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West Atlantic leaves paper behind for electronic ‘Toughpad’

West Atlantic leaves paper behind for electronic ‘Toughpad’

September 5, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Swedish airline West Atlantic is aiming to cut down on physical paperwork carried on flights by digitizing with the introduction of Panasonic’s Toughpad FZ-G1 on its flights, according to a statement from Panasonic System Communications Company Europe. Replacing physical paperwork with digital operations is environmentally friendly and saves time forRead More

Birth of a Niche: How small freighters can create big cargo opportunities

Birth of a Niche: How small freighters can create big cargo opportunities

August 3, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Bob Convey had just finished booking two more orders for Aeronautical Engineers Inc. (AEI)’s CRJ200 freighter conversion when Air Cargo World rang to talk about the aircraft conversion house’s   come-from-behind success story. “We always launch these programs based on a combination of gut feeling and industry knowledge and research,” theRead More

Fortunes shift for West Atlantic in 2015

Fortunes shift for West Atlantic in 2015

May 9, 2016 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

For Sweden-based West Atlantic, 2015 was an exceptionally challenging year, during which the company’s profits dipped into the red, from a US$1.3 million profit in 2014, to a loss of $6.1 million in 2015. Despite higher revenues in 2015, which rose 13.7 percent over the previous year, to $173 million,Read More

CRJ-200PF carrying mail crashes in Northern Sweden

CRJ-200PF carrying mail crashes in Northern Sweden

January 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

A Bombardier CRJ-200PF, operated by West Atlantic Sweden, crashed in a remote location in the Swedish mountains of Gällivare on Thursday evening. At the time of this report, both crew members on board are presumed dead. The freighter aircraft, registered as SE-DUX, was carrying mail for Norwegian postal service PostenRead More

British airport blooms for Valentine’s Day

British airport blooms for Valentine’s Day

February 9, 2015 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

Nothing says “I love you” like a dozen roses on Valentine’s Day. Great Britain’s Stansted Airport, located 30 miles northeast of central London, received 200 tonnes of flowers from Kenya and Colombia, including tens of thousands of roses of every color and variety. Graeme Ferguson, cargo director for Manchester AirportRead More