone had checked on him a few hours before wheels up. But when it came time for him to changeRead More

United, Lufthansa Cargo JV to share freight capacity, booking, handling

United, Lufthansa Cargo JV to share freight capacity, booking, handling

April 20, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Finally, some good news regarding United – United Cargo, that is. After two years of negotiations, United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo entered into a joint venture this week, covering a wide-range of cargo cooperation on routes between the United States and Europe. The trans-Atlantic deal, first proposed in 2015, coversRead More

Alaska, Delta, United Q3 reports point to uncertain growth trajectory in US cargo

Alaska, Delta, United Q3 reports point to uncertain growth trajectory in US cargo

October 21, 2016 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Of the three major American carriers to publish third-quarter results so far, only Alaska Airlines Cargo saw its cargo revenues increase, up 3 percent, year-over-year, to US$31 million – a fraction of its growing passenger revenue. Meanwhile, United registered a 4.7 percent decline in revenues, y-o-y, to $224 million and,Read More

Cargo at Delta continues losing streak into Q3

Cargo at Delta continues losing streak into Q3

October 17, 2016 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

Cargo revenues at Delta fell 15 percent year-on-year (y-o-y), or US$29 million in the third quarter, to $167 million, pushing revenue for the first nine months of 2016 down 20 percent, or $126 million, to $494 million. These low numbers don’t factor extensively into Delta’s overall results however, with cargoRead More